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More details - Enchanted Trail – now extended until June! @ Fordhall Organic Farm
It’s spring time and our Fordhall Fairies are back at Fordhall. Our Enchanted Trail is ready for you to explore – see if you can find where they live and who their animal friends are. But be careful, not all their friends are just animals.
Fordhall Organic Farm, Tern Hill Rd., Market Drayton, Shropshire
Today to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Dudmaston - Gallery Tour: A Cocktail of Art
Take a walking tour of Dudmaston’s eclectic mix of Modern Art. Sir George Labouchere once said that seeing a collection of abstract art made him feel as if he’d had ’a number of very good cocktails.
Dudmaston, Quatt, near Bridgnorth,
Today, Sun 27 May to Thu 31 May, Sun 3 Jun to Thu 7 Jun, Sun 10 Jun to Thu 14 Jun, Sun 17 Jun to Thu 21 Jun, Sun 24 Jun to Thu 28 Jun, Sun 1 Jul to Thu 5 Jul, Sun 8 Jul to Wed 11 Jul

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 - Attingham Park - Shrewsbury College Art Exhibition: Women of the College
Learners from Shrewsbury College are producing artwork across a variety of media to help shine a spotlight on women’s history from the post-war era at Attingham.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Today to Sun 3 Jun

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 - Attingham Park - Attingham Run groups
Join one of our three run groups on either Tuesday or Friday evening. Tuesday hosts our beginners and intermediate run groups and Friday our girls only group. Join a qualified Leader in Running Fitness, in the beautiful setting of Attingham Park for our evening run groups.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Fri 25 May, Tue 29 May, Fri 1 Jun, Tue 5 Jun, Fri 8 Jun, Tue 12 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Tue 19 Jun, Fri 22 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Fri 29 Jun, Tue 3 Jul, Fri 6 Jul

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 - 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 - Wild Toddlers
Join us for a toddle and some seasonal nature fun around the park. Activities may include scavenger hunts, feeding the ducks and muddy puddles! Please wear your wellies. Wild Toddlers is suitable for those older children who are now walking, we will be using paths NOT suitable for pushchairs. No booking is required.
Severn Valley Country Park, Visitor Centre, Alveley, Bridgnorth
Fri 25 May, Fri 8 Jun, Fri 22 Jun

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 25 May

More details - Aber Cycle Fest – Gala Evening, with Becky James,
The weekend of two-wheeled entertainment begins with an evening in the company of the Welsh two time Rio Olympic cycling medallist, Becky James. The evening will also include cycle related films from the archives, followed by a reception.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Fri 25 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

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 - 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 - Attingham Park - Have a Go Archery with the Bowbrook Archers
Join Bowbrook Archers and try your hand on our archery range! Find them in the Field of Play, up the mile walk. We’ll also have our Archery Arrows kit out for young Robin Hoods to take aim with. Suitable for 6 years+ (at instructors discretion). Booking Not Needed.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Buzzin' Bee Self Led Trail
To celebrate the Great British Bee Count 2018, join us for a bee themed self-led trail. Follow the trail around the park using the map you can collect from the visitor centre between 11am-4pm each day of the holidays. Find out more about these great insects and see if you can answer the quiz questions along the way.
Severn Valley Country Park, Visitor Centre, Alveley, Bridgnorth
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

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

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 27 May, Sun 24 Jun

More details - Dudmaston - Make a bird feeder
Attract feathered friends to your garden. Join us in Garden Room and make a bird feeder. We’ll provide everything you need. Take it home to see how many different species of bird visit your garden. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children over 2 years old.
Dudmaston, Quatt, near Bridgnorth,
Mon 28 May, Wed 30 May

More details - The Gruffalo's Child
Come take a stroll through the deep dark wood – but beware the Big Bad Mouse that allegedly lurks in the forest… We’ll meet and stroll to our Community Garden and take a short walk to our woodland area where we’ll tell the modern day classic story of the Gruffalo’s Child. £4.
Fordhall Organic Farm, Tern Hill Rd., Market Drayton, Shropshire
Tue 29 May

More details - Dudmaston - Wild Art - Willow Weaving
Join Ben from the Wild Craftist and have a go at weaving your own willow fish. Use natural materials to create your willow fish. We’ll provide all the materials you need. No need to book, just drop in. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children over 5 years. Dogs on leads welcome.
Dudmaston, Quatt, near Bridgnorth,
Tue 29 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 - 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 - Bear ‘Grills’ Experience @ Fordhall Organic Farm
Bear ‘Grills’ Experience – Can you survive in the wild?! If bear can do it why can’t you! Come along and test your skills in our woods, challenge yourself!
Fordhall Organic Farm, Tern Hill Rd., Market Drayton, Shropshire
Wed 30 May

