shropshire festivals

Beth and Sid Heath
23 Feb 2021
Beth Heath, owner of the award-winning events company, Shropshire Festivals, has been appointed the Chair of the Shropshire Business Board, taking over from Paul Bennett. In the same month the events aficionada has also become the Chairwoman for the region’s destination management organisation – Visit Shropshire. The Shropshire Business Board is a business-led, joint private and public sector...
Fee Glover at The Uplands receiving their self-care hampers
08 Feb 2021
The Shropshire Hamper Company have launched several new hampers for people looking to spread some joy in response to the tough start to 2021. It is now possible to send a hug with a hamper that will “show someone just how much you care.” New hampers also include an option for a ‘Home School Teacher Hero’, which the makers describe as a hero who “should be rewarded for their hard work for...
Some products stocked by the Shropshire Hamper Company
27 Nov 2020
Local food businesses have sold more products through the Shropshire Festivals’ hamper company than they normally do at their festivals. Amid the 2020 pandemic, Shropshire Festivals diversified in to hampers. The Shropshire Hamper Company sources products from local food and drink companies that have been unable to exhibit at their festivals this year. Producers including Heather’s Harvest and...
Stuart Danks at DM Recruitment getting in to the festive spirit
08 Oct 2020
The team at DM Recruitment are spreading some festive cheer in the run up to Christmas. Stuart Danks, director at the firm, has agreed to be the headline sponsor of ‘Carols on the Doorstep.’ The event is a community initiative being organised by the teams at Shropshire Festivals and My Shrewsbury magazine. With the support of BBC Radio Shropshire they will be encouraging locals to take to their...
Katy Rink and her family get ready for carols on their doorstep
05 Oct 2020
Carols on the Doorstep is set to unite the people of Shropshire and will take place on December 16, repeated on Christmas Eve, supported by BBC Radio Shropshire. Organisers are hoping the idea will catch on countrywide and raise money for a host of different charities. My Shrewsbury magazine has joined forces with Shropshire Festivals to organise the event. They are asking everyone to sing carols...
Shropshire Festivals owners Beth and Sid, with children Jessica and Jonathan at Shrewsbury Food Festival in 2019
07 Sep 2020
The local events company has launched ‘Friends of Shropshire Festivals’ to raise much-needed funds to weather the devastating loss of income due to Covid-19. Shropshire Festivals had no choice but to cancel all seven of their planned major events this year. Loyal festivalgoers can now become ‘Friends of’ the Shrewsbury Food Festival, Shropshire Oktoberfest and Shropshire Kids Festival. Sales of...
DJs Dave and Benno
22 Jul 2020
Shropshire Festivals want you to dust off your shell suits and bucket hats for their 90’s Revival Night on the 1st August at the West Mid Showground, which is the latest event to be added to the Shropshire Drive-in series. Shrewsbury based DJ’s Dave and Benno are providing the tunes, fresh from their lockdown live sets. The duo has been DJ-ing throughout the UK since the 90’s, and since 2018 have...
Cars parked at the first Shropshire Drive-in
06 Jul 2020
The first Shropshire Drive-in event took place at the West Mid Showground on Saturday evening and has been deemed a success by the organisers at Shropshire Festivals. The event was the first live concert drive-in across the Midlands since the Covid-19 outbreak, with an aim to provide a fun yet safe night out. The event was made possible with sponsorship from the local solicitor firm Aaron &...
The cast from The Most Spectacular Show
18 Jun 2020
Shropshire Festivals have released more drive-in event dates in the wake of the first show selling out in less than a week. Tickets are now sale for the new dates, with more events in the pipeline. A much-needed night of laughter will be delivered on Friday 10th July with a comedy night. The delightfully saucy Karen Bayley will combine her killer wit and devastating one-liners to MC for the night...
Shropshire Drive-in comes to Shrewsbury
10 Jun 2020
A brand new drive-in concert is launching in Shrewsbury next month, following the Government’s latest easing of the lockdown rules. Shropshire Festivals, who are the family-run events company behind the Shrewsbury Food Festival and Shropshire Oktoberfest, have used their time in lockdown to re-think how to provide the county with a memorable night out. A limited number of tickets are now on sale...
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