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More details - Winter Wilson
Folk with a splash of blues, singing out for the underdog, beautiful songs, beautifully sung and a weird humour all of their own.That is husband and wife duo Kip Winter and Dave Wilson.
Birchmeadow Broseley - leading music venue
Today

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
Today

More details - Shropshire Produce Market
The best produce and craft traders from around the County
Cross Street, Oswestry
Today

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
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 - 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
Today

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
Today

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
Today

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Combermere Abbey Bluebell Walk and Walled Garden Open Day
Enjoy a 2 mile springtime walk through glorious ancient bluebell woods on a historic estate and visit the restored Walled Gardens and its unique Fruit Tree Maze and Glasshouse. Plant sale, estate produce stall. Dogs on leads are welcome. Free parking near registration point. Refreshments and toilets available.
Combermere Abbey, Whitchurch, Shropshire
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Bostin' Chase Sportive
The Bostin’ Chase Sportive is an on-road sportive event for road cyclists, and is a new Bostin’ Ride event for 2017.
Harper Adams University Edgmond, Newport
Sun 29 Apr

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 - 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 - Y môr yn ei waed – Kyffin Williams yn Fenis
A presentation by David Meredith. The presentation celebrates the centenary of his birth: John Kyffin Williams, artistic giant and one of Wales’ great benefactors, and is held in conjunction with the Library’s exhibition: Kyffin Williams, Behind the Frame (16.2.18 - 1.9.18).
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Wed 2 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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 - 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 - Live Music - The Time Divers at the Beer Festival
Back on the road again, enjoy Blues and Rock Classics, performed in their own creative style by one of the most popular innovative bands from Shropshire in the last 20 years.
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire
Sat 5 May

More details - Knowle Sportsground First Saturday Sale 7th April 2018 07.45 till 11.00
On Saturday 7th April we will be carrying forward the new stock from the 3rd March sale which was cancelled due to snow. The sale starts at 07.45 and be sure to be early because the early bird catches the bargain at our Giant First Saturday Charity sales.
Knowle, one mile below Clee Hill Village on Tenbury Wells Road
Sat 5 May, Sat 2 Jun

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 - Morville Festival, Open Gardens and May Day Fete
This year in celebration of the 900th anniversary of our church dating from 1118 and the history of Morville Village.
Surroundings of Morville Church, on the A458 between Bridgnorth and Much Wenlock, Shropshire
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 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 - Lyndale House - Open Garden for NGS
Large 1½ acre garden which has evolved over 20yrs. Terrace with roses, alliums and iris surrounded by box hedging. Specimen trees planted in large lawn. Hundreds of tulips for spring colour. Clematis walk to pool. Courtyard planted with scented violas. Greenhouse full of streptocarpus.
Lyndale House, Bridgnorth
Sun 6 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 - Plant Hunters' Fair at Weston Park  on Sunday 6th and Monday 7th May 2018
The wonderful Plant Hunters Fairs will once again make Weston their home over the Bank Holiday weekend with a great plant fair showcasing highly respected nurseries. Whether you are a green fingered professional or just like to potter in the garden there will be a wide selection of top quality nurseries attending.
Weston Park, Weston-under-Lizard, Nr. Shifnal
Sun 6 May and 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 - 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 - 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 - Ruthall Manor - Open Garden for NGS
Offset by a mature collection of specimen trees, the garden is divided into intimate sections, carefully linked by winding paths. The front lawn flanked by striking borders, extends to a gravel, art garden and ha-ha.
Ruthall Manor, Bridgnorth
Mon 7 May, Fri 18 May, Sat 19 May, Fri 8 Jun, Sat 9 Jun

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 - 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 - Dudmaston - Morville Hall open days
Morville Hall is just up the road from Dudmaston and opens on selected Fridays and Saturdays throughout the summer. Originally an Elizabethan House, Morville was extensively enlarged around 1750, giving it the appearance of a Georgian Home. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Dudmaston, Quatt, near Bridgnorth,
Fri 11 May and Sat 12 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Dudmaston - Wilderness Girl
A bush craft experience for ladies over 18. Learn shelter, food, fire and natural navigation skills to help you survive in the great outdoors. Some challenges are designed to take you out of your comfort zones but it’s not at all military or macho. Perfect for individuals and groups.
Dudmaston, Quatt, near Bridgnorth,
Sat 12 May

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Free film show at Broseley's Birchmeadow Centre
Free afternoon film show at Broseley’s Birchmeadow Centre. Since some of our audience have hearing difficulties, we put sub-titles on with every film we show.
Birchmeadow Centre, Birch Meadow Road, Broseley
Tue 15 May

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 - 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 - 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 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 - The Little Theatre presents 'Salt of the Earth' by John Godber
Salt Of The Earth is a humorous and poignant family saga spanning three generations of decent honest working class folk from a West Yorkshire mining town, making the best of what they have and the most of every opportunity they are given.
Donnington Little Theatre, Wellington Road, Donnington, Telford, Shropshire
Thu 17 May to Sat 19 May

More details - The Wales Map Symposium 2018 - – Charting the seas
Charting the seas and coasts of the World – how maps depict the sea and coastline and how such mapping is used to widen our understanding of these environments. The symposium is a collaboration between The National Library of Wales and The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Wales.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Fri 18 May

More details - Wollerton Old Hall - Open Garden for NGS
4-acre garden created around C16 house (not open). Formal structure creates variety of gardens each with own colour theme and character. Planting is mainly of perennials, the large range of which results in significant collections of salvias, clematis, crocosmias and roses.
Wollerton Old Hall, Market Drayton
Fri 18 May

More details - Menopause the Musical
Starring Cheryl Fergison (EastEnders), Maureen Nolan (The Nolans), Rebecca Wheatley (Casualty) and Hilary O’Neil (ITV’s Copy Cats). Menopause the Musical is heading out on another UK wide tour.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Fri 18 May

