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Comedy, stand up
29 Jan 2020
Thurs 12th March @ 7:30pm THEATRE SEVERN, FRANKWELL QUAY, SHREWSBURY, SHROPSHIRE, SY3 8FT Three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and very-hard-to-pin-down-indie-underdog-nightmare JOSIE LONG is back with a brand new show after a brief hiatus, during which she had a baby and so on... It's about the mind-bending intensity of new motherhood, but mostly about kindness, gentleness, and joy - all in...
10 Jan 2020
Canadian singer song-writer, Tim Baker will be performing at the Henry Tudor House in Shrewsbury on the 24th of January. After kicking off his solo career with an impressive debut album, Tim will embark on his first Europian tour as a solo artist. ‘Forever Overheard’, the first instalment from Tim, has claimed its rightful spot in the ‘Top 10 Folk Albums of 2019’ by Canadian Music Monthly’s ‘...
06 Jan 2020
Multi award-winning band Mànran will play Theatre Severn on Friday, 14 February, bringing their lively, infectious sets to audiences in Shrewsbury this winter. 2020 will mark ten years at the heart of the Scottish Traditional music scene for the folk supergroup. Having been in high demand as a live act across the world with shows in over 30 countries, Mànran are looking forward to playing to...
06 Jan 2020
A Shropshire rock music school has set a challenge for new students wishing to join its first term of 2020, which begins on 15 January. Backbeat Music School, which currently operates from venues in Market Drayton, Shrewsbury and Wem and is open to people of all abilities in the age groups seven to 12, 13 to 18 and 18 to 90 years old, has launched its Sofa2Stage initiative. Co-founder Adam Knight...
06 Jan 2020
A top prize of a night at the Hilton Hotel in London’s Canary Wharf awaits the winner of the star raffle prize at a quiz night being held to raise funds for a Shropshire charity. The quiz, organised by law firm Lanyon Bowdler, is being held in Shrewsbury in January and teams of up to six people are being asked to get their entries in as soon as possible. Money raised on the night will go to...
Paul McCaffrey
30 Dec 2019
Star of Live at the Apollo (BBC2) Impractical Jokers (BBC3) Russell Howards Good News (BBC3) Stand up Central (Comedy Central) and as seen on The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC) and Channel 4s 5o Funniest. On the radio, Paul has recently co-hosted the Rock and Roll football on Absolute Radio and the Warm up on TalkSport as well as guesting on Rob Becketts show on Absolute and performing Stand up on...
29 Nov 2019
Shrewsbury’s main fireworks display which had to be postponed twice due to flooding is back with a bang - and this time with a “festive twist”. Two previous attempts at the Greenhous West Mid Showground fell victim to the weather but organisers are hoping their charity Christmas Firecracker will more than make up for it on Saturday, December 7.   The event will feature a sound-sensitive first...
20 Nov 2019
  Press Release – Sneaky Finders   New Peaky Blinders-inspired murder mystery event comes to Shrewsbury in January 2020. Let's  be honest, we've all dubbed ourselves quite the detective when it comes to watching TV crime shows. Now you have the chance to become your very own real-life detective with CluedUpp's new Peaky Blinders-inspired murder mystery, 'Sneaky Finders', coming to Shrewsbury...
20 Nov 2019
Dr Who and acclaimed horror thriller author Jason Arnopp will be giving tips on how to break into novels, scriptwriting and the world of publishing at this year’s Shrewsbury Festival of Literature on Sunday November 24. Arnopp, whose new thriller novel Ghoster is currently terrifying readers up and down the country, will talk about his three decades in writing, from journalism to fiction - and he...
13 Nov 2019
Clun Valley Music returns this December to present a weekend of diverse and dynamic music, including a Junk Percussion workshop and two recitals from world class ensembles.  All events take place at St George's Church Clun, SY7 8JH - for more info and tickets, visit https://www.clunvalleymusic.co.uk/cvm-season-2019-20 Saturday 7th December  1pm Aurora Percussion Duo in Recital : A World of...
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