Local arts

Folk fest breaks record

Folk fest breaks record

Visitors to this year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival have helped to raise a record amount for its long-term charity partner. Hope House, which supports children with…
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Putting the boot in!

Putting the boot in!

‘Kinky Boots’, the winner of every major Best Musical award, is bringing the footwear-forward story of an unexpected business partnership to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from…
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Making a splash

Making a splash

The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is back for 2018, bringing an evening of inspirational ocean-themed films to the county in September. The brand-new selection…
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Not Beeton by snow!

Not Beeton by snow!

Chelmarsh Parish Hall booked Alison Neil to perform her acclaimed piece ‘Mrs Beeton, My Sister’ in December 2017, but it had to be cancelled due…
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Back in Black

Back in Black

‘A Black Country Night Out’ is one of the longest-running shows in the Midlands. It has played to packed houses over the years and has featured…
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Lear here

Lear here

King Lear will be broadcast live at The Edge Arts Centre in Much Wenlock on Thursday 27 September as part of National Theatre Live –…
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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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