arts

23 Aug 2019
Artists and artisan crafters from across the county now have a new home thanks to the launch this week of a dedicated independent shop, Shrewsbury Arts and Crafts.    The brainchild of Shrewsbury-based entrepreneur Jessica Richards, the craft emporium in Windsor Place in the town is now home to over 30 individual producers, flying the flag for local creative talent.    “When I realised the costs...
VERVE dancer Dorna Ashory for VERVE 2019 tour
27 Mar 2019
VERVE | Mixed Bill - Shrewsbury Friday 26 April, 7:30pm, £10 Adventurous. Athletic. Absorbing. In 2019 VERVE presents an ambitious programme of bold new dance work created by internationally-acclaimed and award-winning choreographers Joan Clevillé (Catalonia), Maxine Doyle (UK) and Ben Wright (UK), alongside a restaging of ‘Shutdown’ by Noa Zuk and Ohad Fishof (Israel). Experience an evening of...
31 Jan 2019
A Central Shropshire community arts centre has now appointed their first paid member of staff, Chief Officer, Sophie Eades. The Clifton Community Arts Centre (CCAC) was established in 2013 with a view to raising awareness and funds to reopen the Clifton building in Wellington for the benefit of the community. Unfortunately, a developer stepped in and purchased the site for residential and retail...
03 Jul 2018
On Sunday 1st July, I visited Theatre Severn to watch the students from Shrewsbury's Stagecoach perform in Disney’s, Beauty and the Beast Junior. The story that is set in a provincial town in France, features a bright young heroine named Belle, her handsome and loutish suitor Gaston, a cursed young prince and an enchanted castle. Theatre Severn was the perfect venue to host this spectacle...
04 Oct 2016
Charity organisation and venue, the Hive in Shrewsbury is launching its friendly and relaxed cinema season suitable for people with dementia and others on Wednesday 12th October with the classic musical, Singin in the rain. Unlike traditional cinema screenings, these will have soft lighting and lower volume to bring comfort to those with dementia and other illnesses. Tickets for these screenings...
11 May 2016
Young hopefuls showed judges what they were made of in the hopes of joining the line-up of an upcoming show packed with musical entertainment. About 50 talented youngsters, aged between 16 and 21 years old, turned up to audition for a place in the ensemble that will support the leading performers in the star-studded West End Story, which will be coming to Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury on July 1st...
18 Apr 2016
The Hive, an arts charity and venue in Shrewsbury working with young people and children across the County has won What’s On Readers’ Award for Best Small Theatre/Arts Venue in Shropshire. The Hive has been running as a venue for over 10 years and hosts weekly events including frequent gigs by internationally renowned musicians, film screenings and creative activities for children & young...
07 Mar 2016
The Hive, an arts charity and venue in Shrewsbury working with young people and children across the county, has been working in partnership with the Armed Forces Covenant and others since February 2015 to bring more than 80 inspirational music workshops for toddlers, children, young people and their families in the Connect-Create music project. On Tuesday March 1st, the final performance of the...
27 Oct 2015
The Big Art Show is changing its name and inviting artists to exhibit at two events it will be staging in 2016. Held at the Greenhous West Mid Showground in Shrewsbury, Shropshire over the first weekend in July (1st to 3rd) and new for 2016 at Secretts of Milford, near Guildford, Surrey on September 11th and 12th, The Big Art Show aims to provide an annual showcase for a wide diversity of artists...
Marketing support in Shropshire
12 Mar 2015
Every few months, I provide a summary of interesting things which clients are up too. Spring is certainly a season of the year where many small businesses launch into new programmes or activities - and 2015 is no exception! Many clients have been looking to refresh and update their online presence. Adorn Studio in Shrewsbury, have recently incorporated an online shop into their website - selling...
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