Local arts

Lenny on tour

Lenny on tour

Join one of Britain’s best-known comedians, Sir Lenny Henry at Wolverhampton’s Grand theatre on Wednesday 27 November, as he embarks on a brand-new UK tour…
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Licence to thrill

Licence to thrill

Nobody does it better than the world’s most famous secret agent. Live at the Symphony Hall in Birmingham, you can experience the thrills, kills and…
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The voice

The voice

Alyona’s Voice is a modern woman’s fiction about textile restorer Claudia Hamilton’s fractious relationship with her manipulative, narcissistic mother, Elsa. Elsa is ferociously ambitious and…
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Dear Santa

Dear Santa

Coming to Theatre Severn from Friday 13 to Tuesday 24 December, from the author of the well-loved children’s book Dear Zoo, Rod Campbell’s ‘Dear Santa’…
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Soprano soloist

Soprano soloist

Shrewsbury Choral Society are performing ‘Requiem for Humanity’ by Helen Ostafew on Saturday November 16 at Shrewsbury Abbey at 7.30pm. After graduating in classical singing…
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Dance of the Phoenix

Dance of the Phoenix

Phoenix Dance Theatre are presenting their culturally distinctive 21st century reworking of the iconic ballet, ‘The Rite of Spring’ and ‘Left Unseen’ at the Midlands…
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Round the garden

Round the garden

The Shropshire Drama Company’s forthcoming production of Alan Ayckbourn’s comedy ‘Round and Round the Garden’ will be performed at Theatre Severn, from Wednesday 6 to…
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Divided by love

Divided by love

Winner of the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award, Private Peaceful relives the life of Private Tommo Peaceful, a young WW1 soldier awaiting the…
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Mrs Peachum’s Guide

Mrs Peachum’s Guide

Mid Wales Opera will present ‘Mrs Peachum’s Guide to Love and Marriage’ at SpArc Theatre Bishops Castle on Saturday 23 November at 7.30pm. MWO’s Small…
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Best bespoke glass

Best bespoke glass

A Shropshire artist is celebrating after reaching the regional finals of the Rural Business Awards. Jill Bagnall, who owns Fusing Ideas Glass based at Worthen…
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Quartet celebrates

Quartet celebrates

The Wihan Quartet will be celebrating their 35th year with a concert at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury on Friday 15 November at 7.30pm. Described by…
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A narrative song

A narrative song

Originally from New York, Richard Shindell is a writer whose songs paint pictures, tell stories and evoke entire worlds along the way. Join him as…
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Rock for heroes

Rock for heroes

Following on from their hugely successful first year of touring the live music experience, ‘Rock for Heroes’, this show delivers the perfect combination of your…
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Hormonal housewives

Hormonal housewives

Join Suzanne Shaw from Dancing on Ice and Emmerdale and the other ‘Hormonal Housewives’ while they blast their witty way through a catalogue of women’s…
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Inspired to write

Inspired to write

Author Jo Jackson, from near Much Wenlock, has been celebrating the publication of her second novel Beyond the Margin in October. The book, set in…
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Natural world

Natural world

Wildlife presenter and cameraman Gordon Buchanan, best known for his popular BBC series where he meets a variety of animal families, talks about some of…
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Meet your Waterloo

Meet your Waterloo

After the success of last year’s Abba tribute night, Broseley Festival are welcoming back the Waterloo Live girls for what promises to be a night…
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Ruby’s new show

Ruby’s new show

Based on her bestselling book, Ruby Wax’s new show ‘How to Be Human’ answers every question you’ve ever had about evolution, thoughts, emotions, the body,…
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Christmas at St Chad’s

Christmas at St Chad’s

Start celebrating the festive season at the beautiful St Chad’s Church, Shrewsbury with a performance of Bach’s masterpiece, his ‘Christmas Oratorio’ on Saturday 7 December…
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The fame game

The fame game

Coming to Wolverhampton’s Grand Theatre, Selladoor Productions present the 30th anniversary tour of ‘Fame the Musical’, starring Keith Jack from ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor…
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A spellbinding treat

A spellbinding treat

Celtic Christmas Strings features the music of Maire Ni Chathasaigh and Chris Newman. Máire and Chris’s alchemy on harp and guitar creates a very special…
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Entertain us

Entertain us

Its 1982 and Archie Rice is a washed-up entertainer playing a summer season. As his soldier son sails with the Task Force to liberate the…
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A solo endeavour

A solo endeavour

‘Tranquility in Landscapes’ is an exhibition of paintings by Kinver artist Carl Niblett, cataloguing his travels in and around the country, which will be visiting…
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A great taboo

A great taboo

Shelagh Delaney’s career defining play will be performed at Wolverhampton’s Grand Theatre from Tuesday 5 to Saturday 9 November. This British classic is an exhilarating…
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Living doll?

Living doll?

Broadcast live to the Edge Arts Centre on Tuesday 10 December from the Royal Opera House, ‘Coppelia’ is a story of love, mischief and mechanical…
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Rich folk rhythms

Rich folk rhythms

Described by the Guardian as “one of the finest British-based exponents of global music”, She’Koyokh are a versatile prize-winning band playing klezmer and music from…
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Live at the Chalet

Live at the Chalet

The National Trust’s Live at the Chalet series closes its 2019 program with another brilliant live performance at Carding Mill Valley. The final show of…
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Murder on the Nile

Murder on the Nile

Grip your seats for this Agatha Christie, the queen of mystery writings, atmospheric play which sees Kay Ridgeway, a woman blessed with beauty, enormous wealth…
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Drift away!

Drift away!

The legendary group have previously been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, listed among the greatest artists of all time by Rolling…
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Aggers & Tuffers

Aggers & Tuffers

By popular demand, Jonathan and Phil have teamed up for a brand new show. From their first Evening With Aggers and Tuffers in 2016, they…
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Ultimate Eagles

Ultimate Eagles

The Ultimate Eagles return once again on Thursday 10 October to perform their legendary hits and newer favourites. Hailed as “The Next Best Thing to…
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Suzi Ruffell

Suzi Ruffell

Suzi has made a name for herself by turning tragedy and anxiety into big laughs. This year she is actually happy. This show answers the…
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Green Book

Green Book

Green Book is an American biographical comedy-drama film. Set in 1962, the film is inspired by the true story of a tour of the Deep…
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The Christians

The Christians

The Christians enjoyed acclaim in the late 80s and early 90s both in the UK and Europe and often confused people with their band name…
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The IBROW Guy

The IBROW Guy

Scottish comedy award winner Gary Meikle is back with a bang and new brows after racking up over 100 million views with a rant about…
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Calendar Girls

Calendar Girls

Written by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth this award-winning production is based on the true story of the calendar girls a group of ordinary ladies…
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Christmas comes early

Christmas comes early

While the rest of us were enjoying the late summer sun, illustrators at Aardvark, the Church Stretton based illustration and design company, were busy creating…
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Arts come alive

Arts come alive

Arts Alive aims to bring high quality and affordable entertainment within easy travelling distance. Local performances include Branwen and Other Tales at Little Wenlock Village…
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All Stretton artists

All Stretton artists

After 25 year in their previous rural home, ceramicist Dennis Farrell and his teacher and aspiring painter wife Sally decided they needed to move closer…
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