events

16 Nov 2017
A date has been set for the return of a classical music festival in Shropshire with organisers forced to release tickets early due to popular demand. Proms and Prosecco in the Park will be held on September 8, at Chetwynd Deer Park in Newport, to coincide with the Last Night of the Proms. It follows the success of this summer’s inaugural event which attracted 1,600 prom-goers from Shropshire,...
25 Oct 2017
Revolutionary lamp head Halo was lauded as a star performer by Shrewsbury-headquartered Morris Site Machinery in its successful attendance at this year’s Showman’s Show. The leading manufacturer and global supplier used its premiere themed stand to showcase its innovative and quality products to a positive reception by the events industry. The first public demonstrations of Halo, a powerful, anti...
22 Aug 2017
Ever wanted to learn to dance like the stars from Strictly? This fun and enjoyable 6 week course for absolute beginners provides an introduction to Ballroom and Latin-American dancing. You'll get to grips with the basics and learn some simple routines for dances such as the wonderful Waltz and the cheeky Cha Cha Cha. All adults welcome, no partner required! All for only £35 per person for 6 weeks...
01 Apr 2017
Shrewsbury has ramped up its vibrant offer this spring with a host of festival activity to fill warm weekends and bank holiday breaks. Whether it’s fantastic flash mobs and brilliant buskers or awesome authors and cartoonists, there’s plenty to keep you entertained. Here are some highlights of what’s in store. Music maestro please The streets will be alive with music when more than 100 acts...
Event details  Valentines Ceilidh  Saturday 18th February- 7.30 pm to 11pm  Tickets £10 adults, £5 under 11's- includes buffet lunch.   Radbrook Community Centre, Radbrook Community Centre, Calverton Way, Radbrook Green Shrewsbury, SY3 6DZ.   For tickets or info visit   Or contact info@villagewater.org 01743241563
10 Jan 2017
Join us for a night of live music, real ale, buffet and dancing.  Long term Village Water supporters the Rotary Club of Shrewsbury Darwin are again supporting Village Water with their annual Ceilidh, this years event will be on the Saturday 18th February, perfect for a Valentines theme! Live music will be courtesy of the ever popular Shrewsbury based Ceilidh band the Melomanics Duo, this...
Author James Hannah will be appearing at the Shrewsbury Festival of Literature
22 Nov 2016
Shrewsbury’s first Festival of Literature opens on Friday November 25 featuring best-selling authors, storytellers, performers and poets from across the UK. The three-day programme will see events held at 11 venues all over Shrewsbury ranging from talks by literary prize winners to theatrical performances, workshops and even a poet in an ambulance. Festival chair, Susan Caroline, of Pengwern...
14 Sep 2016
UKSportsChat took over the running of the Shrewsbury Half Marathon in 2016 to great success and are looking forward to building on the hard work we did last year and welcoming friends, old and new, to take part in the 2017 event. We will offer our runners the opportunity to take in both the medieval town centre of Shrewsbury as well as some of Shropshire’s beautiful countryside. The course begins...
14 Jun 2016
More than 26,000 people will descend on Shrewsbury’s Quarry Park on June 25 and 26 for the town’s award-winning food festival. The event, dubbed the best in the West Midlands earlier this year at the House of Lords, will bring the region’s best chefs, producers and bands under the spotlight. Visitors can sample the delights of more than 200 artisan producers and experience the best the county has...
04 Apr 2016
A film promoting Shrewsbury’s popular and original festivals and events which raise the town’s profile and attract thousands of people makes its debut today, April 4th. Shrewsbury BID commissioned Shropshire based SMN Film to make the 60 second video montage to give a flavour of what’s in store, making it ‘a summer like no other’. The release celebrates the start of the events calendar with The...
07 Mar 2016
The Hive, an arts charity and venue in Shrewsbury working with young people and children across the county, has been working in partnership with the Armed Forces Covenant and others since February 2015 to bring more than 80 inspirational music workshops for toddlers, children, young people and their families in the Connect-Create music project. On Tuesday March 1st, the final performance of the...
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