Local arts

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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Zoo’s company

Zoo’s company

Take a journey out of the zoo and onto the stage as the zany characters from the blockbuster DreamWorks film Madagascar appear in Shrewsbury in…
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We can hear music

We can hear music

The Place will definitely be alive with ‘The Sound of Music’ from Wednesday 23 until Saturday 26 October when, 60 years on from first hitting…
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Thieves needed!

Thieves needed!

Following their successful production of Little Red Riding Hood in February, the Buildwas Players are gearing up for their next panto, Ali Baba and the…
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Big names from the world of classical music and musical theatre have been unveiled as headline acts at this year’s Proms and Prosecco in the…
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Swan song

Swan song

The compelling and tragic romance in which a princess, Odette, is turned into a swan by an evil curse is bringing its magic to the…
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Bold as brass

Bold as brass

The residents of Paris were bowled over by the Wellington Brass Band when they performed in the city recently. A huge audience gathered to hear…
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Age UK to benefit

Age UK to benefit

The Carmichael School of Dance and Theatre Arts in Telford recently held their biannual dance show and raised an amazing £900 to support older people…
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Rocky experience

Rocky experience

Get ready for a pelvic thrust as Richard O’Brien’s legendary rock ‘n’ roll musical visits the region. Starring Strictly Come Dancing professional champion Joanne Clifton…
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Sticking power

Sticking power

Celebrating 10 stick-tacular years, a touching, funny and original adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s book Stick Man returns to the county in September.…
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Brothers Beyond

Brothers Beyond

Dress to impress in your finest technicolor robes and prepare for an amazing night on Friday 6 September at Theatre Severn, led by former stars…
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Life is a cabaret

Life is a cabaret

Put your top hat on and get ready for a production of Kander and Ebb’s landmark musical, Cabaret. Directed by National Theatre Artistic Director Rufus…
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Place of origin

Place of origin

We often remember places that were special to us as children; a favourite holiday location, a beach, a campsite, a hill, a lake… As we…
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Boycie returns

Boycie returns

Come and enjoy an intimate evening with John Challis, one of the nation’s great comedy actors, best known as Boycie in BBC1’s Only Fools and…
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