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More details - Boots + Roots
Boots + Roots will be held on Sunday 6TH May 2018, the aim of the day is to provide families with a ‘digital detox’ where they can get involved in activities including den building, crafts, messy play, gardening, cooking, sports and much more!
Haughton Farm, Shrewsbury
Sun 6 May

More details - See and Hear Shropshire Exhibition 2018
The See and Hear exhibition is a free event where companies and services showcase what equipment and support is available for those with visual and/or hearing problems.
Shrewsbury Sports Village, Sundorne Road, Sundorne, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Wed 16 May

More details - Shrewsbury Steam Rally’s ‘Have-A-Go’ Day!
Have you ever wanted to drive a steam engine? Maybe ride in a vintage lorry, an army tank or a tractor?
The Greenhous West Mid Showground off Berwick Road Shrewsbury
Sat 12 May

More details - Phil Kelsall MBE plays Wurlitzer Theatre Organ at The Buttermarket, Shrewsbury
Phil Kelsall MBE plays the Mighty Wurlitzer theatre organ at The Buttermarkt in Shrewsbury. There will be a raffle, sales table and an extended range of refreshments available from The Buttermarket Team. Web: www.shropshiretheatreorgantrust.co.uk
The Buttermarket Howard Street Shrewsbury
Sun 20 May

More details - Run for your life. The zombies will be after you!
Organised by Bodytech Health Clubs; a Zombie Escape Race will take place on Saturday 12th May and involves a 5K Course involving caves, forests, and valleys in the picturesque setting of Hawkstone Park, Weston Under Redcastle.
Hawkstone Park
Sat 12 May

More details - Sketchbook Sundays at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
Throughout 2018, we are offering reduced entry of £2 on the first Sunday of the month. On the first Sunday of the month, bring your sketchbook with you when you visit us and show it to reception in the VIC!
The Music Hall The Square
Sun 6 May

More details - Carducci String Quartet Series:  ‘From Budapest to Leipzig'
The well-loved Carducci continue their 21st anniversary celebration ‘Voyages from Budapest’ Series with an afternoon concert on Sunday 29th April, 3pm at the Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury.
Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Last chance to catch Carducci String Quartet:  ‘From Budapest to New York’ An American Quartet
In 2018 the well-loved Carducci are celebrating their 21st anniversary. As part of their nationwide ’Bartok 2018’ project, in Shropshire the quartet have been presenting a chamber music Series called ‘Voyages from Budapest’, including this last concert featuring jewels by Haydn, Bartok and Dvorak which...
Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury
Sun 13 May

More details - Shrewsbury Kids Festival
Join us and celebrate Shropshire Kidsfest third year!. We turn the Quarry Park into one HUGE play park for your children to enjoy, with so much going on your children can have an amazing day filled with fun activities and giggles all when discovering new talents.
The Quarry Park, Shrewsbury
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Shrewsbury Regatta
The 2018 Shrewsbury Regatta will take place on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May 2018. The Regatta is one of the oldest events in the rowing calendar, having first been held in 1871. Races will take place on the River Severn in Shrewsbury between English Bridge and the boathouses opposite the Quarry.
Pengwern Boat Club, Kingsland, Shrewsbury
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Longner Hall - Open Garden for NGS
A long drive approach through parkland designed by Humphry Repton. Walks lined with golden yew through extensive lawns, with views over Severn Valley. Borders containing roses, herbaceous and shrubs, also ancient yew wood. Enclosed walled garden containing mixed planting, garden buildings, tower and game larder.
Longner Hall, Shrewsbury
Sun 20 May

More details - Paper Flower Workshop
A relaxed and fun workshop where you will learn how to create giant paper flowers. No previous experience of paper craft is necessary. All materials will be provided and you will be able to take your paper flower creations home at the end of the workshop.
Baschurch, Shrewsbury
Thu 26 Apr

More details - The Citadel - Open Garden for NGS
Imposing castellated house (not open) stands in 4 acres. Mature garden, with fine trees, rhododendrons, azaleas, acers and camellias. Herbaceous borders; walled potager and Victorian thatched summerhouse provide added interest. Paths meander around and over sandstone outcrop at centre.
The Citadel, Weston-under-Redcastle
Sun 13 May

More details - Spring into a Night of Cocktails, Canapés & Dancing For The Harry Johnson Trust!
A charity fundraising event will be held in aid of The Harry Johnson Trust at 7.30pm, on the 28th April at Shrewsbury Town Football Club, Montgomery Waters Meadow. There will be a charity auction and raffle with Photo Booth, live music entertainment and more, plus comedy Magician…The GREAT Paul Rushworth!
Shrewsbury Town Football Club
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Attingham Park - Natural Craft workshops with WildLife Survival School
Join WildLife Survival School for a series of Natural Craft workshops focusing on basketry and spoon carving using only hand tools. These workshops can start you at the very beginning of both these ancient art forms or help you take the next step.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Today, Sun 29 Apr