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 - 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 - 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 - 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, Wed 25 Jul

More details - Mini Beast Mansion Madness
Come along and help build a brilliant, big, Bug Hotel for all the minibeasts living in the woods at Severn Valley Country Park. Whilst in the woods, you will get to look under logs and in amongst the flowers to see what minibeasts you can see – will you find a slippery snail? Or a buzzy bumblebee?
Severn Valley Country Park, Visitor Centre, Alveley, Bridgnorth
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 - Telford Acoustic Club
On Wednesdays, Telford Acoustic Club meets to play music from 8pm. Come along and see them or to join in! However, on 13th June, the club takes a break, while we present live theatre. Regional Voice Theatre presents "The Tat Man"
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire
Wed 30 May, Wed 6 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Wed 11 Jul, Wed 18 Jul

More details - Buzzin' Bees drop in session
Join us for this buzzin’ activity. Help Encourage bees into your garden by growing a sunflowers and make you own colourful flying bee!
Severn Valley Country Park, Visitor Centre, Alveley, Bridgnorth
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 - 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 - 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 31 May, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 26 Jul

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, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 26 Jul

More details - Buggy Walk
Join us for a pushchair friendly walk, sometimes followed by a short story time. The buggy walk is suited for those children who are not yet walking and are in pushchairs. The buggy walks are FREE . No booking is required. Car park charges apply
Severn Valley Country Park, Visitor Centre, Alveley, Bridgnorth
Fri 1 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Fri 29 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 - "Out of the Hills" Art Exhibition
This exhibition, held in the exciting new art space at Aardvark books, will show off the work of 12 artisans. The mediums on display include paintings, mixed media, sculpture, pottery and wood craft. This eclectic mix of art, coupled with a cafe, bookery and stunning Marches scenery, make this an unmissable event.
Aardvark Books and Cafe, The Bookery, Manor Farm, Brampton Bryan, Bucknell
Sat 2 Jun to Sun 17 Jun

More details - Rock and Fossil Hunt
Join our rangers and local experts from ‘Geologists in the Geopark’ and try to find your own carboniferous fossil! This family friendly 2 hour session starts at the visitor centre with a brief introduction to the fascinating geology of the park and what you might expect to find during the fossil hunt.
Severn Valley Country Park, Visitor Centre, Alveley, Bridgnorth
Sat 2 Jun, Sat 30 Jun

More details - Sunnycroft - Mini Beast Hunt
Hunting for mini beasts lurking in Sunnycroft’s garden. Hunt in the undergrowth to discover what is lurking in the gardens of Sunnycroft. Learn about a variety of mini beasts, their habitats and how important they are in making Sunnycroft’s gardens great.
Sunnycroft, 200 Holyhead Road, Wellington, Telford,
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

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 - 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 2 Jun

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

More details - Wenlock Edge - Wenlock Olympian Society -  Race on the Edge 2018
The Wenlock Olympian Society and the National Trust have formed a partnership in order to provide a stunning route for the ’Race on the Edge 2018’. It is a challenging 9 mile, off-road, multi-terrain race which includes three significant ascents totaling 821ft.
Wenlock Edge
Sun 3 Jun

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 - 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 - 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.
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

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 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 - 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 4 Jun, Mon 2 Jul

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

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 6 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Wed 1 Aug

More details - The Lord Davies of Llandinam Archive
The Lord Davies of Llandinam Archive – Rob Phillips The extensive papers of Lord Davies of Llandinam, politician, industrialist and philanthropist, held at the National Library, have recently been catalogued.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd - An Introduction to Bird Watching - Walk Five
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 6 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 - 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 - 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 7 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 2 Aug

More details - Charity Market
A huge collection of stalls selling and raising money for their great causes
Bailey Head Oswestry
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Ex Cathedra ‘Summer Music by Candlelight’ – Shropshire Music Trust Concert
The concert will be the finale for a diverse series of musical events organised by Shropshire Music Trust. Kate Hogwood, Director of Shropshire Music Trust said: “As a long summer day fades into evening, and candles flicker in the twilight, what could be more magical than to feel the air shimmer with song?
St. Mary’s Church, Shrewsbury
Fri 8 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 Charity Market
Oswestry’s Charity Market will take place at the Outdoor Market on Bailey Head on Friday 8th June between 9am and 2pm. Come along and support Oswestry’s summer Charity Market and find out what groups and activities you can get involved with.
Oswestry Outdoor Market Bailey Head Oswestry
Fri 8 Jun

