Local Musician Chris Quinn

Local performer Chris Quinn spoke to Loveshrewsbury.com and told us its nothing like the glitz and glamour of TV shows like the X factor or The Voice being a local muscian.

Michael Michael

Severn Magazine and Love Shrewsbury Editor.

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A History Lesson from Shrewsbury's Town Crier

First in a series of interesting stories of the history of places we all know, love and use on a daily basis right here in Shrewsbury for its very own Town Crier Martin Wood.

Martin Wood Martin Wood
The Shrewsbury Town Crier.

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Flaxmill Inspired Exhibition Opens at Market Hall

An exhibition of artwork inspired by Shrewsbury’s historic Flaxmill is now open to the public at Shrewsbury Market Hall.

The Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings Touring Exhibition will be at the Visual Art Network gallery until July 28. The exhibit is open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, between 10am and 4pm.

Five of the pieces on display came top of a Facebook poll from the 70 exhibits at the Friends Open Arts Exhibition held in September last year.

National Youth Choir to Perform At St Marys Church Shrewsbury

National Youth Choirs of Great Britain
Boys’ Choir and Cambiata Voices
Saturday 28 July⎮3pm⎮St Mary’s Church, Shrewsbury

The National Youth Boys’ Choir, showcasing some of Britain’s finest singers aged 9-14, presents an entertaining programme of music with its roots in a range of traditional styles on Saturday 28 July.

Michael Michael

Severn Magazine and Love Shrewsbury Editor.

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Quarry Fest for music fans

Tickets are now officially on sale for Quarry Fest… An outdoor music event being held to raise much needed funds for Shropshire’s Hope House Children’s Hospice, returning to the Quarry Park for another year.

Quarry Fest will be taking place on September 1st at the Quarry in the heart of Shrewsbury and will raise vital funds to enable the hospice to provide care and support to local terminally ill children and their families.

Spectacular Sundays in Shrewsbury

Shropshire Council is working with Shrewsbury traders to encourage more visitors to the town on Sundays by offering reduced rates for its car parks over the summer season.

This exciting promotion will start on Sunday 22nd July and will run until Sunday 9th September 2012, which ties in with the Government's relaxing of Sunday trading hours, allowing shops to remain open for longer.

Some of the shops in the town will be open for longer, while many of the independent shops will be opening on a Sunday for the first time ever.

Fantastic Local Dog Walk From Our Friend Boomerang

THE BATTLEFIELD BARK

1 1/4 miles – less than an hour

This is a lovely walk with no traffic worries for dogs and children as you walk around the site of the Battle of Shrewsbury 1403.

The battle was one of the bloodiest conflicts ever to take place on British soil and as many as 5000 men are thought to have died. Along the walk are interesting information points which tell you why, when and who was involved.

Michael Michael

Severn Magazine and Love Shrewsbury Editor.

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Send us your prom pictures

As exams finish and all the schools in Shrewsbury come to the end of term for the arrival of the summer break - it can only mean one thing. That prom season has arrived!

Lots of schools across Shrewsbury have now had their proms at various locations - so why not submit your images and have them up in lights on the Love Shrewsbury website!

If you have any prom pictures which you would like to send in for inclusion on the website - email [email protected]

EDW Wrestling in town

Join the excitement live with EDW Wrestling in a series of dramatic, breathtaking encounters. If you're looking for something a little unusual to do this Friday evening - then come along to see the excitement and energy of professional wrestling in Shrewsbury!

Owen Lewis' new play, Salesman By Day, comes to town.

Salesman By Day
Owen Lewis Portable Theatre Company
The Walker Theatre
Wednesday18th July

Fran and David's photo is courtesy of the Shropshire Star

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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