Today to 19 Mar 18 within 40 miles.

More details - How Arena 3 Saved My Life - Lesbian Networking Before the Internet
In these days of Diva, dating sites and meet-ups, it’s easy to forget that as recently as fifty years ago, simply finding each other was a real challenge for lesbians. The arrival of the very first lesbian newsletter, Arena Three, in 1964 was a quiet revolution.
University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury
Fri 23 Feb

More details - Swansea City Opera present The Barber of Seville
Set in period Seville, with outrageous 18th century costumes that compliment the fizz and flare of Rossini’s musical genius, this production is perfect both for the established operagoer, and those seeking to engage with opera for the first time.
Theatre Severn, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury
Sat 10 Mar

More details - ‘Voyages from Budapest’ - Carducci String Quartet with international Clarinettist Julian Bliss
In 2018 the well-loved Carducci celebrate their 21st anniversary. As part of their nationwide ’Bartok 2018’ project, in Shropshire the quartet will present chamber music jewels by Haydn, Brahms, Mendelssohn and Dvorak alongside three of Hungarian Bela Bartok’s influential quartet masterpieces.
Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury
Sun 18 Mar

More details - Harriet Live In Shrewsbury
HARRIET - a UK singer songwriter discovered on the Graham Norton show, who brought tears to Gaby Roslin’s eyes, was chosen by Denise Van Outen as ‘An Artist To Introduce’ and whom global singer, Rumer commented ‘sounds a lot like Karen Carpenter’.
Henry Tudor House Barracks Passage, Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury
Sun 4 Mar

More details - Leonie Minty flautist, with Richard Walker, pianist at lunchtime concert!
The series begins with a flute recital by Leonie Minty with Richard Walker (piano). Look out for Chetham’s School of Music (Fridays March 2, May 11 and November 9), vocal students from Birmingham Conservatoire on April 27 and May 4, a guitar recital by Galina Vale on February 23 and music for harp played by Georgina...
St Chad’s Church, Shrewsbury
Fri 2 Mar

More details - I Am Not Your Negro - screening
Narrated by: Samuel L. Jackson. Directed by Raoul Peck. Told entirely in the words of James Baldwin (novelist, playwright, essayist, civil rights activist and gay man) through both personal appearances and the text of his final unfinished book project, I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO touches on the lives and assassinations of...
The Hive, 5 Belmont, Shrewsbury

More details - Shrewsbury Steam Rally Social Evening Events
This year’s talks are being held at the Four Crosses, Bicton, Shrewsbury, SY3 8EF, on the last Friday in every month at 7:30 for 7:45pm, with the exception of December. It is situated on the B4380, between Shrewsbury and Montford Bridge.
Four Crosses Bicton Shrewsbury
Fri 23 Feb

More details - Ten Up
An Omega care for life 10th anniversary celebration event. A lively programme of family entertainment with music and comedy (suitable for all ages and tastes) hosted by Clare Ashford, BBC Radio Shropshire, with Henry Maybury-Lost Days, Shrewsbury Handbells, Second Wind, Ruth Lewis and Brian T Williams.
The Priory School, Longden Road, Shrewsbury
Sat 3 Mar

More details - Attingham Park - Deer feeding
See the Attingham fallow deer herd up close as we feed them their winter rations. The eighth Lord Berwick loved his fallow deer herd so much he would often feed them himself - watch us continue this tradition over the winter months.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Sat 24 Feb, Sun 25 Feb

More details - Organ Recital & Afternoon Tea
Saturday 10th March 2018 @ 3.30pm (TBC) - Ellesmere College, Ellesmere, Shropshire, SY12 9AB. A recital of Quarters! Two organists from Birmingham Conservatoire will each play the College’s two magnificent pipe organs.
Ellesmere College, Ellesmere
Sat 10 Mar

More details - Ellesmere Antique & Collectors Fair
Ellesmere Antique & Collectors fair selling a wide variety of antiques and collectables including ceramics, jewellery, postcards, clocks and furniture, militeria, vintage textiles. This is a popular monthly event. The venue has free parking, full disabled facilities and good quality refreshments.
The Town Hall, Willow Street, Ellesmere Shropshire.
Sun 4 Mar

