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20 May 2020
Arts Alive have curated a programme of online performances for communities in Shropshire and Herefordshire. [email protected] will feature a mixture of pre-recorded shows and live streamed events, most of which are being held exclusively for Arts Alive. The rural touring scheme has had to cancel its normal programme of events, which includes Flicks in the Sticks, due to the Covid-19 pandemic....
Lost Dog performing Juliet and Romeo. Photo Credit: Jane Hobson
13 Mar 2020
With a blend of dance, theatre, and comedy the Lost Dog duet reveals the real story of Romeo and Juliet. This modern-day twist on the Shakespearian classic challenges our cultural obsession with the youth and our inevitable issues with longevity. The show has been touring nationally and internationally since 2018, and now with the support of the Rural Touring Dance Initiative and Arts Alive, it...
Poster for Dinosaur Egg Hunt
05 Mar 2020
Park Hall Farm are busy preparing a prehistoric adventure for kids that promises to be much more than a regular egg hunt this Easter. Children are invited on a journey to become a dinosaur trainer, every day from 4th – 19th April at Park Hall. Their mission will be to complete a number of tasks around the farm, whilst finding all of the hidden dinosaur eggs. Richard Powell, owner - director at...
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...
WW1 enthusiasts prepare the trenches for the re-enactment weekend
27 Feb 2020
Re-enactment groups across the country are gearing up for a living weekend at Park Hall Farm’s WW1 trenches in Oswestry, Shropshire. Troops will be taking park in the 48 Hour Trench Experience from 20-22 March 2020. The trenches will be open to the public on the Saturday and Sunday of the event via guided tours. The organisers will be using pyrotechnics throughout the weekend to bring the...
Walkers will love this new event
18 Feb 2020
Shropshire Festivals have cooked up a new event that mixes the great outdoors with eating and drinking delicious local produce. The Shropshire Tasty Trail on the 31st May, will leave muddy footprints not carbon footprints, with the aim to source ingredients locally to keep food miles to a minimum. The event will champion local, independent businesses, and encourage locals to get active. The trail...
06 Feb 2020
Shrewsbury Town in the Community are due to hold their annual Community Day on the 7th March 2020, as Shrewsbury Town welcome Oxford United to Montgomery Waters Meadow. Jamie Edwards, CEO at Shrewsbury Town in the Community, said that the Community Day allows the charity to showcase their projects directly to the supporters at Shrewsbury Town, which spreads awareness of their work in Shropshire....
Boy feeding lamb at Park Hall Farm
04 Feb 2020
Every year 16 million ewes give birth in the UK. Lambing takes place anytime between November and May, but at Park Hall Farm in Oswestry, their lambs are due to arrive in time for their Lambing Live event from the 15th to the 23rd February. Lambing Live will mark the re-opening of Park Hall Farm for its 2020 season. For the price of standard entry families across the region can meet the new lambs...
06 Jan 2020
Multi award-winning band Mànran will play Theatre Severn on Friday, 14 February, bringing their lively, infectious sets to audiences in Shrewsbury this winter. 2020 will mark ten years at the heart of the Scottish Traditional music scene for the folk supergroup. Having been in high demand as a live act across the world with shows in over 30 countries, Mànran are looking forward to playing to...
Children at this year's Shropshire Kids Festival
01 Nov 2019
With £42million worth of unwanted Christmas presents ending up in landfill each year, and 108 million roles of wrapping paper ending up in the bin, Shropshire Festivals believe that this Christmas we should focus on giving the gift of experience. The local events company have put tickets on sale for all of their 2020 events to allow people to buy tickets to their festivals for Christmas presents...
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