entertainment

17 Aug 2017
The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is bringing a collection of the newest and most mesmerising ocean films to the Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury, on Wednesday 20 September.   Get up close and personal with the world’s weirdest marine creatures, witness rarely seen footage of the least-explored depths of the planet, and meet the unique characters who dedicate their lives to the sea’s salt spray – all...
23 May 2017
People living in care homes and those who visit day care facilities and special needs groups in Telford will have a taste of local entertainment this summer thanks to businesses in the town. Casey’s at Cordingley Hall, Donnington, will begin a summer tour taking a show of fun and laughter to 20 venues - as soon as they have secured sponsorship. Bosses are looking for a further five firms to...
The Chicago Swing Katz - Vintage Jazz music
13 Jan 2017
For many people now in their retired years the music that still plays in their memories is 'Trad Jazz'. During the 1950's and 1960's Jazz found a new popularity in the dance halls and theatres around the UK. Based on tunes written and played in 1920's New Orleans, USA, the music was energetic, bluesy, exciting and became  hugely popular. Jazz musicians playing this music became household names...
30 Jul 2015
Parents looking for some energetic entertainment for their children during the summer holidays will have to act quickly to book on some record-breaking sports camps. Ball Sports Community Coaching is running sessions at Oswestry School and Market Drayton Cricket Club throughout the school holidays - and managers say they have had a huge amount of interest from parents. A report published by the...
Shrewsbury Film Society win award
03 Oct 2014
Shrewsbury Film Society, which has gone from strength to strength since it’s original formation in 2011 - has recently been awarded a distinction for film programming, via the Cinema for All Film Society Awards. Screening a wide array of diverse films, Shrewsbury Film Society showcases the best that cinema has to offer, from comfortable surroundings at the Hive in Shrewsbury town centre. With...
Jazz concert with local Network in Shrewsbury
10 Jul 2013
A Shropshire entertainment venue is preparing to host one of the UK jazz scene's biggest names this weekend. On Saturday evening, the Chris Gumbley Quintet will take to the stage at the Hive on Belmont, as part of the Shrewsbury Jazz Network's regular series of concerts at the intimate venue. Shrewsbury Jazz Network are delighted to welcome back the Chris Gumbley Quintet with music that...
Hive youth arts and community charity in Shrewsbury
05 Jul 2013
An independent youth arts charity working across Shropshire is appealing for new trustees to join their existing board, presenting an opportunity for local people to get involved with one of the County’s most prominent entertainment venues and community arts organisations. The Hive is based in the heart of Shrewsbury town centre and works across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and the wider sub-...
Street party and May community Festival with the Hive
25 Apr 2013
TWO SOLICITORS JOIN OVER 20 BUSINESSES NOW SUPPORTING HIVE STREET FESTIVAL Organisers of a community street festival have recently announced the support of two Shrewsbury solicitor's practices. SLC Solicitors of Hills Lane and Wace Morgan of Belmont have chosen to sponsor elements of the Hive's community street festival. The event on May 6 will bring Belmont alive with activities for a third...
Live puppet show at the Hive in Shrewsbury town centre
17 Apr 2013
Staff at a Shropshire arts venue are preparing to welcome acclaimed puppet group Krazy Kat Theatre. They will host a spectacular childrens' puppet show next month as part of the venue's diverse programme of arts activities for spring. The Hive in Shrewsbury will present a performance of The Waving Cat of Japan, which is claimed to be a cultural extravaganza which will wow young audiences. The...
Street party and May community Festival with the Hive
16 Apr 2013
Bosses at the Hive in Shrewsbury have today announced the kind support of neighbouring business and solicitors practice Wace Morgan. The leading legal team at Wace Morgan have pledged financial support towards the charity event in May, which will be taking place on Belmont. This year's event follows on from the successes of events held over the last 2 years, which have seen hundreds of people of...
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