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06 Jun 2017
Mobile Beauty Parlour – With A Difference - Open for Summer Pampering “Mirror Mirror leaves plenty to reflect on” Children’s Theatre Reviews “There are good theatre companies, and there are great theatre companies. There are great theatre companies, and there is Oily Cart...they never fail to surprise me.” Lyn Gardner, The Guardian Mud packs, make-up brushes and mirrors are at the ready for a...
Easter Spanish workshops with Bright Owls language experts
31 Mar 2017
Children have the exciting opportunity to learn Spanish this Easter, with several engaging language workshops taking place with Shrewsbury-based Bright Owls.   The Spanish workshops will be taking place at Bright Owls offices in Shrewsbury town centre, on Tuesday 18th April and Wednesday 19th April - between 10:30am and 1:30pm each day.   Children aged 5-11 years old, will have the chance to...
12 Oct 2016
The British Ironwork Centre’s Halloween Spooktacular returns this October and is set to be bigger and more ghoulish than ever! The family friendly fun day has become an annual favourite for all ages, with members of staff dressed to impress as some of the seasons most loved and terrifying characters, ready to entertain visitors. Join a whole host of spooks and spectres on October 28th to take...
01 Aug 2016
The popular Snapper Jaxx Kids’ Club will be at Shrewsbury Shopping’s Pride Hill and Darwin centres every week throughout the holidays, offering fun and games for the family all summer long. This week there will be some robotic magic happening when Snapper Jaxx brings Robot Boppin’ to Pride Hill Shopping Centre. On Thursday, 4 August, parents and their children are being invited to the centre to...
15 Dec 2015
Taking part in sport and other forms of exercise can improve children’s thinking and learning skills, according to new research. A report published in a medical journal found that children who took part in organised activities, such as football and swimming, for more than an hour a week performed better than inactive children in a series of mental tests. Bosses at a sports coaching company in...
30 Nov 2015
Shropshire youngsters will be donning a robe and picking up their lightsabers as they prepare for a day at a Jedi Training Academy being held in the county. Children will be greeted by Storm Troopers before being taken to their Jedi Training, and with the highly anticipated new Star Wars film due out next month organisers are expecting to see some great skills in action! The Academy, which will...
03 Apr 2015
Children will have the chance to meet and name eight Easter chicks that will be in residence at The Birds Nest Café, in Shrewsbury Market Hall, on Saturday April 4. The chicks were born to bantam hens owned by café owner Aaron Brown and now he’s looking to find names for the eight-week-old birds. Children will be able to view and handle the chicks under supervision and get the chance to enter a...
Bright Owl languages - half-term workshops for children
08 Oct 2014
A Shrewsbury-based language school is preparing to offer fun, engaging language workshops for children this October half-term. Bright Owls of Wyle Cop, will be delivering French and Spanish workshops for children aged 5-11 years.   The workshops will be running between October 27 and October 31, between 10am and 1pm each day. Children will learn useful vocabulary for holidays and have the...
Ugly Duckling puppet show for kids
10 Jul 2012
The Hive in Shrewsbury will soon be hosting a performance of popular children’s classic The Ugly Duckling. The summer holiday puppet show has already proven popular this year with a high number of advance bookings and people are urged to book their tickets soon! The Ugly Duckling will be performed by acclaimed touring theatre company Sea Legs Puppet Theatre at 2pm on Thursday August 23. The...
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