What's On In and Around Shropshire

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Brownhill House - Open Garden for NGS

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A unique 2 acre hillside garden with many steps and levels bordering River Perry. Visitors can enjoy a wide variety of plants and styles from formal terraces to woodland paths.
Brownhill House, Ruyton XI Towns SY4 1LR
Tue 28 Jun 22

Horatio's Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Beautifully designed by Bunny Guinness and delightfully planted, Horatios Garden Midlands opened to great acclaim in September 2019.
Horatio’s Garden, Oswestry SY10 7AG
Sun 26 Jun 22

Hodnet Hall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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The 60+ acres of Hodnet Hall Gardens are amongst the finest in the country. There has been a park and gardens at Hodnet for many hundreds of years.
Hodnet Hall Gardens, Market Drayton TF9 3NN
Sun 26 Jun 22

Discovering Bees and Wasps Workshops

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Join Meadows Ranger and Bee and Wasp expert, Ian Cheeseborough as you learn about the lifecycles of our local bees and wasps. Session 1 – Talk and Walk on Bees.
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, Craven Arms SY7 9RS
Sun 26 Jun 22

Shrewsbury Food Festival

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The Shrewsbury Food Festival is taking place on 25th and 26th June in 29 acres of parkland in the centre of this picturesque town.
Quarry Park Shrewsbury SY1 1JA
Sat 25 Jun 22

The Albrighton Trust Moat & Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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The Albrighton Trust gardens are designed around the remains of a C13 fortified manor house and an ancient moat, offering excellent recreational and educational opportunities for anyone wanting to
The Albrighton Trust Moat & Gardens, Wolverhampton WV7 3FL
Sat 25 Jun 22

The Secret Gardens at Steventon Terrace - Open Garden for NGS

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Very secret gardens behind a row of Victorian terraced cottages in Ludlow: ½ acre plot south facing garden developed over 30 years with the love of gardening divided up into different sections rose
The Secret Gardens at Steventon Terrace, Ludlow SY8 1JZ
Sat 25 Jun 22

Pant Memorial Hall Centenary Fair

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Pant Memorial Hall is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2022 and to mark the occasion a Centenary Fair is taking place on Saturday 25th June.
Pant Memorial Hall, Main Road, Pant, Oswestry SY10 9QG
Sat 25 Jun 22

Belle Vue's Got Talent

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As a grand finale to the Belle Vue Arts Festival fortnight, the local community will be showing off their various talents in this 'star studded' line up!
The Red Barn, 108 Longden Rd, Shrewsbury SY3 7HS
Sat 25 Jun 22

Comics Salopia 2022

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Comics Salopia is a free celebration of the comics art form happening across the beautiful county town of Shrewsbury, Shropshire open to all.
All over Shrewsbury Including the Museum & Art Gallery, The Library and the Stunning Castle Grounds SY1
Sat 25 Jun 22

Cheriton - Open Garden for NGS

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Family garden where every space has a function, with annual and perennial cut flower borders, fruit and vegetables, polytunnel, chickens, wildlife pond, outdoor cooking and green woodworking areas.
Cheriton, Plealey SY5 0UY
Fri 24 Jun 22

Avocet - Open Garden for NGS

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Cottage style garden with modern twists owned by plantaholics, shared with wildlife. Designed round series of garden rooms for year-round interest: wildlife pool, mixed borders, seaside and gravel...
Avocet, Plealey SY5 0UZ
Fri 24 Jun 22

Live Music - PigDaze

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Live Music - PigDaze These saviours of skufflepunk peddle a distinctive mix of punk, ska, skiffle & folk. Fuelled by strong drink and a righteous sense of social justice, the jury is out on whether they are a horrible...
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire TF2 6EA
Thu 23 Jun 22

Whitcott Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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This 2 acre garden features a lily pond with fountain, an old yew tree, and a hornbeam avenue. There are mature shrubs and trees inc walnuts; a small copse plus new orchard inc vines and a cherry.
Whitcott Hall, Craven Arms SY7 8QE
Thu 23 Jun 22

How To Take Better Pictures

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Have you ever wished you could take better photos? Well this is the workshop for you! Whether you are using your smart phone or a sophisticated camera, all types are very welcome.
Frankwell Car Park (by bridge) SY3 8HB
Wed 22 Jun 22

Telford Comedy Club

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Telford Comedy Club Edinburgh Festival Preview Comedy Shows continue at the Crown Inn tonight as part of Telford Fringe. At 7.30 p.m., we welcome back Paul Savage, who will be explaining why he is “Well Groomed”.
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire TF2 6EA
Tue 21 Jun 22

Preen Manor - Open Garden for NGS

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Fine historical and architectural 6 acre garden on site of Cluniac priory and former Norman Shaw mansion. Compartmentalised with large variety of garden rooms, inc kitchen parterre and fernery.
Preen Manor, Church Preen SY6 7LQ
Sun 19 Jun 22

