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Maggie Humphry is one of three Broseley & Jackfield artists taking part in the Mid-Shropshire Artists’ second 2019 open studios weekend. Eight diverse professional artists based in mid-Shropshire are involved, giving people an opportunity to visit their studio spaces to see them working and discover what inspires their creative journeys.
Also an ideal opportunity to buy original artwork direct from the artists. Maggie will have an endless supply Christmas cards based on her book illustrations to hand, as well as an array of unique Christmas coasters.
Colleagues less than a mile away are Pip Jones (Broseley Wood) and Jan Park (Jackfield).
The Band From County Hell are an original Celtic Folk Rock fusion band with six critically acclaimed albums, and over 2000 live performances as part of their history.
Live gigs have seen them play from the smallest of venues to outside arenas and most notably their own show at The London Palladium. They have appeared with bands such as The Levellers, The Stranglers, UB40 and have been tour support to Stiff Little Fingers, Hayseed Dixie, The Beat and New Model Army.
There is no getting away from the fact that The Pogues are a heavy influence on this band along with a dash of Horslips and The Undertones. Their performances are high on energy sincerity and humour. Get on your dancing shoes! A great night out awaits you!
Life in the impoverished slum of Katwe is a constant struggle.
When young Phiona meets Katende, a soccer player turned missionary who teaches children chess, she is captivated. Recognising her natural aptitude and the fighting spirit she’s inherited from her mother, Katende begins to mentor her … and she advances steadilly through the ranks in competitions & tournaments.
Her mother isn’t too happy initially, but she comes to realise that Phiona has a chance to excel. So she teams up with Katende to help Phiona fulfil her potential, to escape a life of poverty, and to save her family.
Cert PG – 124 mins
Born in France Claude Bourbon grew up in Switzerland, where he was classically trained for many years. He has performed and studied all over the world. Sharing shared the stage in Europe and the USA with countless musicians, Calvin Russel, Charlie Morgan (Elton John, Gary Moore), Jan Akkerman (Focus), Steve Grossman (Miles Davis), Herbie Armstrong ( Van Morrison) and many more.
He weaves his songs through the audience as if on a journey through life taking in different flavours of Europe and beyond. His Spanish medieval blues evolving into Gypsy, Eastern European, with a splash of Paco de Lucia, Delta Blues and more. Don’t miss this opportunity to catch him in Broseley before he tours the USA.