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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 - Bostin' Vyrnwy Velo Sportive
The Bostin’ Vrwnwy Velo Sportive will take riders on a choice of three fully signposted routes amongst the glorious Welsh scenery of Powys and Gwynedd, taking in the beautiful lakes at Bala and Vrwnwy.
Welshpool Livestock Market, Buttington Cross, Welshpool
Sun 20 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 - 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 - Oswestry Artisan Market
Oswestry markets’ hold a monthly Artisan Market on the last Friday of every month selling the best in local produce such as pies and pastries, meat and fish, cheeses and cakes as well as occasional crafts and bespoke gifts.
Oswestry Shropshire
Fri 27 Apr, Fri 25 May

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 - 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
Today, Tue 22 May

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 - 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 - 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 - Cyfie Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Enjoy the spectacular views across Vyrnwy valley and the Welsh hills from our beautiful 1 acre hillside garden. Wander around our lower garden and then through the secret doorway to our woodland garden with many rhododendrons, camellias and azaleas along our bluebell banks.
Cyfie Farm, Llanfyllin
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 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
Today, Tue 1 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 28 Apr

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 - 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 - North Wales Prosecco Festival
North Wales Prosecco Festival: Tickets avaiable.
Brynkinalt Hall, Wrexham
Sat 19 May

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 - 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 - 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 - 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

Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie More details - Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie
Set in pre-World War Two USA the play opens with Tom, the narrator and protagonist, recalling memories of his mother Amanda Wingfield and sister Laura. Amanda, a faded Southern Belle, shares her dingy St. Louis, Missouri apartment with Tom, in his early twenties, and his slightly older sister.
The Wightman Theatre, 14a The Square, Shrewsbury
Today to Sat 28 Apr
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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 - 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 - 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 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 - Forest Bathing
Come and immerse yourselves in a nature-based wellness experience at RSPB Lake Vyrnwy. Forest bathing, or being in the presence of trees, is a Japanese practice known as ’shinrin-yoku’ that can boost the immune system, decrease stress and lower blood pressure.
RSPB Lake Vyrnwy Llanwddyn, Brynawel, Oswestry , Powys
Sat 19 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

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 - 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 - Fraithwen - Open Garden for NGS
1½ acre plantswoman’s garden with herbaceous borders, rockeries and ponds. Planted with rare plants for yr-round interest and for pollinators. Plants in flower every day of the year: spring bulbs, alpines, alstroemeria collection, lilies, vegetable plot and pool.
Fraithwen, Tregynon
Sun 20 May

More details - Rock Mill - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre riverside garden on different levels in a wooded valley. Colourful borders and shrubberies, specimen trees, terraces, woodland walks, bridges, extensive lawns, fishponds, orchard, herb and vegetable gardens.
Rock Mill, Montgomery
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - The Mosses, Ice Age to Modern Day, a new talk by Barry Probin
A journey of 10,000 years showing the Mosses’ importance in everyday life leading almost to the destruction of Great Britain’s 3rd largest lowland bog, its role as a habitat for rare animals; and its future. A new illustrated talk by Barry Probin.
Wem Senior Club, Chapel Street, Wem
Tue 15 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 - 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 20 May, Sun 17 Jun

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 - Cynnal Y Fflam - Maldwyn Theatre Company
An opportunity to hear songs from Cwmni Theatre Maldwyn shows including songs from "Y Mab Darogan","Heledd","Pum diwrnod o Ryddid", and "Ann!" Tickets:https://stiwt.ticketsolve.com/shows/873586999
Theatr Stiwt Theatre Y Stiwt, Broad Street, Rhosllannerchrugog, Wrexham
Sat 19 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 - 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 - Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd - An Introduction to Bird Watching - Walk Two
A series of gentle ambles with a local expert ideal for all the family. Dave Pearce is your guide to this all-abilities series of ambles (not walks).
Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd, Chalet Pavilion, Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd - An Introduction to Bird Watching - Walk Three
A series of gentle ambles with a local expert ideal for all the family. Dave Pearce is your guide to this all-abilities series of ambles (not walks).
Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd, Chalet Pavilion, Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton
Sun 13 May

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
Sun 29 Apr