More details - Attingham Park - Behind closed doors - a dramatic, costumed evening tour of Attingham
Let Lord Berwick take you back in time for an exciting private tour of the stunning ground floor of Attingham Mansion. Our humorous guide will lead you on a Grand Tour around this glorious building just after the last of the visitors leave for the day.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Sat 12 May

More details - Brownhill House - Open Garden for NGS
Has to be seen to be believed. A unique hillside garden (over 700 steps) bordering R Perry. Wide variety of styles and plants from formal terraces to woodland paths, plus large kitchen garden. Lawn area redeveloped in 2017 with new statues.
Brownhill House, Shrewsbury
Tue 24 Apr, Tue 22 May

More details - Attingham Park Estate: Cronkhill - Cronkhill Open Day
Hidden in the Shropshire countryside, Cronkhill is an unexpected vision of Italy. Take a tour around this little gem on one of only six open days a year. All visits must be pre booked.
Attingham Park Estate: Cronkhill, Atcham, Shrewsbury,
Fri 11 May, Sun 13 May

More details - Wollerton Old Hall - Open Garden for NGS
4-acre garden created around C16 house (not open). Formal structure creates variety of gardens each with own colour theme and character. Planting is mainly of perennials, the large range of which results in significant collections of salvias, clematis, crocosmias and roses.
Wollerton Old Hall, Market Drayton
Fri 18 May

More details - Eyton Races - South Shropshire Hunt Point to Point
Celebrating 95 years of steeplechasing, Eyton Races South Shropshire Hunt Point-to-Point is delighted to announce its May Day 2018 meeting!
Eyton-on-Severn, Wroxeter, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Mon 7 May

More details - Carmina Burana
Carmina Burana. Wrekin College Annual Concert. The combined choirs of Wrekin College, The Old Hall School, Wrekin College Orchestra and invited guests, Soloists and members of the Jackfield Band. The programme includes : 1812 Overture, Cloudburst, Rhapsody in Blue and Carmina Burana.
Wrekin College
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Sunnycroft - Handicraft Weekend
Hanidcraft’s galore this weekend at Sunnycroft. This weekend come and see a variety of crafts being demonstrated at Sunnycroft. There a host of crafts to watch from patchwork to lace making, there are even opportunities to try your crafting skills. Booking Not Needed. Phone: 01952 242884. Children are welcome.
Sunnycroft, 200 Holyhead Road, Wellington, Telford,
Fri 11 May to Mon 14 May

More details - Edge Villa - Open Garden for NGS
Two acres nestling in South Shropshire hills. Self-sufficient vegetable plot. Chickens in orchard, foxes permitting. Large herbaceous borders. Dewpond surrounded by purple elder, irises, candelabra primulas and dieramas. Large selection of fragrant roses. Teas in sheltered courtyard.
Edge Villa, nr Yockleton
Sat 19 May

More details - Oteley - Open Garden for NGS
10 acres running down to The Mere. Walled kitchen garden, architectural features, many old interesting trees despite recent storms, rhododendrons, azaleas, wild woodland walk and views across Mere to Ellesmere. First opened in 1927 when NGS first started.
Oteley, Ellesmere
Sun 13 May

More details - Watercolour Workshop
A full day Workshop from 10am - 4pm covering the skills involved in Watercolour Painting. The Workshop is designed for beginners or as a refresher to those who want to re-discover their painting skills.
Kinnerley Parish Hall, Kinnerley
Sun 29 Apr

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.
Mon 7 May, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Bostin' Chase Sportive
The Bostin’ Chase Sportive is an on-road sportive event for road cyclists, and is a new Bostin’ Ride event for 2017.
Harper Adams University Edgmond, Newport
Sun 29 Apr

More details - The Little Theatre presents 'Salt of the Earth' by John Godber
Salt Of The Earth is a humorous and poignant family saga spanning three generations of decent honest working class folk from a West Yorkshire mining town, making the best of what they have and the most of every opportunity they are given.
Donnington Little Theatre, Wellington Road, Donnington, Telford, Shropshire
Thu 17 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Horrible Histories
We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for a special production of Horrible Histories featuring MORE of your favourite characters from our barmy past – and a brand new scene with wordy Will! Find out why the Romans were revolting!
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Today and Mon 23 Apr

More details - An Audience with Rev Richard Coles
Join Strictly’s latest dancing star as he recounts his experiences both on the dance floor and backstage with the stars. With judges verdicts ranging from "a fantastic surprise”, to "full of heavenly delights" and "The falling petals had more grace.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Wed 2 May

More details - The Keep it Country Show
Join 4 of Ireland’s top country Stars for an un-missable Keep It Country show filled with toe-tapping Country music, cabaret and laughter that will have the audience singing and clapping all night long.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Thu 3 May

More details - Tom Stade: I Swear
Get ready for another epic blast of Tom Stade! Following last year’s smash hit run at the Edinburgh Festival, and sell-out dates across the UK, the Canadian tour-de-force is back on the road with extra dates due to overwhelming demand!
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Fri 4 May

