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21 Jan 2020
Iain Ballamy IBQT £18/£9 u22 Saturday 15th February at the Hive Shrewsbury Tickets £18/£9 u22 www.hiveonline.org.uk 01743 234970 Pengwern Books, Fish Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1UR 01743 232236 Iain Ballamy (saxophones): Huw Warren (piano); Percy Pursglove( bass and trumpet); Mark Whitlam(drums). Iain is ranked in the world’s top 100 jazz greats and is on 70 albums. His distinctive sound and writing...
Beth Heath, director of fun for Shropshire Festivals, with, left, Simon Haddleton, The Shrewsbury Club’s director of tennis, and the club’s operations manager Richard Micklewright.
17 Jan 2020
The Shrewsbury Club has teamed up with Shropshire Festivals to make this year’s World Tennis Tour W60 Shrewsbury tournament a real festival of tennis - with tickets now on sale for the prestigious event. Extra hospitality evenings and fun interactive events for all the family will be included in a busy programme when the tournament takes place between March 30 and April 5. Outside of the grass...
Shrewsbury Town players and mascots walking out on to the pitch
16 Jan 2020
Shrewsbury Town in the Community are giving one lucky person the once in a lifetime opportunity to be the match day mascot when Shrewsbury Town take on current World and European Champions, Liverpool FC, on Sunday 26th January 2020 at Montgomery Waters Meadow. Shrewsbury Town in the Community will be raffling off one mascot place, giving the lucky winner the chance to walk out with Town in front...
Adam Purnell cooking up a storm
16 Jan 2020
Adam Purnell, also known as The Shropshire Lad, is due to appear in an extraordinary new television show next week. Channel 4 and Netflix are launching an all new food competition titled ‘Crazy Delicious.’ The concept of the show is to bring the audience in to a world where almost everything is edible, and each week three contestants forage for ingredients to create a “fantastical feast.” Adam...
16 Jan 2020
Children from a Shropshire school will be on their very best behaviour when they sit down for a traditional afternoon tea at a county hotel. Sixty pupils from Shrewsbury’s Wilfred Owen School will enjoy dainty sandwiches, scones and decadent cakes at the Wroxeter Hotel, between Shrewsbury and Telford. The tea party is part of the primary school pupils’ work in the community as they plan to hold...
Saha Sabres girls football team with their coaches, sponsored by Greenfield IT Recruitment
14 Jan 2020
With the football season in full swing and as winter starts to bite, Saha Sabres U15 girls’ football team were over the moon with their new hoodies that arrived just in time for Christmas, provided by their kit sponsor Greenfield IT Recruitment. Head coach Nick Blakeway and his assistant Neil France also received a matching hoodie to keep them warm on the touchline and during training. Nick said...
L-R Sara Hartley, Will Newhill (Manager of TH Baker Shrewsbury Branch) and Briony Cooper (SHS Chairman of Members & Sponsors committee)
08 Jan 2020
Shrewsbury Flower Show has announced local jeweller T.H. Baker will once again be a sponsor for next year’s event.  Preparations are already well underway for the 2020 show, the 133rd, which will be taking place on August 14th and 15th following another hugely successful event this year. The jeweller T.H. Baker and the show are both celebrating more than 130 years in business and T.H. Baker today...
Jamie Edwards, CEO of Shrewsbury Town in the Community
07 Jan 2020
On the 21st January Shrewsbury Town in the Community are launching ‘Challenge Yourself 2020!’ The evening event will be a chance for the charity to unveil all the challenges they have lined up for the year ahead, which will help raise funds for their local initiatives and projects in the Shropshire area. It will be the first opportunity for people to sign up to take part in their events, which...
07 Jan 2020
Could you help support local people in need and the NHS? Royal Voluntary Service is looking for community fundraising volunteers in Shrewsbury If you’re passionate about supporting local people in need and the NHS, Royal Voluntary Service, the national volunteering charity, would love to hear from you. The charity is calling for cheerful, enthusiastic fundraising volunteers to help raise vital...
06 Jan 2020
Ed Catley: MOKUM A Saturday 25. January – Saturday 28. March 2020 FBC MANBY BOWDLER GALLERY, Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury www.theatresevern.co.uk This exhibition explores the development of Ed Catley’s recent work, including around 30 works on paper printed in Amsterdam from April 2018 to October 2019. The British artist frequently travels to develop new processes that reflect the technological and...
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