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01 Feb 2019
We are delighted to again be hosting Shrewsbury Steampunk Spectacular on Saturday 23rd March 2019. This will be the most exciting festival offering fun and excitement for all to enjoy. Our Steampunk events are immensely popular, appealing to families, couples the young and not so young! It really does capture the imagination of everyone. It will be the most splendid and spectacular show and is...
11 Jan 2019
Live music - real ale & wine bar - free buffet - all for a great cause. Banish the Winter blues (and all the pounds from the Christmas pud) and join local charity Village Water's annual Spring Ceilidh. Saturday 23rd February. 7pm - 11.30pm. Radbrook Communty Centre, Calverton Way, Shrewsbury, SY3 6DZ Tickets on sale NOW https://villagewater.org/ceilidh19 Adults £12.50 - Children £5 (includes ...
13 Jun 2018
In an attempt to see Shropshire in the Guinness Book of Records in a fun, active and inclusive way, Revel-in-Dance is getting Shrewsbury in a flap! The aim is to break the current Guinness World Record for the largest number of people to dance the Charleston at one time. The current record is 975 people and is held by ‘Swing Patrol’ in London; so with this hefty figure to beat Revel in Dance...
21 May 2018
Shropshire teachers are being invited to take part in a free workshop aimed at encouraging a new generation of children to learn traditional English dance. The day-long session at Trinity Primary School in Ford on June 15 will give primary teachers an insight into how to combine folk dance with contemporary hip hop and how it can be incorporated in the timetable for lessons in dance, fitness or...
18 Apr 2018
The man behind one of radio’s most played songs will be making his debut performance at Shrewsbury Folk Festival this year. Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel, who had Top 20 hits with Judy Teen, Mr Soft, Mr Raffles, Here Comes The Sun and their number one Make Me Smile (Come Up & See Me), will be one of the headliners on the first night of the festival on Friday August 24. Festival organisers...
08 Jan 2018
Hundreds of schoolchildren across Shropshire are set to learn new music and dance skills in an education project being delivered by one of the country’s leading folk festivals. Professional dancers will deliver workshops at four Shropshire schools – Chirbury Primary School, Gobowen Primary and St George’s Junior and Radbrook Primary in Shrewsbury – from January to March, as part of Shrewsbury...
29 Oct 2016
Pinocchio Jasmin Vardimon Theatre Severn Saturday 29th October 2016   Jasmin Vardimon , already known for her ground-breaking styles in dance  and theatricality, has given a very special touch to this very old Italian cautionary tale,  Pinocchio. Where ballet meets physicality, where dance entwines with narrative and where everything behind the proscenium arch is stripped bare so the very...
20 Oct 2016
Balletboyz have just embarked on the second leg of their tour of Life., a visually stunning show that takes a powerful look at life and death, choreographed by Pontus Lidberg and Javier de Frutos. We talked to BalletBoyz artistic directors Michael Nunn and William Trevitt  about the show and their boundary breaking all male dance company. Can you tell us a bit about Life. and how the idea for the...
Shrewsbury College student, Lydia Evans, selected to dance in David Williams' Gangster Granny at Theatre Severn
13 Oct 2016
  Now there’s work experience and there’s work experience… and Shrewsbury College Performing Arts student, Lydia Evans, has probably landed the type of opportunity many teenagers would dream of. David Walliams’ Gangster Granny comes to Theatre Severn this week and when a phone call came to Shrewsbury College for a top quality dancer to play a twelve year old girl, 17 year old Lydia was selected...
27 Sep 2016
More than 800 Shropshire schoolchildren learnt new music and dance skills from around the world as part of a Shrewsbury Folk Festival project, it has been revealed. Helping Hands, Dancing Feet was a flagship education programme run by organisers of the popular four-day festival as part of a wider project called All Together Now that aimed to bring different folk traditions to a new audience....
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