Circus Funtasia is back, bigger and better than ever! This phenomenal live show goes beyond all your expectations, and proves that the circus isn’t just for kids.
Expect spectacular aerialists flying through the Big Top, Wheel of Death acrobats that leap dizzying heights, fearless fire eaters, gymnasts and jugglers, effortless comic moments, crazy motorbikes, The Geek, and so much more!
Get your tickets NOW from www.circusfuntasia.co.uk or call 07706168507
On the weekend of March 30th -31st the American Civil War society (ACWS) will be holding this years training event at Whittington Castle in Shropshire come along and see the infantry,cavalry (subject to availability) and Artillery being put through their drill, wander through the authentic living history encampments of the Union and Confederate forces listen for the crackle of muskets as you are taken back to 1861-1865 American Civil War.
Living History Encampments, French and Allies. Skirmish each day at 3ish, informal talks, drill displays.
The scene is set
“With the French advance into Portugal, and in turn the withdrawal of Crauford’s Light Division back across the Coa, the Siege of Almeida has now begun….
Standing opposite the two Spanish border fortresses of Ciudad Rodrigo & Fort Concepcion, Almeida was garrisoned by the Allies, and was intended to help slow the French advance into Portugal, and in turn allow Wellesley time to strengthen, re-organise, re-equip and improve the army at his disposal. A long siege at Almeida, before the winter months set in would certainly help to do just that.
Several days prior to the French advance, Viscount Wellington has ordered Brevet-Colonel Yuill and his provisional battalion to re-enforce the mainly Portuguese garrison at Almeida, accompanied by a battery of gunners from the Royal Artillery.
On arrival at Almeida, the garrison commander (Brig. General – of the Portuguese Army – William Cox) had ordered Brevet-Colonel Yuill and his Provisional battalion to defend the Santo Antonio Bastion on the west of the fortress, near the castle – where the main powder magazine is located.
With a large French force numbering some 16,000 men with 100 guns under the command of Marshal Ney now encircling the fortress, will the garrison of 5,000 Portuguese & British defeat their besiegers…..or surrender??”
3 Day Event at Whittington Castle. The cost will be £5 per adult and £1 per child entrance donation.
The Woodvilles are a living history and battle re-enactment group covering the “Wars of the Roses” period.
Founded in the early nineties the group draws members from all over the United Kingdom. The group has gone from strength to strength in recent years, becoming increasingly more ‘authentic’ and gaining many more members.
They try to not only present “living history” and combat displays but also to have an abundance of background information, so they may explain to the public what it was really like living in the fifteenth century.
They are supported at this event by members of several other Households of the Wars of the Roses Federation
More information on us may be found on:-
They hope you enjoy theirs and the other displays
Following the outstanding success of 2018….the 2019 Oswestry Colour Run is back!
Sunday 30th June 2019
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Get ready for the happiest 3K you’ll ever walk, dance or run. Can you help us make this years event even more of a success. Last year we raised over £14,500 to support Macmillan’s work in Shropshire.
The colour run is designed to be a happy, enjoyable day for all ages. It celebrates healthiness, happiness, individuality, and giving back to the community while experiencing the uniqueness of the British Ironwork Centre. The Colour Run is a three-kilometre, un-timed race in which participants are doused from head to toe in different colours from various paint stations around the course.
A great opportunity to visit the British Ironwork Centre with all the family with refreshments available on the day.
Every summer since 1947 Llangollen has staged one of the world’s most inspirational cultural festivals. Each year around 4,000 performers and as many as 50,000 visitors converge on this beautiful small Welsh town and its International Pavilion; to sing and dance in a unique combination of competition, performance, and international peace and friendship.
OSWESTRY’S CLASSIC AND VINTAGE TRANSPORT RALLY IS BACK!
With last year’s transport rally being a roaring success, we are excited to host the event again for 2019.
We had over 500 vehicles in attendance last year, and a huge crowd of enthralled spectators, all of whom made it a fantastic day..
So this year, we are putting the pedal to the metal, and are busy organising lots of exciting things, including live music, the famous midday cavalcade, and exciting activities for the children!
Exhibitors to arrive between 7:30am and 9:00am
Open to the public from 10:00am
BOOK YOUR PLACE VIA OUR WEBSITE HERE: https://www.britishironworkcentre.co.uk/show-areas/whats-on/the-transport-rally
Organisers of the Oswestry & District Agricultural Show are looking forward to another great day on Saturday 3rd August, when people from far and wide will gather at the Park Hall Showground to celebrate this prestigious event that dates back to 1862. Not only does the Show endorse the best of British agriculture it promotes local businesses and activities, countryside pursuits and provides a varied programme of entertainment for visitors throughout the day.
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.