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17 May 2018
Shrewsbury Market Hall will be filled with song on Saturday 26th May, as a series of choirs ‘Sing for Africa’ in support of Shropshire-based charity Self Help Africa. Performances will take place throughout the day, featuring Belvidere Secondary School, Severn Soul Harmony and Zap UK. Steph Smith, Fundraising Executive at Self Help Africa, said they were pleased to be marking ‘Africa Day’ with...
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...
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14 May 2018
A NATIONAL canine charity been given £500 to find a home for a long stay dog – based on £1 for every day he has spent unwanted and in rescue. Handsome five-year-old greyhound Louie have been in the care of Finding Furever Homes (FFH) for several months, but prior to that he spent a whole year with another rescue – making a total of 500 days in which the friendly sighthound has been patiently...
24 Aug 2017
Some of the best restaurants in Shrewsbury are once again helping to raise thousands of pounds for an African charity by taking part in a secret dining event. Shrewsbury-based Self Help Africa are hosting their first-ever Autumn edition of Secret Supper on Tuesday 17 October. Steph Smith, Fundraising Officer, said guests will visit three restaurants during their evening. She said: “Marking World...
19 Jun 2017
As part of Ride to Work Week (19th to 25th June), the Shropshire Wheels2Work scheme is inviting people to find out how commuting via motorcycle, scooter or electric bike could solve their transport problems. The scheme, run by Shropshire Rural Communities Charity, makes such a transport loan to people who have no other access to private or public transport to get them to work or work-based...
Shrewsbury Secret Supper
02 Feb 2017
Food-lovers are invited once again to our Shrewsbury Secret Supper on Tuesday 25th April 2017. Part of the 2017 Shrewsbury Food Festival, this special dining experience takes you to three secret restaurants where you’ll be treated to a fabulous starter, main course & dessert. The locations of the restaurants & the dishes you’ll be eating, will be revealed on the night! Tickets for the...
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...
07 Nov 2016
Christmas Fayre at St Mary’s Church, Shrewsbury on 26th November 10am-3.30pm. There will be lots of lovely stall holders selling Christmas gifts, plus mulled wine and cakes to get you in the mood for Christmas!  All this pre-Christmas spirit, whilst supporting the vital services provided by the Shropshire Rural Communities Charity.
06 Oct 2016
Young people are set to enjoy the sound of music for another year, thanks to a major Shropshire festival. Fundraising at Shrewsbury Folk Festival, along with a donation from organisers, has netted Hope House more than £5,700 that will fund music therapy sessions for children with life limiting illnesses. Nearly £50,000 has been raised for Hope House by festivalgoers since it was adopted as the...
05 Oct 2016
The Hive, a registered charity and a town centre arts & creative venue are organising a very special charity fundraising event at Shrewsbury Prison on Saturday 15th October 2016 at 7pm. The event, called ‘Jailhouse Rock’ will include an Elvis tribute act, two local bands, a special silent disco, mugshot corner, DJ and special animated light projection by Andy McKeown. The event will raise...
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