shropshire festivals

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...
Beth Heath from Shropshire Festivals out delivering the goody bags
15 May 2020
Shropshire Festivals have been commissioned by Marches Care to deliver 110 personalised goody bags to all the staff at The Uplands in Shrewsbury. The family-run nursing and dementia care home wanted to show their appreciation to their key workers, who are taking care of residents during the current pandemic. The personalised bags contained products from across the Marches, and featured the...
A photo from the last Shropshire Kids Festival Telford
12 Mar 2020
Local premier events company, Shropshire Festivals, have announced their decision to postpone Shropshire Kids Festival Telford in light of the global pandemic of Coronavirus (Covid-19). The festival was due to be held on the 10th and 11th April 2020 at the Telford International Centre. The decision was taken earlier today amid growing concerns of the virus’ spread. Shropshire Festivals owner,...
Jason Fox, who has been confirmed as one of the speakers at the event
04 Mar 2020
Tickets have been launched for a leadership conference that will bring some big names to the town on the 23rd September 2020, as part of a conference organised by Shropshire HR to ‘inspire, challenge and evolve’ leadership in the region. Four high profile speakers have been confirmed. Rugby hero, Sir Clive Woodward, will be drawing on his experience as the Director of Sport for the British...
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