Shropshire Pub at the Park is to be held on the 7th & 8th June at Telford’s QEII Arena
Shropshire Festivals are taking all the best bits about going to the pub – a fantastic range of drinks, awesome people to socialise with, great food and fun games – and taking it outside to the sunshine and magnifying the experience to festival sized!
This brand-new festival for the county promises to give you that summertime feeling and plenty of merriment.
There will be around 150 drinks to choose from, with real ales served up by local brewers, an extensive gin den, wine bar, pimms tent, cocktails, fizz, and delicious street food featuring every kind of cuisine.
The comedy line-up has now been announced and includes Vince Atta and his multi-track looper creating on-the-spot hip hop/reggae/techno comic pieces, and Stephen Carlin who has earned critical acclaim with his insightful style.
The music line-up has also just been revealed. Friday’s acts include Lost the Plot with their energetic covers and bizarre audience participation antics. Friday’s headline act are the Dirty Rockin’ Scoundrels, performing the best rock ‘n’ roll music from the 50s and 60s.
Saturday’s music line-up includes the soulful sound of Emma Linley with her bluesy, raw vocal tones, Custard Connection changing up the pace with dance floor filling classics, and The Paprika Blues Band with a combination of lively original music and covers. Headlining the Saturday show are four-piece funk, pop and blues cover band Bouncing Betty, with a varied setlist and infectious sounds promising to keep you singing and dancing all night long!
The event will be held at Southwater’s QEII Arena in Telford Town Park on the 7th and 8th June. It is expected that there will be a big demand for tickets to the best party of the summer. Purchase yours now from http://www.shropshirepubatthepark.co.uk/
Friday 7th June 5pm – 10pm
£5 in advance or £7 on the gate
Saturday 8th June 11am – 10pm
£8 in advance or £10 on the gate
2 day ticket
£12 in advance or £15 on the gate
Join our Forge Supper Club – ‘Forge Food Revival’
A great chance to sit join us at the table for food and a chance to meet new people, chat about food and learn something new about food.
Just 5.00 per person for your main course supper + just 2.50 if you fancy a dessert on the evening
Next supper night 25th June at Forge at The Wakes, Oakengates
At our last supper club we tried a range of popular street food and for me I took a tip away of getting flavour in TOFU.
We will be joined at each supper by a guest cook, food producer of food enthusiast who will share their knowledge of the food, why they chose the menu for the evening and of course take questions.
So come on your own, as a couple or with friends and join the table.
Licensed bar on site, vegan and free from food choices available.
Menus and guests will be shared in advance to reserve your place at the table go to
(this process just reserves a place at the table and you pay on arrival on the evening
All guests sit at shared social tables.
Next supper club is Tuesday 25th June 6-8.30pm
Our supper nights at Forge are part of our own food sustainability strategy, with help from Lidl and local food producers we are able to tackle the challenges of food wastage by offering great menus out of surplus food for people to enjoy together. So if you enjoy great food, keen to support food sustainability or just fancy a night free from cooking then book on our supper club.
Join us on the 19th July at Forge at The Wakes for an amazing evening of ‘dining for dementia; and delight in live lounge music. A great way to enjoy yourself and raise money for a cause we are all touched by.
For just £15 a ticket you will receive a gourmet burger with burger accompanients and be entertained by International musician Josephine Davies and band Satori . £5 of your ticket price will be given to Dementia UK as part of its Dine for Demential campaign support.
To reserve your place at the table for Dine for Dementia then simply register on this site (then pay on the evening). Follow link to reserve your place at the table https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dine-for-dementia-tickets-64691573237
Event starts at 7pm /7.30pm for supper and music from 8pm -11pm. Your gourmet burger includes a choice of meat, fish or vegetarian burgers all freshly cooked in our kitchens along with burger accompaniments/chutneys.
A great night and raise for money for an amazing and essential charity at the same-time.
If you love street food accompanied by a gin or a cocktail or two…..this festival is the one for you!
This year’s line up is looking epic with some of the best street food in town serving up flavours from around the world to tempt foodies. Plus, four huge marquees packed full of local food and drink for you to sample and buy!
Held at the RAF Museum Cosford against a backdrop of aircraft and handily next to Cosford train station with trains running from Shrewsbury, Wolverhampton and Birmingham….allowing you to make the most of the day.
We’re also bringing you some of the regions top chefs to cook a range of dishes live on the demo stage. Plus, festival goers can sit back and enjoy bands playing throughout the day on the music stage.
If you have little ones, bring them with you….there will be plenty of entertainment including kids cookery classes, circus skills, face painting and a tent packed full of activities.
Child (5-15 years) £2.00
Family (2 adults, up to 4 children) £14.00
Children under 5 – FREE
Make sure you come hungry!
Tickets on sale now!
This new and exciting food club offers a chance to be engaged with food, street/urban, local and diverse foods. Hear about why the choices made, the ingredients that go in and how you can cook it at home. THEN of course eat the food prepared. There is even dessert available for just an extra 2.50 so if you have room you can buy a pud. .
The supper is part of Forge’s sustainable food plan where we look at fab ways of using overgrown, surplus and leftover foods to make delicious new ones – and showing those joining us on the evening how its done.
At just 5.00 per person this will be a great event to come on your own, with friends or family and meet up with other food lovers. The 5.00 will include your one main course supper (you go up twice if you want and/or try everything) if you want to add dessert on the evening its just an extra 2.50 the choice is yours. To reserve your place at the table go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/supper-club-celebrating-the-wonderful-diversity-of-food-tickets-64293619948
July’s supper club will remain focused on food sustainability if time allows we will share the food range or names of guest food producers ahead of the event – if not join us for the mystery menu !
High Ercall Village Hall, in partnership with Morgan’s Country Butchers, will be bringing some of Shropshire’s finest local food and drink producers together for a day of great food and family fun. Families can enjoy a bouncy castle, face painting, and a variety of outdoor games. Browse a range of food stalls, enjoy food tastings, a BBQ and real ales, a variety of gins, wine and prosecco at the bar. Free admission.
Join us this autumn for an unmissable celebration of the West Midlands’ only UNESCO World Heritage Site – the Ironbridge Gorge.
The Festival of Imagination will showcase the amazing story of the Ironbridge Gorge, past, present and future as it’s never been seen before.
Presented by Ironbridge World Heritage Festival and partners, the programme will see the Gorge come alive with a fantastic fiesta of arts, crafts, culture, virtual reality, music, film, poetry, family-friendly events and food and drink.
Join us for supper in the evening – freshly cooked food for you to choose from
Fed up of eating on your own? want to taste different food or just looking for somewhere affordable to come out as a couple or family to eat and chat with others?
Then join Forge’s Supper Club – Forge Food Revival it happens on the last Tuesday of the month at Forge at The Wakes, Oakengates. Our next one is the 29th October – suitable for all. It is just 5.00pp or 1.00 for children. (2.50 for dessert if you have room for it after the supper).
You can pay/book at the Forge counter or reserve a place at the table at the event link.
. See you there.