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More details - Really Wild Weekend - Bugs & Bats
Our first camp of the year. Join us from midday Saturday to setup, then help with our OPAL Bugs on bushes survey, set out our moth trap and become bat detectives with our friendly Bat expert.
Y Dolydd Llanfyllin Workhouse Y Dolydd, Llanfyllin, Powys
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 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 - Shropshire Produce Market
The best produce and craft traders from around the County
Cross Street, Oswestry
Sat 21 Apr

More details - VOLUNTEER OPEN DAY@Cambrian Heritage Railway  - Oswestry, Llynclys & Gobowen
Oswestry’s own station now the centre of the Heritage Railway c/w Museum has arranged an Open Day at Oswestry, Lynclys and Gobowen sites for prospective volunteers to see what is involved.. Also on this day is the official opening of the Signal box at Oswestry ( approx 12 noon)..
The Station, Oswald Road, Oswestry, Llynclys and Gobowen
Sat 12 May

More details - Dingle Nurseries & Garden - Open Garden for NGS
RHS recommended 4½ acre garden on S-facing site, sloping down to lakes surrounded by yr-round interest. Beds mostly colour themed with a huge variety of rare and unusual trees, ornamental shrubs and herbaceous plants.
Dingle Nurseries & Garden, Welshpool
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - 1 Church Bank - Open Garden for NGS
A jewel in the town. Explore the ground floor of this C17 barrel maker’s cottage and walk into a large garden room which also houses a museum of tools from different trades. Mystic pool of smoke and sounds.
1 Church Bank, Welshpool
Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - A Tour of the Formal Garden and Nursery
Find out a little more about the Edwardian formal garden before heading behind the scenes to visit Powis’ nursery. Booking not needed. Meet in the Formal Garden (at the bottom of the long steps).
Powis Castle Welshpool, Powys
Wed 2 May, Wed 16 May, Wed 30 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 - Chirk Castle - Raye Bower Art exhibition
See the work of local artist Raye Bower, responding to the nature and wildlife of the Chirk Castle estate. Raye Bower is a local artist and teacher, born in Mynyddislwyn, South Wales.
Chirk Castle, Chirk
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Chirk Castle - Running for beginners
Give your fitness a boost in the beautiful surroundings of the Chirk Castle estate. A great opportunity to get started with running and meet other people, and who knows' You might be taking part in one of our 10km runs before you know it!
Chirk Castle, Chirk
Sat 21 Apr, Sat 28 Apr

More details - Chirk Castle - Guided estate walks
Fancy seeing more of what Chirk Castle estate has to offer' Join a guided walk and enjoy the freedom to explore. At Chirk Castle we have an estate that covers over 480 acres, with many paths to cover and interesting history to explore.
Chirk Castle, Chirk
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Chirk Castle - Trust10 trail run at Chirk Castle
The Trust10 is a monthly 10k trail run that gives you the opportunity to explore Chirk Castle’s estate for free. Join us on the fourth Sunday of every month for our free 10k trail run. Registration is from 8am at Chirk Castle car park, and the run starts at 9am.
Chirk Castle, Chirk
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Chirk Castle - Nordic Walking
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle. Weekly on Tuesdays throughout the year, Nordic Walking is a great way to improve your fitness and confidence and have fun at the same time.
Chirk Castle, Chirk
Tue 24 Apr, Tue 1 May

More details - Chirk Castle - Embroiderers' Guild exhibition
A fascinating exhibition from local branches of the Embroiderers’ Guild, responding to the history and landscape of Chirk Castle. The exhibition will use three and two dimensional work to look at some of the features of Chirk Castle’s impressive estate and fascinating history.
Chirk Castle, Chirk
Sat 5 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Chirk Castle - Running for beginners
Give your fitness a boost in the beautiful surroundings of the Chirk Castle estate. A great opportunity to get started with running and meet other people, and who knows' You might be taking part in one of our 10km runs before you know it!
Chirk Castle, Chirk
Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 26 May

