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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
The annual Montgomery Canal Triathlon is a great day out for families with children as well as experienced triathletes. The organisers aim to ensure it is safe and enjoyable for everyone by separating ‘Hares’ from ‘Tortoises’ and allowing faster cyclists to set off first at the start.
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.
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.
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.
• 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...
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.
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
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 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!
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.
After the success of the first Caersws Roman Festival the time has come to do it again!
A free to enter history fair, with displays about the Romans and Caersws and historically-themed activities and demonstrations for all ages.
Roman reenactors, displays, activities, history trail, teas, food.
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.
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.
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!
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’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
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
Directed by Beverly Baker, Brief Lives is a one-man play featuring John Aubrey, a 17th-century Englishman who met and kept accounts of many of the famous men of his day, including René Descartes, Thomas Hobbes and Christopher Wren.
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...
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
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
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 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.
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 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.