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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 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 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 22 Apr, Sun 29 Apr

More details - Attingham Park - Behind closed doors - a dramatic, costumed evening tour of Attingham
Let Lord Berwick take you back in time for an exciting private tour of the stunning ground floor of Attingham Mansion. Our humorous guide will lead you on a Grand Tour around this glorious building just after the last of the visitors leave for the day.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
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 - Eyton Races - South Shropshire Hunt Point to Point
Celebrating 95 years of steeplechasing, Eyton Races South Shropshire Hunt Point-to-Point is delighted to announce its May Day 2018 meeting!
Eyton-on-Severn, Wroxeter, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Mon 7 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 - 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 - 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 - Sunnycroft - Handicraft Weekend
Hanidcraft’s galore this weekend at Sunnycroft. This weekend come and see a variety of crafts being demonstrated at Sunnycroft. There a host of crafts to watch from patchwork to lace making, there are even opportunities to try your crafting skills. Booking Not Needed. Phone: 01952 242884. Children are welcome.
Sunnycroft, 200 Holyhead Road, Wellington, Telford,
Fri 11 May to Mon 14 May

More details - Carmina Burana
Carmina Burana. Wrekin College Annual Concert. The combined choirs of Wrekin College, The Old Hall School, Wrekin College Orchestra and invited guests, Soloists and members of the Jackfield Band. The programme includes : 1812 Overture, Cloudburst, Rhapsody in Blue and Carmina Burana.
Wrekin College
Sat 28 Apr

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 - Run for your life. The zombies will be after you!
Organised by Bodytech Health Clubs; a Zombie Escape Race will take place on Saturday 12th May and involves a 5K Course involving caves, forests, and valleys in the picturesque setting of Hawkstone Park, Weston Under Redcastle.
Hawkstone Park
Sat 12 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 - The Citadel - Open Garden for NGS
Imposing castellated house (not open) stands in 4 acres. Mature garden, with fine trees, rhododendrons, azaleas, acers and camellias. Herbaceous borders; walled potager and Victorian thatched summerhouse provide added interest. Paths meander around and over sandstone outcrop at centre.
The Citadel, Weston-under-Redcastle
Sun 13 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
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 - Some Things You Never Forget
Stretton Players present a new play written and directed by Simon Cleaton, one of our members. A thought provoking piece about the tensions within a family.
The Silvester Horne Institute, Church Stretton
Today

More details - Ironbridge Fine Arts Spring Exhibition featuring Eric Gaskell and Theresa Barlow
Our Spring exhibition features Reduction Lino Prints by Artist Eric Gaskell (BA Hons, SGFA, ARBSA)as well as fascinating Porcelain with Collagraph Prints by Theresa Barlow.
Ironbridge Fine Arts and Framing Limited, Merrythought Village and Throught the Ironbridge Gorge
Today to Thu 31 May

More details - Rotary Social & Quiz Night
The Rotary Club’s Social Night returns tonight at 7.00p.m. prompt and normally runs on the fourth Tuesday of each month. This month, it is a Quiz Night and costs £1.50 per person to take part in teams of up to 5 people.
Elephant & Castle, 1, High Street, Dawley, TELFORD
Tue 24 Apr, Tue 22 May

More details - Dawley Angling Society
Dawley Angling Society meets here from 7.30 p.m., normally on the first Wednesday of each month.
Elephant & Castle, 1, High Street, Dawley, TELFORD
Wed 2 May, Wed 6 Jun

More details - Telford Beer Festival
Britain’s biggest cooled-hand-pulled, pub-based beer festival is back, with 12 cooled hand-pulls at the Elephant & Castle and 34 more at the Crown Inn in Oakengates!! So, now there’s more opportunity than ever to come and have your taste-buds tickled!
Elephant & Castle, 1, High Street, Dawley, TELFORD
Thu 3 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Telford Town Transition Group
Telford Town Transition Group meets here at 7p.m. to look at the sustainability of Telford, normally on the first Monday of each month (even if it’s a Bank Holiday.)
Elephant & Castle, 1, High Street, Dawley, TELFORD
Mon 7 May, Mon 4 Jun, Mon 2 Jul

More details - Cats' Protection - Telford Branch
Cats Protection’s Telford Branch meets here from 6.30 p.m., normally on the first Tuesday of each month. However, in May it is on Tuesday 8th. All welcome.
Elephant & Castle, 1, High Street, Dawley, TELFORD
Tue 8 May, Tue 5 Jun, Tue 3 Jul

More details - Rotary Club
The local Rotary Club meets here, normally at 7p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month. Free admission, all welcome.
Elephant & Castle, 1, High Street, Dawley, TELFORD
Tue 8 May, Tue 12 Jun

