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Jan Park, Vice Chair of the Secret Severn Art Trail, in her studio.
16 Sep 2020
The Secret Severn Art Trail is being extended with an exciting new exhibition after the number of visitors and sales of artists’ work for the 10-day event broke all previous years’ records. Organisers are celebrating the best year yet for the popular free Shropshire trail, centred around Jackfield, by opening again for two more long weekends this month (September).  People have another chance to...
Artist Maggie Humphry
21 Aug 2020
Organisers of a popular free event on the Shropshire arts calendar are thrilled to announce that it will go ahead next month (September) with more venues and artists taking part than ever. The Secret Severn Art Trail, which is centred around Jackfield, will run from Thursday 3 September to Sunday 13 September. People are invited to enjoy artwork from the best local established and up-and-coming...
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...
08 Nov 2018
A brand new woodland wedding and event venue has been launched in the heart of the Shropshire countryside. Located at Wrekin Forest School on Crudgington Moor Lane, Telford, the new rustic ceremony site has been created by owner Judie Ellis in response to demand. Judie, a trained forest school leader and educator, has become well known across Shropshire over recent years for her innovative...
06 Aug 2018
Shropshire’s biggest beer festival is on course for a record-breaking year – with ticket sales set to top the 10,000 mark. Organisers Shropshire Festivals say the three-day event – based around Shrewsbury’s Quarry Park and in the town itself – has already sparked an unprecedented demand for tickets. Last year’s inaugural event saw more than 10,000 enjoy the combination of beer festival, live...
Map and computer.
11 Jun 2018
A free workshop at University Centre Shrewsbury will highlight new opportunities for businesses created by a national move to make more geographic data available to the public. The event on Tuesday June 26, 2018, organised by The Centre for Research into Environmental Science and Technology at University Centre Shrewsbury ([email protected]), will explore the benefits for businesses in using geospatial...
Sabadell, 2018: Meeting of Senior Social Entrepreneurs and facilitators from France, Spain/Catalunya, Denmark, Bulgaria and Shropshire.
11 Jun 2018
A University Centre Shrewsbury Centre (UCS) event is being held to build on work to support older people to get involved in and benefit their communities. The free morning of presentations and discussion will take place at Guildhall, UCS’s learning and research base in Frankwell Quay, from 9am to 1pm, on Tuesday June 19, 2018. The event will showcase the Senior Social Entrepreneuring (SSE)...
Members of the Royal Observer Corps
04 Jun 2018
From origins in warning of invaders by sea at the time of the Spanish Armada, to potential nuclear attack during the Cold War, the history of the Royal Air Force’s Royal Observer Corps will be the subject of a free University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) lecture this month. Mike Bradbury will present the talk on ‘The Eyes and Ears of the Royal Air Force’ at Guildhall, UCS’s learning and research base...
Student in library
27 May 2018
Thought about studying again after time out of education, but don’t know where to begin? An event at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) next month will share information, advice and guidance on the options available. The Return to Learning Event is aimed at people who are 21 and above, considering either full-time or part-time opportunities. The event takes place at Guildhall, UCS’s learning and...
21 May 2018
Shrewsbury Flower Show has been shortlisted for the final of the UK’s Favourite Flower and Garden Festival Award - but needs assistance urgently from the public to help scoop the winning title.   The show, which will be held on August 10 and 11, is among 12 locations in the running for the award in an online voting competition, but time is short and votes need to be cast as soon as possible.  ...
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