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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.  ...
Book and flowers
16 May 2018
A University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) study day will explore the work of two writers who found inspiration in very different regions of the Midlands. The ‘Writing the Midlands: A Sense of Place in the Works of Mary Webb and Arnold Bennett’ event will take place at Guildhall, UCS’s learning and research base, on Saturday May 26, from 10am to 4pm. Professor Deborah Wynne from UCS, one of the...
Napoleon Bonaparte
03 May 2018
Art and history enthusiasts are invited to University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) to find out how “all is not as it appears” in France’s past when it is portrayed through images. Professor Claire Griffiths will present a free talk at Guildhall, UCS’s learning and research base, from 1pm on Wednesday May 16, exploring ‘Revolutions in Art: Reality and Subterfuge in Painting French History’. Claire is...
16 Nov 2017
A date has been set for the return of a classical music festival in Shropshire with organisers forced to release tickets early due to popular demand. Proms and Prosecco in the Park will be held on September 8, at Chetwynd Deer Park in Newport, to coincide with the Last Night of the Proms. It follows the success of this summer’s inaugural event which attracted 1,600 prom-goers from Shropshire,...
25 Oct 2017
Revolutionary lamp head Halo was lauded as a star performer by Shrewsbury-headquartered Morris Site Machinery in its successful attendance at this year’s Showman’s Show. The leading manufacturer and global supplier used its premiere themed stand to showcase its innovative and quality products to a positive reception by the events industry. The first public demonstrations of Halo, a powerful, anti...
22 Aug 2017
Ever wanted to learn to dance like the stars from Strictly? This fun and enjoyable 6 week course for absolute beginners provides an introduction to Ballroom and Latin-American dancing. You'll get to grips with the basics and learn some simple routines for dances such as the wonderful Waltz and the cheeky Cha Cha Cha. All adults welcome, no partner required! All for only £35 per person for 6 weeks...
01 Apr 2017
Shrewsbury has ramped up its vibrant offer this spring with a host of festival activity to fill warm weekends and bank holiday breaks. Whether it’s fantastic flash mobs and brilliant buskers or awesome authors and cartoonists, there’s plenty to keep you entertained. Here are some highlights of what’s in store. Music maestro please The streets will be alive with music when more than 100 acts...
Event details  Valentines Ceilidh  Saturday 18th February- 7.30 pm to 11pm  Tickets £10 adults, £5 under 11's- includes buffet lunch.   Radbrook Community Centre, Radbrook Community Centre, Calverton Way, Radbrook Green Shrewsbury, SY3 6DZ.   For tickets or info visit   Or contact info@villagewater.org 01743241563
10 Jan 2017
Join us for a night of live music, real ale, buffet and dancing.  Long term Village Water supporters the Rotary Club of Shrewsbury Darwin are again supporting Village Water with their annual Ceilidh, this years event will be on the Saturday 18th February, perfect for a Valentines theme! Live music will be courtesy of the ever popular Shrewsbury based Ceilidh band the Melomanics Duo, this...
Author James Hannah will be appearing at the Shrewsbury Festival of Literature
22 Nov 2016
Shrewsbury’s first Festival of Literature opens on Friday November 25 featuring best-selling authors, storytellers, performers and poets from across the UK. The three-day programme will see events held at 11 venues all over Shrewsbury ranging from talks by literary prize winners to theatrical performances, workshops and even a poet in an ambulance. Festival chair, Susan Caroline, of Pengwern...
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