More details - Chirk Castle - Nordic Walking
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle. Weekly on Tuesdays throughout the year, Nordic Walking is a great way to improve your fitness and confidence and have fun at the same time.
Chirk Castle, Chirk
Tue 8 May, Tue 15 May, Tue 22 May, Tue 29 May

More details - Chirk Castle - Woodland Mindfulness & Bushcraft Weekend
A whole weekend of practising mindfulness in a woodland setting accompanied by a range of bushcraft activities aimed at focusing the mind and increasing awareness of the natural world. Through the weekend you will be guided by 4 tutors each with their own specialties and experience in their field.
Chirk Castle, Chirk
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Lambing on the Farm
Lambing live is fun for the whole family and is a great opportunity for parents and children alike to experience something unique – it’s not often you get to see a lamb being born before your eyes!
RSPB Lake Vyrnwy Llanwddyn, Brynawel, Oswestry , Powys
Sat 21 Apr, Sat 28 Apr

More details - Dawn Chorus Walk
Join us as we meander around the reserve, listening out for the early risers - the birds that wake you up before sunrise! Lake Vyrnwy is visited every year by many different migrant birds who have flown thousands of miles just so you can hear their song.
RSPB Lake Vyrnwy Llanwddyn, Brynawel, Oswestry , Powys
Sun 6 May

More details - Guided Estate Walks
At Chirk Castle we have an estate that covers over 480 acres, with many paths to cover and interesting history to explore. Our volunteer guided walks are an excellent way to get out on that estate, enjoy the beautiful parkland and learn more about its history.
Chirk Castle Chirk, Wrexham
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Woodland Mindfulness & Bushcraft Weekend
Through the weekend you will be guided by 4 tutors each with their own specialties and experience in their field.
Chirk Castle Chirk, Wrexham
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 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

The Llangollen Red Dragon Music Festival 2018 More details - The Llangollen Red Dragon Music Festival 2018
The Llangollen Red Dragon Music Festival 18th - 20th May 2018 Didgeridoo - Heavy Metal & Everything in between!! Blues, Prog Rock, Festival, Opera, Drumming, Garage & Grunge. With Festival stands in the Arena. Food & Bar available on site. FREE onsite Camping (Tents, Caravans, Yurts or Campervans.
Llangollen Pavillion Abbey Road Llangollen
Fri 18 May to Sun 20 May
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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 - 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 - Live/Wire - The AC/DC Show
A brand new revamped show for 2018, the unique six-man tribute to rock music’s greatest band AC/DC, complete with cannons, a wall of Marshalls and over two hours of High Voltage Rock ‘n’ Roll. The band aim to put you slap bang in the middle of the show with hit after hit, and you are expected to join in!
Theatr Stiwt Theatre Y Stiwt, Broad Street, Rhosllannerchrugog, Wrexham
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Livewire the ACDC Show
Livewire the ACDC Show. Artists performing: Livewire.: Tickets avaiable.
Stiwt Theatre, Wrexham
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Estron (Alien) - Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru
This is a rare opportunity to see this award-winning Welsh language play on a national tour. Live audio translation via the Sibrwd app for non-Welsh-speakers and Welsh beginners. A laptop, a tin of Quality Street chocolates, and an author searching for his play in an infinite universe.
Theatr Stiwt Theatre Y Stiwt, Broad Street, Rhosllannerchrugog, Wrexham
Tue 1 May

More details - Young Musician Competition
A major UK competition for instrumentalists aged 18 and under will take place throughout the day in the Music Room. The chosen finalists compete for the prestigious Peter Garbett-Edwards trophy and major prize money. Concert Tickets are £15 per person and can be reserved by emailing contact@gregynogymc.co.
Gregynog Hall & Gardens Tregynon, Nr Newtown, Powys
Sat 21 Apr

More details - House Visits
Explore the Hall with our Librarian Mary Oldham. Discover the history, its heritage, treasures and the characters who have lived here for 600 years. £10 per person include tea & cakes after the tour. Booking Required.
Gregynog Hall & Gardens Tregynon, Nr Newtown, Powys
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 20 May, Sun 17 Jun