More details - Radio Active
Angus Deayton, Helen Atkinson Wood, Michael Fenton Stevens and Philip Pope reunite to take classic scripts from the award winning BBC Radio 4 show following a sell-out and critically acclaimed run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe and performances at the Glastonbury & Underbelly Southbank Festivals.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Sat 19 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 - Edge Chamber Choir Concert -  I was glad
In an exciting new venture, the Edge Chamber Choir is joined by a new classical choir, the Blue Hills Choir, in a concert to celebrate not only the 100th anniversary of both Parry and Debussy but also the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
St Laurence Church, Ludlow, Shropshire
Sat 19 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 - Gig for Life
“Gig for Life” Charity Music Day all day from 1 p.m. in support of “Race for Life” - more details to come but you can forget the Royal Wedding and the Cup Final! Over the last five years, with great days of live music, we’ve raised around £15,000 for Cancer Research - let’s do more this year!
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire
Sat 19 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 - 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 - Stanley Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Drive ½m with rhododendrons, fine trees and pools. Restored ice-house. Woodland walks. Also open Dower House (Mr & Mrs Colin Wells) 4 acre woodland and shrub garden with contemporary sculpture and walled vegetable garden.
Stanley Hall, Bridgnorth
Sun 20 May

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 - The Christians & Hue and Cry
The Christians, the outstanding, soul influenced group had hits in the late 80’s and 90’s including ‘Forgotten Town’, ‘Harvest For The World’, ‘Born Again’, ‘Ideal World’, and ‘Hooverville’.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Sun 20 May

More details - Ancoireán - Open Garden for NGS
Natural garden layout on several levels, developed over 30yrs, with a large variety of herbaceous plants and shrubs, water features, wooded area with bog garden containing numerous varieties of ferns and hostas, and colourful alpine scree.
Ancoireán, Alveley
Sun 20 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 - Guided Walk: Snailbeach Lead Mine and Poles Coppice (10 miles)
The walk will visit Snailbeach Lead Mine, the village of Habberley, Earls Hill Iron Age Hill Fort and Poles Coppice
Hosted by Severn Valley Country Park, Visitor Centre, Alveley, Bridgnorth
Mon 21 May

More details - Love Your Local Market - Youth Market
Celebrations of markets throughout the country. Local schools and colleges will be holding their own market
Bailey Head Oswestry
Wed 23 May

More details - An Audience with Kate Humble
Kate Humble is a writer and broadcaster specialising in science, wildlife and rural affairs. Together with her husband Ludo she lives in permanently muddy jeans on a smallholding in Wales.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Wed 23 May

More details - Gardening Event and Artisan Market
Education and fun family gardening event on the Bailey Head Oswestry 10am till 2pm. Learn to grow and compost, see demonstrations, buy plants and there are many activities for children too and prizes to win. Also our excellent Artisan Market is on selling the best local produce available
Bailey Head Oswestry
Fri 25 May

More details - Market Drayton RCTA May Spring BH Flaoting Market
A way to spend a few hours in the open air sharing the towpath space & meeting traders who live & work on the canals. Traders will be moored along the canal towpath opposite Ladybird Moorings (formerly Tom’s Moorings). Arts, Crafts & many "Not on the High Street" goods.
The towpath on the Shropshire Union Canal between Bretton Bridge & Lords Bridge TF9 1HL
Fri 25 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Jazz Dinner and Dance
Dr Ayman Askari, Consultant Rheumatologist, invites you to join him at a Charity Dinner and Dance. Please come along and enjoy a reception drink followed by a 3 course dinner with entertainment from Grammy-nominated and London International Jazz singer, Sacha Boutros.
Albright Hussey Manor, Ellesmere Road, Shrewsbury
Fri 25 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 - The Ironbridge Gorge WWII Weekend 2018
Supporting Pilgrim Bandits Charity. A weekend back in the 1940s in the beautiful historic Shropshire riverside town of Ironbridge. Loads to do and see in the town and the main display arena, the 20 acres riverside Dale End Park. Living history groups from occupied Europe and the Home Front.
Dale End Park Ironbridge
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - Great British Food Festival
More than ‘just another food festival’, The Great British Food Festival combines the nation’s love of great food and drink with some of the country’s most treasured locations, providing a unique opportunity to explore new flavours and beautiful venues, all at the same time!
Weston Park, Shifnal
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Food & Drink Festival Weston Park
Opulent 17th-century mansion with fine art, Capability Brown landscaping, restaurant and cafe.
Weston-under-Lizard, Shifnal
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

Rock and Bowl Festival 2018 More details - Rock and Bowl Festival 2018
Rock and Bowl Festival is a three day music event, held in Market Drayton each year. 2018 brings us our 10th Festival, which will be bigger and better than ever before. Boasting headlining acts such as The Clone Roses, Think Floyd and other acts include Dan Owen, Rews and The Kar-Pets (plus many more).
Market Drayton Picnic Area, Market Drayton, Shropshire
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May
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More details - Art Exhibitions
Art Exhibitions, this month we have leading figurative artist Kay Boyce with a new aspect of her work. Pen and ink drawings of beautiful trees and architecture are a new departure from Kay’s highly popular pastels of the female figure.
Oswestry Visitor and Exhibition Centre
Sat 26 May

More details - Big Fish Little Fish
The Big Fish Little Fish crew are bringing our award-winning, critically acclaimed family rave to Oakengates Theatre @ the place to celebrate the Town’s 50th Birthday! Join us on the dancefloor for a "Happy Birthday" themed rave party.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Sun 27 May

More details - Walcot Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Arboretum planted by Lord Clive of Indias son, Edward. Cascades of rhododendrons, azaleas amongst specimen trees and pools. Fine views of Sir William Chambers Clock Towers, with lake and hills beyond. Walled kitchen garden; dovecote; meat safe; ice house and mile-long lakes.
Walcot Hall, Lydbury North
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - BFLF x @theplace Happy Birthday Rave feat. GLENN ASTON
Main Info Book Tickets Rave on! The children can get busy in our craft area making themed crafts, go wild on our giant colouring mural, and creative at our playdough table. There is a baby safe space with soft mats & ball pool. Toddler play area with tents and tunnels. Free glow sticks & transfer tattoos.
Oakengates Theatre @theplace Limes Walk Telford
Sun 27 May

More details - Llyr Williams explores Schubert’s piano repertoire in Shropshire Music Trust Concert
In a very special event, pianist Llyr Williams explores Schubert’s piano repertoire in two linked concerts, between which there will be a complementary talk by popular BBC Radio 3’s Stephen Johnson offering a deeper insight and discoveries about the music.
Concord College, Acton Burnell, Shrewsbury
Sun 27 May

More details - Attingham Park - Attingham Park Safari
Take a tractor and trailer Safari through Attingham Park to find out more about the wildlife that live within the walled park at Attingham. Find out all about our wildlife and take a seat on our tractor and trailer safari ride to see what you can spot . Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Tue 29 May

