Local arts

A New Flame

A New Flame

With more than 30 Top 40 singles and several of the best-selling albums of the last four decades to choose from, ‘A New Flame’ brings…
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Bridgnorth Festival

Bridgnorth Festival

The Bridgnorth Music & Arts Festival, which is Shropshire’s largest free festival, looks all set for another bumper year of live performances, communal viewing, artwork,…
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Funny Girl

Funny Girl

Hot on the heels of a record-breaking and critically acclaimed West End run, this ‘utterly irresistible’ new production of ‘Funny Girl’, starring West End leading…
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Broseley Jar Family

Broseley Jar Family

Broseley’s Birchmeadow Centre will welcome back the Jar Family on Saturday 8 July. Described as ‘Dylan meets the Pogues meets Springsteen’, the band’s last visit…
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Church Stretton arts

Church Stretton arts

Three well-known artists will appear as part of the Church Stretton Arts Festival. Paul Hipkiss was recently described as one of the foremost British linocut…
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Shakespeare al fresco

Shakespeare al fresco

Professional theatre company Rain or Shine will be performing Shakespeare’s cross-gartered and hilarious cross-dressing comedy ‘Twelfth Night’ at four open air venues in the WW!…
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Hospice remembers

Hospice remembers

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre will be the venue for a night of theatre to mark Compton Hospice’s 35th anniversary on Saturday 15 July. The show, entitled…
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An epic journey

An epic journey

A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometres from home. He survives many challenges and dangers before being adopted…
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Brand of comedy

Brand of comedy

Katy Brand is bringing her hit Edinburgh Festival show ‘I Was a Teenage Christian’ to the Oakengates Theatre, when she will give an honest, fascinating…
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Woolf at the Edge

Woolf at the Edge

This landmark play by Edward Albee was famously bought to the silver screen in 1966, in a version starring Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor. The…
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Words take flight

Words take flight

A collaboration between award-winners is taking place at the Severn Valley Country Park in June. Acoustic trio Whalebone and poet and author Kate Innes are…
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Sunny Side showing

Sunny Side showing

An award-winning Shrewsbury artist will be showing her paintings, illustrations and designs at the county town’s annual Open Studios event. Linda Edwards, whose work includes…
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Exploring the Kosmos

Exploring the Kosmos

Described as ‘redefining the relationship between classical and world music,’ Kosmos will be performing at Concord College, Acton Burnell on 27 May, as part of…
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Goodnight Mister Tom

Goodnight Mister Tom

This uplifting story is being staged at Bridgnorth’s Theatre on the Steps between 22 June and 1 July. Set during the dark and dangerous build-up to…
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Gift of the Gibbs

Gift of the Gibbs

Back by popular demand, the Birchmeadow in Broseley will once again welcome wandering troubadour Mr Otis Gibbs, songwriter, storyteller, painter, photographer and planter of 7,176…
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English Haydn festival

English Haydn festival

Internationally recognised musicians contribute to Bridgnorth’s 24th annual English Haydn Festival, taking place between 7 and 11 June. This year’s theme is Haydn Across the…
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