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20 Feb 2018
SHREWSBURY CONCERT SERIES John Doyle , Michael Mcgoldrick and John Mccusker plus support from Chris Quinn & James Hickman The Lion Hotel Ballroom - Shrewsbury.   Wednesday 28th February 2018   7:30pm doors  - 8pm showtime
Secret Supper 2018
13 Feb 2018
Shrewsbury-based charity Self Help Africa has once again teamed up with Shrewsbury Food Festival and six ‘secret’ restaurants in the town to organise Shrewsbury’s ‘Secret Supper’ dining event on Tuesday 24th April. Fundraising Officer Steph Smith said the event had raised close to £20,000 for Self Help Africa since 2014, with many guests returning year on year:  “Marking the launch of the 2018...
08 Feb 2018
Friday 29th June -  The ultimate Michael Jackson tribute show Relive the Magic of Michael Jackson  James Baker Productions invites you to witness history once again with this electrifying production as we celebrate over 30 years of the King of Pop’s music. With an incredible live band, stunning costumes, iconic dance show and the World’s Number 1 Michael Jackson soundalike, this show promises to...
06 Feb 2018
Having had two fantastic weekend festivals in 2016/2017, this one is a bit different. Instead of one weekend packed full of LGBT Heritage, we thought a whole month would be better! And - instead of doing most of the organising ourselves, this year we invited others to put their LGBT History events into one programme...and what a wonderful programme it is. There are events in Shrewsbury, Oswestry...
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06 Feb 2018
Join us at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery with our wonderful panel discussing the role of rural women on Friday 16th February at 7:30 What are the misconceptions around the roles that women have played in rural life? What does it mean to be rural women in the 21st century? Come and hear different perspectives exploring the role of women in rural communities, from Land Girls to the contemporary...
Professor Gary Warnaby
01 Feb 2018
The use of famous residents such as Charles Darwin to build the reputation of places will be the subject of a free lecture at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS). Professor Gary Warnaby will discuss ‘The Evolution of Place Branding: A Darwinian Perspective’ at Guildhall, UCS’s learning and research base in Frankwell Quay, on Monday February 12. Gary is Professor of Retailing and Marketing at...
Professor AC Grayling
01 Feb 2018
The challenges posed for the future of education in a complex and uncertain world will be addressed by renowned philosopher and author Anthony Clifford Grayling at a free University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) event. The UCS team is delighted to welcome Professor AC Grayling CBE to Guildhall, its learning and research base, on Tuesday February 13, 2018. Prof Grayling will deliver a keynote speech as...
31 Jan 2018
Folk legend Richard Thompson is set to make an electrifying return to this year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival after organisers announced a rare appearance by the musician with his Electric Trio. The former Fairport Convention musician, named by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the top 100 guitarists of all time, will headline the festival’s Bellstone stage on Saturday August 25.   More than half of...
05 Jan 2018
Bishop's Castle is a small, medieval, market town surrounded by the wonderful Shropshire Hills AONB near the Welsh border and off the beaten track. It is a very friendly place and one of eight designated 'Walkers are Welome' towns in the county.  Our nineteenth walking festival takes place 16th - 20th May and offers a great choice of five walks every day, all beautiful and all guided by local...
04 Jan 2018
The role of the British boy detective, made famous in children’s literary favourites such as Enid Blyton’s Famous Five, will be the focus of discussion at a free event being held at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) this month. Dr Lucy Andrew will officially launch her new book, The Boy Detective in Early British Children’s Literature: Patrolling the Borders between Boyhood and Manhood (Palgrave...
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