More details - Special Transport Day@ Cambrian Heritage Railways
Ride the train on the restored section of the Oswestry to Welshpool line.. A special day as we do not usually operate during the week, but due to the track extension and hopefully volunteers to come along for the day we hope to run a few trips for busy parents to enjoy including any youngsters off school. ..
The Station, Oswald Road, Oswestry.
Wed 30 May

More details - Combermere Abbey Garden Open Afternoons - 2018
Due to popular demand, our wonderful Walled Gardens will reopen to the public on three days between May and September. Just come on down between 1pm and 5pm and enjoy a relaxing moment in the most stunning 10 acre space, including The Pleasure Garden and Garden Wood that leads down to the 143 acre lake.
Combermere Abbey, Whitchurch, Shropshire
Wed 30 May

More details - Goldstone Hall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
5 acres with highly productive beautiful kitchen garden. Unusual vegetables and fruits - Large Polytunnel with Alpine strawbs, Heritage toms and crammed with salad, chillies, celeriac. Roses in Walled Garden from May, Double herbaceous at its best July and August but Sedums and Roses stunning in September.
Goldstone Hall Gardens, Market Drayton
Wed 30 May, Wed 27 Jun, Wed 11 Jul, Wed 25 Jul

More details - Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd - An Introduction to Bird Watching - Walk Four
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
Wed 30 May

More details - Attingham Park - Get Geocaching 2018
Explore Attingham as you hunt for hidden geocaches around the grounds. Hire one of our devices to hunt out our geocaches and tick off number 49 on the list of 50 things to do before you’re 11 . Specialists from Cotswold Outdoor will be on hand to show you the ropes.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Wed 30 May

More details - Dudmaston - The Great Big Tree Climb
Climb to the top of the tallest trees at Dudmaston and look out on the estate from above. A great opportunity to tick off number 1 in your ’50 things’ adventure scrapbook.
Dudmaston, Quatt, near Bridgnorth,
Wed 30 May and Thu 31 May

More details - Dudmaston - Mindfulness walk
Unwind from day to day distractions and immerse yourself in our beautiful landscape. Qualified meditation instructor Michele will lead you on a calming and restorative walk around the park and garden.
Dudmaston, Quatt, near Bridgnorth,
Thu 31 May

More details - Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd - Little Trekkers
A fun and informative spring walk for all the family led by our expert ranger guides. Follow our reservoir and pipe walk paths with a ranger guide to explain the features of the valley, with spring nature spotting and 50 Things collecting on the way too! Booking Not Needed.
Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd, Chalet Pavilion, Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton
Thu 31 May

More details - Attingham Park - Wild times: back to nature
Leave the screens and technology behind and join the WildLife Survival school for fun around the campfire. Join WildLife Survival School for an hour of fun around the campfire and hand-craft something to take home. Suitable for ages 5-11 years old, accompanied by an adult.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Thu 31 May

More details - Charity Market
A huge collection of stalls selling and raising money for their great causes
Bailey Head Oswestry
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Cruckfield House - Open Garden for NGS
3 acre romantic S-facing garden, formally designed, informally and intensively planted with a great variety of unusual herbaceous plants Nicks garden, with many species trees and shrubs, surrounds a large pond with bog and moisture-loving plants. Ornamental kitchen garden with pretty outbuildings. Rose and peony walk.
Cruckfield House, Shrewsbury
Sat 2 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Plant Hunters' Fair at Hodnet Hall Gardens, Shropshire Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd June 2018
Enjoy a wonderful plant fair at Hodnet Hall with a special reduced entry price of only £3.50 for the gardens and plant fair.
Hodnet Hall Hodnet, Market Drayton, Shropshire
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Windy Ridge - Open Garden for NGS
Stunning and inspirational are how visitors frequently describe this multi-award-winning acre village garden. The strong design and exuberant colour-themed planting (over 1000 species, mostly labelled) offer a picture around every corner.
Windy Ridge, Telford
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 8 Jul

More details - 2 School Cottages - Open Garden for NGS
A new 3 acre garden set on a slope with steps and inclines. A mixture of various herbaceous beds, shrubs, trees, sunken garden and formal planting. Orchard, vegetable, soft fruit cage, greenhouse, chickens and pigs.
2 School Cottages, Shrewsbury
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Ifton Brass
Free music event in the perfect surroundings of the town park
Cae Glas Park
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Land of Hope and Glory
Neil Sands and his wonderful West End Cast are back with their hit new production for 2018, Land of Hope & Glory, celebrating The Best of British Entertainment and especially produced to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the end of The First World War and to celebrate 50 years of Telford.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Mon 4 Jun

More details - Money for Nothing
‘Money for Nothing’ was formed in 2000 as a tribute to one of the world’s premier rock bands - Dire Straits. The abundant energy and the excellence and musicality of their performance makes Money for Nothing a "must see" for any rock enthusiast or Dire Straits fan.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Thu 7 Jun

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
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Bishops Castle Open Studios
A weekend of artist’s Open Studios and artisan shops in and around the town of Bishops Castle. Printmaking, Jewellery, Sculpture, Ceramics, Textiles and More. Contemporary and Vintage.
In and around Bishops Castle
Fri 8 Jun to Sun 10 Jun

More details - Oswestry Open Studios Borderland Visual Arts
Open Studios In and Around Oswestry. Full details bvaopenstudios.wordpress.com/
Willow Gallery Willow Street Oswestry
Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Severn Valley Trail Run 10km and 5km
Off-road run through woodlands, meadows and along the banks of the River Severn. Multi-terrain with great views throughout and some tough climbs to keep things interesting! Medal for all finishers, chip-timing and water and snacks provided. Prizes for each category.
Severn Valley Country Park. Visitor Centre, Alveley, Bridgnorth
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Rhododendron Open Day
A chance to enjoy the magnificent rhododendrons and walks through the grounds and gardens of Stokesay Court. Proceeds to be split between St. Michael’s Onibury and the Shropshire Historic Churches Trust. Tea & home baked cakes to refresh you will be available in the Old Kitchen. Partial disabled access on some paths.
Stokesay Court, Onibury, Craven Arms
Sun 10 Jun

