West Mid Showground

09 Mar 2020
An appeal has been issued for volunteers to help get the Greenhous West Mid Showground in Shrewsbury up and running again after the devastating floods of last month. Damage caused by the flooding is estimated to run into tens of thousands of pounds and the race is on to get it ready to host the first of a string of events being planned at the venue this year. Community clean-up days are being...
19 Feb 2020
A Shropshire woman, who launched her own healthy-eating take-away business, has been announced as the latest chef to take part in a county festival specialising in free-from foods and those suffering with allergies. Emma Williams will be bringing her healthy, home cooked meals to Frestival on May 16th at the Greenhous West Mid Showground.  She will tell visitors what inspires her fresh cooking...
09 Oct 2019
Skies over Shrewsbury will be lit up with a double fireworks display to celebrate bonfire night. The Shrewsbury Bonfire and Fireworks Spectacular will take place at the Greenhous West Mid Showground on Saturday, November 2, and will once again feature two fireworks displays. Visitors can attend one or both displays for the same price and will also be entertained by a funfair, plenty of food and...
11 Jun 2019
The sun shone and more than 8,000 visitors turned out to help make the 2019 Shropshire County Show another major success. The packed programme of entertainment at the Greenhous West Mid Showground in Shrewsbury offered something to suit all tastes and ages - with the added bonus this year of under 16s getting into the show free. Neale Sadler, Show Chairman, said: “There was some speculation about...
19 Mar 2019
One of the UK’s leading nutrition experts will be demonstrating how to make healthy snacks and lunchboxes at Shropshire’s first ‘free-from’ festival. Jenny Tschiesche, known as the Lunchbox Doctor, will be showing families how to avoid the white bread ham sandwich, biscuit and crisps monotony at Frestival, which will take place at the Greenhous West Midlands Showground in Shrewsbury on May 18....
18 Oct 2018
People are being reminded to book their tickets in advance for one of Shropshire’s biggest fireworks displays, as only limited places will be available on the day. The annual charity fireworks and bonfire spectacular is due to take place on November 3 at the Greenhous West Mid Showground in Shrewsbury, and organisers are expecting a big turn-out. There will be two fireworks displays - one...
17 May 2018
There are 100s of classic vehicles on show of every kind and colour at the Shropshire Family Vintage Show, including some pretty special and unique items from Shropshire enthusiasts. This summer, Shropshire man Terry Leach, from Shawbirch, Telford, will be wheeling his 1920 Model T Ford with Dixie Bodied Saloon Bus to the Greenhous Shropshire Showground. Crowds at the show, which runs from...
17 Apr 2018
A Shropshire vehicle enthusiast group, which has been running for more than 30 years, has raised the impressive total of £160,000 to date to give to local charities. The Mid Shropshire Vintage Club, which hosts a number of events throughout the year for its members and the public including the two day Annual Family Shropshire Vintage Show every summer at the Greenhous West Mid Showground in...
31 Jan 2018
Folk legend Richard Thompson is set to make an electrifying return to this year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival after organisers announced a rare appearance by the musician with his Electric Trio. The former Fairport Convention musician, named by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the top 100 guitarists of all time, will headline the festival’s Bellstone stage on Saturday August 25.   More than half of...
06 Oct 2017
One of Shropshire’s biggest fireworks displays is back for 2017, with organisers hoping to raise thousands of pounds for charity. Shrewsbury’s Fireworks and Bonfire Spectacular will take place on Saturday November 4 at the Greenhous West Mid Showground. There will be two fireworks displays this year - one at 6.15pm aimed for families with young children, and a later one at 7.45pm - with people...
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