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The new year brings changes at Ludlow Assembly Rooms

The new year brings changes at Ludlow Assembly Rooms

Ludlow Assembly Rooms is looking forward to an exciting year ahead. There are some big changes happening at the venue, both structurally with a major refurbishment programme underway, and also with a new management team who will lead the organisation in to the future. The Assembly Rooms has begun its search for its…

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Drop-in Sessions to recruit volunteers

Drop-in Sessions to recruit volunteers

A weekly drop-in will start up again on Wednesday 11th January at Shrewsbury Library from 2pm -4pm for anyone who would like to see what volunteer opportunities are available in the Shrewsbury area. Volunteer Outreach Officer, Nickie Edwards said ‘volunteering can open up many new doors. There are lots of…

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Unique Shropshire buisness celebrates 5th year

Unique Shropshire buisness celebrates 5th year

January 2012 marks a milestone for Telford based Elizabeth Wilkinson, as it’s her 5th year in what can only be described as a very unique business. Originally from Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, Elizabeth moved to Shropshire when she was aged 5 with her retired RAF serving parents who’d decided to set…

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Big Names Added To Theatre Spring Line-Up

Big Names Added To Theatre Spring Line-Up

Madness frontman Suggs and legendary comedian Ken Dodd lead an exciting line-up of events at Theatre Severn, as the venue announced further details of their Spring programme today.  Touring a brand new show, Suggs will combine words and music to unravel the ups and downs of a thirty-year career spanning…

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The Florin Street Band to support ITV’s Text Santa appeal Music Video Filmed at Blists Hill Victorian Town

The Florin Street Band to support ITV’s Text Santa appeal Music Video Filmed at Blists Hill Victorian Town

The spectacular Victorian-themed Christmas song; My Favourite Time of Year by The Florin Street Band, whose music video was filmed at Blists Hill Victorian Town in the Ironbridge Gorge, is set to benefit numerous charities this Christmas as it becomes the theme to ITV’s Text Santa appeal. The YouTube hit…

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Film Screenings by Arts Alive : January / February

Film Screenings by Arts Alive : January / February

NTC – Hansel & Gretel This is a new telling of an old tale. Though it’s as old as the hills the story of Hansel and Gretel comes up shiny and new for our consumerist times. Hansel and Gretel are starving, living in a house where there’s nothing to eat….

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Toy Hearts prove a hit with music fans

Toy Hearts prove a hit with music fans

The Hive Music and Media Centre in Shrewsbury hosted one of the UK’s hottest emerging acoustic acts last weekend, when The Toy Hearts took to the stage to perform a collection of their greatest music.  Placed at the forefront of the resurgence of interest in folk and Americana music, The…

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Comedian Jeremy Hardy to appear at The Edge Arts Centre

Comedian Jeremy Hardy to appear at The Edge Arts Centre

Popular comedian Jeremy Hardy is to perform at Much Wenlock’s Edge Arts Centre early in the new year. Tickets for the performance are already selling fast. The event takes place on Saturday 21st January at 8.00 p.m.  Tickets cost £14/£12 and are on sale from The Edge on 01952 728911…

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Festive Saturday Sampling at Shropshire Food Enterprise Centre

Festive Saturday Sampling at Shropshire Food Enterprise Centre

Festive foodie treats from local producers will be available to taste each Saturday before Christmas at the new Local Food Store at Shropshire Food Enterprise Centre, Shrewsbury. On Saturday 17 the Local Food Store will be sampling cockerel from Packington Free Range in Staffordshire.  This bird is becoming more and…

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Ironbridge Gorge Museums, Shropshire Open during festive break for a great family day out

Ironbridge Gorge Museums, Shropshire Open during festive break for a great family day out

For a fun day out during the festive period (26 December – 3 January) go along to the Ironbridge Gorge Museums in Shropshire’s stunning Severn Valley where six of the ten museums will be open daily from 10am until 4pm. They will only be closing on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day…

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