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Bowjangles
18 Aug 2022
Arts Alive have secured a brand-new show for Meole Brace Peace Memorial, which turns everything you know about string quartets on its head. Bowjangles is an irreverent, anarchic group of genre spanners, bringing music, theatre and comedy together in a way you have never seen before. This string quartet dance and move around the stage while playing their instruments, interweaving music, physical...
A group enjoying Shropshire Oktoberfest
10 Aug 2022
Shropshire Festivals’ sell out drinks’ festival is set to return to its huge marquees in the Quarry this autumn on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1. Last year the festival sold out ahead of the event, and the organisers have reported that early bird tickets have already sold out to this year’s festival. Many people have been opting for a luxury festival experience in the Chrisbeon VIP...
Beth Heath from Shropshire Festivals, with Emmy Grantham from Fibre Heroes, who are sponsoring the main stage
21 Jun 2022
Marquees and tipis are going up in preparation of the ninth Shrewsbury Food Festival this weekend. Organisers are expecting more than 25,000 visitors to descend on the 29 acres of parkland at Shrewsbury’s Quarry. There will be over 180 food, drink, home and garden stalls, street food and bars, chef demonstrations and cook alongs, free kids’ activities, an educational field to fork area, and a...
08 Dec 2021
Tickets are now on sale and the first three acts revealed for Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival’s (SICF) flagship Gala Show at Theatre Severn next summer. Beginning on Thursday 14 July, the 2022 festival will offer performances at several venues throughout Shrewsbury culminating with the Gala Show highlight on the evening of Sunday 17 July. Organisers are determined for the festival to...
Dave & Benno from The 90s Revival
24 Aug 2021
Local DJ act, The 90’s Revival, held two live shows this month at the Greenhous West Mid Showground. Following the success of their lockdown live sets that attracted thousands of online viewers, the duo took their show to the showground for their ‘Mahoosive Nights Out’ on August 6 and 7. Their Friday show was a homage to local bands who had been hit hard by Covid restrictions on live events. The...
The Square in Shrewsbury
06 Jul 2021
Shropshire Festivals will be holding a free family event in Shrewsbury on Sunday, July 25, 2021 to spread some happiness through the town. ‘A Mile of Smiles’ will be the town’s first big event after the final easing of lockdown on July 19. Performers and acts will be dotted through town for the event and will be tasked with generating some smiles. The route starts at the Shrewsbury Castle and...
Shrewsbury Square
26 Apr 2021
Shropshire Festivals will be holding a free event in Shrewsbury on Sunday, July 25 2021 to spread some happiness through the town. ‘A Mile of Smiles’ will take visitors on a walk through Shrewsbury where performers and acts will be tasked with generating smiles along the way. The events company are seeking out any performers, entertainers, musicians, and acts to put themselves forward for the...
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...
20 Jun 2018
Extra dates have been added to The Wightman Theatre Company’s production of Brief Lives by Patrick Garland. Following its run from Wednesday 06 to Saturday 16 June, the play will now also be showing from 26 June to 06 July. Directed by Beverly Baker, Brief Lives is a one-man play featuring John Aubrey; played by Adrian Monahan; a 17th-century Englishman who met and kept accounts of many of the...
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