More details - Soul & Motown Party night with The Love Supremes
Put on your dancing shoes for this popular party night featuring a top soul DJ and classy live act The Love Supremes performing all your favourite classic Motown hits. With fantastic harmonies, slick routines and stunning costumes, these girls can’t fail to impress the most dedicated Motown aficionado.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Sat 5 May

More details - Simon King
Simon’s love of wildlife began in his childhood home in Africa; it certainly influenced his first career choice which was to become an elephant when he grew up! Known to millions as a face of Springwatch and Big Cat Diary, naturalist and broadcaster Simon King is the real life Dr Doolittle.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Wed 9 May

More details - Walk Right Back
Walk Right Back tells the story of the most successful duo of all time - The Everly Brothers. Featuring hits such as Bye Bye Love, All I Have To Do Is Dream & Cathy’s Clown, this unique concert-based musical entwines the wonderful, sad yet glorious story of The Everly Brothers around those trademark “harmonies from...
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Wed 16 May

More details - The Meat Load Story
Steve Steinman the creative force behind the hugely successful Vampires Rock returns with this epic musical concert delivering the best of the best from Meat Loaf’s Bat Out Of Hell record breaking album.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Thu 17 May

More details - Menopause the Musical
Starring Cheryl Fergison (EastEnders), Maureen Nolan (The Nolans), Rebecca Wheatley (Casualty) and Hilary O’Neil (ITV’s Copy Cats). Menopause the Musical is heading out on another UK wide tour.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Fri 18 May

More details - Radio Active
Angus Deayton, Helen Atkinson Wood, Michael Fenton Stevens and Philip Pope reunite to take classic scripts from the award winning BBC Radio 4 show following a sell-out and critically acclaimed run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe and performances at the Glastonbury & Underbelly Southbank Festivals.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Sat 19 May

More details - The Christians & Hue and Cry
The Christians, the outstanding, soul influenced group had hits in the late 80’s and 90’s including ‘Forgotten Town’, ‘Harvest For The World’, ‘Born Again’, ‘Ideal World’, and ‘Hooverville’.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Sun 20 May

More details - Telford Acoustic Club
On Wednesdays, Telford Acoustic Club meets to play music from 8pm. Come along and see them or to join in! However, on 13th June, the club takes a break, while we present live theatre. Regional Voice Theatre presents "The Tat Man"
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 2 May, Wed 9 May, Wed 16 May, Wed 23 May, Wed 30 May, Wed 6 Jun, Wed 20 Jun

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 26 Apr, Thu 31 May

More details - Quiz Night
Oakengates original General Knowledge Quiz runs on the last Sunday of each month with cash prizes. It costs £1 per person to enter and the fun starts at 8.30 p.m.
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 27 May, Sun 24 Jun

More details - Royal British Legion's "Beer & Banter"
The Royal British Legion’s “Beer & Banter” session for retired ex-Service men & women meets here from 2 – 4p.m. for a pint and a chin-wag. Wheelchair access through back door from car park and bus station.
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire
Thu 3 May, Thu 7 Jun

More details - Telford Beer Festival
Britain’s biggest cooled-hand-pulled, pub-based beer festival is back, with an amazing 34 cooled hand-pulls at the Crown Inn and 12 more at the Elephant & Castle in Dawley!! So, now there’s more opportunity than ever to come and have your taste-buds tickled! On Thursday, Dave Onions will be playing from 8.
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire
Thu 3 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Live Music - Dave Onions at the Beer Festival
Often described as the best singer-songwriter on the Midlands circuit, his style is sometimes between folk and blues and so brilliantly quirky, that you’ll just have to make up your own descriptions - I’ve given up trying!
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire
Thu 3 May

More details - Live Music - The Time Divers at the Beer Festival
Back on the road again, enjoy Blues and Rock Classics, performed in their own creative style by one of the most popular innovative bands from Shropshire in the last 20 years.
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire
Sat 5 May

More details - Gig for Life
“Gig for Life” Charity Music Day all day from 1 p.m. in support of “Race for Life” - more details to come but you can forget the Royal Wedding and the Cup Final! Over the last five years, with great days of live music, we’ve raised around £15,000 for Cancer Research - let’s do more this year!
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire
Sat 19 May

More details - Plant Hunters' Fair at the British Ironwork Centre, Shropshire on Sunday 20th May 2018
Our plant fairs at The British Ironwork Centre have raised thousands of pounds for Hope House Children’s Hospices, with the £1.00 entrance fee going to this very deserving cause. Please help us raise more in 2018!
British Ironwork Centre Whitehall Aston, Oswestry
Sun 20 May

More details - Rotary Social & Quiz Night
The Rotary Club’s Social Night returns tonight at 7.00p.m. prompt and normally runs on the fourth Tuesday of each month. This month, it is a Quiz Night and costs £1.50 per person to take part in teams of up to 5 people.
Elephant & Castle, 1, High Street, Dawley, TELFORD
Tue 24 Apr, Tue 22 May

More details - Dawley Angling Society
Dawley Angling Society meets here from 7.30 p.m., normally on the first Wednesday of each month.
Elephant & Castle, 1, High Street, Dawley, TELFORD
Wed 2 May, Wed 6 Jun