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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...
Kids enjoy the festival
21 May 2019
Shropshire Kids Festival 2019 enjoyed record figures, with 11,000 people attending the two-day event on the 11th and 12th May in Shrewsbury’s Quarry. Beth Heath, Shropshire Festival’s founder, said, “Our fourth annual Kids Festival was a big success. We worked very hard to change the model this year, so all activities within the festival were free. We listened to the feedback from last year, and...
Water slide at Kids Festival
07 May 2019
Shropshire Kids Festival 2019 will be held at Shrewsbury’s Quarry Park on the 11th and 12th May. The two-day event promises to be the most spectacular kids festival to date. Tickets can be purchased in advance from the Shropshire Kids Festival website. Once inside the festival, all activities are free to take part in, meaning there is no limit to what your youngsters can experience. There is an...
15 Apr 2019
Hawkstone Park is bringing back Follies Festival, for a wonderful weekend of family entertainment on Friday 5th, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July 2019. Set against the breath-taking woodland landscape of caves, crags and cliffs, the stage will be set for comedy and music. Friday will host a night of comedy, with Birmingham-based compere, James Cook as MC.  James joins the festivities after recent...
Jacqueline Wilson
27 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...
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...
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...
01 Dec 2018
Tickets have gone on sale for the 2019 Shrewsbury Folk Festival as organisers have shared the first names to be added to the bill.  Weekend tickets to the four-day event, that will take place at the West Mid Showground from August 23 to 26, are expected to be in high demand. Last year the first tier of tickets were snapped up in less than 30 minutes and weekend tickets sold out a month before the...
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