More details - Memory Cafe
Our Space Memory Café is a new project providing a gathering place for people with memory concerns or a diagnosis of Dementia or Alzheimer’s along with their carers or family members.
Our Space, Ellesmere Community Centre and Library
Mon 26 Feb, Mon 26 Mar

More details - Spring Plant Hunters' Fair at Alderford Lake on Sunday 18th March 2018
Entry to this Plant Hunters’ Fair at Alderford Lake (formally Dearnford Lake) is completely free and offers the opportunity to pop along and visit many specialist nurseries at no charge to get your gardening season off to a great start.
Alderford Lake, Tilstock Road, Whitchurch
Sun 18 Mar

More details - Milkshake! Live
Starring Milkshake! favourites; Bob the Builder, Little Princess, Noddy, Fireman Sam, Shimmer & Shine, Pip from Pip Ahoy!, Winnie and Wilbur, Wissper, Milkshake’s very own Milkshake! Monkey and two Milkshake!
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Wed 21 Feb

More details - Johnny Cash Roadshow
Johnny Cash Roadshow, a show not to be missed by avid fans or the casual listener. Also the only show to be endorsed by the CASH family! This year prepare for a musical and emotional rollercoaster, unrivalled by any other that truly celebrates the career of a music legend, Johnny Cash.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Thu 22 Feb

More details - All Star Superslam Wrestling 2018
Come and see the larger-than-life characters from all corners of the world do battle inside the ring with heavyweight collisions and jaw-dropping high flying action, featuring Tag Team Matches, Royal Rumble Matches, Divas Competition, Ladder Matches and more.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Fri 23 Feb

More details - Soul & Motown Party Night With Sarah Collins
Sarah Collins and Keep The Faith are a 9-piece band with a full brass section recreating the live sound and feel of Northern Soul. They play authentic arrangements of the original songs which first became popular on an underground scene during the 60s and which have been filling dance floors ever since.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Sat 24 Feb

More details - Craig Campbell
The majestic mountain moose in a tiger striped onesie brings his thrilling new show ’Easy Tiger’ out of the Fringe jungle and onto the world stage for his 3rd solo tour. Queens and Toms pack some nip and prowl on down to screech and howl the night away!
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Fri 2 Mar

More details - Griff Rhys Jones
Join the star of Not the Nine o’clock News, Smith & Jones and Three Men In A Boat as he airs stories, anecdotes, reminiscences and outright lies – from forty years of travelling - down rivers and up mountains, into Africa, out of India, and across the arid wastes of the BBC canteen.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Thu 8 Mar

More details - Doreen: Rise of the Yam-Yam
It’s been a big year for Doreen. Voted Midlands Entertainment Personality of the Year by What’s On readers, and then crowned Best Newcomer at the recent Great British Panto Awards in London, Doreen now returns with her live show RISE OF THE YAM-YAM.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Fri 9 Mar

More details - Purple Zeppelin
The Ultimate Rock Tribute Show! They blow the roof off every time we have them, so we can’t wait to have them back again!
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Sat 10 Mar

More details - The Sleeping Beauty
A classic fairytale set to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score with stunning choreography and beautiful costumes combined to portray the struggle between good and evil. The wicked Carbosse casts a spell on Princess Aurora proclaiming that she will one day prick her finger - and die.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Wed 14 Mar

More details - Gordon Hendricks as Elvis
On Saturday 19th August 2017 on the Graceland Stage at Memphis on the 40th Anniversary of Elvis’ passing Gordon Hendricks was crowned 2017 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artiste Champion which after winning Collingwood again, the only ETA to win it twice, he is the undisputed No 1 in the World.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Fri 16 Mar

More details - The Tina Turner Experience Show
This fully live energetic show charts the life and career of one of the worlds iconic performers. Full of hits like Private Dancer Nutbush City Limits, Proud Mary, River Deep Mountain High and Let’s Stay Together to name but a few, this show is the ultimate night out.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Sat 17 Mar

More details - Live Music - Open Mic Night
Do you want to be a SuperStar or are you just pop-idle? Hosted by Howard Bell & Clare Bennett, this is your chance to get 15 minutes of fame, normally on the last Thursday of each month in front of a live audience at Shropshire’s longest-established Open Mic event, where we’re proud to support Community Music!!
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire
Thu 22 Feb, Thu 22 Mar