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
Fri 8 Jun, Sat 9 Jun

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 8 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Fri 6 Jul, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Saturday Singers monthly singing workshop
Monthly 1½ hours singing workshop led by Jane Read. Everyone welcome - come every time or just when you feel like it! We’ll sing rounds and lovely harmony songs and, together, will make a wonderful sound. Everything will be taught by ear, from scratch every time.
The Back Room, Bridgnorth Baptist Church, West Castle St, Bridgnorth
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Plant and Craft fair, funday for all the family
Over 40 stalls selling handmade crafts, artisan products and plants from small nurseries to home grown enthusiasts. Stalls £5 each, entry free. Refreshment, food and bar available. Family games, bouncy castle and face painting. Raising money for St.Martins Allotment Association wildlife garden and communal area.
Ifton Miners Institute, St.Martins
Sat 9 Jun

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 9 Jun and 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 - Shropshire’s Premier Chamber Choir  in concert with French Horn Connection
The Phoenix Singers perform for the first time at the beautiful church of All Saints’, Castlefields on Saturday June 9th at 7.30pm as they launch a fund-raising initiative to restore the famous Castlefields organ – potentially one of the best in Shrewsbury.
Church of All Saints, Castlefields Shrewsbury
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Clay Oven Building @ Fordhall Farm
Learn from expert Bex Syrett to gain the skills to be able to build your own Clay Oven at home. The day experience includes a delicious light lunch (organic of course!) provided by our team in Arthurs Farm Kitchen. This is a unique opportunity to learn new skills, contact us now to book!
Fordhall Organic Farm, Tern Hill Rd., Market Drayton, Shropshire
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 10 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 15 Jul

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 - 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 12 Jun, Tue 10 Jul

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 - Gofalu am David
A discussion with the broadcaster Beti George about Alzheimer’s and caring for her partner, David Parry-Jones, from the time when he was diagnosed with the condition in 2008 until he passed away in April 2017. She will also discuss the campaign for reforming the dementia care service.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
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 - Sunnycroft - The Daimler Revealed
A great car centric day at Sunnycroft, come and see our Daimler out of its Carcoon. See conservation in action this weekend as Sunnycroft’s Daimler is unzipped from its carcoon for its yearly conservation. The perfect event for all car entusiasts. Booking Not Needed. Phone: 01952 242884. Children are welcome.
Sunnycroft, 200 Holyhead Road, Wellington, Telford,
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 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 - 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 16 Jun

More details - Heaven is Meole Brace - Shrewsbury Cantata Choir concert
The concert is called ‘Heaven and Earth’ and the choir will be singing some of the most gorgeous music known to man or woman. There will be Four Nocturnes by the American composer Morton Lauridesen and sacred and secular works by Mendelssohn, Brahms, Bruckner and Grieg among others.
Holy Trinity Church Meole Brace
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Bridgnorth Continental market
The Fabulous Market returns to Bridgnorth to replace the annual spring visit which was canceled because of the snow and very cold weather, little chance for this to happen in June...
High Street, Bridgnorth
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Nicholas Martin BEM plays Wurlitzer Theatre Organ in Shrewsbury
Nicholas Martin BEM plays the Wurlitzer theatre organ at The Buttermarket in Shrewsbury. With raffle, sales table, with light refreshments available including freshly made sandwiches.
The Buttermarket Howard Street Shrewsbury
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 - 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 - Bulgarian Folklore Club
Free Bulgarian music and dance within the park
Cae Glas Park
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Dudmaston - Archery with Shropshire Scouts
Challenge Dad to have a go at archery on Father’s Day. Join Shropshire Scouts for archery on the lower terrace of the garden. Can you hit the target' Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children over 5 years. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Dudmaston, Quatt, near Bridgnorth,
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 - Attingham Park - Fathers day special - catapults with Wildlife Survival School
Come and spend half an hour with the experts from WildLife Survival School along with Dad/Grandad on Fathers Day, in the grounds of the Attingham Park Estate, making the coolest of all toys - the catapult!
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd - An Introduction to Bird Watching - Walk Six
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 20 Jun

