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Special HIVE Screening of Informative Documentary

Special HIVE Screening of Informative Documentary

The Hive Music and Media Centre in Shrewsbury will be host to two screenings of a leading documentary later this month, showing as part of the Rainbow Film Festival. Gen Silent is a ground-breaking documentary film which focuses on what decisions people would make if they were old, disabled, ill…

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Opportunity for Budding Gardeners to Blossom

Opportunity for Budding Gardeners to Blossom

The Hive Music and Media Centre in Shrewsbury is giving garden enthusiasts the unique opportunity to get green-fingered with an exciting garden design workshop later this season. The one-day workshop at the venue will be led by acclaimed Church Stretton based garden designer Mike Russell in partnership with fellow designer…

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Arts Alive screenings for March

Arts Alive screenings for March

Vamos Theatre – Much Ado about Wenlock With the approaching London Olympics 2012, Vamos Theatre is set to explore it’s unlikely UK roots from the small Shropshire town. Much Ado about Wenlock will be full mask production, with original music, a combination of physicality, theatricality and dance choreography. The play…

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Johnny Cash Comes to Shrewsbury

Johnny Cash Comes to Shrewsbury

On Thursday 1st March Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury will pay homage to the life and music of the legendary Johnny Cash courtesy of Roger Dean and his show The Johnny Cash Story which has taken the nations theatre land by storm. Roger Dean rose to fame following his BBC television…

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They’ll Swing You Into Bad Health!

They’ll Swing You Into Bad Health!

King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys are set to perform at Ludlow Assembly Rooms later this month where they promise to present a breath-taking mix of 1940s Kansas City Jazz and Blues. The swing band who have been on the road for over two decades are renowned for their truly…

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HEFF Backs Shropshire Apprenticeships Campaign

HEFF Backs Shropshire Apprenticeships Campaign

Food group HEART of ENGLAND fine foods (HEFF) is backing the 100 in 100 Days Shropshire Apprenticeships Campaign and encouraging other food and drink businesses to do the same. This campaign coincides with National Apprenticeship Week which runs from Monday 6 – Friday 10 February to draw attention to the…

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New Exhibition for HIVE Gallery

New Exhibition for HIVE Gallery

Acclaimed Shropshire artist Chris Clements has a solo show of artwork on display at the Hive Music and Media Centre in Shrewsbury this month, showcasing his diverse talents as a figure and landscape painter. The exhibition displays a variety of his paintings and drawings, including large portraits and life drawings…

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A Traditional ‘Knobs and Knockers’ Shop Opens in Shropshire

A Traditional ‘Knobs and Knockers’ Shop Opens in Shropshire

With more retailers feeling the proverbial pinch and trying to source their stock overseas to reduce their costs and increase their profit margins, one new Shropshire Company is doing quite the opposite and sourcing UK made products. Rachel Webb runs The Door Knocker Company. A fascinating shop which has only…

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Internationally Acclaimed Writers & Artists to Appear at Third Oswestry Festival of the Word

Internationally Acclaimed Writers & Artists to Appear at Third Oswestry Festival of the Word

Eleven Days of Events Celebrating Words Written, Spoken and Sung 10th-20th March 2012 The Third Oswestry Festival of the Word will take place over eleven days from Saturday 10th – Tuesday 20th March 2012 when a stellar line up of internationally renowned writers, performance artists and poets will visit Oswestry….

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Film Society Reels in Biggest Audience Yet

Film Society Reels in Biggest Audience Yet

The increasingly popular Shrewsbury Film Society hosted Iranian drama A Separation at the Hive Music and Media Centre in Shrewsbury last Friday. The screening reeled-in the highest level of cinema-goers since the launch of the society in September.  Billed as ‘tremendous’ by film critics, the 2011 film A Separation is…

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