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More details - The Marches Choir presents Brahms German Requiem
The 75 strong Marches Choir, conducted by Alistair Auld, will be joined by the Marches Sinfonia, a first class symphony orchestra (led by Ann Tupling), as well as two professional soloists, Nicholas Morris (baritone) and Caroline Clarke (soprano).
St John’s Church, Brampton Road, Bishops Castle
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Annual Jumble & Plant Sale
Annual Jumble & Plant Sale; plants for the home and garden, good as new, white elephant, household, clothes, lots of bargains, teas and homemade cakes.
Edgton Village 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 - 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 - 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 - Guilden Down Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
With spectacular views, this one acre organic garden has been developed over the past 14 years to be in harmony and its surroundings. Divided into many rooms, there are vibrant herbaceous borders and terraces, rose trellises and a large vegetable plot.
Guilden Down Cottage, Craven Arms
Sun 13 May

More details - Upper Shelderton House - Open Garden for NGS
Set in a stunning tranquil position, our naturalistic and evolving 6½ acre garden was originally landscaped in 1962. Most of the trees, azaleas and rhododendrons were planted then. There is a wonderful new kitchen garden designed and planted by Jayne and Norman Grove. Ponds and woodland walk encourage wildlife.
Upper Shelderton House, Craven Arms
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Guided tour of Stokesay Court
Stokesay Court is a magnificent Grade II* late-Victorian mansion imposingly set within extensive landscaped grounds, with far ranging views towards Ludlow.
Stokesay Court, Onibury
Sun 22 Apr, Tue 1 May, Sun 6 May, Tue 15 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd - An Introduction to Bird Watching - Walk One
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 22 Apr

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 - Hill House Farm - Open Garden for NGS
5 acre south facing hillside garden developed over past 40 years with magnificent views over unspoilt countryside. Some herbaceous around the house with extensive lawns and mown paths surrounded by roses, shrubs and specimen trees leading to the half acre Oak Pool 200ft below house.
Hill House Farm, Knighton
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 20 May, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Life Drawing
Our regular Life Drawing Mornings are untutored workshops suitable for artists of all abilities, from complete beginners to more experienced artists who want to hone their figure drawing skills. You will need to bring your own drawing materials, and easel if required.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Linocut Printmaking Day
The aim of this workshop is to provide a supportive and fun experience where you will learn new (or revive a previous) linocut printmaking skills and take home something you’ll feel proud of.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Today, Fri 27 Apr

More details - Sing Gregorian Chant Workshop
The Sing Gregorian Chant workshop is a chance to experience Gregorian chant in a friendly context. All are welcome; women and men, singers and non-singers. Beginners are encouraged to join, together with experienced singers.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Spring Quartet
Two popular local ceramicists/potters Robert Fountain and Bas Titford, will be exhibiting alongside painter Brian Lammas and artist/sculptor David Howorth. Open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 13th April to 20th May, 11am – 5pm.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Fri 4 May to Sun 6 May

More details - Breaking the Rules with Watercolours
Having won Gold and Silver RHS medals for her Botanical Illustrations, Ruth Kirkby is very familiar with the rules of conventional watercolour painting.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Fri 11 May

More details - Focusing Workshop: 'Being Within Me'
The practice of Focusing is about deepening inner awareness and acceptance of all parts of our self, enabling us better to flourish and live creatively. Following the successful Focusing workshop at Bleddfa last year, Elizabeth Halls is returning with four workshops in 2018.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Sun 13 May

More details - The Elfin Knight and Other Stories
A coming-of-age story intended for adults and older children, this is a Spring time tale with music. On her sister’s wedding day, Mary wonders if it will ever be her turn to get married.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Fri 18 May

More details - Millichope Park - Open Garden for NGS
Historic landscape gardens covering 14 acres with lakes, cascades dating from C18, woodland walks and wildflowers. Snowdrops in February, Bluebells and Violas in May, Roses and Autumn colour in October.
Millichope Park, Craven Arms
Sun 6 May

