Like your thrillers action packed? Join author and screenwriter Adam Hamdy as he talks about his scorching new novel Black 13, the first book in his new Scott Pearce series.
In this addictive and fast-paced thriller, ex-MI6 officer Scott Pearce is about to show us that in a world where there is no loyalty to the nation state, it’s time to burn the espionage rule book.
An evening full of Spectacular performers for your delight, with Pip Bayley as Master of Ceremonies. Join Alice’s Nightcircus for her first visit to Shrewsbury in a curious journey down a musical rabbit hole. Victor (from Victor and the Bully) introduces his new act Victor Ghastly’s Electric Timebomb which is guaranteed to get your feet tapping with his explosive new sound. Have a ‘Little bit of Gin’ with the ever popular Lady Violet Hugh. Just a thought, or is it a Hoo-Hah Conspiracy? Finally Russell Erwood will be there to keep you all entertained as ‘A real life Jester’.
With FREE ENTRY to this Plant Hunters’ Fair the event offers the opportunity to pop along and visit 20 wonderful specialist nurseries from across the country to get your gardening season off to a great start. All the nurseries attending are happy to offer expert advice to help less experienced gardeners select the right plants for their gardens. “For true ‘plantaholics’ there are always those little treasures to discover that can’t be obtained elsewhere.
Excellent lakeside restaurant. Why not enjoy the spring weather and take your tea on the terrace overlooking the main pool.
The plant fair runs on Saturday 11th April from 10am-4pm with FREE ENTRY to the Plant Fair and excellent Lakeside Restaurant. FREE PARKING. Entry to Beautiful 156-acre arboretum with over 3000 types of trees and shrubs optional at normal prices. For full details of nurseries attending see www.planthuntersfairs.co.uk
Bodenham Arboretum is situated between Bridgnorth and Kidderminster just off the A442 – use postcode DY11 5TB for SatNav.
This Easter Sunday and Monday the wonderful Dorothy Clive Gardens are opening their gates for what has become one of the best-loved garden events in the region. This event offers better than half price entry to the gardens and a brilliant Plant Hunters’ Fair at just £4.00 (normally, standard garden entry is £8.50). The plant fair boasts 20 top-class nurseries, including RHS Medal Winners and National Collection Holders offering a tremendous variety of plants coming from all corners of the country including National Collection Holders, Roseland House Clematis and Climbers from Cornwall; woodland plant specialists Edrom Nursery from Berwickshire; award-winning alpine nursery Pottertons from Lincolnshire; rare woody edibles and other hard to find trees and shrubs from Jurassic Plants and gold medal winning specialists Hall Farm Nursery and Chris Cooke Plants. Plus, many more wonderful specialist nurseries with every sort of plant. Also, don’t miss our two artisan stalls, Aluminium Art for your garden and iron plant supports from Staffordshire’s, Artisan Plant Supports, all hand-made using traditional methods.
The Plant Hunters’ Fair is situated in the heart of this most charming and beautiful 12-acre garden famed for its dazzling spring display of rhododendrons and azaleas with massed drifts of bulbs. Explore the gardens, sit and relax in the many seating areas, and enjoy the tearoom’s home baking on the terrace lawn, whilst enjoying the lovely views of the surrounding countryside. This event now in its twelfth year is a special fund-raising event for the Willoughbridge Garden Charitable Trust who maintain these wonderful gardens. The garden offers a great special event price on these days only of just £4.00 for garden and plant fair entry (normally, standard garden entry is £8.50).The plant fair takes place on Sunday 12th and Monday 13th April and runs from 10am – 5pm both days. Dogs on leads welcome. Refreshments available.
For full details of nurseries attending please see www.planthuntersfairs.co.uk
Today’s Flower Show features, T.V. personalities, celebrity Chefs, singers and spectacular arena acts entertain the crowds for 12 hours on each day of the show, ending with a magnificent firework display.
The show is one of the country’s Premier Flower Show events, attracting top exhibitors from all over the country. It has a small permanent staff and over 100 volunteers who manage and organise the whole event, from traffic flow, marquee and services contracts, publicity and marketing, public safety, catering , entertainment, engaging specialist judges for hundreds of competitive classes etc. and ensuring that our visitors have an extraordinary experience with value for money.
The 2020 Shrewsbury Folk Festival takes place from 28-31 August 2020 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
We will once again be opening the gates at 9AM for visitors that have pre booked – so BOOK EARLY as these spaces are limited! Also when pre booking your tickets you will save money as tickets are discounted for early birds!
Oh and did we mention in 2020 ALL ACTIVITIES are included in the entry price of £17.50 per child (ages 4-14) £7 per Toddler (ages 1-3) and £4 per adult in advance and Under 1’s go FREE …
You can also buy lots and goodies at our retail stalls, selling everything from gorgeous clothes, delicious food, crafts and toys! Make sure you grab a bite to eat from our tasty street food vendors!
We are SOOOOO EXCITED it’s going to FANTASTIC – Get your tickets NOW as tickets on the gate will be £17.50 per Child
Remember once again we will be opening the gates at 9AM for VIP visitors so BOOK EARLY as these spaces are limited!
A light hearted look at life in a small rural town in the 1940s. As you walk around the town, you will be captivated by Re-Enactors and Entertainers in period costume, vintage vehicle displays, trade stands, music and dancing; all with a 1940’s theme. There will also be special activities for children.