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08 Dec 2022

Tickets are now on sale and two acts revealed for Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival’s (SICF) flagship Gala Show at Theatre Severn next summer.

Beginning on Thursday 13 July, the 2023 festival will offer performances at several venues throughout Shrewsbury culminating with the Gala Show highlight on the evening of Sunday 16 July.

Clinton Baptiste is the hapless clairvoyant...

05 Dec 2022

Shrewsbury based singer-songwriter Vincent Whyte will play a concert later this month for Shelter.

Monies raised from the event, which takes place in The Loft at The Old Post Office, Shrewsbury on Tuesday 20 December, will support Shelter’s provision of information, support and advice to people in the region facing homelessness and experiencing unfit and unsafe housing.


18 Oct 2022

Tiger Infrastructure Partners (Tiger Infrastructure) has announced a control investment of £75 million in Rural Broadband Solutions Holdings Limited (RBBS), a fast-growing provider of broadband services to residential and business customers in rural areas of the UK.

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03 Oct 2022

Tickets are now on sale for Shropshire Drama Company’s (SDC) forthcoming production of Art by Yasmina Reza at Theatre Severn, which takes place from 09 to 12 November.

Serge has bought a painting. It is white on a white background, with three white lines down the middle. He invites his friends Marc and Yvan over to view it. Marc does not like the painting and Yvan is undecided....

05 Sep 2022

Shropshire based SWS Broadband, which provides high-speed broadband services within rural communities, has agreed to be the key sponsor of this year’s Michaelmas Fair in Bishop’s Castle.

The event, which celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2022, takes place on Saturday 17 September in and around the centre of the town. Historically, Bishop’s Castle has hosted a fair following the local...

05 Aug 2022

Two key events in a Shropshire charity’s fund-raising calendar will take place within the next month.

The McCarney Cup, a series of short cricket matches with a final winner held at Shelton CC on Sunday 29 August and Wear It Red commemorating his birthday and love of Welsh rugby, on Friday 02 September, will celebrate the legacy of former cricketer, friend, husband and father Eugene...

25 Jul 2022

Organisers of the 2022 Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival (SICF) have hailed it a great success.

The event, which took place between 14 and 17 July, hosted 15 acts who performed at five venues, with over 1000 tickets sold.

SICF co-director Beth McGowan said: “This was the first year back after an enforced two-year absence due to covid, so recovering the momentum gained...

23 Jun 2022

Organisers of the 2022 Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival (SICF) have chosen The McCarney Foundation as their designated charity to which monies from this year’s event will be donated.

Established in May 2021 by Pru McCarney following the untimely passing of her husband Eugene in 2020 the charity; aimed at children and young people whose financial or personal circumstances prevent...

27 May 2022

Tickets are now on sale for Shropshire Drama Company’s (SDC) forthcoming self-penned production commemorating the 2022 platinum jubilee.

Written by SDC member Michele Rowland-Jones and entitled 41 Crowns it will run for two nights – June 24 and 25 in The Loft at The Old Post Office pub, Shrewsbury.

Performed by four actors and a musician and delivered through a combination of...

25 Apr 2022

Dan Nightingale, the popular host of the Severn Jesters comedy night has been confirmed as the MC for this year’s Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival (SICF) Gala Show.

Described by Edinburgh Festival’s Three Weeks magazine as ’magnetic, entertaining and wonderfully friendly,’ Dan Nightingale is widely regarded as one of the best performers working on the comedy circuit today....


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