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Interconnections 4, array of woven tapestry art at Granary Art Gallery, Weston Park
08 Jun 2022
An historic estate on the Shropshire/Staffordshire border, which is steeped in tapestry history, will be the backdrop for a stunning exhibition of contemporary tapestries this summer. Interconnections 4, featuring unique tapestry by some of the leading weavers from Ireland and Scotland, will visit Weston Park from June 4 until August 31 and will fill the free-entry Granary Art Gallery with...
Paul Howells in his striking Porsche 911 RSR at Loton Park, pictured by Adam Johnson.
06 Jun 2022
Midland Championship at Loton Park… As the speed hill climb season approaches the midway stage, competitors in the Midland Championship once again head for Loton Park, near Shrewsbury this coming weekend (11/12 June). Current championship leader Paul Howells of Coleford, Hereford will be entertaining the crowds in his magnificent Porsche 911 RSR and hot on his heels - and only two points behind...
01 Jun 2022
Shropshire’s brand-new fitness and Wellbeing event, the Wellbeing Festival is fast approaching and has been incredibly well accepted. With many people excited to attend and get involved. The Wellbeing Festival will be coming to Shrewsbury Quarry on the 11th & 12th June to inspire audiences with local and nationally acclaimed specialists talking, demonstrating, and engaging in the field of...
Jubilee week, Jubilee events, Shrewsbury Market Hall
31 May 2022
Shrewsbury Market Hall is marking the Jubilee festivities with themed attractions and a late night event. Shoppers have the chance of winning one of three luxury Jubilee market hampers, children can enjoy a Royal Discovery Trail and festival crown workshops are running all week. “The market will be operating its normal opening hours throughout the week, except for Saturday when we’re open for a...
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...
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