Family business shortlisted for Regional Award in anniversary year

Local business, Morris & Company has been awarded another reason to celebrate in its 150th year having been shortlisted for ‘Family Business of the Year’ in the 2019 West Midlands Business Masters Awards.

The Business Masters Awards acknowledge the success of businesses throughout the West Midlands and the ‘Family Business of the Year’ category is brand new for 2019, highlighting companies who have utilised the skillsets of multiple generations and have a long-term vision for sustainable success.

Scouting for Girls heading to Shropshire this summer

Organisers of Shrewsbury Flower Show are excited to announce they have signed up pop giants Scouting For Girls to appear at this year’s event.

The London-based band have been recording and performing for more than 10 years, have had multiple number one hits and sold more than two million records. They will be headlining on the Saturday evening of the Shrewsbury Flower Show in August.

Local Schools go Mad About Harry!

Schools across Shropshire have been participating in fundraising events for the “Mad About Harry” campaign, raising urgently-needed funds for life-saving treatment of 10 year old Harry Banks.

Harry has neuroblastoma: a rare and aggressive form of cancer. His mum and dad, Nina and Russell Banks (who are originally from Shrewsbury) are desperately fundraising to help Harry take part in a groundbreaking clinical trial in the US or Barcelona, which could be his life-line. For this they need to have raised £500,000 by mid-March, when he has been advised to have the treatment.

More artists revealed for Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2019

Shrewsbury Folk Festival has added a host of new acts to its line up as organisers reveal ticket sales are already surpassing 2018 levels.

Renowned singer songwriter Andy Fairweather Low and the Low Riders will make a return with a special show featuring the Hi Riders Soul Revue. Scottish supergroup Capercaillie and American trio Birds of Chicago are also new to the bill of the four-day festival that takes place at the West Mid Showground from August 23 to 26.

West End of London hits West End Of Shrewsbury!

Selladoor Productions Present

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Theatre Severn

Monday 28th January-Saturday 2nd February

Owen Lewis Owen Lewis

Owen Lewis was born fifty something years ago in the land of the black puddings. For the geographically challenged that is in Lancashire. Moving to Shropshire From 1970 Owen was brought up in Church Stretton. His first real job was in radio. After starting on BBC Radio Shropshire he became known on Marcher Sound, broadcasting throughout the North West for several years. After a university degree course in Theatre, Owen became an actor and went on to play "Pirate Bill" in The Alton Towers Hotel. He also made several television appearances. Returning to university he took his PGCE enabling him to teach. That saw him on the Essex coast as a drama teacher and latterly as a Creative Educational Liaison Officer making films and creating new teaching methods to employ on children in need of more help in their fundamental learning skills. Published playwright Owen ultimately wants a house boat in Amsterdam to focus on his work as Playwright and Poet. Follow hos blogspot at https://owenscribblerlewis.blogspot.com

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Corbett / Hill Quartet Play 'Ready For Freddie'

 

Bryan Corbett (trumpet/flugelhorn) Al Gurr (keyboard) Tom Hill (bass) Nick Millward (drums
 

Bryan’s magnificent sound and lyrical yet forceful approach perfectly suit his tribute to trumpet legend Freddie Hubbard who played and recorded with almost every American jazz star between 1960-90. Bryan is partnered by the superb piano of Al Gurr, bass maestro and Shrewsbury favourite Tom Hill, and the swinging Nick Millward on drums..

Murder and Robbery in Theatre Severn....Elementary!

Blackeyed Theatre

Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four

Theatre Severn

23rd - 25th /January / 2019

If you have ever wondered what theatre is really for and what it is really about you could do no better than to go and catch Blackeyed Theatre’s, “Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four.” It is not only a masterclass in all things theatrical, it is also a masterpiece.

Owen Lewis Owen Lewis

Owen Lewis was born fifty something years ago in the land of the black puddings. For the geographically challenged that is in Lancashire. Moving to Shropshire From 1970 Owen was brought up in Church Stretton. His first real job was in radio. After starting on BBC Radio Shropshire he became known on Marcher Sound, broadcasting throughout the North West for several years. After a university degree course in Theatre, Owen became an actor and went on to play "Pirate Bill" in The Alton Towers Hotel. He also made several television appearances. Returning to university he took his PGCE enabling him to teach. That saw him on the Essex coast as a drama teacher and latterly as a Creative Educational Liaison Officer making films and creating new teaching methods to employ on children in need of more help in their fundamental learning skills. Published playwright Owen ultimately wants a house boat in Amsterdam to focus on his work as Playwright and Poet. Follow hos blogspot at https://owenscribblerlewis.blogspot.com

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Soden Collection makes donation to Hope House

Shropshire charity Hope House has benefitted from a generous donation from a county art gallery.

The Soden Collection in Wyle Cope, Shrewsbury has handed over a cheque for £410 to the charity as the result of a recent art exhibition.

Gallery owner Jonathan Soden explained that he had collaborated with top landscape artist Mark Payne to make the gift.

“We had an exhibition of Mark’s work at the gallery and some of our clients Greg and Trish Scott of Shrewsbury purchased two of his paintings.

Former Shrewsbury student thrives on West End stage

Former Shrewsbury Colleges Group A Level student is hitting all the right notes in the multiple award-winning musical, Hamilton.

Adcote School praised by education inspectors

Adcote School for Girls has been praised by education inspectors for both its academic expertise and the quality of its pupils’ personal development.

Inspectors from the Independent Schools Inspectorate were impressed by the all-round educational provision offered by the independent day and boarding school, in Little Ness, near Shrewsbury.

Inspectors judged the quality of pupils’ academic and other achievements as ‘good’ and the quality of student’s personal development as ‘excellent’.

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