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30 Oct 2021
It was the perfect way to bring the curtain down on 18 years of amateur theatre in Shropshire. Mad Cow Productions had the audience rolling in the aisles at the Walker Theatre at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn with their hilarious production of the West End hit comedy Don’t Dress for Dinner. After entertaining audiences for almost two decades, this is the last show from the talented herd from Mad...
13 Oct 2021
A popular fireworks display will be back with a bang in Shrewsbury this November after a year’s absence due to the pandemic. The charity bonfire and fireworks spectacular will be taking place on Saturday November 6 at the Greenhous West Mid Showground and will feature two displays - the first ideal for younger children, followed by a louder display later in the evening. Last year’s event was...
04 Oct 2021
Tickets are now on sale for Shropshire Drama Company’s forthcoming production of John Godber’s comedy Bouncers at Theatre Severn, which takes place from 03 to 06 November. Set in a night club during the 1980s, Bouncers is a hilarious, fast-moving, raw and physical play about an evening on the town seen from the viewpoint of four men on the door – Lucky Eric, Jedd, Les and Ralph. The men are at...
27 Sep 2021
People are being invited to get comfy and relax in the heart of Shrewsbury as part of a campaign to encourage people into the town on a Sunday.  ‘Sofa Sundays’ will be held throughout October, when a range of comfortable sofas will be set out in The Square for people to enjoy.  The initiative is being organised by Shrewsbury BID (Business Improvement District) and is designed to give people the...
20 Sep 2021
An invitation has gone out for afternoon tea this Saturday at a free LGBT+ community-focused event in Shropshire, where people can find out more about the work of SAND and get some free advice on planning for the future. SAND stands for Safe Ageing No Discrimination and is an organisation campaigning for the rights of older and old LGBT+ people in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. Two of the...
31 Aug 2021
A brand new festival is coming to Shrewsbury with bars in the town centre getting together to celebrate the world of cocktails.  Shrewsbury Cocktail Week will take place from Monday September 13 to Sunday September 19 and tickets are on sale now.  The event is being organised by Shrewsbury BID (Business Improvement District) and is designed to showcase the array of fantastic venues in the town...
27 Aug 2021
Returning to SJN at the Hive, the breathtakingly eclectic piano improviser and composer Andrea Vicari is joined by International  star Yazz Ahmed (Trumpet & Flugelhorn) and a superb rhythm section of Dorian Lockett (Bass) and Eric Ford (Drums). With an intoxicating combination of backgrounds and musical experiences this band excels in harmonic creativity and highly focussed improvisation....
Chris Kendall and Jo Perry at the Riverside Inn, Cound.
30 Jul 2021
An iconic pub on the banks of the River Severn near Shrewsbury is reopening in August following a major refurbishment. The Riverside Inn, in Cound, will open on Monday August 16 after being closed for more than a year, and staff say they can’t wait to show people the results of the seven-figure investment project. The pub is part of Greene King’s Chef & Brewer collection of traditional...
Saturday late nights, Shrewsbury Market Hall, food and drink
27 Jul 2021
Saturday Late Night events are returning to Shrewsbury Market Hall after a break of more than 18 months. Dates have been set for August 7, September 18, October 30 and December 4 following the lifting of coronavirus restrictions. A selection of cafes and bars will open up until 10pm and a range of retail stalls will also open late. “These are family-friendly evenings when the market takes on a...
13 Jul 2021
Last Sunday, 11th July, saw 30 of the top German Wirehaired Pointers from across the UK, descend upon the British Ironwork Centre for their breed only open show for the title of Best in Show.  Judge, Tom Mather, Chairman of Crufts, assessed each dog based on their closeness to the breed standard, a list of requirements for movement, appearance, and temperament. Having already judged at three...
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