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Children with their pumpkins
18 Oct 2019
Park Hall Farm in Oswestry is busy getting ready to hold ‘Pumpkinfest.’ The event will run from the 19th to the 31st October to ensure Shropshire’s families are catered for over half term and Halloween. There will be lots of fun activities laid on for all the family, in addition to their usual plethora of indoor and outdoor activities, adorable animals and exhibitions. There will be an indoor...
Glasses of celebratory bubbly
14 Oct 2019
It is ten weeks until Christmas, and Hawkstone Park Hotel has got your social calendar wrapped up with a range of events that will ensure the festive season is filled with merriment, great food and exquisite entertainment. Lauren Cartledge, Commercial Director at the hotel said, “We get great feedback from our events at Hawkstone Park, so we wanted to hold events through December to keep the...
09 Oct 2019
Skies over Shrewsbury will be lit up with a double fireworks display to celebrate bonfire night. The Shrewsbury Bonfire and Fireworks Spectacular will take place at the Greenhous West Mid Showground on Saturday, November 2, and will once again feature two fireworks displays. Visitors can attend one or both displays for the same price and will also be entertained by a funfair, plenty of food and...
03 Oct 2019
Hal Cruttenden’s smash hit show is back for seconds. He’s on the road by popular demand for a final run this Autumn.  Hal has promised to lose 2 stone next year, so now is the time to see him in all his chubby glory. By the end of the tour he will have performed 120 dates.  According to The Times he’s  'The funniest he’s ever been' . Now you can see him in Shrewsbury (still chubby!) on Sat 26th...
30 Sep 2019
One broken world and ten funny songs to fix it. From BBC Radio 4's "Now Show" to his column in the New European, Mitch spreads insight and laughs in equal measure. Join the "country's leading musical satirist" (The Times) as, with six string in hand and a head full of silly rhymes, he identifies the problems and proposes (semi-serious) solutions. “Song after song of exquisitely crafted satire”...
Child playing outdoors in leaves
27 Sep 2019
For parents who want to give their kids a memorable and engaging Halloween day out, Hawkstone Park Follies has the answer with their Spooktacular event this half term. The family day out will deliver some spooky fun, without any nightmare-inducing terror. The themed trail around the follies promises to get imaginations running as children follow a special Halloween trail around the 100 acres of...
23 Sep 2019
Early bird tickets are now on sale for Shropshire Drama Company’s forthcoming production of Alan Ayckbourn’s comedy Round And Round The Garden at Theatre Severn, which takes place from 06 to 09 November and celebrates a double milestone for the playwright. Set over a weekend in July, the play centres round Annie who has arranged to go away for a respite break from looking after her bedridden...
Couple enjoying last year's Shropshire Oktoberfest
18 Sep 2019
The huge Shropshire Oktoberfest beer tent is soon to be erected at Shrewsbury’s Quarry for the event on October 4 and 5. The award-winning team behind some of the county’s most successful events are busy coordinating brewers from across the region to serve up over 150 real ales at the event, which will also feature bars serving up local lager, cider and perry, with a prosecco parlour, gin den,...
The exterior at Old Downton Lodge
06 Sep 2019
Ludlow’s Old Downton Lodge is set to welcome the locally based acclaimed portrait artist, Daniel James Yeomans, for an exclusive art exhibition. On the 5th October his latest work will be unveiled from the new exhibition ‘The Unlikely Sitters,’ which is a collection of oil paintings. Daniel James Yeomans studied at the Charles H. Cecil Studios in Florence, Italy, where he trained in the usage of...
Shrewsbury Market Hall Rooftop Tours
29 Aug 2019
See Shrewsbury from a different angle with Roof Top Tours at the Market Hall, giving visitors a chance to view the town's historic townscape from on high as part of national Heritage Open Days. Town guide and local historian Stan Sedman will lead a series of tours at the 1960’s Shrewsbury Market Hall on Saturday September 14. Tours will take place at 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Spaces are...
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