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Shrewsbury Open Studios. June 2017  3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th
06 May 2017
Welcome to Shrewsbury Open Studios. An informal organisation of professional artists, designers and makers. Enjoy seeing original works of art? Curious about how and where artists and makers work, the materials they use, and how they get their ideas? Shrewsbury is full of creative people, and the Open Studios events give you the chance to meet some of them, and see their work close-up. Opening...
17 Jan 2017
An exhibition showcasing how new developments can be successfully planned and built in historic towns such as Shrewsbury is to be staged this month. The event is to be hosted in the town by county architects Johnson Design Partnership on January 30 and 31 and will focus on how buildings in conservation areas can be sympathetically constructed and extended. “Shrewsbury is an amazing place to live...
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15 Aug 2016
A SHROPSHIRE dog charity is in desperate need of local business and other support after coming to the rescue of the annual dog show in Shrewsbury after the previous organisers cancelled it. Finding Furever Homes, who sponsor rescue dogs in foster homes and kennels across the country, is stepping in to make sure the Quarry Park dog show goes ahead as planned on 28 August, and hopes people will...
25 May 2016
Visitors will be able to catch a ferry to this year’s Shropshire County Show in what is believed to be one of the only arrangements of its type in the country. The ferry will sail from the Frankwell area of Shrewsbury, along the River Severn, to a special river gate with direct access to the showground. The service, run by the Sabrina Boat team, will cost £1 per person, which is refundable when...
23 Apr 2016
More than 5000 people are expected at this year’s Annual Vintage Show at the Shropshire Showground, which this year sees a Shropshire enthusiast showcasing his special and rare tractor collections The event, on June 4 and 5 at the Greenhous/West Mid Showground, will showcase some of the best vintage vehicles the country has to offer. Exhibitors from all over the UK bring their vehicles, including...
19 Feb 2016
A show featuring songs by some of the greatest UK female performers is coming to Shrewsbury. Mari Wilson, who had a string of hit singles in the 1980s, is bringing her ‘Ready Steady Girls’ tour to Henry Tudor House in Wyle Cop on March 13. The gig will showcase the music of iconic performers such as Dusty Springfield, Cilla Black and Petula Clark as is part of an extensive UK tour which will be...
19 May 2015
More than 5000 people are expected at this year’s Annual Vintage Show at the Shropshire Showground, which this year has a host of firsts to thrill vehicle enthusiasts and families alike. The event, on June 6 and 7 at the Greenhous/West Mid Showground, will showcase some of the best vintage vehicles the country has to offer. Exhibitors from all over the UK bring their vehicles, including every...
01 May 2015
When Shropshire-based vehicle enthusiast Mike Sargeant decided to add to his Morris Minor collection last year, he has no idea he would be taking home the oldest right-hand-drive Morris Minor Van in the world. Mr Sargeant, from Wem, has carefully preserved the vehicle he found in a barn in Suffolk which was full of straw with ivy growing out of it – as it had been since 1967. The van was the...
Hive Shrewsbury - cinema with Film Society
29 Oct 2013
A popular local film group is continuing to reel in crowds with their latest cinema season which presents an eclectic mix of classic and current gems from across the world. The Shrewsbury Film Society which is based at the Hive is screening something for all tastes and interests - with Shropshire film enthusiasts encouraged to come along and discover what the society has to offer! Shrewsbury Film...
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...
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