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15 Oct 2019
An evening full of Spectacular performers for your delight, with Pip Bayley as Master of Ceremonies. Join Alice’s Nightcircus for her first visit to Shrewsbury in a curious journey down a musical rabbit hole. Victor (from Victor and the Bully) introduces his new act Victor Ghastly’s Electric Timebomb which is guaranteed to get your feet tapping with his explosive new sound. Have a ‘Little bit of...
20 Aug 2019
Arcade – Heidi Talbot & Adam Holmes – UK Tour Autumn 2019 Face The Fall released on Drala Records October 4th 2019 Guardian****   Telegraph****  Q Magazine**** "Simply vocal heaven" - The Sunday Times Ireland’s Heidi Talbot and Scotland’s Adam Holmes have joined forces for the first time to create an album of original material together under the name Arcade, which they will tour this autumn,...
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...
22 Apr 2019
Students from Ellesmere College have taken 24 first place prizes at a Shropshire music competition. They dominated the popular Oswestry Music Festival with 16 first place positions for soloists and a further eight for ensembles. The festival, organised by Oswestry Town Council, showcases the best young musicians and gives them the chance to receive valuable feedback designed to support their...
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...
10 Jan 2019
Join local charity, Village Water for a night of live music, street food & art on Saturday 2nd February at Flaxivity @ The Flaxmill.  Tickets have just gone on sale for £5! There's a mega line-up sure to get you dancing... Funky 8-piece Groove Dynamite (who you might've caught at Shropshire Oktoberfest), local Alt-Folk ladsTwo Blank Pages, bluesy-tunes from Clare Raynor Blues Band and The...
19 Oct 2018
The Music Technology team at Shrewsbury Colleges Group have had top-of-the-range equipment added to their classrooms and studios. An investment of £100,000 has been given to the Music Technology department at Shrewsbury Colleges Group’s London Road Campus, including development of the buildings and facilities. One of the College’s recording studios has been kitted out with a state-of-the-art...
30 Aug 2018
  This year's Shrewsbury Folk Festival opened in stormy style, with high winds and torrential rain. But a bit of weather doesn’t put off diehard folk fans. We all donned capes and cagoules and followed the music.   As ever, we didn’t manage to see all the acts we hoped to see; there is always a range of fabulous music happening across the three main stages and scattered across the various smaller...
18 Apr 2018
The man behind one of radio’s most played songs will be making his debut performance at Shrewsbury Folk Festival this year. Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel, who had Top 20 hits with Judy Teen, Mr Soft, Mr Raffles, Here Comes The Sun and their number one Make Me Smile (Come Up & See Me), will be one of the headliners on the first night of the festival on Friday August 24. Festival organisers...
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,...
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