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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...
Children with their pumpkins
18 Oct 2019
Park Hall Farm in Oswestry is busy getting ready to hold ‘Pumpkinfest.’ The event will run from the 19th to the 31st October to ensure Shropshire’s families are catered for over half term and Halloween. There will be lots of fun activities laid on for all the family, in addition to their usual plethora of indoor and outdoor activities, adorable animals and exhibitions. There will be an indoor...
Glasses of celebratory bubbly
14 Oct 2019
It is ten weeks until Christmas, and Hawkstone Park Hotel has got your social calendar wrapped up with a range of events that will ensure the festive season is filled with merriment, great food and exquisite entertainment. Lauren Cartledge, Commercial Director at the hotel said, “We get great feedback from our events at Hawkstone Park, so we wanted to hold events through December to keep the...
Child playing outdoors in leaves
27 Sep 2019
For parents who want to give their kids a memorable and engaging Halloween day out, Hawkstone Park Follies has the answer with their Spooktacular event this half term. The family day out will deliver some spooky fun, without any nightmare-inducing terror. The themed trail around the follies promises to get imaginations running as children follow a special Halloween trail around the 100 acres of...
The exterior at Old Downton Lodge
06 Sep 2019
Ludlow’s Old Downton Lodge is set to welcome the locally based acclaimed portrait artist, Daniel James Yeomans, for an exclusive art exhibition. On the 5th October his latest work will be unveiled from the new exhibition ‘The Unlikely Sitters,’ which is a collection of oil paintings. Daniel James Yeomans studied at the Charles H. Cecil Studios in Florence, Italy, where he trained in the usage of...
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