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Fish and chip networking supper to launch new Ironbridge project

By | 2018-11-04T08:01:34+00:00 November 4th, 2018|Blog, What's On|

Businesses from across the county will gather together at Shropshire’s iconic Victorian town to find out the secrets of the area’s heritage and learn more about their role in its future. The November meeting of the Business Bridge networking group will see the unveiling of a brand new project involving businesses across Shropshire, the Midlands and beyond. The event will be

Final preparations being made for huge Remembrance Day commemoration in Wellington as exhibition begins

By | 2018-11-04T07:52:39+00:00 November 4th, 2018|Blog, What's On|

Leaflet for Wellington Remembers 1914-1918 exhibition Final preparations are being made for a huge Remembrance Day commemoration in Wellington - and the public are being urged to attend. A week long exhibition, starting on Monday (Nov 5), has been set up at the Gratitude Cafe in Duke Street featuring memorabilia from the war and digital displays about the

Trampoline park to host The Harry Johnson Trust’s 4th anniversary party with founders and supporters

By | 2018-10-18T11:29:40+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Blog, What's On|

A Shropshire charity set up to help children with cancer is celebrating its fourth anniversary with a trampoline party. The free event in aid of The Harry Johnson Trust will be held from 6.30pm to 9pm on Tuesday, November 6, at Jump In Shrewsbury. Trampoline park bosses chose the trust as their charity of the year and have been hosting

Shropshire’s charity Christmas market set to return

By | 2018-10-22T18:34:17+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Blog, What's On|

A Shropshire department store is bringing back its charity Christmas market this year to celebrate the work of local charities and community fundraising groups. Alan Ward is hosting the event at its store in Ennerdale Road, Shrewsbury, on December 8th and 9th and will feature charity stalls, entertainment and special children’s festive activity stations around the store. Maddie Hodge, marketing

Capella group will attempt 100 songs in one night at Theatre Severn

By | 2018-10-22T12:01:15+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Blog, What's On|

This looks like a night not to be missed! Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn is welcoming a multi-award-winning British vocal group Sons of Pitches next month as the final date on an extensive UK tour. The  Sons of Pitches will attempt 100 Number One hits from Michael Jackson to The Beatles, ABBA to Eminem, and caters for audiences of all ages, who

Huge Remembrance Day commemoration planned in Wellington after two years of work ends in published book

By | 2018-10-18T11:46:20+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Blog, What's On|

The biggest Remembrance Day commemoration for several years is due to take place in Wellington as a group of volunteers celebrate two years of research ending in a published book. A project to identify and find out about all 184 war dead named on the town Lychgate has brought families together, linked generations and uncovered more about the town’s history.

Half term trampoline challenges to raise funds for Harry Johnson Trust

By | 2018-10-18T11:19:50+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Blog, What's On|

A week-long series of challenges has been unveiled as part of a Shrewsbury trampoline park’s support for The Harry Johnson Trust. The event will be the first since Jump In bosses announced they would be raising money for the charity, which supports local children affected by cancer. The charity was founded when seven-year-old Harry tragically passed away following a battle

Ironbridge hotel gets ‘Zaktastic’ to boost funds

By | 2018-10-11T11:29:04+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Blog, What's On|

A Shropshire entertainer is calling for help in putting on a ‘Zactastic’ show to raise funds as part of the £500,000 campaign to send little Zac Oliver to America for life-saving treatment. Paul Roberts, stage name Tom Wenlock, is arranging the show at The Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge on Sunday, November 25 and is asking for people to

New Christmas party programme launched at Ironbridge hotel

By | 2018-10-10T12:41:13+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Blog, What's On|

An Ironbridge hotel has unveiled five new party options to help music lovers step back in time to celebrate Christmas. The Best Western Valley Hotel is set to host colleagues, friends and families throughout December with their new range of themed nights. As well as party games, quizzes, fancy dress party props and a three-course meal, the resident DJ will

Tickets on sale now for Fame the Musical in Shrewsbury

By | 2018-10-07T08:22:27+00:00 October 7th, 2018|Blog, What's On|

‘I’m gonna live forever, I’m gonna learn how to fly.’ Ever since we heard that Fame the Musical will be coming to Shewsbury’s Theatre Severn, we haven’t been able to stop singing the songs in the J&PR office. Tickets are already selling out fast for the show, which will run from January 28 to February 2 - and we can’t wait!