More details - Showing Off, Contemporary Craft Show
Contemporary Craft Show organised by Shropshire Guild of Contemporary Craft & the Worcestershire Guild of Contemporary Craft. Jewellery, ceramics, sculpture, furniture, textiles, glass and more...FREE admission.
Ludlow Castle Beacon Rooms, Castle Square, Ludlow
Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Ludlow Spring Festival
We’re proud to continue celebrating delicious food and drink created in Ludlow, the Welsh Marches, and beyond, together with live music, classic vehicles and much more over the weekend of our Ludlow Spring Festival, held in the stunning setting of Ludlow Castle and around our historic town.
Ludlow Ludlow, Shrophire
Fri 11 May to Sun 13 May

More details - Attingham Park Estate: Town Walls Tower - Town Walls Tower Tour
Take a rare opportunity to step behind the door that hundreds of local people walk past every day on this special tour. Built in the fourteenth century to provide protection against Wales, delve into the history of the tower on one of our pre booked, timed tours on one of only 8 open days a year. Booking Essential.
Attingham Park Estate: Town Walls Tower
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Wenlock Edge - Bat Walk
Join the ranger and learn about the bat species on Wenlock Edge. Use our bat detectors to locate and listen to their calls. Finish the walk with a warming hot chocolate. Wear sturdy boots, wrap up warm and bring a torch. Booking Essential. Phone: 03442491895. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Wenlock Edge
Thu 3 May

More details - Wenlock Edge - Wild Food Foraging
Fancy improving your knowledge of Shropshire’s wild larder' See what edible delights can be found at Wilderhope in spring and learn how to identify different edible and poisonous species. Head back to the Manor house to learn how to process the plants and enjoy a wild edible lunch. Booking Essential.
Wenlock Edge
Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May

More details - Bryan's Ground - Open Garden for NGS
8 acre internationally renowned contemporary reinterpretation of an Arts and Crafts garden dating from 1912, conceived as series of rooms with yew and box topiary, parterres, colour-themed flower and shrub borders, reflecting pools, potager, Edwardian greenhouse, heritage apple orchard, follies.
Bryan’s Ground, Presteigne
Mon 7 May

More details - Wind in the Willows by Box Tale Soup
A welcome return to Presteigne of Box Tale Soup with their beautiful new adaption of Kenneth Grahame’s much loved classic, featuring unique handmade fabric puppets and a charming original score. Commissioned by the Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham. A treat for all ages. A Mid Border Arts event.
Assembly Rooms, Broad Street, Presteigne
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Presteigne Food Market
Presteigne Food Market takes place from 9am to 1pm usually on the first Saturday each month at the Memorial Hall, Station Road, Presteigne. The market is a varied mix of craft as well as local produce stalls, with artisan apple juice, free range chicken produce, preserves, bakery, smokery produce, cheeses and olives.
Presteigne/Llanandras Powys
Sat 5 May, Sat 2 Jun

More details - Presteigne Food & Flower Festival
Presteigne will become a centre for culinary and horticultural celebration this May Bank Holiday. An unmissable event featuring producer market, street food, workshops, fun competitions, open gardens, children’s activities, brocante, talks, art exhibition and plenty to eat and drink of course!
In and around the town of Presteigne
Mon 7 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

More details - Montgomery County Music Festival
Montgomery County Music Festival Brahms Requiem (Brahms - A German Requiem) Haydn - Missa Brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo Little Organ Mass Brahms - Variations on a theme by Haydn (St. Anthony Chorale) Brahms Arrangement for two Pianos Montgomeryshire Festival Choir conducted by Patrick Larley
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Sat 5 May

More details - Owen Money's Juke Box Heroes II Tour
Following the huge success of Owen Money’s Jukebox Heroes in 2016, Owen Money is back with another talent packed live show featuring the music of his popular weekend Radio shows on BBC Wales; and of course his unique style of comedy and ‘Welsh Whit’!
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Sat 12 May

More details - Ed Byrne - Spoiler Alert
I originally intended to call the show, “I’ll Millennial You in a Minute”, but my promoter considered the title, “off-puttingly baffling”.
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Wed 16 May

