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16 Feb 2018
A group of nine students from China have spent a week immersing themselves in the breadth and challenge of a top independent boarding school in Shropshire. The pupils, who had won a competition in the China Daily newspaper to come to the UK, were aged between 11 and 14 and spent time living and learning at Ellesmere College. They took part in CRE8, a student led arts evening, which saw several...
08 Feb 2018
Art and Design students at Shrewsbury Colleges Group had the privilege of listening to a renowned Chinese Imperial Costumes and Textiles lecturer as part of their syllabus. David Rosier, an accredited National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS) lecturer, travelled from Scotland and gave up his free time to give Shrewsbury Colleges Group students a one-off learning...
10 Jan 2017
      The first press car loan of a new year is always something to look forward to. After a Christmas fortnight spent performing family duties and putting all too many miles on the already high-mileage “daily-driver” whilst simultaneously and unfairly criticising one’s own vehicle purchase, it’s good to be back inside someone else’s motor and drinking in that most intoxicating aroma: the new car...
30 Aug 2012
After spending a crazy weekend at Shrewsbury folk festival I have brought some jewels with me that I hope over the next few articles to share with you. Firstly, local singer/songwriter Jonathan Day, later this Autumn will be taking his Between the Worlds, tour to China and Thailand. He has several gigs in Hong Kong and then he will move to Bangkok. Although the tour began in July at the...
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