A satellite event of the ‘Ginger and Spice Festival’
If you like food, you’ll like this! George Egg is an internationally acclaimed stand-up comedian, who cooks food, surprisingly good food, live on stage using unconventional methods and unexpected equipment.In GEORGE EGG: DIY CHEF a health scare sees George banished from the family kitchen, but relocated to the garden shed his imagination and resourcefulness lead him to build an improvised kitchen there instead. During an inspiring and inventive hour of stand-up comedy George prepares a breakfast, a lunch and a dinner using a wallpaper stripper, a heat gun, a paper shredder and a whole host of other power tools, office equipment, hair-dressing appliances and gardening implements. And the audience get to eat the food at the end.
Step into the exotic and fascinating world of spices at the U.K.’s first ever Ginger and Spice Festival 2017, to be held in Market Drayton – the home of gingerbread – in North Shropshire. Famous for secret spicy recipes, delicious traditional gingerbread, and Clive of India himself, come and discover a Shropshire market town with culinary links to the ancient eastern spice routes.Satellite events will be taking place in the town, & throughout the surrounding areas, from Wednesday 27th September, culminating in a Ginger and Spice Street Food Party on Saturday 30th September.
Some events will be ticketed and others will be free of charge; the full programme of events is available via the website:- www.gingerandspicefest.co.uk
£8 for adults £3 Children
We introduce to you Shrewsbury’s very own Octoberfest, we promise this is not an Event to miss. Bringing together over 150 beers under one huge tent, alongside a BIG live music stage.
If your more of a Champagne or Prosecco fan do not worry, we have all bubbles; from spirits to cider and everything in-between. On the menu we have local brewers, delicious foods, cider pressing, masterclasses and a hop experience area!
(Time and Cost to be confirmed)
For more information…keep an eye on our website or contact; firstname.lastname@example.org
Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival, in it’s 12th year, screens LGBTQ+ films. There are feature films, documentaries, International & UK short films, Q & A sessions with visiting speakers/directors. This year, we have a lecture: ‘Looking Awry: Bisexual Desires on Screen’, by Jacob Engelburg, a Film Programmer based in Brighton, England where he runs the queer film strand Eyes Wide Open Cinema. The films reflect LGBTQ+ lives and experiences from around the world. There are stories of celebration, struggle, comedy – there is something for everyone! Audience comments on 2016: ‘Really terrific festival’…’Good mixture of documentary, love story and polemic’…’The variety of films and issues was brilliant’…’I love the atmosphere/the personal feel to the whole event’ So, why not pack your toothbrush and come to Shrewsbury for the weekend?!
The Festival opens on Friday, 6th October, at 7.30pm. The opening film starts at 8.00pm. Saturday starts at 11.00am and films/lectures continue throughout the day, until 10.00pm (finish time). Sunday starts at 11.00am and finishes at 8.40pm. Short film sessions are free; for other films: prices vary according to time of day. Please contact the Old Market Hall Cinema for details. www.oldmarkethall.co.uk Booking in advance is advisable.
The Royal British Legion in Shropshire invites one and all to join us for our Annual Festival of Remembrance.
Compered by Eric Smith (BBC Radio Shropshire) the programme includes the Shrewsbury Brass Band, Jigsaw Sound Choir, singer Sadie-Beth and RAF Shawbury. The evening concludes with the formal Service of Remembrance. All proceeds to The Poppy Appeal.
Craven Arms Community Bonfire is back! Join us at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre on Saturday 28th October for a bonfire and fireworks display. Why not make a day of it? Enjoy lunch in the café, check out the new and improved exhibition and film and join in our seasonal craft activities during the afternoon!
Entrance charges to the bonfire are: £3.00 per adult, £1.50 per child, £5 for a family of 2 adults and 3 children. The bonfire will be lit at 7pm and fireworks at 7.30pm.
Competition for the best Guy! Contact the Centre for more information.
Bridgnorth Christmas Fair
Saturday 18th November 2017.
11am – 4pm.
Castle Hall, West Castle Street, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV16 4AB
Free Entry For The Public
Shop Local Food, Artisan goods, Craft, Vintage, Jewellery, Gifts & More. A magical mix of all things festive. Plus; Raffles, Tombola, Tea, Coffee & Cake.
Trade Information: Setting up from: 9:30am. Stalls are £20 each – for a 6ft table, provided with chairs. This is an indoor event.
The event is being well advertised using full social media, local and town newspapers, local radio, plus 10,000 flyers delivered door to door and shared at other related events. Full road signs and a walking sign on the day.
One of the largest and spectacular night time events in the County. Huge amusement rides, ice rink, Christmas stalls, late night shopping, Santa’s Grotto, live music stage and much much more. Fantastic night out for all the family.
Over 100 eclectic Christmas stalls line the streets and Church Green of the quintessential market town
of Much Wenlock in beautiful Shropshire.
Enjoy the Brass Bands, Choirs, Street Theatre & Entertainers, Santa Claus, Donkey Rides,
Children’s Entertainment, Carols by Candlelight in The Square and much, much more!
Disabled Parking and Park & Ride facilities are available.
Rich in seasonal atmosphere.
Delightful Christmassy setting with light snow on order!
Returning for its third year running! Shrewsbury Winter Festival, with over 150 local food and craft stalls, festive music and so much more. Enjoy a glass of mulled wine, treat the kids in the kids zone, tuck into some festuve street food.
Wrap up warm and get yourself down to Shrewsbury, we have no doubt you’ll leave feeling festive.
The 2018 Shrewsbury Folk Festival takes place from August 24 to 27 2018 and will provide four days packed with fantastic music, dance, and entertainment all on a centrally located site in the heart of Shrewsbury.
There’s four music stages, a dance marquee with acclaimed ceilidh bands, dozens of workshops, a craft fair, well stocked real ale & cocktail bars, Pandemonium! – our children’s festival -and Refolkus for 12 to 25-year-olds – with on-site camping for weekend ticket holders.
See latest information at www.shrewsburyfolkfestival.co.uk