More details - CAMBRIAN Heritage Railways - FOOTBALL Day.
Part of the Oswestry Timetable for this year.... The CHR recently acquired Steam engine will be playing its part, and with the help of the working volunteers, will be found wandering the platform and locations for Football memorabilia.....
The Station, Oswald Road, Oswestry.
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Hodnet Hall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
60 acre landscaped garden with series of lakes and pools; magnificent forest trees, great variety of flowers, shrubs providing colour throughout season. Unique collection of big-game trophies in C17 tearooms. Kitchen garden.
Hodnet Hall Gardens, Market Drayton
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Morville Hall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
An interesting group of gardens that surround a beautiful Grade I listed mansion (not open). The Cottage has a pretty walled cottage garden with plenty of colour.
Morville Hall Gardens, Bridgnorth
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Shrewsbury & Newport Canal Trust
Shrewsbury & Newport Canal Trust meets here from 7 p.m., normally every two months (except in December).
Elephant & Castle, 1, High Street, Dawley, TELFORD
Mon 11 Jun

More details - Richard Digance
Richard resumes as normal after his Golden Anniversary celebrations of 2017 with a series of dates doing what he loves best, telling stories, playing the guitar and singing songs. This year there’s a whole new show having shaken off the nostalgic trip of 50 years last year.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Shrewsbury French Market
Touring the UK annually for over a decade, Savoir Fayre’s French Market is a market crafted to stir the senses and beholding to the market place’s tradition of exploring and embracing culture.
21 High Street, Shrewsbury
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Clwyd Veteran and Vintage Machinery Society Ltd Annual VINTAGE VEHICLE & STEAM RALLY & CRAFT FAIR
Weekend Camping available for visitors Contact: For Trade or General Enquiries - Bernie Morris, email 1berniemorris@gmail.com For Exhibitor Enquiries - Joan Evans 01244 544124, email joan.glyn@talktalk.
OSWESTRY SHOWGROUND, just off the A5.
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Stottesdon & District Open Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Located in unspoilt Shropshire countryside near the Clee Hills, up to 15 village gardens in Stottesdon and Chorley are open to the visitor to enjoy. Some have stunning views. There are at least 2 new ones and a re-opening.
Stottesdon & District Open Gardens, Kidderminster
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Shrewsbury Half Marathon
The Shrewsbury Half Marathon is ideal for runners of all abilities wanting a professional and friendly road race in a spectacular setting.
Shropshire County Show Ground
Sun 17 Jun

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 17 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Tue 10 Jul, Sun 15 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Tue 7 Aug, Sun 12 Aug

More details - Bulgarian Folklore Club
Free Bulgarian music and dance within the park
Cae Glas Park
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Preen Manor - Open Garden for NGS
6-acre garden on site of Cluniac monastery and Norman Shaw mansion. Kitchen, chess, water and wild gardens. Fine trees in park; woodland walks. Developed for over 30yrs with changes always in progress.
Preen Manor, Church Preen
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Father's Day
A great gift for DAD. Book a place and let him drive the train for one complete round trip of the line.
Cambrian Heritage Railways (Llynclys) Llynclys South Station, Llynclys, Oswestry
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Tessa Bide - A Strange New Space
This is a powerful wordless piece scheduled for Refugee Week- an ideal opportunity to get children and adults talking together about what they see on the news. This is a subtle and playful piece that shows the resilience of the human spirit, particularly in children.
The Hive 5 Belmont Shrewsbury
Thu 21 Jun

More details - The Drifters
The legendary group have been inducted into the Rock & Roll of fame, performed for the President of the United States and listed among the greatest artists of all time by Rolling Stone magazine.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Thu 21 Jun

More details - King of Pop
Get ready to moonwalk the night away at a show whos star performer ‘Navi’ once earned a standing ovation from Michael Jackson himself. King Of Pop – The Legend Continues is currently on tour in the UK and is taking British theatres by storm. The superb production stars the world’s No.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Proms in the Garden
A concert by The Shrewsbury Light Orchestra. This will be the tenth “Proms” themed concert the Orchestra will play in support of, as in the last two years, The Lingen Davies Cancer Fund in Shrewsbury and the local Village Hall.
Mytton Cottage, Mytton, Montford Bridge, Shrewsbury
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Shrewsbury Food Festival
Shrewsbury food festival is back, showcasing the very best in artisan food, drink and craft the county has to offer. There is something for everyone including loads of hands on activities for kids including cookery classes and arts and crafts right through to go karting and zorbing!
The Quarry, Shrewsbury
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Celebrity Organ Recital & Afternoon Tea with Jonathan Scott
Saturday 23rd June 2018 @ 3.30pm - Ellesmere College, Ellesmere, Shropshire, SY12 9AB. Join celebrity organist Jonathan Scott as he presents a recital on the College’s TWO pipe organs.
Ellesmere College, Ellesmere
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Secret Garden - Open Garden for NGS
½-acre of very secret S-facing garden, Developed over 30yrs with enthusiasm creativity and the love of gardening by the present owners. Divided up into different sections rose garden herbaceous borders koi fish pond with gazebo.
Secret Garden, Ludlow
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Whalebone: Mirabilia Tour
An evening of eclectic acoustic music from critically acclaimed trio Whalebone. The award winning instrumental trio, whose blend of Celtic folk music interwoven with strands of rock, Americana and Eastern European tradition has earned them a following both in the U.K.
Severn Valley Country Park, Alveley
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Giovanni Pernice - Born To Win
After the huge success of ‘Dance is Life’ in 2017, Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster, showcasing a story of love and passion, with even more heat, even more energy, and even more drama than ever before!
Severn Theatre, Shrewsbury
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Aston on Clun Steam & Vintage Show
Steam & vintage Show. Full size Traction Engines,Miniature Traction Engines,Motor Bikes, Cars, Tractors, Oil Engines, Commercials, Trade Stands,Fair Organ, Memorabilia Displays,Refreshments, Model Displays in Village Hall,Plenty of Free Car parking, Including Disabled Car Park & access
Aston on Clun, Craven Arms.
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Guided Walk: Nesscliffe and Shrawardine (8 miles)
The walk will visit Hillfort remains at Nesscliffe, Oliver’s Point, Kynaston Cave and the remains of Shrawardine Castle. Please note that this walk starts and finishes from Nesscliffe Hill Country Park and NOT Severn Valley Country Park. Free parking available at the Pines Car Park at Nesscliffe (SY4 1DG)
Hosted by Severn Valley Country Park, Visitor Centre, Alveley, Bridgnorth
Mon 25 Jun

More details - Bing Live!
Calling all Bingsters! Bing and his friends are coming to Telford in the first ever Bing stage show! Join Bing, Sula, Coco and Pando as they find out how to tell stories by pretending, dressing-up and singing songs.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Tue 26 Jun and Wed 27 Jun

