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14 Oct 2021
Niki Webster, alongside Welbeck Publishing, has announced the release of My Vegan Year, the first ever young person’s guide to a whole vegan year. It will be published on 11th November 2021.  Following her 2020’s best-selling title Be More Vegan, which was aptly dubbed her ‘go-to bible’ that she wishes she had when she was younger, Niki continues to fill a gap in the market for the younger...
13 Apr 2021
Al fresco dining is finally back on the cards and friends and families can once again enjoy a meal together somewhere other than at the dining room table at home.  Local hotel in Shropshire, Telford Hotel & Golf Resort, is ready to welcome dining guests back with open arms, spectacular outdoor dining scenery, as well as delicious menus and drinks offers. Set in 170 acres of stunning grounds,...
26 Mar 2021
A Shrewsbury-based charity has teamed up with a local chef to host a virtual curry cook-along and raise vital funds for its projects. Lajina Leal from Lajina Masala will share her secrets in an online event in support of Shropshire Rural Communities Charity (Shropshire RCC). Taking place via Zoom from 4pm on Saturday 10 April, Lajina will guide participants through how to make an Indian dish,...
Christmas at Mistilley in Shrewsbury Market Hall
30 Nov 2020
Shrewsbury Market Hall is giving shoppers and diners extra time to do their Christmas shopping and enjoy the market with extended opening hours until 8pm on Wednesdays and Saturdays in the lead up to Christmas. The Market Hall, in Claremont Street, will open until 8pm for ‘Winter Warmer Wednesdays’ on December 2, 9 and 16 and ‘Stay Open Saturdays’ on December 5,12 and 19.  The majority of the...
shropshire survey children food insecurity research food poverty alliance
26 Nov 2020
Many children in the county don’t get enough healthy food to eat.  A new campaign is asking for your evidence to help solve the problem.  30% of children in Shropshire are living in poverty. Being born into poverty greatly increases a child’s chances of not having access to good food and nutrition. Poor diet impacts every aspect of a child’s life from educational attainment to their mental and...
Adam Purnell cooking up a storm
16 Jan 2020
Adam Purnell, also known as The Shropshire Lad, is due to appear in an extraordinary new television show next week. Channel 4 and Netflix are launching an all new food competition titled ‘Crazy Delicious.’ The concept of the show is to bring the audience in to a world where almost everything is edible, and each week three contestants forage for ingredients to create a “fantastical feast.” Adam...
The Mercia Ensemble
24 Jul 2019
On Sunday 11th August between 3pm and 7pm, Iscoyd Park, the private country house wedding and events venue, will be hosting an Afternoon Tea with The Mercia Ensemble, a celebrated chamber music group. Tickets for the event are £42, which includes a glass of Champagne on arrival, and decadent afternoon tea. The highly anticipated event takes place in the historical venue of Iscoyd Park with guests...
Cherry Bakewell porridge from newly lauched Oat Pantry
19 Jun 2019
A unique subscription service which launched this month (June 2019) will bring a healthy, tasty breakfast direct to your letterbox with flavours which change monthly. Oat Pantry will deliver Shropshire artisan granola and flavoured porridge to households throughout the UK. The product will not only be healthy due to reduced sugar and all-natural vegan ingredients, but its environmental impact...
1792 Bar & Grill
17 Jun 2019
The Sunday Roast has been a much-loved British tradition for hundreds of years. A surge in meat consumption was inspired by William Kitchiner, who in 1871 proclaimed we should all eat 3kg of meat every week, along with a daily pint of beer! Sunday became the day of the roast at the end of the 19th Century. Less well-off families who didn’t have big fireplaces would drop off meat to the local...
17 Jun 2019
Self Help Africa have teamed up with Shrewsbury Food Festival to host an online auction to coincide with this year’s event. Auction for Africa showcases the ‘Best of Shropshire’ featuring one-of-a-kind foodie gifts and fun experiences - it’s a feast for the eyes! Bidding is now open and will close at 5pm on Sunday 30th June, the final day of the Festival. All auction lots have been generously...
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