More details - Phoenix Flyer
The Phoenix Flyer Road Race is organised by Telford Athletics Club starting and finishing in Dawley’s High Street. One of the most colourful events taking part in Telford, hundreds of runners make three laps of Dawley, as one of six races run in the area.
Elephant & Castle, 1, High Street, Dawley, TELFORD
Wed 16 May

More details - The Quo Experience
With such an impressive line-up of seriously experienced musicians and passionate Quo fans, along with an authentic stage show that includes a wall of white Marshall amps and cabs, Mark Bass cabs and the full five-piece Status Quo line up, The Quo Experience is fully armed to take the act as far as is possibly
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Fri 20 Apr

More details - Wannabe - The Spice Girls show
Introducing Wannabe, the Spice Girls Show. Spice Girls remain the biggest girl band of all time with 9 number 1 singles, 80 million record sales, World tours, movies & a musical to their name.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Horrible Histories
We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for a special production of Horrible Histories featuring MORE of your favourite characters from our barmy past – and a brand new scene with wordy Will! Find out why the Romans were revolting!
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Sun 22 Apr and Mon 23 Apr

More details - An Audience with Rev Richard Coles
Join Strictly’s latest dancing star as he recounts his experiences both on the dance floor and backstage with the stars. With judges verdicts ranging from "a fantastic surprise”, to "full of heavenly delights" and "The falling petals had more grace.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Wed 2 May

More details - The Keep it Country Show
Join 4 of Ireland’s top country Stars for an un-missable Keep It Country show filled with toe-tapping Country music, cabaret and laughter that will have the audience singing and clapping all night long.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Thu 3 May

More details - Tom Stade: I Swear
Get ready for another epic blast of Tom Stade! Following last year’s smash hit run at the Edinburgh Festival, and sell-out dates across the UK, the Canadian tour-de-force is back on the road with extra dates due to overwhelming demand!
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Fri 4 May

More details - Soul & Motown Party night with The Love Supremes
Put on your dancing shoes for this popular party night featuring a top soul DJ and classy live act The Love Supremes performing all your favourite classic Motown hits. With fantastic harmonies, slick routines and stunning costumes, these girls can’t fail to impress the most dedicated Motown aficionado.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Sat 5 May

More details - Simon King
Simon’s love of wildlife began in his childhood home in Africa; it certainly influenced his first career choice which was to become an elephant when he grew up! Known to millions as a face of Springwatch and Big Cat Diary, naturalist and broadcaster Simon King is the real life Dr Doolittle.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Wed 9 May

More details - Walk Right Back
Walk Right Back tells the story of the most successful duo of all time - The Everly Brothers. Featuring hits such as Bye Bye Love, All I Have To Do Is Dream & Cathy’s Clown, this unique concert-based musical entwines the wonderful, sad yet glorious story of The Everly Brothers around those trademark “harmonies from...
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Wed 16 May

More details - The Meat Load Story
Steve Steinman the creative force behind the hugely successful Vampires Rock returns with this epic musical concert delivering the best of the best from Meat Loaf’s Bat Out Of Hell record breaking album.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Thu 17 May

More details - Live Music - Open Mic Night
Do you want to be a SuperStar or are you just pop-idle? Hosted by Howard Bell & Clare Bennett, this is your chance to get 15 minutes of fame, normally on the last Thursday of each month in front of a live audience at Shropshire’s longest-established Open Mic event, where we’re proud to support Community Music!!
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire
Thu 26 Apr, Thu 31 May

More details - Quiz Night
Oakengates original General Knowledge Quiz runs on the last Sunday of each month with cash prizes. It costs £1 per person to enter and the fun starts at 8.30 p.m.
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 27 May, Sun 24 Jun

More details - Telford Beer Festival
Britain’s biggest cooled-hand-pulled, pub-based beer festival is back, with an amazing 34 cooled hand-pulls at the Crown Inn and 12 more at the Elephant & Castle in Dawley!! So, now there’s more opportunity than ever to come and have your taste-buds tickled! On Thursday, Dave Onions will be playing from 8.
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire
Thu 3 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Live Music - Dave Onions at the Beer Festival
Often described as the best singer-songwriter on the Midlands circuit, his style is sometimes between folk and blues and so brilliantly quirky, that you’ll just have to make up your own descriptions - I’ve given up trying!
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire
Thu 3 May

More details - Royal British Legion's "Beer & Banter"
The Royal British Legion’s “Beer & Banter” session for retired ex-Service men & women meets here from 2 – 4p.m. for a pint and a chin-wag. Wheelchair access through back door from car park and bus station.
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire
Thu 3 May, Thu 7 Jun