More details - A Journey through The Rhinogydd Mountains
Having explored the county of Meirionnydd and especially the Rhinogydd Mountains for several years, photographer Jean Napier takes us on a journey to explore its human and natural landscape which dates back millennia, captured through her lens.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd - Solstice Sleepout
Enjoy the sunset and sunrise on the shortest night of the year at a magical location. Join our Ranger and Engagement staff for an unforgettable night of wild camping on the Long Mynd. Our team will be supplying a warming fire and there will be a long-drop loo available.
Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd, Chalet Pavilion, Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Dudmaston - Outdoor theatre - The Tempest
The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, the UK’s premier all male theatre company, invite you to join them this summer for Shakespeare’s most perilous play, The Tempest.
Dudmaston, Quatt, near Bridgnorth,
Wed 20 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 - 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 - As You Like It at Ludlow Castle
It’s the Swinging 60’s and life at the court of the usurping Duke Frederick is lived on the edge - overflowing with tension, intrigue and brotherly hate. Meanwhile in the Forest of Arden, peace and love reigns where the Duke’s exiled brother Duke Senior has taken refuge.
Ludlow Castle, Castle Square, Ludlow
Thu 21 Jun to Mon 25 Jun

More details - Attingham Park - The College Series - Women of the Shropshire Adult Education College (1948-1976)
Follow in the footsteps of past Shropshire Adult Education College students as you enjoy a glass of white wine before heading up to the former College lecture theatre where one of our specialists brings to life their passion for their subject.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Wenlock Edge - Wenlock's wildflowers
Explore the variety of wild flowers that can be found thriving in disused limestone quarries on Wenlock Edge and learn how to identify them. Join the rangers and explore the variety of wild flowers at Ballstone quarry and the woods surrounding it. Booking Essential. Phone: 03442491895.
Wenlock Edge
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Dudmaston - Introduction to spoon carving
Work with natural materials and simple hand tools to carve your own utensil. Learn the art of spoon carving in this small and steady paced workshop run by Ben Mayho from the Wild Craftist. Suitable for over 18s only. Booking Essential. Phone: 07968 071588. This event is strictly for people aged over 18.
Dudmaston, Quatt, near Bridgnorth,
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 - Tír na nÓg: an Irish and Welsh Cineconcert
Film: Tír na nÓg: an Irish and Welsh Cineconcert This fine documentary from a trio of Welsh journalists – Y Cymro’s John Roberts Williams, Geoff Charles and Wil Vaughan – presents an invaluable social record of the West of Ireland in 1947. The film records the journey from Wales to Dublin and then to Spiddal in Co.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Family Wildlife Day
Join Shropshire Council Rangers for a day exploring the wildlife of Severn Valley Country Park. Take part in pond dipping, minibeast hunts, wildflower walks and much much more…
Severn Valley Country Park, Visitor Centre, Alveley, Bridgnorth
Sat 23 Jun

More details - An Evening with Whalebone
On the Summer Solstice weekend come to the Visitor Centre at Severn Valley Country Park for a mesmerising evening of folk music with local award-winning band Whalebone. Panoramic views down the valley and local real ale available..
Severn Valley Country Park, Visitor Centre, Alveley, Bridgnorth
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Dudmaston - Butterfly walk
Comer Woods is home to the UK’s northernmost population of White Admiral butterfly. Join us for a walk in the woodland to see if you can spot these beautiful insects. Meet Roger, our butterfly enthusiast in the car park in Comer Woods.
Dudmaston, Quatt, near Bridgnorth,
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

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

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 - Attingham Park - Repton and the Landscape of Attingham Walk
Discover how Humphry Repton dramatically changed the landscape of Attingham on these gentle strolls around some of the areas of the estate most changed by him, along the river and through the Park. Approximately 1 hours, no more than 3 miles, not suitable for dogs and recommended for 11+ years. Booking Essential.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Fri 29 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Celebrating Kyffin
As a part of the Library’s current exhibition, Kyffin Williams: Behind the Frame, we will be holding a full day of talks and presentations in honour of one of Wales’ foremost artists. Speakers will include David Meredith, Jenny Williamson, David Smith, Dr Lloyd Roderick, John Smith and Catrin Williams.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Wrekin Beer & Cider Festival
A family-friendly event to celebrate good beer and good cider. Lots of activities for children (including free face-painting), good food and a performance by Shrewsbury Morris. Live music all day including The Yarchesters who will take the stage at 9pm.
Leighton Village Hall, Leighton, Shrewsbury
Sat 30 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 - Choral Music for Summer Journey's - Choral Society.
The evening is titled Choral Music for Summer Journeys and will consist of two main works. The first is The Voyage by composer Bob Chilcott.
St Alkmund’s church Shrewsbury
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 - Opera Viva!
On Sunday 1st July 2018, the Marches Choir and Sinfonia, together with Aber Opera and guest soloists, will perform a variety of well known and much-loved opera numbers, from Carmen to Aida in the magnificent Walcot Hall Ballroom.
Walcot Hall, Lydbury North, Bishops Castle
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Shrewsbury Brass 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 AONB 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 History of the Gogerddan Estate
The History of the Gogerddan Estate – Hilary Peters An introduction to the history of the Gogerddan estate and the Pryse family. Discover how they changed the landscape and exerted their powerful influence on every aspect of Cardiganshire’s past.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Wed 4 Jul

