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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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Montgomery Canal Triathalon
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.
Newtown/Y Drenewydd Powys
Sat 19 May

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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
Today, Sun 20 May, Sun 17 Jun

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 - Inspired in Caersws - a poetry, art and music festival
Poetry Workshops by both Gill Lambert and Gregory Leadbetter Readings by T.S Eliot shortlisted ROBERT MINHINNICK, the amazing MENNA ELFYN aswell as Keith Chandler, David Calcutt, Gregory Leadbetter, local John Ceriog Hughes fans Music from Diane Drummond and friends; plus local musician Andy Warren An open...
Mid Wales Arts Centre, Maesmawr, Caersws, Newtown
Today

More details - Caersws Roman Festival
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.
Caersws Village Hall, Main Street, Caersws
Sat 12 May

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 - 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
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

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 - 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 - 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
Today

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 - 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 - 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 - Shropshire Hills Irish Fiddle Day 2018
Learn to play Irish Fiddle with Karen Ryan of the London Lasses.
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, School Road, Craven Arms, Shropshire
Sat 19 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 - 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 - 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 - 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, 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 - 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
Today, Tue 1 May, Sun 6 May, Tue 15 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 3 Jun

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 - 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 - Delbury Hall Walled Garden - Open Garden for NGS
A two acre early Victorian Walled Garden with large herbaceous borders, a herb garden, shrubbery, demonstration vines and very old fruit trees. In addition there is a large Penstemon and Hemerocallis collection. The gardens of Delbury Hall will be accessible unless a private function is being held.
Delbury Hall Walled Garden, Craven Arms
Sun 20 May, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 15 Jul

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 - 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 - 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 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 - 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 - 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 - 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