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20 Jan 2022

Seann Walsh is the latest addition to the three acts previously announced for Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival’s (SICF) flagship Gala Show this summer.

The highlight of SICF will take place at Theatre Severn on the evening of Sunday 17 July. The festival will also include performances from other comedians at multiple venues throughout Shrewsbury.

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08 Dec 2021

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

Beginning on Thursday 14 July, the 2022 festival will offer performances at several venues throughout Shrewsbury culminating with the Gala Show highlight on the evening of Sunday 17 July. Organisers are determined for the...

04 Oct 2021

Tickets are now on sale for Shropshire Drama Company’s forthcoming production of John Godber’s comedy Bouncers at Theatre Severn, which takes place from 03 to 06 November.

Set in a night club during the 1980s, Bouncers is a hilarious, fast-moving, raw and physical play about an evening on the town seen from the viewpoint of four men on the door – Lucky Eric, Jedd, Les and Ralph. The men...

29 Jul 2021

To celebrate the launch of its new phone app - SafeStep - on 04 July, Ska Train, a Shrewsbury based development house, has signed up as the first business to sponsor the Mayor of Shrewsbury Cllr Julian Dean’s walking festival, set to take place in the spring of 2022.

Supported in its development by the University of Shrewsbury’s Digital Solutions project, which is part-funded by the...

05 May 2021

A Shrewsbury man who fled Afghanistan’s Taliban regime for a new life, recently celebrated 20 years as a tailor in the UK, with a move to new premises in the town centre.

Having originally learnt his craft through the knowledge and skills handed down from his father, Martin Sarfraz has been repairing and altering clothing and accessories since he was 13. He moved to the UK in 2001 and...

16 Apr 2021

A Shrewsbury shoe repair and key cutting business is celebrating 36 years in the industry and the reopening of the town centre, following the lifting of Covid 19 lockdown restrictions, with a move to new premises.

Established in 1985 Shaun Walton attained his City & Guilds qualification in 1990 following a five-year apprenticeship. Previously based in the Pride Hill Shopping Centre...

08 Jun 2020

Shropshire Drama Company (SDC) has organised a ‘record a reading’ competition based on the theme of Florence Nightingale.  

To commemorate the recent 200th anniversary since her birth and a date that is now celebrated as International Nurses’ Day, people are being invited to submit a recited speech or poem (in part or whole) based loosely on the theme of Florence Nightingale.  For...

14 May 2020

A Shropshire rock music school which has been providing online lessons for the past month will continue to do so, despite a partial lifting of restrictions to the Coronavirus pandemic in the recent government announcement.   

Using videos on Facebook Backbeat Music School’s tutors break down a song by offering detailed instructions on its constituent parts; vocals, drums, guitar or bass...

04 Mar 2020

Resale and recycling social enterprise Reviive, part of The Wrekin Housing Group, has pledged its ongoing support for Telford College’s Foundation students.

Products are chosen by the students for the college’s pop-up shop, which is also run exclusively by them and is located at the heart of college campus.

The college’s Foundation department is aimed at young people...

06 Jan 2020

A Shropshire rock music school has set a challenge for new students wishing to join its first term of 2020, which begins on 15 January.

Backbeat Music School, which currently operates from venues in Market Drayton, Shrewsbury and Wem and is open to people of all abilities in the age groups seven to 12, 13 to 18 and 18 to 90 years old, has launched its Sofa2Stage initiative.

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