More details - Celtic Knot Conference 2018
The Celtic Knot Conference 2018 is the second Wikipedia language conference focusing on supporting Celtic and Indigenous Languages. This year the conference will be organized in collaboration between The National Library of Wales and Wikimedia UK.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Thu 5 Jul and Fri 6 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - NLW Friends event
NLW Friends event: ‘Bwrw dy fara ar wyneb y dyfroedd...’: Y Parch Ddr John Cynddylan Jones a llongau Evan Thomas, Radcliffe, Caerdydd – Dr David Jenkins The extraordinary story of one of the giants of the Nonconformist ministry in the late 19th century and his role as a promoter of shares in a shipping venture...
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Attingham Park - Attingham Run groups
Join one of our three run groups on either Tuesday or Friday evening. Tuesday hosts our beginners and intermediate run groups and Friday our girls only group. Join a qualified Leader in Running Fitness, in the beautiful setting of Attingham Park for our evening run groups.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Tue 10 Jul, Fri 13 Jul, Tue 17 Jul, Fri 20 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Fri 27 Jul, Tue 31 Jul, Fri 3 Aug, Tue 7 Aug, Fri 10 Aug, Tue 14 Aug, Fri 17 Aug, Tue 21 Aug, Fri 24 Aug, Tue 28 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Sunnycroft - Blackwork Embroidery Workshop with Amanda Carter
Get inspired by Sunnycroft and explore the Blackwork embroidery technique in this workshop. The workshop will give you an introduction to this technique and an opportunity to try out a variety of patterns on a design inspired by Sunnycroft Taught by Amanda Carter who is currently studying with the Royal School of...
Sunnycroft, 200 Holyhead Road, Wellington, Telford,
Tue 10 Jul

More details - Dathlu Dilys: Brenhines ein Cân
Dathlu Dilys: Brenhines ein Cân – Geraint Lewis An opportunity to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of Wales’ most influential and versatile composers – Dilys Elwyn Edwards. Her archive is stored in the Library and a small exhibition of her work will be displayed to accompany the presentation.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Wed 11 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 - Dudmaston - Gallery Tour: A Cocktail of Art
Take a walking tour of Dudmaston’s eclectic mix of Modern Art. Sir George Labouchere once said that seeing a collection of abstract art made him feel as if he’d had ’a number of very good cocktails.
Dudmaston, Quatt, near Bridgnorth,
Thu 12 Jul, Sun 15 Jul to Thu 19 Jul, Sun 22 Jul to Thu 26 Jul, Sun 29 Jul to Thu 2 Aug, Sun 5 Aug to Thu 9 Aug, Sun 12 Aug to Thu 16 Aug, Sun 19 Aug to Thu 23 Aug, Sun 26 Aug to Thu 30 Aug

More details - Let's Rock Shrewsbury
Let's Rock Shrewsbury: Tickets avaiable.
The Quarry, Shrewsbury
Sat 14 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 - The Most Glorious Prospect: Garden Visiting in Wal
The Most Glorious Prospect: Garden Visiting in Wales 1639–1900 Join Bettina Harden, author of The Most Glorious Prospect, for a fascinating discussion on the history of garden visiting in Wales between 1639 and 1900 with local author and historian, Gerald Morgan.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Sat 14 Jul

