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18 Aug 2020
Shrewsbury Folk Festival has released the full programme for its two-day virtual festival later this month as it launches a fundraising drive to recover the losses sustained from its postponement due to the coronavirus pandemic. Festival organisers are laying on two days of music, workshops and dance for free on August 29 and 30 to mark the event that can’t take place and is urging people to...
29 Jul 2020
Shrewsbury Folk Festival has announced the line-up for its free virtual festival that is taking place next month after the event was postponed due to coronavirus. Folk, world and Americana stars have recorded exclusive performances for Virtually Shrewsbury Folk Festival that will be hosted at www.shrewsburyfolkfestival.co.uk on August 29 and 30. Playing in four concerts across the two days will...
02 Mar 2020
PRESS RELEASE                                                What's On at                                      Clun Valley Music 2020                                St George's Church, Clun SY7 8JH   ​Beethoven's 250th Anniversary  Clun Valley Music 2020 highlights the 250th Anniversary of Beethoven's birth. All concerts will feature his chamber works, a central pillar of our musical culture. On...
25 Feb 2020
Shrewsbury Folk Festival has revealed a second wave of artists on its 2020 line up topped by American folk legend, Judy Collins. Five time Grammy Award winning blues and Americana star Keb’ Mo’, Zimbabwean group Black Umfolosi, a rare show from the Seckou Keita Quintet, a unique interpretation of the work of Scotland’s national poet Robert Burns from Band of Burns, sitar maestro Sheema Mukherjee...
11 Feb 2020
We are proud to begin our Beethoven celebrations this year with a recital by one of the brightest stars in the vocal firmament, Roderick Williams. Named Singer of the Year in 2016 (Royal Philharmonic Society Awards) and awarded an OBE for services to music in 2017, baritone Roderick Williams has performed in the world’s finest opera houses and concert halls. Joined by his long-standing musical...
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 &...
01 Dec 2019
The first names on the line up of next year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival have been confirmed as 2020 tickets go on sale. Globally acclaimed Galician piper Carlos Núñez will make his festival debut and organisers have secured the only UK festival performance of The Lost Words: Spell Songs with Karine Polwart, Julie Fowlis, Seckou Keita, Kris Drever, Rachel Newton, Beth Porter, Jim Molyneux and...
15 Aug 2019
The British Science Association (BSA) has recently unveiled the full programme and opened bookings for the British Science Festival 2019. This year’s line-up is notable for its diverse and entertaining programme of events. Held in partnership with the University of Warwick, the Festival will transform Coventry and Warwickshire into a celebration of science and culture from Tuesday 10 – Friday 13...
The Plough Inn, Wistanstow
08 Aug 2019
On Saturday, 24th August the Wood Brewery are throwing open their doors for ‘Wood’s Fest – Bash at the Brewery’ in Wistanstow, near Church Stretton. The outdoor event promises eight hours of live music from talented local artists, including Black Bear Kiss, The Breakfast Club 80’s & 90’s tribute band, Hot Rox, Andrew Pearce, X Factor’s Georgia Burgess and Amy Goodall as Ariana Grande. Toby...
Shrewsbury Food Festival
28 May 2019
The Shrewsbury Food Festival returns on the 29th and 30th June for its seventh year, with 200 exhibitors, a bigger, better BBQ area, demonstrations, chef school, live music and lots of fun activities for kids.  The festival was attended by around 30,000 people last year. For the third year running the festival was named the ‘Best Food Festival in the Midlands’ at the What’s On Readers’ Awards...
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