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31 Jul 2019
A new rock music school is inviting budding musicians of all ages and abilities to its free taster day in early August. Backbeat Music School, the brainchild of Adam Knight and Ian Fourie, will launch in September, but aspiring musicians are being invited to attend an open day event on Sunday 11 August at The Flaxmill’s Dyehouse and Stove House studio room. Running for a ten week term at a time,...
27 Jul 2019
An exhibition of Original Postcard Artworks. Created by artists for this show. At Participate Contemporary Artspace  2nd to 24th August. Tues to Sat, 11.00 am to 5.00 pm PLUS: 3 days of Postcard Making Workshops for the public. Run by artists here at Participate. Dates: 7th. 8th. 9th of August. (All day events) For more details of this and the exhibition, visit our website. Participate...
26 Jul 2019
4 AUGUST - Indoor performance in the Dye House at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings. Open for picnics from 6:00pm - Bring your own food - Performance starts at 7:00pm. There will be a licensed bar plus hot drinks TICKETS:  £15 adult / £7.50 under-18 / £40 family of 4 / Free for under-10s (Under 10s will need a ticket to guarantee admission) AVAILABLE FROM: email: [email protected]  Flaxmill...
The Mercia Ensemble
24 Jul 2019
On Sunday 11th August between 3pm and 7pm, Iscoyd Park, the private country house wedding and events venue, will be hosting an Afternoon Tea with The Mercia Ensemble, a celebrated chamber music group. Tickets for the event are £42, which includes a glass of Champagne on arrival, and decadent afternoon tea. The highly anticipated event takes place in the historical venue of Iscoyd Park with guests...
22 Jul 2019
Shropshire’s next generation of budding gardeners are being given the chance to assist in creating the popular Floral Train at this year’s Shrewsbury Flower Show. Organisers of the large annual event have delivered plant plugs to those schools in the area who have entered.  The children will be encouraged to tend and care for the plugs and transplanting them in to troughs at school before...
Land Rover in the snow at Hawkstone Park Follies
19 Jul 2019
Hawkstone Park Follies have reported receiving a large amount of booking enquiries for their Santa Safari, despite it still being July. The visitor attraction has released tickets for the Christmas event in response to the early demand. The Santa Safari promises a magical adventure by Land Rover through the illuminated woodland to see Santa in his real hillside Grotto, within a spectacular...
17 Jul 2019
Organisers of a Shropshire based ukulele festival have announced that the event is now sold out. Headlined by Phil Doleman, Shrewkfest will take place at Eastridge Farm, Habberley near Shrewsbury, from 26 to 28 July and feature ukulele jams, workshops, open mic sessions, live performances, free parking, all-weekend camping, as well as food, drink and stalls. Co-organiser Dave Cowton said: “The...
Living history at Battlefield re-enactment
09 Jul 2019
The much-loved Battlefield 1403 was recently crowned best small farm shop of the year by the Farm Shop & Deli 2019 awards. But go back 616 years and this was the site of one of the bloodiest battles fought on British soil. The Battle of Shrewsbury was fought between King Henry IV and a rebellious faction led by the Percy family in 1403, and it was the first time the English longbow was used...
Heathcliff on stage
04 Jul 2019
Chapterhouse Theatre Company are bringing two live theatre events to Hawkstone Park Follies’ idyllic rural landscape. Chapterhouse is currently celebrating is 20th anniversary year and completing a nationwide tour. On July 21, Mr Darcy will be vexing Elizabeth Bennet in the performance of ‘Pride and Prejudice’ based on Jane Austen’s timeless classic. When Elizabeth meets the terse and abrupt Mr....
Storytelling and Troll Hunting Adventure Day on Sunday 7th July
03 Jul 2019
On Sunday 7th July Hawkstone Follies welcome the whole family for a day of storytelling and adventure.  A host of fantastic activities will take place, helping kids to engage with stories and grow their love of books. There will be activities suitable for a range of ages throughout the day, with Ready Steady Let’s Get Messy organising some bear hunt messy play for the under 5s, and Rhymetime from...
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