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20 Jul 2020
Exciting times ahead as Orbit cinema to reopen on 31st July We know how much you've been missing the cinema which is why we are excited to announce our cinema will be reopening on Friday 31st July. Ray Hughes, Board Director, said "We are excited to be bringing the big screen experience back to Wellington once again. We have been busy over the past few months preparing the building to ensure it...
25 Jun 2020
Shrewsbury’s Wacky Races event, which attracts thousands of visitors to the town, is to be moved to 2021. The event was initially due to take place in The Quarry on May 24 but was pushed back until September 19 following the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic and the country going into lockdown. To ensure the safety of all involved organisers have now taken the decision to host the event on Sunday,...
08 Jun 2020
Shropshire Drama Company (SDC) has organised a ‘record a reading’ competition based on the theme of Florence Nightingale.   To commemorate the recent 200th anniversary since her birth and a date that is now celebrated as International Nurses’ Day, people are being invited to submit a recited speech or poem (in part or whole) based loosely on the theme of Florence Nightingale.  For example, the...
03 Jun 2020
As a direct result of COVID-19, many local charities have missed out on thousands of pounds of income, normally generated through local fundraising and events. This will affect each charity in the long term and prevent them from delivering the vital support and work they regularly provide. Move as One aims to provide much needed funds to four very worthwhile and local causes. These are Shrewsbury...
14 May 2020
A Shropshire rock music school which has been providing online lessons for the past month will continue to do so, despite a partial lifting of restrictions to the Coronavirus pandemic in the recent government announcement.    Using videos on Facebook Backbeat Music School’s tutors break down a song by offering detailed instructions on its constituent parts; vocals, drums, guitar or bass; every...
Poster for Dinosaur Egg Hunt
05 Mar 2020
Park Hall Farm are busy preparing a prehistoric adventure for kids that promises to be much more than a regular egg hunt this Easter. Children are invited on a journey to become a dinosaur trainer, every day from 4th – 19th April at Park Hall. Their mission will be to complete a number of tasks around the farm, whilst finding all of the hidden dinosaur eggs. Richard Powell, owner - director at...
Last year's food and drink festival at Whitchurch
03 Mar 2020
Whitchurch Town Council is bringing back their annual food and drink festival to the town’s Civic Centre from the 16th - 17th May 2020. The festival is now in its seventh year and remains a completely free event to attend. The award-winning events company, Shropshire Festivals, have been enlisted to help deliver a captivating event. Local food and drink companies have started signing up to...
Scots pine
03 Mar 2020
An expert on ancient trees is to give a talk in Shrewsbury on new research that suggests the Scots pine is a true native of Shropshire and The Marches and not an introduced species after all. 'Pinus sylvestris' was thought to have died out in the region during the Iron Age, more than 2,000 years ago, and reintroduced later as an alien species. Now Dael Sassoon, a researcher in palaeoecology at...
02 Mar 2020
PRESS RELEASE                                                What's On at                                      Clun Valley Music 2020                                St George's Church, Clun SY7 8JH   ​Beethoven's 250th Anniversary  Clun Valley Music 2020 highlights the 250th Anniversary of Beethoven's birth. All concerts will feature his chamber works, a central pillar of our musical culture. On...
02 Mar 2020
TAKE TEA AT HISTORIC COUNTRY HOUSE THIS MOTHER’S DAY On Sunday 22nd March from 2.30pm, Iscoyd Park, the historical and award-winning country house venue, will open its doors to the public once again as it hosts exclusive Mothering Sunday event with a difference. Guests will be transported back to the age of high society as they feast upon a traditional afternoon tea prepared by Iscoyd’s Michelin-...
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