Local arts

Lens on the landscape

Lens on the landscape

A new photography competition, Green of the Gorge, is being launched by the organisers of the International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) in partnership…
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Enjoy a refreshing Milkshake!

Enjoy a refreshing Milkshake!

Little theatre-goers will love an all-singing, all-dancing show that’s appearing at Theatre Severn this July. ‘Milkshake! Live’, starring Bob the Builder, the Little Princess, Noddy,…
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Sculptural surgery

Sculptural surgery

Nurses from Shropshire’s two main hospitals gained new skills at a local attraction recently. The clinicians welded items of obsolete equipment onto a sculpture being…
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Ladies first

Ladies first

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre is staging a new production of Amanda Whittington’s ‘Ladies’ Day’, running from Friday 13 to Saturday 28 July. ‘Ladies’ Day’ is an…
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Faces that fit

Faces that fit

Two British comedy icons return for one night only at a Bridgnorth venue this summer – to reveal a more thoughtful side to their characters.…
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Bush babies

Bush babies

Prepare to be ‘wow’-ed as vocalist Nadine Turner and her Kate Bush tribute band come to Theatre Severn on Friday 13 July. Them Heavy People…
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Throwing shapes

Throwing shapes

The Hive is offering another series of creative workshops for children and adults this summer. Adults can try their hands at Bowls from Moulds on…
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High art?

High art?

The Church Stretton Arts Festival is back for another year of beautiful art, breathtaking music, and thought-provoking talks and workshops in the Shropshire Hills. With…
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Summer Nights cinema

Summer Nights cinema

It’s time to soup up your engines and slick back your hair… it’s the 40th anniversary of the all-time teen favourite, Grease. There’s a special…
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Telford’s tuneful event

Telford’s tuneful event

Telford Orchestra’s Summer Concert is taking place on Saturday 14 July. The concert features three of well-known known orchestral works, plus the first complete performance…
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Mixing it up

Mixing it up

Dudmaston is working with contemporary artist Faye Claridge to present Shaken and Stirred, a new project that aims to uncover stories from the estate’s 875-year…
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Dye another day

Dye another day

If you’d like to find out how we coloured our clothes before chemical dyes came along, a workshop run by Acton Scott Working Farm will…
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Back to Banstock

Back to Banstock

A celebration of Black Country music is again being held on the grounds of the beautiful Bantock House near Wolverhampton. This year’s Banstock sees an…
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Free tunes from Beth

Free tunes from Beth

A Shrewsbury-based singer relied on the kindness of others to release her debut album, Little Acts of Kindness… and now she’s ‘paying it forward’. Beth…
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Lights fundraiser

Lights fundraiser

On Saturday 14 July at Broseley Social Club in the town’s High Street, there will be a rock ‘n’ roll night featuring the Concessions. The…
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Wenlock choir

Wenlock choir

A concert is taking place at 7pm on Saturday 14 July at Holy Trinity Church in Much Wenlock. The event will feature a mix of…
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Cowardly company?

Cowardly company? 

A Bridgnorth amateur theatre company will present one of Noel Coward’s popular plays at local venues in May. Bridgnorth Players will perform the comedy ‘Nude…
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Rattle farewell

Rattle farewell

Possibly the most famous conductor of our time, Sir Simon Rattle performs his final concert this June – and the historic event is being live-streamed…
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Players raise funds

Players raise funds

The Buildwas Players’ pantomime ‘Peter Pan’, performed in February, raised £1,000 towards the renovation of Holy Trinity Church in Buildwas. As the cycle starts again…
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Offside rule

Offside rule

Wednesday 27 June sees a journey through the decades to tell the story of four women in different eras who live, breathe and play football. ‘Offside’…
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Lipstick live

Lipstick live

Tickets are selling fast for a music extravaganza coming to Telford on Thursday 28 June. Fresh from its West End debut at Leicester Square, ‘Lipstick…
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Young dancers

Young dancers

English Youth Ballet is bringing a glitzy take on a classic tale to Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn in June, with some of the performers having been…
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Heights at Blists Hill

Heights at Blists Hill

A riveting open-air performance with music and fast character changes will captivate audiences when Hotbuckle Productions return to Blists Hill Victorian Town on Friday 1…
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Dancers dazzle

Dancers dazzle

BalletBoyz was co-founded in 2000 by ex-Royal Ballet dancers Michael Nunn and William Trevitt and the company has been performing around the world for the…
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Priory gig

Priory gig

A popular local band is performing a show at Much Wenlock Priory on Friday 18 May. ‘Putting It on at the Priory’ will feature “a…
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Get hooked on books!

Get hooked on books!

The theme of this year’s May Shrewsbury Book Festival is inspiring young minds to be creative, to challenge them with exciting new activities and masterclasses…
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Bodyguard returns

Bodyguard returns

The international smash hit production of the award-winning musical ‘The Bodyguard’ will return to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Monday 25 June until Friday 6 July…
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Broseley rocks

Broseley rocks

This year’s Broseley Festival brings the usual mix of live music, delicious food and drink, and plenty of retail therapy opportunities to the town at…
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Celebrating poetry

Celebrating poetry

The team behind Wenlock Poetry Festival have announced that a special event is to take place on Sunday 6 May. The celebratory get-together and performance…
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