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 - 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 - 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 - Street Photography Workshop
Photography workshop with professional photographer Philip Dunn. Open to photographers of all levels over the age of 16 On these workshops you will learn how to: Prepare yourself and your camera Use light to add visual impact and atmosphere Anticipate your subject’s next move When to ask a subject’s...
Shrewsbury
Sat 21 Apr

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 - Plant Hunters' Fair at  Battlefield 1403, Shrewsbury on Saturday 21st April 2018
FREE ENTRY to this great plant fair. It’s a great time to get out in the garden and get planning and planting for the year ahead and where better to get inspiration than at a Plant Hunters Fair.
Battlefield 1403 Upper Battlefield, Shrewsbury
Sat 21 Apr

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 - 9th Annual Wem Spring Market aka St. George's Market
A popular Food, Drink, Craft, and Plant Market organised by Wem Combine Harvesters. Nearly 60 stalls in the Town Hall (SY4 5ER), Baptist Church (SY4 5DG) and Senior Club (SY4 5DG) with a wide range of high quality, locally-produced goods (within an approximately 30-mile range of Wem) including apple juice, baked...
Wem Town Hall, High Street, Wem
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Opening & Panel Discussion: Crossed Paths | Mirand
Crossed Paths comprises three projects by Aberystwyth-based artist Miranda Whall, occurring between 2017 and 2021 in Wales, Scotland and France. These bring together film, performance and the body in motion, mountain and upland ecology: each project telling a story of a mountain from a different perspective.
Oriel Davies Gallery The Park, Newtown, Powys
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Circus Funtasia returns to Wrexham!
Spectacular fire-breathing stunts, thrill-seeking acrobats, death-defying motorbike riders, powerful hand-balancing, and much more awaits you at Circus Funtasia!
Bryn Y Grog Farm, Marchweill, Wrexham
Today to Sun 22 Apr

Wrexham Street Festival More details - Wrexham Street Festival
Live entertainment including dancing, singing, and storytelling Donkey rides, Church tower climbs, and lots more Craft and Artisan Food stalls Free family activities, including pop-up planetarium, in new Techniquest building (old T.J.
Wrexham Town Centre
Sat 28 Apr
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More details - Bishop’s Castle Round and About Walks
WALK TO BEAT BLOOD CANCER Join us for a Ramble (22.5 miles), Scramble (13 miles) or Amble (9.5 miles) around the beautiful Shropshire countryside to help us beat blood cancers. Round and About Walks offer adventurous types the chance to ramble, amble or scramble through the Shropshire countryside.
High St, Bishops Castle
Sat 12 May

More details - BISHOP’S CASTLE ROUND and ABOUT WALKS 2018
• Ramble – 22.5 miles This beautiful circular walk rambles over the rolling Shropshire hills from and back to Bishop’s Castle, via Offa’s Dyke, Shropshire Way, the Walcot Estate and Bury Ditches, with a welcome hot vegetarian lunch at Clun • Scramble – 13 miles This hill walk leaves Bishop’s Castle, to climb up to...
Bishop’s Castle, starts from Town Hall
Sat 12 May

More details - 3 Round & About Walks
Ramble, amble or scramble around the beautiful Shropshire Hills and help us beat blood cancer. Ramble – 22.
Town Hall, High St, Bishop’s Castle
Sat 12 May

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 - Giovanni Pernice - Born To Win
‘Strictly Come Dancing’ professional, Giovanni Pernice, will be heading back out on tour in 2018, after a sell out tour in 2017. Giovanni will be joined by seven more world class professional.
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Today

More details - Calan
Accordian, fiddles, guitar, bagpipes and step-dancing explode into life. Infectious rhythms and a high voltage performance along with some of the most beautiful and haunting songs. Great fun, a sense of humour and a musical treat to lift the spirits.
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Sat 21 Apr

More details - The Producers - Newtown Musical Theatre Company
Newtown Musical Theatre Company is delighted to present Mel Brooks’ award-winning smash hit ‘The Producers’. In 1959, Broadway’s worst producer Max Bialystock schemes with neurotic accountant Leo Bloom to make millions by putting on a play that is guaranteed to flop.
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Thu 26 Apr to Sat 28 Apr