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 26 Jun

More details - Foel Ortho - Open Garden for NGS
Exciting, eccentric, steeply terraced hillside garden. Paths through lovely planting wind upwards past water, through turrets, boules arena to ’pueblo’ and amphitheatre, with outsize chess court all set in remote idyllic landscape.
Foel Ortho, Penybontfawr
Wed 27 Jun

More details - Lipstick on your collar
Step back in time to the golden era of music where the jukebox roared and feet didn’t touch the floor. Get your dancing shoes at the ready, grab yourself a milkshake and relax - you are in for an evening of back to back hits from the 1950s and 60s!
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Steaming Down The Valley – Racing The Train
This is the first year for Steaming Down The Valley – Racing The Train, a trail run of a little over 4, fairly challenging miles! Starting at Severn Valley Country Park and ending at Arley Station racing a full on Steam Train from Severn Valley Railway!
Severn Valley Country Park. Visitor Centre, Alveley, Bridgnorth
Thu 28 Jun

Annual Shropshire Family Vintage Show More details - Annual Shropshire Family Vintage Show
The Annual Shropshire Family Vintage Show includes a colossal display of all your favourite steam engines, tractors, cars, Land Rovers and military vehicles, horses and lots more.
The Greenhous West Midlands Showground, Shrewsbury
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul
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More details - Wrekin Beer Festival
A fun family beer festival to raise moneey for the village hall. Therewill be Good Food, Music and good Cider and Beer maybe a little Proseco and a lot of non-alcholic drinks for the kids.
Leighton Village Hall, School Lane, Leighton
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Shrewsbury Vintage Show
Live steel music performance by Pantonic All Stars Steel Orchestra from Stockport
West Midlands Agricultural Showground, Berwick Road, Shrewsbury
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Porthywaen Silver Band
Award winning silver band playing in the beautiful surroundings of Cae Glas Park
Cae Glas Park
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Lower Brookshill - Open Garden for NGS
10 acres of mainly hillside garden and woods (bluebells in May) in the Shropshire Hills ANOB with borrowed views over and down a valley. The start of the River West Onny meanders through the property.
Lower Brookshill, Shrewsbury
Sun 1 Jul

More details - The Tempest
Shakespeare’s tale of illusion and revenge is brought vividly to life in Oddsocks’ musical, Sci-fi adaptation. From the company who brought you “bonkers and brilliant” Romeo and Juliet and “downright funny” Macbeth. Experience The Tempest like never before as you‘re transported far off to a distant universe!
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Ruthall Manor - Open Garden for NGS
Offset by a mature collection of specimen trees, the garden is divided into intimate sections, carefully linked by winding paths. The front lawn flanked by striking borders, extends to a gravel, art garden and ha-ha.
Ruthall Manor, Bridgnorth
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Jar Family
Back again for what has become their regular Summer slot. No doubt the place will be packed again! The Jar Family are certainly a band not to be missed!
Birchmeadow Broseley - best live music venue for miles around
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Beat and Bells 2018
Shrewsbury Morris Dancers host a fantastic day of fun for all! Featuring dancing from The Shrewsbury Lasses, Shrewsbury Bull and Pump Morris Dancers and Shrewsbury Clog plus the fabulous Kit and Caboodle Puppet show from Thingumajig Theatre, and music from The Shropshire Youth Folk Ensemble and Shropshire Ukulele...
Shrewsbury Square
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Oakgate Nursery & Garden Centre - Open Garden for NGS
The owners Philip and Valerie Newington moved to Shropshire 30yrs ago from Chobham, Surrey, when the complete site was a Pick Your Own Farm. Over the years the garden has been transformed to what it is today, a delightful haven of trees, shrubs, herbaceous and seasonal bedding. All dug by hand incl 2 ponds by Philip.
Oakgate Nursery & Garden Centre, nr Telford
Wed 11 Jul

More details - Oswestry Food Festival
Over 90 local quality food producers setting up stalls throughout the streets of Oswestry. Huge annual event
Bailey Head Oswestry
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Let's Rock Shrewsbury
Let's Rock Shrewsbury: Tickets avaiable.
The Quarry, Shrewsbury
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Sambrook Manor - Open Garden for NGS
The garden surrounds the early C18 manor house (not open) and contains a wide selection of herbaceous plants and roses. Features incl a waterfall down to a pond and various acers. A new development leading to the river along the edge of the garden is filled with a variety of shrubs and trees.
Sambrook Manor, Newport
Sun 15 Jul, Sun 12 Aug

More details - Reggae in the Park
A day of reggae in the park
Cae Glas Park
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain Part 4
We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for Horrible Histories live on stage with a brand new show featuring all new scenes in Barmy Britain – Part Four! Be reduced to rubble by the ruthless Romans! Survive axe-factor with the Vikings!
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Wed 18 Jul to Sat 21 Jul

More details - Whalebone: Mirabilia Tour
An evening of eclectic acoustic music from critically acclaimed trio Whalebone. The award winning instrumental trio, whose blend of Celtic folk music interwoven with strands of rock, Americana and Eastern European tradition has earned them a following both in the U.K.
Wenlock Pottery, Sheinton Street, Much Wenlock
Fri 20 Jul

More details - Shropshire Guild of Contemporary Craft at The Willow Gallery
An exhibition of work for sale by various members of the Shropshire Guild of Contemporary Craft. Jewellery, ceramics, textiles, furniture, glass and much more.
The Willow Gallery, 56 Willow Street, Oswestry
Sat 21 Jul to Sat 8 Sep

More details - Bostin' Bridge Sportive
The Bostin’ BridgeSportive, formerly the Bostin’ Newport Cyclo, is an on-road sportive event for road cyclists.
Harper Adams University Edgmond, Newport
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Cheswardine Fete & Dog Show
Dog Show entrants registration 12 Noon - contact Kay 01630 661540 show starts 1pm. 4 Pedigree Classes and 6 Novelty Classes Fun Rally Session practice 12.30-1pm competition 2-4pm for Fun Rally Session - contact Jo 01630 661298 Fete starts 1-4pm.
Parish Hall, Podmore Road, Cheswardine
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Sunningdale - Open Garden for NGS
A good half acre town garden. A wildlife haven for squirrels, voles, and a huge variety of birds including nesting gold crests. The addition of excellent nectar rich plants means that butterflies and other pollinators are in abundance. Interesting plantings with rare plants and many interesting sculptural elements.
Sunningdale, Shropshire
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Guided Walk: Kinlet Hall and Park (13 miles)
Join our ranger on this longer guided walk. Explore the parish of Kinlet, including Kinlet Hall and its parkland before returning to the Country Park through New England.
Severn Valley Country Park. Visitor Centre, Alveley, Bridgnorth
Mon 23 Jul

