Quaker Tapestry Exhibition at Ironbridge Gorge Museum
A major free exhibition of captivating and colourful panels of embroidery from the Quaker Tapestry Centre in Kendal, Cumbria will be on display at the Coalbrookdale Gallery, adjacent to Enginuity in the Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire from 22nd May to 5th June 2013.
Theatre Review: “The Blonde Bombshells of 1943” at the New Vic in Newcastle-Under-Lyme
Chris Eldon Lee reviews “The Blonde Bombshells of 1943” which is at the New Vic in Newcastle-Under-Lyme until Saturday 8th June 2013
Dudmaston in Focus Photo Competition
National Trust property Dudmaston has recently launched its very first photographic competition and they are looking forward to getting everyone involved.
Folk singer Cara Luft to perform at the Hive
Cara Luft – one of the founders of the popular Canadian female folk group The Wailin’ Jennys - will perform at The Hive in Shrewsbury on 16 June.
Family Fun at RAF Cosford Airshow
The RAF Cosford Air Show has always prided itself on not just being the Midlands’ premier aviation event, but also a fun-filled family day out that provides a wide range of interactive and engaging activities on the ground on Sunday 9th June.
Mechanical Horse Weekend at Severn Valley Railway
THE SEVERN Valley Railway goes into ‘time warp’ mode on Friday 17 May, to revive for three days a form of road transport that disappeared in the 1960s – that of the Mechanical Horse.
There’s still time to go Over the Edge
There’s still time to sign up for Wenlock Olympian Games’ marathon and half marathon along Wenlock Edge on Sunday 7 July.
Weston Park Spring Food and Craft Fayre
Weston Park, the stately home on the Shropshire / Staffordshire border will host a brand new Spring Food and Craft Fayre on Bank Holiday Monday 27th
Walkers urged to be vigilant after a spate of fires on the Long Mynd
The National Trust is calling on walkers to be extra vigilant when exploring the Long Mynd after a spate of suspicious fires at the beauty spot.
Theatre Review: “The Boat Factory” at Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Chris Eldon Lee reviews Happenstance Theatre Company’s “The Boat Factory” which is at Clwyd Theatr Cymru until May 18th 2013.
Boycie at Ludlow Assembly Rooms
On Saturday 25 May, the actor John Challis will be appearing at Ludlow Assembly Rooms as part of a nationwide tour to promote his latest book Boycie & Beyond
Handicraft Weekend at Sunnycroft
Staff and volunteers at Sunnycroft, the National Trust villa in Wellington, will be focusing on its beautiful collection of hand crafted objects in a four day showcase.
Church Stretton & South Shropshire Arts Festival
This year’s Church Stretton & South Shropshire Arts Festival celebrates 47 years of music, theatre and visual arts in the heart of the Shropshire Hills
Illuminating Britten – Shropshire Music Trust Concert
Illuminating Britten is the title of a Shropshire Music Trust concert to be held at the Maidment Hall, Shrewsbury School, at 7.30pm on Friday 24th May.
Phoenix Singers to perform at Shrewsbury’s Food Festival Weekend
The Phoenix Singers conducted by their Guest Conductor- Ros Crouch, will be performing at 7.30pm on Saturday 29th June in St. Alkmund's Church, Shrewsbury with a 'food & drink themed evening of entertainment.
New package for groups visiting Ironbridge Gorge Museums
Groups visiting the Ironbridge Gorge Museums between 22 May and 5 June will be able to experience a day of discovery in the heart of the historic World Heritage Site.
Dearnford Lake Country Fayre
Leonard Brothers Veterinary Centre and Richard Wilkinson Photography have been announced as sponsors of this year’s Dog Show at Dearnford Lake’s Country Fayre on Saturday 18th
and Sunday 19th
A Chance to Showcase Show Gardens at Shrewsbury Flower Show
Applications are now officially open to take part in this year’s Shrewsbury Flower Show garden extravaganza!
Latest Folk at the Hive gigs unveiled
Shrewsbury Folk Festival has announced the line up of folk stars who will visit the town later this year for its monthly music concerts at The Hive in Belmont, Shrewsbury.
Celebrate Queen Victoria’s 81st birthday at Blists Hill
Join the residents of Blists Hill Victorian Town over the Whitsun bank holiday weekend of 25th - 27th May as they celebrate the 81st birthday of their much loved Queen Victoria with great style, pomp and pageantry.
New Photos: Apley Jousting Fair
Featuring The Knights of the Damned Jousting Stunt Team at Apley Farm Shop near Bridgnorth 4 May 2013.
New Photos: Around Llangollen
Exploring the countryside around the town of Llangollen, taking in Pontcysyllte & Chirk Aqueducts, Valle Crucis Abbey and Dinas Bran Castle
Design and Sail a Boat at Enginuity Whitsun Half-Term
Use your design skills to create a sailing boat from simple craft materials then see how wind power makes it race through the treacherous ‘shark infested’ waters of the pool of doom at Enginuity, near Ironbridge, Shropshire.
Discover Dragonflies at Carding Mill Valley
At Carding Mill Valley, in the Shropshire Hills the team are running a dragonfly identification course led by County Recorder Sue McLamb
Stream – a new exhibition by artist Luce Choules at Jackfield Tile MuseumStream
a fascinating new exhibition by artist in residence, Luce Choules, and a team of museum volunteers opens on Friday, 26th April in the Footprint Gallery at Fusion.
Theatre Review: ‘Salt, Root and Roe’ at Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Chris Eldon Lee reviews ‘Salt, Root and Roe’, which is at Clwyd Theatr Cymru until Saturday May 4th.
As You Like It at Ludlow
This summer international open air theatre company The Lord Chamberlain’s Men will visit Ludlow for one night only with their all male production of Shakespeare’s beautiful and romantic comedy: As You Like It.