Shrewsbury’s new Museum & Art Gallery set to open
Shrewsbury’s new Museum & Art Gallery at The Music Hall will open its doors to the public on Tuesday 1 April 2014.
National Falconry & Raptor Fair
The 2014 British Falconry & Raptor Fair – that organisers call the UK’s Premier Falconry and Hawking Event – is being held at a new venue this year- Chetwynd Park, Newport, Shropshire on the Bank Holiday Weekend of Sunday 4th May and Monday 5th
Red Arrows confirmed for RAF Cosford Air Show
The RAF Cosford Air Show has announced the first details of aircraft for this year’s event on Sun 8 Jun
Ludlow Arts Festival 2014 spectacular closing concert
Featuring David Essex, Showaddywaddy and Les McKeown’s legendary Bay City Rollers
Launch of new Iron Trail within the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site
On Monday, March 3rd Severn Gorge Countryside Trust (SGCT) is launched a new Iron Trail with a leaflet and video on a brand new website,
Charity Concert featuring two leading choirs
Two prominent Shrewsbury-based choirs have organised a concert on Saturday 26th April at 7.30pm, at the Trinity Centre, Meole Brace, Shrewsbury in aid of the Lingen Davies Cancer Fund.
Chant & Polyphony by Candlelight
Performing by candlelight and using age-old traditional processionals around St. Chad’s Church, the Tenebrae Consort will be providing a chance to relax, reflect and enjoy the simple beauty of some uplifting and timeless music, when they perform the concluding concert in the Shropshire Music Season on Friday 23rd May.
Free Pop-up Festival of Stories at Enginuity
Children’s writers, illustrators, poets and storytellers will be entertaining and inspiring families during an exciting day of free events, activities and art workshops celebrating children’s literature at Enginuity and Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron in Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge on Easter Saturday, 19th April 2014
Kasai Masai at Theatre Severn
Shropshire music present Congolese group Kasai Masai who are very well established in the UK world music scene.
From Vienna to Moscow – the Carducci Quartet’s European Tour concert at Concord College
Concord College is the venue for the third and final concert, in a series of musical journeys called Cities of Dreams, being performed by the Carducci Quartet.
Theatre Review : Never Try This At Home
Chris Eldon Lee reviews “Never Try This At Home”, which is at Birmingham Repertory Theatre until Saturday 15th March 2014
Attingham Park Mansion opens for new season
The Regency Mansion at Attingham Park will be throwing open its doors to the public once more as it springs back to life for the new season and will be open daily from 1 March.
Ironbridge Gorge Museum launches Young Curators Club
Staff at a Shropshire museum are on the lookout for enthusiastic youngsters to join a brand new out-of-school programme.
English Haydn Festival
Internationally acclaimed soloists from Russia, France, Sweden, Spain and the UK will perform at the annual English Haydn Festival in its 21st anniversary year, in Bridgnorth, Shropshire.
Theatre Review : Eternal Love
Chris Eldon Lee reviews Eternal Love, which is at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre until Saturday 1st March 2014.
Theatre Review : How To Be Immortal
Chris Eldon Lee reviews “How To Be Immortal”, which tours to Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn on Thursday 13 March
Shrewsbury Cycle Grand Prix
A cycling race which is expected to attract thousands of enthusiasts and professionals from across the UK will be held in Shrewsbury for the first time in years.
Ludlow Arts Festival 2014
Bellowhead, Fascinating Aida, Ray Mears and Ken Dodd announced for Ludlow Arts Festival
Ironbridge Gorge Walking Festival
Now in its ninth year and bigger than ever before, the Ironbridge Gorge Walking Festival (Saturday 3rd – Sunday 11th May) is offering a choice of over 50 free, varied and rewarding walks in and around the stunning Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, where the Industrial Revolution began over 300 years ago.
Theatre Review : An August Bank Holiday Lark
Chris Eldon Lee reviews “An August Bank Holiday Lark”, which is at the New Vic in Newcastle-Under-Lyme until Saturday 1st March before touring.
Theatre Review : Classic Ghosts
Chris Eldon Lee reviews ‘Classic Ghosts’, which is at Wolverhampton’s Grand Theatre until Saturday 15th February and at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn from April 7th to 9th 2014
Theatre Review : Frozen
Chris Eldon Lee reviews Frozen, which is at Birmingham Repertory Theatre until Saturday 15th February 2014.
New photos: Floods & snowdrops
February 2014 various locations around Shropshire and the borders
Shrewsbury Choral Society presents ‘The French Connection’
Shrewsbury Choral Society will present the music of Gabriel Fauré- the
great French composer; and William Hayward on Saturday 12th April at 7.30pm, at St. Chad’s Church,.
New photos: Snowdrops at Cound
Cound, near Shrewsbury, February 2014
Theatre Review : The Dishwashers
Chris Eldon Lee reviews “The Dishwashers”, which is at Birmingham Repertory Theatre until February 15th 2014
Theatre Review : Of Mice and Men
Chris Eldon Lee reviews Tin Shed Theatre Company’s production of “Of Mice and Men” which is at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn until Wednesday 5th February 2014
Theatre Review : Black Coffee
Chris Eldon Lee reviews Agatha Christie’s “Black Coffee”, which is at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre until Saturday 8th February and Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn from June 30th to 6 July 2014
Exhibition – Last Post at Coalbrookdale Gallery
A poignant new free exhibition, Last Post: Remembering the First World War,
will explore the effect of the events of 1914-18 on the Post Office, its people and the contribution of postal communications to the war effort. It will be on display at the Coalbrookdale Gallery, adjacent to Enginuity in the Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire from Thursday 10 April 2014 until Friday 27 March 2015.