Cardington Country Fete More details - Cardington Country Fete
Lots of Children’s Fun, Games & Activities FREE Classic Vehicles, Birds of Prey, Duck Racing, Homemade Afternoon Teas, BBQ, Beer Tent, Pimms & Prosecco, Face Painting, Cakes, Coconut Shy, Produce, New-to-You, Bric-a-Brac, Tools/Any Old Iron, Craft, Books, Plants, Bottle Stall and more ....
The Old Vicarage, Cardington, Church Stretton
Sat 14 Jul
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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 - TECH Severn 2018
The TECH Severn 2018 Conference & Exhibition has attracted influential speakers from across the globe to discuss how technology, information and communication may help solve many of the challenges faced by Councils and Businesses across the UK.
Theatre Severn, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury
Tue 17 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 - Medieval Wall Paintings in Wales
Medieval Wall Paintings in Wales – Steffani Davies Steffani Davies discusses the topic of her MA dissertation, exploring the ‘whos’, ‘whats’ and ‘hows’ of medieval wall paintings in Wales.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Wed 18 Jul

More details - Attingham Park - The College Series - Anglo-Saxon discoveries at Attingham
Follow in the footsteps of past Shropshire Adult Education College students as you enjoy a glass of white wine before heading up to the former College lecture theatre where one of our specialists brings to life their passion for their subject.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Thu 19 Jul

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 20 Jul, Sun 22 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 - Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd - Stars in Your Skies - Apollo Program - The Eagle Landed
Nearly half a century ago humans first set foot on the moon. This evening Pete Williamson FRAS will tell us about the mission and, with recorded footage, what it achieved. If the weather is fine, we should be able to see the moon with telescopes and binoculars too. The evening includes soup and a roll, served fr.
Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd, Chalet Pavilion, Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton
Sat 21 Jul

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 - Dog obedience 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 - Ceredigion’s Oldest Houses
Ceredigion’s Oldest Houses – Richard Suggett The Royal Commission architectural historian, Richard Suggett, describes the challenges of writing about Ceredigion’s oldest houses for the forthcoming medieval volume of the Cardiganshire County History.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Wed 25 Jul

More details - Dudmaston - Outdoor theatre - The Importance of Being Earnest
Marriage, morality and many laugh-a-long moments. Bring a chair and a picnic and spend a glorious summer’s evening watching this deliciously decadent production of Wilde’s comedy masterpiece. Performed in the open air by Immersion Theatre. Gates open at 6.30pm for a 7.30pm start. Booking Essential.
Dudmaston, Quatt, near Bridgnorth,
Wed 25 Jul

More details - Sunnycroft - Long & Short Embroidery Workshop - Rose design
Advance your embroidery skills with this workshop in long and short stitch shading. In this workshop you will create a rose design piece inspired by the collection here at Sunnycroft, using traditional long and short embroidery.
Sunnycroft, 200 Holyhead Road, Wellington, Telford,
Wed 25 Jul

More details - FUNNY FACES - Two plays based on the lives of SID JAMES & JOAN SIMS
A double bill of two beautifully written plays based on the lives and loves of two British legends, Sid James and Joan Sims. JOAN SIMS takes a walk down memory lane in ’SIMply JOAN’.
Theatre On The Steps. Stoneway Steps, Bridgnorth, Shropshire
Fri 27 Jul

More details - Attingham Park - The Importance of Being Earnest with the Pantaloons
Join The Pantaloons for a unique and hilarious take on The Importance of Being Earnest watch the play come to life against the backdrop of Attingham Mansion. "You must not laugh at me, darling, but it had always been a girlish dream of mine to love someone whose name was Ernest..." Everybody loves Ernest.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Fri 27 Jul

More details - Launch of 2018 Church Stretton Arts Festival!
Organisers have announced details of the 2018 Church Stretton Arts Festival which will take place between Saturday 28th July and Sunday 12th August.
Concord College, Acton Burnell, Shrewsbury
Sat 28 Jul to Sun 12 Aug

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 - Church Stretton & South Shropshire Arts Festival - Roy and Jacqueline Abbott Guest Artists
Sue Mitchell, Team Leader for Exhibition 2018, said: “We are pleased to announce our guest artists this year are Roy and Jacqueline Abbott, who are based in the heart of the Shropshire Hills. They will be at the Opening Reception and will be hosting a Meet the Artist session on Saturday 4th August.
Concord College, Acton Burnell, Shrewsbury
Mon 30 Jul to Sat 11 Aug

More details - Church Stretton & South Shropshire Arts Festival  ‘Exhibition 2018’
Organisers of Exhibition 2018 have issued an invitation for entries to the annual event, which is part of the annual Church Stretton & South Shropshire Arts Festival.
Church Stretton School
Mon 30 Jul

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 31 Jul, Tue 7 Aug, Tue 14 Aug, Tue 21 Aug, Tue 28 Aug

