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17 May 2018
A taste of the Med is coming to Shrewsbury in the form of a charity dining event. Shrewsbury-based Self Help Africa are hosting their ‘Tapas Trail’ on Tuesday 19th June. Steph Smith, Fundraising Executive at Self Help Africa, said guests will enjoy an evening of eating, drinking and socialising in true Mediterranean style;  “This movable feast takes guests to three of Shrewsbury’s best...
Book and flowers
16 May 2018
A University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) study day will explore the work of two writers who found inspiration in very different regions of the Midlands. The ‘Writing the Midlands: A Sense of Place in the Works of Mary Webb and Arnold Bennett’ event will take place at Guildhall, UCS’s learning and research base, on Saturday May 26, from 10am to 4pm. Professor Deborah Wynne from UCS, one of the...
14 May 2018
Zeelo, the on-demand coach service will be offering Shrewsbury Town fans the chance to claim FREE travel to Wembley for next week’s League One play off final After Shrewsbury’s stunning victory yesterday over Charlton, Shrewsbury Town booked a spot in the League One play-off final and will now face either Scunthorpe or Rotherham at Wembley on 27 May. Among the favourites for relegation at the...
11 May 2018
Monster trucks will be helping to make a monster show at one of Shropshire’s biggest events this year. The Shropshire County Show takes place in Shrewsbury on Saturday, May 26 and there will be a packed programme of events for the whole family to enjoy at the spacious Greenhous West Mid Showground - the home of the show for more than 140 years. Displays and demonstrations will be taking place...
10 May 2018
Preparations for this year’s Shrewsbury Flower Show are in full swing with new exhibitors being added to the agenda every day. With three months to go until the big weekend, numerous star names have been announced including Gardeners’ World favourite Chris Beardshaw and award-winning garden designer Penny Meadmore. Food fans are in for a treat with appearances from Dragons’ Den entrepreneur Levi...
Napoleon Bonaparte
03 May 2018
Art and history enthusiasts are invited to University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) to find out how “all is not as it appears” in France’s past when it is portrayed through images. Professor Claire Griffiths will present a free talk at Guildhall, UCS’s learning and research base, from 1pm on Wednesday May 16, exploring ‘Revolutions in Art: Reality and Subterfuge in Painting French History’. Claire is...
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...
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