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04 Feb 2020
COMEDY FESTIVAL FULL WEEKEND LINE UP ANNOUNCED The full line up for this year’s Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival (SICFest) has been announced, with a host of new faces plus returning favourites to keep the county town amused. As ever, the weekend kicks off with a Festival Jesters show on the Thursday in the Walker Theatre (Theatre Severn) hosted by regular compere Dan Nightingale &...
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...
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...
17 Aug 2017
The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is bringing a collection of the newest and most mesmerising ocean films to the Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury, on Wednesday 20 September.   Get up close and personal with the world’s weirdest marine creatures, witness rarely seen footage of the least-explored depths of the planet, and meet the unique characters who dedicate their lives to the sea’s salt spray – all...
23 May 2017
People living in care homes and those who visit day care facilities and special needs groups in Telford will have a taste of local entertainment this summer thanks to businesses in the town. Casey’s at Cordingley Hall, Donnington, will begin a summer tour taking a show of fun and laughter to 20 venues - as soon as they have secured sponsorship. Bosses are looking for a further five firms to...
The Chicago Swing Katz - Vintage Jazz music
13 Jan 2017
For many people now in their retired years the music that still plays in their memories is 'Trad Jazz'. During the 1950's and 1960's Jazz found a new popularity in the dance halls and theatres around the UK. Based on tunes written and played in 1920's New Orleans, USA, the music was energetic, bluesy, exciting and became  hugely popular. Jazz musicians playing this music became household names...
30 Jul 2015
Parents looking for some energetic entertainment for their children during the summer holidays will have to act quickly to book on some record-breaking sports camps. Ball Sports Community Coaching is running sessions at Oswestry School and Market Drayton Cricket Club throughout the school holidays - and managers say they have had a huge amount of interest from parents. A report published by the...
Shrewsbury Film Society win award
03 Oct 2014
Shrewsbury Film Society, which has gone from strength to strength since it’s original formation in 2011 - has recently been awarded a distinction for film programming, via the Cinema for All Film Society Awards. Screening a wide array of diverse films, Shrewsbury Film Society showcases the best that cinema has to offer, from comfortable surroundings at the Hive in Shrewsbury town centre. With...
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...
Hive youth arts and community charity in Shrewsbury
05 Jul 2013
An independent youth arts charity working across Shropshire is appealing for new trustees to join their existing board, presenting an opportunity for local people to get involved with one of the County’s most prominent entertainment venues and community arts organisations. The Hive is based in the heart of Shrewsbury town centre and works across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and the wider sub-...
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