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Bull and handlers at Shropshire County Show
30 May 2022
Thousands of people descended on Shrewsbury’s showground as the Shropshire County Show returned to a full programme of action-packed entertainment for the first time in three years.   Main ring acts, trade stands, large numbers of entries in livestock classes, activities for all the family and the flypast of a Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Hurricane entertained the crowds as the sun smiled on...
A street scene at Bovis Homes’ Haygate Fields in Wellington, Shropshire
30 May 2022
A Stafford-based housebuilder is getting into the Jubilee spirit this bank holiday with family fun events planned across its housing developments. Vistry Mercia is hosting the events on Thursday 2, Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 June at developments in Staffordshire, Cheshire, Shropshire and the West Midlands to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Vistry Mercia is part of Vistry Group, which...
Camp Bestival accommodation at Weston Park
30 May 2022
Hot showers and comfy beds are on offer to revellers at Shropshire’s newest festival. Camp Bestival Shropshire, a new sister event to the UK’s favourite family festival, comes to Weston Park from Thursday August 18 to Sunday August 21. Tickets are on sale now. Ticketholders can now ditch the tents and upgrade to a luxury bed and breakfast package in the stately home itself, just a stone’s throw...
27 May 2022
Tickets are now on sale for Shropshire Drama Company’s (SDC) forthcoming self-penned production commemorating the 2022 platinum jubilee. Written by SDC member Michele Rowland-Jones and entitled 41 Crowns it will run for two nights – June 24 and 25 in The Loft at The Old Post Office pub, Shrewsbury. Performed by four actors and a musician and delivered through a combination of rhyming verse, music...
Shrewsbury Food Festival this year
27 May 2022
The award-winning festival returns to Shrewsbury Quarry on 25th & 26th June 2022. The ninth Shrewsbury Food Festival is just weeks away from being held in Shrewsbury’s Quarry Park on the 25th and 26th June. The Shropshire Festivals team will once again be providing a weekend of foodie, family entertainment, celebrating independent businesses and championing the local food and drink sector....
Theatre Severn and River Severn in Shrewsbury
26 May 2022
Kick starting with an extended bank holiday and an array of celebration events for the Platinum Jubilee, June is set to be another exciting month in the county.   Guided Walks of Shrewsbury: until 30 September As we hope for sunshine and blue skies, it’s the perfect time to explore more of Shrewsbury. Organised by Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery, join one of their guided 90-minute daily talks...
Hencote Vineyard
19 May 2022
The very best of British dining will be in the spotlight as a top Shropshire restaurant celebrates the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The View at Hencote has prepared a sumptuous seven-course tasting menu as well as a traditional afternoon tea as the focus of celebrations to mark Her Majesty’s 70-year reign. General manager Mark Stevens said everyone at the Shrewsbury restaurant was looking forward to...
Festivalgoers
17 May 2022
Marquees and tipis are starting to go up in preparation for the first ever ‘Shropshire Party at the Quarry Park’ festival. The Shropshire Festivals event is being held on Friday evening and Saturday from 11am until 10pm. Local brewers, drinks producers, and street food vendors will all be in attendance, including Hobsons Brewery, Three Tuns Brewery, The Special Cider Company, The Shropshire...
17 May 2022
Chris Batchelor - Zoetic                              June 11 £23/£12 U22 Renowned for his melodic and warmly lyrical trumpet playing Chris Batchelor returns to SJN at the Hive with a truly exceptional group of musicians: Margrit Hassler (viola),  John Parricelli (guitar) Steve Watts (double bass) and Paul Clarvis (percussion). Music drawing on influences from a wide range of styles: East African...
Goat playground
16 May 2022
Park Hall – The Countryside Experience, is lining up a regal week of entertainment for the summer half term. ‘A Right Royal Week’ runs from May 28 until June 5, tying in the Jubilee celebrations to their farming fun. Children will be tasked with finding the missing corgi in the Sycamore Woodland, with an amusing trail taking the kids on the seeking mission. It won’t just be the pigs racing, with...
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