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Art Express - rural arts workshops with DASH
13 Feb 2015
The idea behind Art Express is to bring FREE visual arts workshops to disabled and older people in all areas of Shropshire. DASH recognises that disabled and older people may have difficulty in affording transport to the workshops and we can ASSIST with transport. The workshops are also open to friends of participants. You can book on to the workshops by visting DASH's Eventbrite page: http://www...
Art Express project - DASH Disability Arts
23 Sep 2014
A Shropshire disability-arts charity has launched an exciting project, which will see new visual arts workshops brought to locations across the county over the coming months. DASH - Disability Arts in Shropshire - is pleased to release details of the new project this week. The Art Express workshops are open to all artists, disabled and non-disabled - at all stages of their careers. Whether a...
DASH Disability and Visual Arts Organisation in Shropshire
25 Jul 2014
Staff and trustees of Disability Arts Organisation DASH were celebrating last week – after receiving the news that they had been successful in securing funding from Arts Council England. DASH is a Disability Arts development organisation, which works locally, nationally and internationally with disabled people in partnership with arts and cultural organisations to develop Disability Arts practice...
Hive Shrewsbury - youth arts charity and community venue
09 Jul 2014
Youth arts charity and community venue the Hive, has released it's summer programme of activity. There's plenty of culture and entertainment on offer for people of all ages, with summer holiday workshops for young people a particular highlight as always! The summer holiday workshops commence on Wednesday July 23 with a Film-making masterclass. Taking place for ages 8-13 years, it willl run...
Hive Shrewsbury - crafts and vintage inspired fair
15 Jan 2014
A popular indoor arts, craft and vintage inspired fair is returning to Shrewsbury following the success of previous events. Bosses at the Hive in Shrewsbury are pleased to reveal that the next Bazaar, with an Easter theme, will feature over 30 stalls and take place in April. Promising to offer a diverse and varied selection of stands - other Bazaars have showcased traders offering jewellery,...
scrappies logo
23 Oct 2013
Do you or your business often have lots of waste you think could be re-used?  Local (Church-Stretton based) charity Scrappies can collect from you free of charge.  They collect all over Shrewsbury (and beyond) and they are particularly interested in good quality, clean rolls of plastic sheeting and fabrics which they can use for arts projects.  They are also always on the lookout for boxes, tubs...
Shropshire Young Carers charity single for Hive
05 Aug 2013
A group of young carers from Shropshire are preparing to release their own single on Wednesday! Here Until The End is performed by Not Completely Blonde and the song has been written by young carers from all over the county during a band-building project co-ordinated by the Hive in Shrewsbury. One hundred percent of the proceeds from sales of the single  - which will be available for download on...
Mr B returns to Shrewsbury venue
15 Jul 2013
The Hive in Shrewsbury is soon to host an intriguing evening of Chap Hop - when Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer brings his unique rap style to the town once again. Tickets for the event, billed by organisers as a 'truly amazing experience' are incredibly limited and due to sell incredibly fast! Having spent the best part of a decade bringing manners back to popular culture, Mr B promises to entertain...
Hive Shrewsbury - bee sets off alarm
11 Jul 2013
The Hive in Shrewsbury town centre well and truly lived up to its name last week, when a lone bumble bee was found to be the cause of the venue's intruder alarm going off late on Friday night. Staff of the youth arts charity were called to the premises when the alarm went off and after investigations with the call-out engineer from Security Wise, the issue was isolated to a single bumble bee...
Jazz concert with local Network in Shrewsbury
10 Jul 2013
A Shropshire entertainment venue is preparing to host one of the UK jazz scene's biggest names this weekend. On Saturday evening, the Chris Gumbley Quintet will take to the stage at the Hive on Belmont, as part of the Shrewsbury Jazz Network's regular series of concerts at the intimate venue. Shrewsbury Jazz Network are delighted to welcome back the Chris Gumbley Quintet with music that...
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