Chris Powell at the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ in Shrewsbury

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Shropshire Theatre Organ Trust event. Organist Christ Powell plays the MIghty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ at The Buttermarket in Shrewsbury.
The Buttermarket, Howard Street, Shrewsbury SY1 2LF
Sun 19 Jun 22

Belle Vue Open Gardens

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As part of the Belle Vue Arts Festival fortnight, private Belle Vue gardens will once again open up to the public. Expect a lovely community feel, along with artwork, music, and refreshments.
Belle Vue Shrewsbury SY3 7NL
Sun 19 Jun 22

Peppa Pig My First Cinema Experience

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Experience the big screen for the first time as Peppa hops on board a double-decker bus in London to visit the queen, travels to Australia to visit her good friend Kylie Kangaroo, and more.
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, Craven Arms SY7 9RS
Sat 18 Jun 22

Four Winds - Open Garden for NGS

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The traditional garden around the bungalow is backed by 150yr-old oak trees. In the adjoining paddock, a garden is being planted out, now 3-4 yrs old.
Four Winds, Whitchurch SY13 2PR
Thu 16 Jun 22

Poets on the Trail

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An evening of poetry and music is on offer as part of the Belle Vue Arts Festival fortnight. The theme for the festival this year is 'Journeys' and so fittingly, the line up includes...
Barnabus Church Centre, Coleham, Shrewsbury SY3 7DN
Thu 16 Jun 22

Local Artists Art Exhibition

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As part of the Belle Vue Arts Festival fortnight, one of the highlights is the art exhibition, where over 40 local artists will be displaying their work, and that equates to 138 pieces of original
Barnabas Church Centre, Coleham, Shrewsbury SY3 7DN
Thu 16 Jun 22

Tony Stockwell, psychic medium

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The popular star of TV's 6ixth Sense, Street Psychic, Psychic Private Eye and Psychic Academy. TONY STOCKWELL demonstrates his belief that those who have passed can communicate with their loved...
Oakengates Theatre, Limes Walk, Telford TF2 6EP
Mon 13 Jun 22

Grooms Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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A cottage garden around ½ an acre in size comprising mixed herbaceous borders and an abundance of English roses.
Grooms Cottage, Telford TF6 6NP
Sun 12 Jun 22

Hope Bagot Open Gardens

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Nestled into a south facing valley two Open Gardens in the beautiful village of Hope Bagot are open on Sunday 12th June from 1pm - 5pm in aid of the local PCC.
All parking at Hope Court SY8 3AE
Sun 12 Jun 22

Garden Open Day 12th June 2022

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Sunningdale Garden is open annually with the National Garden Scheme, a charitable organization, donating millions of pounds to Cancer research, Palliative Care and Parkinsons disease.
Sunningdale Mill Street Wem SY4 5ED
Sun 12 Jun 22

Sunningdale - Open Garden for NGS

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A good ½ acre town garden. Wildlife haven for a huge variety of birds inc nesting gold crests. A profusion of excellent nectar rich plants means that butterflies and other pollinators are in...
Sunningdale, Wem SY4 5ED
Sun 12 Jun 22

The Chicago Swing Katz

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New Orleans to Swing. A 6 piece band playing the ‘pop’ music of 20s - 60’s - happy jazz and swing. Come and enjoy fun tunes which will make you feel good. Trumpet, trombone.
Meole Brace Bowling Club, Shrewsbury SY3 9JF
Sun 12 Jun 22

Silver over the Bridge

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Can we span the whole of the Ironbridge with silver coins? We're raising money to restore Broseley bells. Please come along to give us a hand. Bring a few coins if possible!
On the Ironbridge, Ironbridge, Shropshire TF8 7JP
Sun 12 Jun 22

Clee Hill Indoor Bowls

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A chance to learn or practise your bowling skills indoors. We play on a short mat bowls carpet. We offer informal tuition and have bowls available for you to use. Over 18's only.
Clee Hill Village Hall Ludlow Road Clee Hill SY8 3NZ
Sun 12 Jun 22

Indian Wooden Block Printing Workshop

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Saturday 11th June 2022 After an introduction to Indian Block Printing and a demonstration, you will be printing onto 2 soft, white, cotton scarves Choose from many hand carved blocks and
Worthen Village Hall, Worthen, Shrewsbury SY5 9HT
Sat 11 Jun 22

Symphonic Sundown Live 2022

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Symphonic Sundown Live 2022 Symphonic Sundown features one of the UK's very best live orchestras including five top vocalists.
Hopton Court Estate, Hopton Wafers, Nr Cleobury Mortimer DY14 0EF
Sat 11 Jun 22

Plant Fair at Hodnet Hall Gardens on Sat 11th & Sun 12th June 2022

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Enjoy a wonderful Plant Hunters' Fair at Hodnet Hall Gardens with a special reduced entry price of only £5.00 for the gardens and plant fair.
Hodnet Hall Hodnet, Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 3NN
Sat 11 Jun 22

Let's Celebrate!

