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The Plough Inn, Wistanstow
08 Aug 2019
On Saturday, 24th August the Wood Brewery are throwing open their doors for ‘Wood’s Fest – Bash at the Brewery’ in Wistanstow, near Church Stretton. The outdoor event promises eight hours of live music from talented local artists, including Black Bear Kiss, The Breakfast Club 80’s & 90’s tribute band, Hot Rox, Andrew Pearce, X Factor’s Georgia Burgess and Amy Goodall as Ariana Grande. Toby...
Knight, Dragon and Princess Training at Ludlow Castle
05 Aug 2019
Ludlow Castle are enlisting new students in to an extra special training scheme this summer. For parents and carers wanting to fill the school holidays with engaging and creative entertainment, they can give the kids an adventure to remember. Children are invited to learn to be a knight, dragon trainer or princess amongst the medieval castle in Ludlow.   The knight, dragon and princess training...
Land Rover in the snow at Hawkstone Park Follies
19 Jul 2019
Hawkstone Park Follies have reported receiving a large amount of booking enquiries for their Santa Safari, despite it still being July. The visitor attraction has released tickets for the Christmas event in response to the early demand. The Santa Safari promises a magical adventure by Land Rover through the illuminated woodland to see Santa in his real hillside Grotto, within a spectacular...
Living history at Battlefield re-enactment
09 Jul 2019
The much-loved Battlefield 1403 was recently crowned best small farm shop of the year by the Farm Shop & Deli 2019 awards. But go back 616 years and this was the site of one of the bloodiest battles fought on British soil. The Battle of Shrewsbury was fought between King Henry IV and a rebellious faction led by the Percy family in 1403, and it was the first time the English longbow was used...
Heathcliff on stage
04 Jul 2019
Chapterhouse Theatre Company are bringing two live theatre events to Hawkstone Park Follies’ idyllic rural landscape. Chapterhouse is currently celebrating is 20th anniversary year and completing a nationwide tour. On July 21, Mr Darcy will be vexing Elizabeth Bennet in the performance of ‘Pride and Prejudice’ based on Jane Austen’s timeless classic. When Elizabeth meets the terse and abrupt Mr....
Storytelling and Troll Hunting Adventure Day on Sunday 7th July
03 Jul 2019
On Sunday 7th July Hawkstone Follies welcome the whole family for a day of storytelling and adventure.  A host of fantastic activities will take place, helping kids to engage with stories and grow their love of books. There will be activities suitable for a range of ages throughout the day, with Ready Steady Let’s Get Messy organising some bear hunt messy play for the under 5s, and Rhymetime from...
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...
Book here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shrewsburys-quarry-exploring-the-past-imagining-the-future-tickets-48602089157
09 Nov 2018
Take a step back in time and a giant stride into the future to learn more about Shrewsbury’s Quarry on Sunday 18 November 2018 as part of a UK-wide festival of humanities. Co-organised by Dr Liz Oakley-Brown (Senior Lecturer in English Literature) and Dr Anna Mackenzie (Deputy Head of Events) of Lancaster University, with independent Shrewsbury researcher Advolly Richmond and artist Jamila Walker...
01 Apr 2017
Shrewsbury has ramped up its vibrant offer this spring with a host of festival activity to fill warm weekends and bank holiday breaks. Whether it’s fantastic flash mobs and brilliant buskers or awesome authors and cartoonists, there’s plenty to keep you entertained. Here are some highlights of what’s in store. Music maestro please The streets will be alive with music when more than 100 acts...
19 Jul 2016
HE HIVE ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FROM FILM HUB NORTH WEST CENTRAL  THE AARDMAN FILM SEASON FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES LAUNCHES IN JULY  SHAUN THE SHEEP- FRIDAY 29TH JULY FLUSHED AWAY - TUESDAY 5TH AUGUST  THE PIRATES! IN AN ADVENTURE WITH SCIENTISTS - FRIDAY 12TH AUGUST Thanks to support from Film Hub North West Central, the Hive in Shrewsbury is planning to reach wider audiences by introducing an...
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