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Thematically-Linked Double-Bill Comes to Whitchurch

Arts Alive is kicking off its new season of live performances with a nostalgic double bill at The Talbot Theatre in Whitchurch on September 29th. ‘Yorkshire Kernel’ by Danny Mellor and ‘The Land Girl’ by Kate Bramley will give audiences two shows for the price of one. ‘Yorkshire Kernel’ is a witty, theatrical journey where […]

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Shropshire Oktoberfest Returns to Shrewsbury

Tickets are selling fast for Shropshire Oktoberfest, which will be held in Shrewsbury’s Quarry on October 6th and 7th.   The beer festival from Shropshire Festivals has sold out on the Saturday of the event for the last 2 years. This year the organisers are adding a beer-tasting workshop from award-winning beer writer, Laura Hadland. […]

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Ginger and Spice Festival, Market Drayton, Shropshire

The annual community and family focused September festival celebrates the culinary heritage and history of Market Drayton – famous for an acclaimed local gingerbread. The festival is dedicated to all things ginger and spice will take place for the 7th year on 30th September. What else is on in Market Drayton? Spicy Artisan Market When: […]

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The Freedom of the Town

We the Council grant the Royal British Legion, Market Drayton Branch, the highest honour we can bestow to commemorate over 100 years of The British Legion in Market Drayton. This award is granted in recognition of the voluntary work undertaken by former and current members to support our Armed Forces, Veterans, their dependants, and the […]

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Experts gather for first Marches Real Food and Farming Conference

15-16 September, Bishop’s Castle, Shropshire The first Marches Real Food and Farming Conference will be held at Partridge Farm, Bishop’s Castle, Shropshire on September 15 and 16. Organised by The Shropshire Good Food Partnership, The Marches Real Food and Farming Conference will bring together local and national scientists, farmers, growers and chefs in a diverse […]

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The Shropshire Distillery Pinpoints Cocktail Trend

Ellesmere’s small-batch distillery has identified a growing trend with cocktails in the local drinks sector. The popularity of cocktail drinking has prompted them to start holding cocktail masterclasses at their distillery event space.   The 2 hour cocktail masterclass includes a welcome drink, a talk on cocktails, a workstation briefing, and demonstrations. The distillers are […]

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Marches of Time: A History Weekend in The Welsh Marches

Stokesay Court and Pitchford Hall are excited to announce an inaugural History Weekend set in these two splendid Shropshire Country Houses. A series of interesting and diverse talks from varied writers with Marches connections and covering a wide range of historical themes will take place for what it is hoped, will over time, build into […]

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Community Owned Farm offers environmentally friendly, free and low-cost summer holiday events

Filling the gaps in summer holidays might seem like a bit of a daunting task at times, but at Fordhall Organic Farm, there are several weeks’ worth of ‘kind to your wallet’ activities. As a part of their celebration of the Shropshire Love Nature Festival, a volunteer run festival which aims to bring Shropshire locals […]

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THE ORIGINAL FESTIVAL FOR FOOD AND DRINK LOVERS

This year’s Ludlow Food Festival on 8th – 10th September is set be bigger and better than ever, with a host of renowned chefs, tours and tastings to suit everyone, and a partnership with a new headline sponsor that promises to bring something new and exciting to the three-day celebration of the very best food […]

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Summer Escape Offer for two in a Shropshire Tower

The Summer House, a quirky self-catering home designed for two, is set in a private spot within set in the Shropshire Hills is now offering 20% for the remainder of the summer. The Grade II-listed octagonal tower was built in 1607 as a little banqueting house now used as a countryside unique getaway. The Summer […]

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Shropshire Festivals Enlisted for Blists Hill Victorian Town 70s Summer Party

The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust is turning back the clock to 1973 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Blists Hill Victorian Town. A 70s Summer Party on August 26th will celebrate the milestone.   Local award-winning events business, Shropshire Festivals, has been asked to transform part of the site into a family festival for one […]

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SHROPSHIRE-BASED FARMER NOMINATED FOR MAJOR AWARD

The founder of England’s first community-owned farm is in line for recognition after being nominated in the outstanding individuals’ section of the 2023 National Lottery Awards. Charlotte Hollins has been shortlisted in the Environment category as a result of her incredible work in the local community. Charlotte’s father, Arthur Hollins, was a pioneer of organic […]

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Misty sunrise over Clun Castle 🏰 ☀️

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