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Robin Morris and Alan Hughes outside Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
22 May 2019
Loyal employee Alan Hughes had more than memories stirred at a preview of the Morris & Company 150th anniversary exhibition at Shrewsbury’s Museum and Art Gallery today. For Chairman Robin Morris presented him with a surprise award to celebrate 30 years with the fifth-generation family business. Group Financial Controller Alan said: “I thought I was there to see how the exhibition was shaping...
21 May 2019
The 2019 Shropshire County Show is in sight, with just days to go until the Greenhous West Mid Showground in Shrewsbury is brimming with attractions, exhibitors and visitors. Final preparations are being made for the show on Saturday (May 25) celebrating the vital role that the agricultural industry plays in everyone’s lives and offering a fantastic jam-packed day out for all ages and interests....
Beatles Weekend in Shrewsbury September 20-22
16 May 2019
This year, Shrewsbury will be celebrating all things Fab Four with the Shrewsbury Beatles Weekend. On September 20th, 21st and 22nd there will be a whole range of events in the town including live music, tours, special guest speakers and Beatles film screenings – once again proving that All You Need Is Love. On the 19th our preview event is a 2-hour boat cruise with live Beatles music by Tony...
15 May 2019
Children (and adults!) are invited to enjoy the great outdoors this May Half Term at Hawkstone Park Follies. The Follies, just north of Shrewsbury is a Grade I, 100 acre historical landscape that captures the imagination of both young and old. Full of stunning views, monuments, towers, bridges, gullies and clifftops, this magical hidden gem also includes an interactive Enchanted Trail,...
Carl Donnelly
13 May 2019
Top Comedian Carl Donnelly is to headline the Old Post Office Comedy Club on Sunday 26th May. Carl started performing stand-up in 2005 and quickly established himself as one of the UK’s most exciting young comedians. His conversational, silly sense of humour has seen him win a host of awards (Chortle Best Club Comedian 2017; Chortle Best Newcomer 2007; Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2007...
13 May 2019
Visitors to this year’s Shropshire County Show will be wowed by a special Shropshire Young Farmers’ 75th anniversary float parade and marquee celebrating the much-cherished world of children’s TV and books. The theme for this year’s Shropshire Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (SFYFC) float parade and marquee is nostalgia, as it marks 75 years since its foundation. Visitors to the show on...
09 May 2019
The undead have risen and have been spotted at Hawkstone Park Follies near Shrewsbury as well as appearing recently on BBC Shropshire Radio. Thankfully we are not on the verge of a zombie apocalypse, just a few practice zombies getting ready for the Annual West Midlands Horror Zombie Escape Race on the 18th May. With more jumps and scares than ever before, participants will have to survive the...
Ana de dia film still
07 May 2019
After a 10-year hiatus, the ¡Viva! Tour of UK cinemas is back, with the support of the BFI, awarding funds from The National Lottery. The UK’s largest and most popular celebration of Spanish and Latin American culture which celebrates 25 years of cross-border creativity, collaborations and partnerships in 2019 will be bringing the best new cinema from Spain and Spanish-speaking Latin America to...
30 Apr 2019
A former county High Sheriff has been appointed president of the charity behind Shrewsbury’s successful flower show. Richard Burbidge, who has been appointed the president of Shropshire Horticultural Society, was named High Sheriff of Shropshire in 2011 having been appointed Deputy Lieutenant in 2007, and was awarded an OBE for services to industry and the community in 2004. Mr Burbidge is also...
15 Apr 2019
Hawkstone Park is bringing back Follies Festival, for a wonderful weekend of family entertainment on Friday 5th, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July 2019. Set against the breath-taking woodland landscape of caves, crags and cliffs, the stage will be set for comedy and music. Friday will host a night of comedy, with Birmingham-based compere, James Cook as MC.  James joins the festivities after recent...
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