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 29 Jun, Fri 27 Jul

More details - Plant Hunters' Fair at British Ironwork Centre, Shropshire on Sunday 29th July 2018
Summer Plant Hunters’ Fair at the British Ironwork Centre. This is a special fund raising event for Hope House Children’s Hospices, with the £1.00 entrance fee going to this very deserving cause.
British Ironwork Centre Whitehall Aston, Oswestry
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Goldstone Hall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
5 acres with highly productive beautiful kitchen garden. Unusual vegetables and fruits - Large Polytunnel with Alpine strawbs, Heritage toms and crammed with salad, chillies, celeriac. Roses in Walled Garden from May, Double herbaceous at its best July and August but Sedums and Roses stunning in September.
Goldstone Hall Gardens, Market Drayton
Wed 1 Aug, Wed 15 Aug, Wed 29 Aug, Wed 5 Sep

More details - Guide Dog Event
A celebration of the local Guide Dog Group raising money for this great organisation
Bailey Head
Fri 3 Aug

More details - Hope House Children's Hospice Cycle Ride
The popular Hope House cycle challenge is back in 2018 and will be returning to its roots – the original cycle ride to either Lake Vyrnwy or Lake Bala. This fabulous event starts and finishes at Hope House (SY10 9BX) and in previous years has seen over 200 cyclists taking part.
Morda
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Oswestry Street Band
Fantastic local jazz band playing in the park for free
Cae Glas Park
Sun 5 Aug

Chicago Bytes R & B band More details - Chicago Bytes R & B band
Rip roaring, high tempo rhythm and blues from Chicago Bytes R & B band. Put your dancing shoes on !
The George Hotel, Bridgnorth
Sat 11 Aug
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More details - Windy Ridge - Open Garden for NGS
Stunning and inspirational are how visitors frequently describe this multi-award-winning acre village garden. The strong design and exuberant colour-themed planting (over 1000 species, mostly labelled) offer a picture around every corner.
Windy Ridge, Telford
Sun 12 Aug, Sun 2 Sep

More details - Shropshire Produce Market
The best producers from around the County form this fantastic market
Cross Street
Sat 18 Aug

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 19 Aug

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
Sun 19 Aug

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
Tue 21 Aug, Sun 26 Aug, Tue 4 Sep, Sun 9 Sep, Tue 18 Sep, Sun 23 Sep, Tue 2 Oct, Sun 7 Oct

More details - Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2018
Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2018: Tickets avaiable.
West Midlands Showground, Shrewsbury
Fri 24 Aug

More details - Black Magic: The Little Mix Show
A highly energetic tribute show that follows in the footsteps of the award winning girl band, Little Mix. This Iconic show has live vocals and full out dance choreography. Suitable for kids, tweens, teens and adults alike, this show brings the full pop concert experience to you.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Oswestry Balloon Festival & Continental Market
Huge event for Oswestry. A chance to see over 30 hot air balloons perform and take off from the centre of Oswestry and all for free. Refreshments and produce stalls available and street entertainment. Also a huge Continental Market adjacent to the park
Cae Glas Park
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Vintage Day
As well as the monthly Artisan market where they will be plenty of quality produce stalls there will be also a Vintage style event with live music and vintage themed stalls
Bailey Head Oswestry
Fri 31 Aug

More details - Teletubbies Live!
Join Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po in a show full of love and laughter as they explore the magical world of Teletubbyland. Look out for the Tubby Phone, Noo-Noo and Sun Baby in a fun, bright and safe world which captures young children’s imaginations and encourages them to explore the world around them.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Sat 1 Sep and Sun 2 Sep

More details - Ludlow Food Festival
The 2018 Ludlow Marches Food and Drink Festival will take place on 7th-9th September 2018 in Ludlow, the small town with the large reputation for good food and drink.
Ludlow Ludlow, Shrophire
Fri 7 Sep to Sun 9 Sep

More details - Charity Event
Over 30 stalls selling all sorts of items from cakes to bric o brac and will also give expert advice on a number of improtant topics
Bailey Head Oswestry
Fri 7 Sep

More details - Oswestry Dog Show
A fantastic spectacle for dog and pet lovers. You can even enter your dog on the day for as little as £2. Great family event
Bailey Head
Sat 8 Sep

More details - Autumn Plant Hunters' Fair at Weston Park  on Sunday 9th September 2018
Autumn Plant Fair at Weston Park with a special low entry price of just £2.50 for the Gardens & Fair . If your garden is looking a little tired after summer then this is a great opportunity to find some late blooming plants to cheer it up. Autumn is also the perfect time to plant ready for next year’s bloom.
Weston Park, Weston-under-Lizard, Nr. Shifnal
Sun 9 Sep

More details - 48 Bramble Ridge - Open Garden for NGS
Steep garden with many steps, part wild, part cultivated, terraced in places and overlooking the Severn valley with views to High Rock and Queens Parlour. Described by some as fascinating and full of interest; the garden incl shrubs, perennials, small vegetable plot, herbs, wildlife pond and summerhouse.
48 Bramble Ridge, Bridgnorth
Sun 9 Sep

More details - Sunningdale - Open Garden for NGS
A good half acre town garden. A wildlife haven for squirrels, voles, and a huge variety of birds including nesting gold crests. The addition of excellent nectar rich plants means that butterflies and other pollinators are in abundance. Interesting plantings with rare plants and many interesting sculptural elements.
Sunningdale, Shropshire
Sun 9 Sep

More details - Cilla & The Shades of the 60's
Starring Victoria Jones in the role of Cilla performing songs including ‘You’re My World’ and ‘Anyone Who Had a Heart’ while the Shades trio swing through a decade of hits by Cilla’s friends and co-stars such as ‘I Only Want to be With You’ and ‘River Deep Mountain High’.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Thu 13 Sep

More details - Big Country
Big Country + support. Artists performing: Big Country.: Tickets avaiable.
Buttermarket, Shrewsbury
Thu 13 Sep

More details - Celebrity Organ Recital with Dr. Carol Williams (USA)
Thursday 13th September 2018 @ 7.00pm - Ellesmere College, Ellesmere, Shropshire, SY12 9AB. Join international celebrity organist Dr. Carol Williams [San Diego Civic Organist Emerita] as she presents an evening of musical delight on the College’s TWO pipe organs.
Ellesmere College, Ellesmere
Thu 13 Sep