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 - Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd - Stream Dipping
Come and discover what lives in the stream at Carding Mill Valley. You’ll be surprised what’s there! Our learning team will be on hand to help you catch and identify creatures from the river. What will you find' Booking Not Needed. Children accompanied by an adult are welcome.
Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd, Chalet Pavilion, Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton
Wed 1 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Wed 15 Aug, Wed 22 Aug

More details - Attingham Park - Summer Holiday Wild Times: back to nature
Do you want something exciting and engaging for the children to do during the Summer holidays' Want them to put the screen down for 5 minutes' Then bring them to Attingham Park where we’ll be running some awesome sessions!
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Thu 2 Aug, Thu 9 Aug, Thu 16 Aug, Thu 23 Aug, Thu 30 Aug

More details - Arts and crafts workshop with the RNLI
Arts and crafts workshop with the RNLI Have fun with RNLI members, whilst creating nautical themed items to take home with you whilst learning about sea safety. Suitable for children aged 6–11.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Thu 2 Aug

More details - Wenlock Edge - Den Building
Use your imagination to create your perfect woodland hideaway. Join our Rangers to make a den in the woods. Then top it off by creating a personalised flag. Why not bring some nibbles to enjoy inside your finished den' Children must be accompanied by an adult. Drop-in event, pay on the day. Booking Not Needed.
Wenlock Edge
Thu 2 Aug

More details - Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd - Scavenger Hunt
Get out in to the valley to find some wild treasure. Join us to search Carding Mill Valley for a variety of interesting objects on our scavenger hunt and then collect your prize. Booking Not Needed.
Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd, Chalet Pavilion, Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton
Fri 3 Aug, Fri 17 Aug

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 - Attingham Park - The Midnight Gang with Heartbreak Productions
Drum roll, please... Heartbreak invites you to join us for the grand opening of The Lord Funt Hospital Playground, a spectacular new play area for the convalescent child. Tom and his friends will be there, too, but you might know them best as The Midnight Gang.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Fri 3 Aug

More details - Sunnycroft - Alice in Wonderland Picnic
All mad hatters and Alice’s are welcome at Sunnycroft’s Alice in Wonderland tea party. All mad hatters and Alice’s are welcome at Sunnycroft’s Alice in Wonderland tea party. Dress up in your best, sit in deck chairs and play croquet on the lawns. Additional 1.50 charge for activities.
Sunnycroft, 200 Holyhead Road, Wellington, Telford,
Sat 4 Aug and Sun 5 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

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 8 Aug, Wed 22 Aug

More details - Wenlock Edge - Wild Woods Adventure Trail
If you go down to the woods today you’ll be sure of a big surprise. Come and join us for some fun at Wenlock Edge - explore the woods and search for the clues on our trail. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking Not Needed. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Dogs on leads welcome.
Wenlock Edge
Thu 9 Aug

More details - Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd - Orienteering
Do you want to test your map skills and get fit' Try the Long Mynd orienteering course then. A family summer holiday activity led by the learning team. Find your way around our own orienteering course and see some beautiful valley views on the way.
Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd, Chalet Pavilion, Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton
Fri 10 Aug, Fri 24 Aug

More details - Sunnycroft - Alice in Wonderland Picnic
All mad hatters and Alice’s are welcome at Sunnycroft’s Alice in Wonderland tea party. All mad hatters and Alice’s are welcome at Sunnycroft’s Alice in Wonderland tea party. Dress up in your best, sit in deck chairs and play croquet on the lawns. Additional 1.50 charge for activities.
Sunnycroft, 200 Holyhead Road, Wellington, Telford,
Sat 11 Aug and Sun 12 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 - Attingham Park - Severn Hospice Classic Car Rally
Visit Attingham and see a wonderful range of vintage and classic cars lined up in front of the house helping to raise funds for the local Severn Hospice charity. If you would like to enter your car, please contact Severn Hospice directly via their website to find out more information, including details of entry fees.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Sun 12 Aug

More details - Gweithdy Argraffu Sgrin-sidan: Y Môr
Gweithdy Argraffu Sgrin-sidan: Y Môr – Ruth Jên How would you like to create your own bag to be able to carry all your bits and bobs to the beach this summer£ This is your opportunity to join the talented artist Ruth Jên, by using a silk-screen process to print your own personal bag.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Thu 16 Aug

More details - Attingham Park - The College Series - Life below stairs at Attingham
Follow in the footsteps of past Shropshire Adult Education College students as you enjoy a glass of white wine before heading up to the former College lecture theatre where one of our specialists brings to life their passion for their subject.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Thu 16 Aug

