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Shrewsbury Market Hall festive late nights
13 Nov 2017
Shrewsbury Market Hall is running a series of festive late nights in the lead up to Christmas. They kick off on Wednesday November 15 when stalls and restaurants will be open until 9pm for the Shrewsbury Christmas lights switch-on and Christmas Cracker event in the town. The evening will include a line-up of live bands starting with Redkix Acoustic Duo at 5.30pm, followed by guitarist Alan Jaggs...
Shrewsbury Half Marathon runners
09 Nov 2017
The Shrewsbury Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 17th June 2018 at 9am. It is ideal for runners of all abilities wanting a professional and friendly road race in a spectacular setting. Entry costs £28 affiliated / £30 unaffiliated and registration is open now. A total of 5,000 places are available for this popular half marathon that offers a perfect combination of history and scenery, with the...
09 Nov 2017
It’s good of Shropshire Drama Company to mention on their publicity that this is an amateur production of ‘Bedroom Farce’ … because you’d never guess. Instead, this is one of the most skilful and professional presentations of an Ayckbourn play I have seen outside Scarborough….and an excellent ensemble of actors were rewarded by gales of laughter on their first night at Theatre Severn. One of the...
07 Nov 2017
One of Shropshire’s leading web and IT companies has recently revealed its new logos and branding, to support its growth to becoming one of the region’s best technological companies. The new branding follows a previous office move within Shrewsbury, which has allowed Information Solutions and its sister company, The Web Orchard, to hire additional staff to support their commitment to providing...
University Centre Shrewsbuyr reading group
02 Nov 2017
A free event is taking place at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) to discuss the Victorian classic novel, The History of Sir Richard Calmady by Lucas Malet. The book, written in 1901, was outsold only by Rudyard Kipling’s Kim and caused much controversy, prompting one commentator to remark that “certain passages of it are quite as bad and immoral as anything that Zola has written.” But who is...
25 Oct 2017
Ten percent of the profit from a forthcoming play at Theatre Severn will be donated to Severn Hospice, it was announced today. Shropshire Drama Company’s (SDC) production of Alan Ayckbourn’s Bedroom Farce runs from 08 to 11 November at Theatre Severn’s Walker Theatre. A comedy set in the 1970s, the events of the play revolve around the up and downs in the lives of four related couples – parents,...
Historian and TV presenter Alex Langlands will be appearing at the Shrewsbury Festival of Literature
24 Oct 2017
International authors, poets, storytellers and historians will descend on Shrewsbury from November 24 to 26 for the town’s second annual Festival of Literature. Among the headline names taking part are the artist and poet Frieda Hughes, archaeologist and TV presenter Alex Langlands and author and screenwriter Stef Penney. Fifteen events – ranging from author talks, readings and story-telling to...
19 Oct 2017
Gluten Free Bread Making: Saturday, 5 November at 10:00–16:00 @ Fordhall Farm. market Drayton This workshop provides a gluten free option to traditional bread making. With allergies and intolerances becoming increasingly common, this hands-on course develops the techniques in rice fermentation and wheat-free grains in order to make breads that are both healthy and tasty. The day long course with...
06 Oct 2017
One of Shropshire’s biggest fireworks displays is back for 2017, with organisers hoping to raise thousands of pounds for charity. Shrewsbury’s Fireworks and Bonfire Spectacular will take place on Saturday November 4 at the Greenhous West Mid Showground. There will be two fireworks displays this year - one at 6.15pm aimed for families with young children, and a later one at 7.45pm - with people...
22 Sep 2017
Nicholas Collett Productions Your Bard The Walker Theatre 22nd September 2017   Making a welcome return back to Theatre Severn’s Walker Theatre this evening was the highly uncluttered and totally watchable Nicholas Collett. Your Bard, is as you may well have worked out, a play about the life of Shakespeare and how he came to write his plays…or did he? The opening paragraph of this review declared...
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