More details - Heritage Market
Celebration of English Heritage throughout the Country. Many Oswestry events over weekend including Heritage market on the Bailey Head. Lots of family entertainment, stalls and demonstrations and activities
Bailey Head Oswestry
Sat 15 Sep and Sun 16 Sep

More details - Wilfred Owen Festival
This unique festival will commemorate both the centenary of the death of Oswestry born war poet Wilfred Owen and the centenary of Armistice Day and at its heart will be the unveiling of a newly commissioned life-size bronze statue of Wilfred Owen by local sculptor Tim Turner.
Oswestry
Sat 15 Sep to Tue 13 Nov

More details - Ruthall Manor - Open Garden for NGS
Offset by a mature collection of specimen trees, the garden is divided into intimate sections, carefully linked by winding paths. The front lawn flanked by striking borders, extends to a gravel, art garden and ha-ha.
Ruthall Manor, Bridgnorth
Sat 15 Sep and Sun 16 Sep

More details - The Midland Game Fair
The Midland Game Fair takes place on the 15th & 16th September 2018 at Weston Park in Shropshire and welcomes lots of family entertainment back into the Main Arena, an array of Grand Finals in many sporting disciplines plus an increasing portfolio of countryside activities for everyone to get involved in and
Weston Park, Weston under Lizzard, Nr Shifnal
Sat 15 Sep and Sun 16 Sep

More details - Beyond the Barricade
The UK’s longest running Musical Theatre Concert Tour features past principal performers from Les Miserables. Delivering over two hours of the best of Broadway and the West End, and of course ending with a stunning finale from Les Mis.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Fri 21 Sep

More details - Rock For Heroes
Are you ready to ROCK! Immerse yourself in the incredible new live music experience with Rock For Heroes. Bringing the perfect combination of your favourite Rock & Pop artist across the eras, in celebration of an incredible cause Help for Heroes. We will be collecting for this amazing cause, after every show.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Oswestry Community Games
A huge celebration including all the sporting organisations in the town including tennis, marshal arts, bowling, cricket, football, judo to name a few. An huge event to encourage everyone to try new sports regardless of ability. Come and enjoy all sorts of new activities for free in the beautiful town park
Cae Glas Park
Sun 23 Sep

More details - Stars of Irish Country
Following a sell out tour last year to nightly standing ovations, join four of Ireland’s favourite country music stars all on one super show featuring the popular Frank Mc Caffrey, Louise Morrisey, Stephen Smyth and Curtis Magee, who between them have scored countless accolades, notched up over 30 No.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Wed 26 Sep

More details - Re-Take That
RE-TAKE THAT are quite simply the biggest, best and most authentic tribute to one of the biggest British pop acts in history. Celebrating 10 years as the nations favourite tribute show with the incredible new WONDERLAND SHOW featuring ROBBIE LIVE.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Thu 27 Sep

More details - Some guys have all the luck
Some Guys Have All The Luck is a fantastic theatrical production celebrating the career of one of rocks greatest icons, Rod Stewart – from street busker through to international superstar!
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Fri 28 Sep

More details - Let's Hang On
“Oh what a story…Oh what a show…OH WHAT A NIGHT” LET’S HANG ON - The World’s first & longest running tribute to the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons celebrates 10 years at the top!
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Thu 4 Oct

More details - The Simon and Garfunkel story
Now seen by over a 1/4 million people across the world, ‘The Simon and Garfunkel Story’ is a critically acclaimed concert style theatre show about two young boys from Queens, New York who went on to become the world’s most successful music duo of all time.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Fri 5 Oct

More details - One Night of Queen
In 2000, Gary Mullen won ITV’s “Stars In Their Eyes” Live Grand Final, with the largest number of votes ever received in the shows history. The record of 864,838 votes was more than twice that of the runner-up.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Sat 6 Oct

More details - There was an Old Lady who swallowed a Fly
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly. I don’t know why she swallowed a fly... But The People’s Theatre Company do! And now you can too as they bring one of the world’s best loved nursery rhymes to life just in time to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Pam Adams’ best selling book!
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Sun 7 Oct and Mon 8 Oct

More details - The Alter Eagles
Be a part of an incredible evening, as we pay tribute to one of the greatest bands in History. Highly respected for their incredible accuracy, performed with sensational 7 piece all live band, complete with all those perfect harmonies these aren’t no ’New Kids In Town’ they are the real deal.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Thu 11 Oct

More details - You win Again
Direct from London’s West End, You Win Again – Celebrating The Music of The Bee Gees. Prepare to experience the distinct sound of one the greatest bands to have ever graced the stage in this unforgettable concert spectacular.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Fri 12 Oct

More details - Dorothy Clive Garden - Open Garden for NGS
12 informal acres, incl superb woodland garden, alpine scree, gravel garden, fine collection of trees and spectacular flower borders. Renowned in May when woodland quarry is brilliant with rhododendrons. Waterfall and woodland planting. Laburnum Arch in June. Creative planting has produced stunning summer borders.
Dorothy Clive Garden, Willoughbridge, Market Drayton
Sat 13 Oct and Sun 14 Oct

More details - Quadrophenia
The Atlantics play the hits from the film including Green onions, Louie Louie, Da Doo Ron Ron. Zoot suit, Bellboy, My Generation... Plus... Big screen iconic mod film show + The Bellboy + DJ DREW STANSALL ex THE SPECIALS/PRINCE BUSTER spinning the best in Mod, Ska, Soul, R&B + 2tone Club night. Strictly 18+
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Sat 13 Oct

More details - Apple Day
Town wide celebration of sustainable and homegrown local produce. Stalls, gardening advice, incredible edible, owls,demonstrations
Oswestry
Sat 13 Oct

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 14 Oct

More details - Doreen's Big Top
“Roll up, roll up! Take your seats for the Greatest Show on Earth!” Yes, Doreen’s unique travelling Circus of Loffs is coming to town. In her brand new show, Doreen explores the fascinating history of the circus, including a peek behind the weird and wonderful Victorian freak shows.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Tue 16 Oct and Wed 17 Oct

More details - All Star Superslam Wrestling Autumn 2018
Come and see the larger-than-life characters from all corners of the world do battle inside the ring with heavyweight collisions and jaw-dropping high flying action, featuring Tag Team Matches, Royal Rumble Matches, Divas Competition, Ladder Matches and more.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Fri 19 Oct

