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13 Nov 2019
Clun Valley Music returns this December to present a weekend of diverse and dynamic music, including a Junk Percussion workshop and two recitals from world class ensembles.  All events take place at St George's Church Clun, SY7 8JH - for more info and tickets, visit https://www.clunvalleymusic.co.uk/cvm-season-2019-20 Saturday 7th December  1pm Aurora Percussion Duo in Recital : A World of...
28 Sep 2019
The latest Shrewsbury Bookfest Book Award project for primary schools in Shropshire has been snapped up by a record number of schools within days of it being launched earlier this month.  Organisers at Shrewsbury Bookfest have been inundated, and nearly overwhelmed, with applications from primary schools up and down and across the county.  Places for the awards ceremony, scheduled for April 2020...
Kids enjoy the festival
21 May 2019
Shropshire Kids Festival 2019 enjoyed record figures, with 11,000 people attending the two-day event on the 11th and 12th May in Shrewsbury’s Quarry. Beth Heath, Shropshire Festival’s founder, said, “Our fourth annual Kids Festival was a big success. We worked very hard to change the model this year, so all activities within the festival were free. We listened to the feedback from last year, and...
Jacqueline Wilson
27 Mar 2019
One of Britain’s most successful children’s authors and Children’s Laureate (2005-2007), Jacqueline Wilson, will be in Shrewsbury on Saturday 4th May for Shrewsbury Bookfest’s annual children’s literature festival.  The multi-award winning, best-selling author is also the very loyal and supportive President of Shrewsbury Bookfest, which celebrates its 21st birthday this May Bank Holiday weekend...
07 Mar 2019
One of Britain’s most successful children’s authors and Children’s Laureate (2005-2007), Jacqueline Wilson, will be in Shrewsbury on Saturday 4th May for Shrewsbury Bookfest’s annual children’s literature festival.  The multi-award winning, best-selling author is also the very loyal and supportive President of Shrewsbury Bookfest, which celebrates its 21st birthday this May Bank Holiday weekend...
28 Nov 2018
You want fun? We’ve got it. And then some. Shropshire Kids Festival is back, with more super-extra-massive bonkers fun.  Kids just wanna have fun - and we serve it up right across a fabulous weekend. We’ve got a HUGE water slide, the foamiest foam parties, mega sports zone, massive inflatables, a have-a-go music tent, zorb balls, go karts, circus tent, craft activities and just about anything...
19 Oct 2018
Shrewsbury Bookfest invite families and children aged 6+ to Button & Bear Bookshop, 28 Castle Street, Shrewsbury. SY1 2BQ to join author Hilary Robinson as she introduces her new book ‘Peace Lily’ which tells the story of Lily, a young girl who becomes a nurse and follows her childhood friends Ben and Ray to the battlefields of France. ‘Peace Lily’ is beautifully illustrated and with a...
21 Aug 2018
The Darwin Shopping Centre was joined by Shrewsbury Town Football Club’s Lenny the Lion and aspiring Jungle Explorers last week, as they took on the centre’s brand-new Summer Jungle – a free play area that will be in-situ in the centre until the last Sunday in August. Youngsters were challenged with making their way through the ball pit swamp, navigating a route over the rickety bridge, climbing...
30 Jul 2018
Children accompanying adults will have free access to the Shrewsbury Flower Show this year - and will find plenty to do in a dedicated area with everything from crafts to circus skills to keep them busy. Everything in the children’s area is completely free and will keep youngsters entertained throughout the weekend in The Quarry on 10 th and 11 th August Garden designer Chris Beardshaw, who won...
12 Jul 2018
The History Press is delighted to announce the forthcoming release of ‘Shropshire Folk Tales for Children’ by Amy Douglas in July 2018. Featuring specially commissioned illustrations by a local artist and part of a new series of folk tales for children from Britain’s finest storytellers, The History Press is the premier contemporary resource for British folk tales. Do you know that there are...
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