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09 Nov 2018

A national event first launched last year as an ethical shopping alternative to Black Friday, will return to Shropshire again in 2018.

Resale and recycling social enterprise Reviive will be promoting Buy Nothing New Day on Friday 23 November. In addition Reviive will be offering a ten percent discount to all customers purchasing from either of its outlets in Oswestry and Shrewsbury....

15 Oct 2018

The forthcoming production of William Shakespeare’s Henry V by Shropshire Drama Company (SDC) will mark two milestones in the organisation’s history.

It will not only be 20 years since SDC first performed the play at Much Wenlock Festival, but also 60 years since Shropshire County Drama Group (SCDG); which was the original name before changing to SDC in 2005; was established in 1958 by...

17 Sep 2018

Tickets are now on sale for Shropshire Drama Company’s forthcoming production of William Shakespeare’s Henry V at Theatre Severn, which takes place from 07 to 10 November.

Young King Henry wages war on France. Tainted by the past crimes of his family and with enemies among his own ranks, he must face the difficult responsibilities of kingship, uniting his country and rousing his troops...

02 Aug 2018

A recent week-long summer camp in Shrewsbury for aspiring young cricketers has once again been heralded a great success.

The third annual event, which took place at the Frankwell cricket ground in Shrewsbury and attended by over 80 five to 15 year olds, was organised through Beacon Cricket Club and sponsored by local construction company Saxonby.

150 parents and family members...

23 Jul 2018

A volunteer job, which began nine months ago at Shropshire recycling and upcycling social enterprise Reviive, has enabled a Telford man to discover ‘a new outlook on life.’

58-year-old Derek Murphy, who suffers from periods of anxiety and depression, brought about by a combination of the passing of his father, long periods of unemployment and 20 years caring for his disabled mother, was...

02 Jul 2018

Lunchtime jazz at The Wightman Theatre continues into July, with a concert by the Howard Bragen Trio on Saturday 14th.

Howard Bragen has been a musician since the early seventies working in Britain and on the continent as well as being a regular at London's Marquee Club. He's appeared on radio and television and played at The Reading Festival. Essentially a singer and songwriter, Howard...

20 Jun 2018

Extra dates have been added to The Wightman Theatre Company’s production of Brief Lives by Patrick Garland.

Following its run from Wednesday 06 to Saturday 16 June, the play will now also be showing from 26 June to 06 July.

Directed by Beverly Baker, Brief Lives is a one-man play featuring John Aubrey; played by Adrian Monahan; a 17th-century Englishman who met and kept accounts...

20 Jun 2018

A Shropshire recycling and resale centre has published its most recent environmental and social impact report, highlighting the organisation’s contribution to the local area over twelve months to the end of April 2018.

Reviive specialises in the resale of donated household furniture and electrical goods through its recycling and upcycling centres in Oswestry and Shrewsbury. As a social...

14 Jun 2018

Tickets are now on sale for two music concerts at The Wightman Theatre taking place over the coming month.

The first, on Friday 22 June, features Shrewsbury based singer Libby Gliksman. Libby, who has been singing and since the age of 16, has built an excellent local reputation performing her versions of timeless classics from the likes of Adele, Joan Armatrading, Etta James, Norah...

08 Jun 2018

The 17th Century’s John Aubrey was the gossip columnist of his day, writing about who has begat who and who has been hung, drawn and quartered and had his liver preserved for posterity (one of The Wightman Theatre’s more unusual props). He’s concerned about the decline of the Nation’s moral compass since good old Queen Bess died and the insidious progress of the plague. He’s also cataloguing...

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