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The Belle Vue Arts Festival kicks off in style with this laid back family event, including live music, free drop-in art activities, a toy model railway, lego and paper planes.
St Julian’s Friars, Shrewsbury SY1 1XL
Sat 11 Jun 22

Belle Vue Arts Festival

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Belle Vue Arts Festival Get creative because we're back for another year of celebrating all things arty! The Belle Vue Arts Festival has a theme of 'Journeys' this year and there is so much to see...
Belle Vue Shrewsbury SY3 7NL
Sat 11 Jun 22

Discovering Dragonflies Workshop

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Shropshire County Dragonfly Recorder Sue Rees Evans is running 2 dragonfly workshops aimed at beginners. Session 1: The Cycle of Life- from egg to aerial acrobat!
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, Craven Arms SY7 9RS
Sat 11 Jun 22

Orbit Fitness Festival 2022

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Orbit Fitness Festival 2022 One of the UK's very best festival experiences! Orbit is the Midlands premier fitness & well-being festival set in the stunning private estate of Hopton Court in South Shropshire.
Hopton Court Estate, Hopton Wafers, Nr Cleobury Mortimer DY14 0EF
Fri 10 Jun 22

Early Summer Birdwatching Walk

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The Onny Meadows are home to a huge variety of birds as well as many other species through every season of the year.
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, Craven Arms SY7 9RS
Wed 8 Jun 22

The Telfordaires

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The Telfordaires Telford’s own four-part harmony chorus, The Telfordaires are coming down for a sing-song from about 9p.m. as part of Telford Fringe. Feel free to join them for some old and new favourites!
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire TF2 6EA
Wed 8 Jun 22

Telford Comedy Club

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Telford Comedy Club Edinburgh Festival Preview Comedy Shows start tonight at the Crown Inn as part of Telford Fringe. At 7.30 p.m., Aaron Simmonds will be bringing his new show Hot Wheels to town.
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire TF2 6EA
Tue 7 Jun 22

Broadward Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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The Broadward Hall estate is a site of special scientific interest (SSSI). With well established, extensive, herbaceous borders, ancient trees and a Victorian walled garden (undergoing restoration).
Broadward Hall, Clungunford SY7 0QA
Sun 5 Jun 22

Kinton Grove - Open Garden for NGS

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A garden of ¾ acre surrounding a Georgian house. The garden features well-filled herbaceous borders, roses, a gravel area, raised vegetable beds, and a wide range of interesting trees and shrubs.
Kinton Grove, Kinton SY4 1AZ
Sat 4 Jun 22

Live Music - Watermelon Chronicles

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Live Music - Watermelon Chronicles An experienced rock band with Paul Atwell on vocals, bass & occasional keyboards, Joe Butler on guitar and Del Jones on drums & backing vocals.
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire TF2 6EA
Sat 4 Jun 22

The Gardeners Lodge - Open Garden for NGS

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There was just one tree in the garden when the current owner purchased The Gardener's Lodge, the ground having been cleared, ready to sell as a building plot.
The Gardeners Lodge, Wellington TF1 1JA
Fri 3 Jun 22

Floating Market, Market Drayton

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The Roving Canal Traders Association are excited to announce they are again holding a floating market on the canal in Market Drayton opposite Ladybird Pontoons TF9 1RJ the 2nd to the 5th of June
Shropshire Union Canal (between Betton Bridge 63 & Lords bridge 64) opposite Ladybird Pontoons (formerley Toms Moorings) Market Drayton TF9 1RJ
Thu 2 Jun 22

Flicks in the Sticks Film - Sing 2 (U)

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Can-do koala Buster Moon and his all-star cast of animal performers prepare to launch a dazzling stage extravaganza in the glittering entertainment capital of the world.
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, Craven Arms SY7 9RS
Wed 1 Jun 22

Be a Plant Whisperer - May Half Term Activity

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With various fun activities, take a peek into the mysterious world of how plants talk to each other to warn about dangers and how trees use fungi to help them share nutrients.
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, Craven Arms SY7 9RS
Mon 30 May 22

The Mount - Open Garden for NGS

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An acre of garden that has evolved over 24 years, with 4 lawns, a rosebed in the middle of the drive with pink and white English roses, and herbaceous and mixed shrub borders.
The Mount, Bishops Castle SY9 5DA
Sun 29 May 22

Walcot Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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Arboretum planted by Lord Clive of Indias son, Edward in1800. Cascades of rhododendrons and azaleas amongst specimen trees and pools.
Walcot Hall, Lydbury North SY7 8AZ
Sun 29 May 22

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