More details - Welsh National Opera Orchestra - Opera Classics
The WNO Orchestra, under the direction of Conductor James Southall, will be joined by the gentlemen of the WNO Chorus in this enjoyable programme of operatic favourites, orchestral overtures and interludes, and the odd unknown gem too!
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Fri 18 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 - Flocks of Words: Whalebone and Kate Innes
Flocks of Words is an immersive, hypnotic blend of music and poetry exploring landscape and the human soul. Grounded in the Shropshire Hills where the artists live and work, the sounds and language quickly become the audience’s own and the themes universal.
St John the Baptist Church, Church Preen
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Food Economy Campaign with Miss M. Fergusson
Help to win the First World War with Miss M. Fergusson! Join us for a Food Economy Campaign lesson and learn how to cook wartime recipes such as rice bread, sea pie (corned beef hash), barley broth, oatmeal pudding and more. Discover how women on the Home Front were contributing to the war effort. Booking Not Needed.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Blooming bluebells
Discover blankets of native bluebells in the wood pasture and along the carriage-rides in Fishpool Valley as you explore the historic landscape. Ask at Visitor Reception for our map of the best places to spot them and some more information about the history of the bluebell at Croft.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Tue 1 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Picturesque Tours of Fishpool Valley
Follow in the footsteps of William Gilpin and Thomas Johnes II on a Picturesque tour through Fishpool Valley. Learn about the history of the landscape, as well as some of the mysteries which surround it.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Wed 2 May, Wed 9 May, Wed 16 May, Wed 23 May, Wed 30 May

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - The land beneath your feet - geology walk
Enjoy a guided geology walk with the Croft Castle geology champions. Explore the beautiful Fishpool Valley, with its two quarries, and learn about our ambitious project to restore and revive this once ’Picturesque’ landscape.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Sat 5 May

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Ancient tree and bluebell walk
Join us for a guided walk through Croft’s ancient parkland and marvel at the blankets of bluebells which create a spectacular display at this time of year. Pop your walking boots on and join our countryside ranger as he takes you on a journey around Croft’s ancient trees.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Sat 12 May

More details - Exhibition: Spring Quartet
Two popular local ceramicists/potters Robert Fountain and Bas Titford, will be exhibiting alongside painter Brian Lammas and artist/sculptor David Howorth. Open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 13th April to 20th May, 11am – 5pm.
The Bleddfa Centre, Bleddfa, near Knighton
Today to Sun 22 Apr, Fri 27 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Fri 4 May to Sun 6 May, Fri 11 May to Sun 13 May, Fri 18 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Life Drawing Morning
Our Life Drawing Mornings are untutored workshops suitable for artists of all abilities, from complete beginners to more experienced artists who want to hone their figure drawing skills. You will need to bring your own drawing materials, and easel if required.
The Bleddfa Centre, Bleddfa, near Knighton
Sat 21 Apr

Lucton Food Festival 2018 More details - Lucton Food Festival 2018
FREE ENTRY FOR ALL: nearly 50 local food and drink producers will be exhibiting and selling their excellent products or giving demonstrations throughout the day. Again this year, the event will showcase the wonderful and varied food and drink suppliers from this beautiful part of the world.
Lucton School, Lucton, Leominster
Sat 28 Apr
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More details - Sidney Nolan: Spray Paintings
Born in Australia, Sir Sidney Nolan moved to London in the early 1950s where he remained until buying The Rodd near Presteigne in 1982. He founded the Trust there with his wife Mary (1926-2016) and continued to paint.
Sidney Nolan Trust The Rodd
Wed 2 May to Mon 7 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sun 20 May, Wed 23 May to Mon 28 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul

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 - Presteigne Food and Flower Festival
A newcomer to the foodie calendar! A celebration of local food, producers and gardens at this new family-friendly festival on Bank Holiday Monday. Tempting stalls, open gardens, street food, demos, talks, fun competitions and more.
Presteigne/Llanandras Powys
Mon 7 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