More details - Guitar Workshop
The guitar in traditional music Dave’s workshop will focus on plectrum-style accompaniment techniques, exploring harmony, understanding rhythm and using the guitar effectively in standard tuning. We will also talk about developing a solid technical foundation, and the guitar as a melody instrument.
Discovery Centre, Craven Arms
Sat 20 Oct

More details - Showing Off
Contemporary Craft Show with designer makers from the Shropshire Guild of Contemporary Craft & the Worcestershire Guild of Contemporary Craft showing and selling their work. There will be jewellery, ceramics, glass, woodwork, textiles, furniture and more…
Ludlow Castle Beacon Rooms, Castle Square, Ludlow
Sat 20 Oct and Sun 21 Oct

More details - Shropshire Produce Market
Fantastic opportunity to try some quality local produce and crafts
Cross Street
Sat 20 Oct

More details - Folk Fiddle Workshop
English Fiddle Music with tutor John Dipper John’s workshop will focus on tone and technique, looking at how to make a tune fit your fingers and tell your story, so you can breath new life into a tune, lift a performance and push the boundaries.
Discovery Centre, Craven Arms
Sat 20 Oct

More details - Crafty Christmas Fair
Christmas fair with many local craft stalls displaying varied items from hand made jewellery, paintings & prints, knitted items, cakes, jams & pickles, books, cards and many many more unususal items for that extra special Christmas present.
Chelmarsh Village Hall School Lane, Chelmarsh, Bridgnorth, Shropshire
Sat 27 Oct

More details - Halloween Market
Family fun. Scary goings on at the market. Face painting, ghost hunt, pumkins, scary prizes, friendly witch, owls
Bailey Head
Sat 27 Oct

More details - Doctor Dolittle
Hello to one and all. I am Doctor John Dolittle a very famous Doctor. I’m a bit wacky actually but you will get used to that. Some of you may have heard of me (good for you) and some may have not - but you will now. I am not a normal run of the mill Doctor.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Tue 30 Oct

More details - The Ladyboys of Bangkok
Uncork the champagne! Dress to kill! Party like there’s no tomorrow! Celebrating 20 diamante decorated years, The Ladyboys of Bangkok ‘Wonder Women Tour’ will take Britain’s number one cabaret show to a new level.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Wed 31 Oct

More details - Roy Chubby Brown
Roy Chubby Brown is back and he’s as naughty as ever. His choice of language and his politically incorrect jokes are all delivered with a cheeky grin and perfect comedy timing.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Thu 1 Nov

More details - The Upbeat Beatles
The Upbeat Beatles are second to none - powerhouse vocals, precision harmonies and tight musicianship. The guys have an easy, happy rapport with any crowd, giving them a reputation to be envied as the best in the business. There isn’t a band to touch them - 8 bars of “Twist and Shout” and you will know why!
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Sat 3 Nov

More details - Bonfire Night Oswestry
Large Bonfire in aid of charity. Terrific firework display
Brogyntyn Park Oswestry
Sat 3 Nov

More details - Tony Stockwell
The popular star of TV’s Street Psychic, Psychic Private Eyes and Psychic Academy, Tony Stockwell has a long established credibility as one of the top Intuitive Mediums and has shared the stage all round the world with international mediums such as Colin Fry, James van Praagh and Lisa Williams.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Wed 7 Nov

More details - The Dreamboys Return
The Dreamboys are without a shadow of a doubt the UK’s top Male Strip Show, perfect for a girls night out with all your friends. Their showcase is unquestionably the most famous Male Stripper act the UK has ever produced.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Thu 8 Nov

More details - The Roy orbison story
Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the worlds leading vocalists playing homage to the legendary Roy Orbison. He has stunned audiences across the globe with his uncanny similarity and ability to authentically revive the exquisite toe-tapping sound of this music giant.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Fri 9 Nov

More details - Bon Jovi Experience
The Bon Jovi Experience are the worlds first and finest tribute to the great Bon Jovi and are the world’s ONLY tribute to have been requested by and to have performed live on stage with Jon Bon Jovi himself. They are also the only tribute to have been featured on the official Bon Jovi website.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Sat 10 Nov

More details - Wilfred Owen Festival
This unique festival will commemorate both the centenary of the death of Oswestry born war poet Wilfred Owen and the centenary of Armistice Day and at its heart will be the unveiling of a newly commissioned life-size bronze statue of Wilfred Owen by local sculptor Tim Turner.
Oswestry
Wed 14 Nov to Sat 17 Nov

More details - Hal Cruttenden
Hal’s literally filled our screens recently on Have I Got News For You, The Apprentice: You’re Fired, Bake Off: Extra Slice, and Live at the Apollo. His daughters chose the title of his new stand-up show. He’s now on a diet.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Wed 14 Nov

More details - A Celebration of John Denver
Join us to celebrate the life of John Denver and sing along to his most memorable hits performed by the renowned Wayne Denton and his talented musicians with AV footage throughout. This is a presentation that will lift the hearts of ALL music lovers……everywhere!!!
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Thu 15 Nov

More details - Christmas Light Switch On
Celebration of the switching on of the Christmas Lights. Local school choirs and surprise guest . Food and refreshments available
Bailey Head
Thu 22 Nov

More details - Gorgeous Christmas Craft & Food Fair
Gorgeous Christmas Craft & Food Fair will be combining the best of contemporary craft from the Shropshire Guild of Contemporary Craft and selected designer makers from Shropshire and neighbouring counties. The emphasis is on showcasing local talent and skill.
Enginuity, Coach Road, Telford, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge
Sat 24 Nov and Sun 25 Nov

More details - Shropshire Produce Market
Fantastic food and craft market
Cross street
Sat 24 Nov

More details - Christmas Memories
Neil Sands and his wonderful West End cast are back with the 2018 production of their hit show, bringing an unforgettable afternoon of festive nostalgia, taking us all back to a time when Christmas really was the most wonderful time of the year.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Fri 30 Nov

More details - Oswestry Christmas Parade
Come and enjoy one of the largest and most interesting parades in the County. Huge lorries, vintage vehicles, brass bands etc. All for charity
Oswestry Town Centre
Sat 1 Dec

More details - Oswestry Christmas Live
Huge celebration of Christmas with funfair rides, music, ice rink, Christmas market, Santa Grotto, fireworks etc. Great family day out. We even have reindeers !
Oswestry Town Centre
Fri 7 Dec