More details - Wenlock Edge - Scavenger Hunt
Come and explore the woods and track down nature’s treasures. Spend some time exploring the Wenlock Edge woodland tracking down a list of treasures. Can you find them all and claim a prize' Children must be accompanied by an adult. Drop-in event, pay on the day. Booking Not Needed.
Wenlock Edge
Thu 16 Aug

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 18 Aug and Sun 19 Aug

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 - Iwcs a Hwyl
Do you want to learn about playing the ukelele£ Or do you want to improve your skills on this Hawaiian instrument£ Join Steff Rees from Cered on a workshop based on old and new songs from the Welsh Rock Scene. Workshop suitable for all ages, from 8 to 80! Instruments will be provided. Event will be held in Welsh.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Thu 23 Aug

More details - Wenlock Edge - 50 things blitz
Come and tick off a number of 50 things to do before you’re 11 3/4. No. 13: Make a mud pie - Come and get your hands dirty and make a squidgy, squelchy mud pie and decorate it with twigs and leaves, No. 26: Hunt for fossils and bones - Hunt for foss. Booking Not Needed.
Wenlock Edge
Thu 23 Aug

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 - Attingham Park - Attingham Camp 2018
The popular Attingham Camp is back for its third year! Bring the family for a one night, fun filled camping spectacular. Booking closes at midnight Thursday 23rd August. Adult 30, Child (2-16) 15, Child (Under 2) 5. Come and join us in the Field of Play overnight this August Bank Holiday Weekend.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Diesel Day
In conjunction with Oswestry our industrial diesels will be taking the load for the day. Various locos used at both sites.
Cambrian Heritage Railways (Llynclys) Llynclys South Station, Llynclys, Oswestry
Mon 27 Aug

More details - Byd Gwirion a Gwallgo David Walliams
Byd Gwirion a Gwallgo David Walliams You are invited to join the silly and mad world of David Walliams, one of the planet’s most popular authors! An opportunity to step into the world of his funny stories and to meet some of the characters that appear in these recent Welsh adaptations.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Thu 30 Aug

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 30 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

Association of Animal Artists 2018 Autumn Exhibition More details - Association of Animal Artists 2018 Autumn Exhibition
The Association of Animal Artists, (AAA) 2018 autumn exhibition is being held at the prestigious Granary Art Gallery at Weston Park. The AAA counts many award winning artists among its members, and a donation from sales of art work will be made to its 2018 charity partner, The British Hedgehog Preservation Society.
The Granary Art Gallery, Weston Park, Weston-under-Lizard, Shifnal.
Fri 31 Aug to Thu 27 Sep
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More details - Attingham Park - Summer Nights Film Festival  2018 - Dirty Dancing (12A)
Set up your picnic next to the historic Mansion and enjoy a late summer evening watching an all time classic feature film on the big screen. This special evening concludes with a magical fireworks display over the Turn river set to music. "Nobody puts Baby in the corner!
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Fri 31 Aug

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 Jul, 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 - Active Severn - Free family fun day
A free family fun day for all abilities. You can enter races, have a picnic in the gardens, go on a sensory walk, enjoy some yoga, some drumming or meditation, or perhaps join in the treasure hunts and other fun activities. Sing along with the live music or during one of our workshop.
The Quarry, Quarry Lane, Shrewsbury
Sat 1 Sep

More details - Aspects of Ceredigion’s Maritime History
Aspects of Ceredigion’s Maritime History in the Nineteenth Century – William Troughton During the nineteenth century privateers, smugglers and shipwrecks all played their part in the life of Ceredigion’s coastal communities. This talk will illuminate aspects of the life of the Ceredigion coast during this period.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Wed 5 Sep

More details - Ross Noble
Don’t miss your chance to see comedy legend Ross Noble in this intimate venue as warm up for his brand new 2018 tour. Ross says “Expect the unexpected. Unless you’ve seen me before. Then you know what to expect. But I might not do that. But then again, I might.
Oakengates Theatre @ the place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford
Thu 6 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 - Bad Manners – The Christmas Tour
Bad Manners – The Christmas Tour. Artists performing: BAD MANNERS.: Tickets avaiable.
The Buttermarket, Shrewsbury
Fri 16 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

More details - BISHOP’S CASTLE ROUND and ABOUT WALKS 2019
• 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, start venue to be confirmed
Sat 11 May 19

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