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25 Apr 2018
Tickets are now on sale for The Wightman Theatre Company’s (TWTC) forthcoming production of Brief Lives by Patrick Garland. The production is the second of three professional plays to be staged at the Shrewsbury based theatre between now and the end of June and runs from Tuesday 01 to Friday 11 May. Directed by Beverly Baker, Brief Lives is a one-man play featuring John Aubrey, a 17th-century...
19 Apr 2018
Tickets are now on sale for The Wightman Theatre Company’s forthcoming production of The Glass Menagerie. The production is the first of three professional plays to be staged at the Shrewsbury based theatre between now and the end of June and runs from Saturday 21 to Saturday 28 April. Written by Tennessee Williams and first premiered in 1944, The Glass Menagerie, which is set in pre-World War...
19 Apr 2018
ALEX HITCHCOCK QUINTET          Alex Hitchcock (tenor sax), James Copus (trumpet), Will Barry (piano), Joe Downard (bass), Jay Davis (drums) Alex Hitchcock, “a fantastic young talent” (Helen Mayhew, Jazz FM) leads some of the UK’s most distinctive new players.  Alex combines the technical mastery now taken for granted with an enquiring mind as player/composer and a warm way with an audience. ...
Dr Lucy Andrew
16 Apr 2018
In this free interactive session on Saturday April 28, Dr Lucy Andrew will take you on a journey through the history of the world’s most famous girl sleuth, Nancy Drew, with particular emphasis on Nancy’s 21st century incarnations and some of the radical transformations she has undergone during this period. Alongside a lecture session, there will be an opportunity for you to discuss your own...
16 Apr 2018
UK German Shepherd Rescue will be at the Pet Rescue Day being organised by Grinshill Animal Rescue on Sunday 22nd April 2018 at the Quarry in Shrewsbury. The show opens at 11.00 a.m. and will run until 4 p.m.  There is lots going on, several other Animal Charity stalls and dog related trade stalls,  along with a fun dog show starting at 12 noon. Come along and visit our stall and find out what we...
Moor Park ancient oak
06 Apr 2018
Ancient trees and the history of woodland in The Marches will be the subject of a public talk being given by a tree expert in Shrewsbury on Tuesday April 10. Natural history author Andrew Allott will take the audience on a journey back to the wild woods of prehistoric times. The event, which starts at 7.30pm at St Peter’s Parish Hall, Monkmoor Road, is being hosted by tree planting and...
04 Apr 2018
Evita Theatre Severn 3rd-7th April (Incl. Matinees) Throughout common parlance we like to use well known couplings to make our point for example, one could cite Fish and Chips or Laurel and Hardy etc. When it comes to musical theatre after Gilbert and Sullivan we British were struggling for a couple to believe in, until in the 1970’s it happened; the coupling of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber....
28 Mar 2018
Family fun activities are among the attractions lined up in Shrewsbury for the Easter holidays as the town’s shops and leisure businesses get set for an influx of spring visitors. The town’s heritage and charm, its independent retailers and enticing food and drink at a variety of cafes, restaurants and bars will lay on a seasonal welcome for all ages. Seb Slater, Executive Director of Shrewsbury...
27 Mar 2018
This Easter weekend Mark Anderson's Shrewsbury and Shropshire fine art photography will be exhibited at his new gallery in Battlefield. His gallery is in the Rentaspace building next to the Climbing the walls climbing centre. Mark's photography is distinctive and contemporary and since moving from London to Shrewsbury a year ago he has built up a sizeable gallery of Shrewsbury and Shropshire...
Henry Blofeld at Shtewsbury book-signing on March 24
19 Mar 2018
Cricket broadcasting legend Henry Blofeld will be meeting fans and signing copies of his latest book in an event in Shrewsbury on Saturday March 24. For half a century ‘Blowers’ was a much-loved cricket broadcaster and journalist who delighted fans with his infectious enthusiasm, avuncular tone and bon viveur style of cricket commentating. The golden voice of cricket will be signing copies of his...
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