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The Lunchbox Doctor is coming to Frestival

By | 2019-03-19T10:52:09+00:00 March 19th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Jenny Tschiesche, known as the Lunchbox Doctor, will be coming to Frestival. One of the UK’s leading nutrition experts will be demonstrating how to make healthy snacks and lunchboxes at Shropshire’s first ‘free-from’ festival. Jenny Tschiesche, known as the Lunchbox Doctor, will be showing families how to avoid the white bread ham sandwich, biscuit and crisps monotony at

Shropshire free-from festival will also be free from technology

By | 2019-03-11T16:37:18+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

George and Ellis Alton getting some practice in ready for the free-from technology children's area, which will have eco bricks, cardboard junk city, games, a mud kitchen and a straw swimming pool. A Shropshire festival specialising in free-from foods and those suffering with allergies will also boast a free-from technology children’s area - complete with cardboard city! Frestival

Shane Richie to star in the Entertainer at Theatre Severn

By | 2019-03-10T10:01:56+00:00 March 10th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Shane Richie as Archie Rice Film, theatre and television star Shane Richie will play Archie Rice in a brand new production of John Osborne’s The Entertainer. Chosen as one of the greatest plays of the 20th century by Michael Billington, the show will come to Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn from November 18 to 23, 2019. In the play, set

Chefs will cook up delicious ‘free-from’ foods at Shropshire Frestival

By | 2019-02-19T05:14:00+00:00 February 27th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Chefs Richard Fletcher, Lajina Leal and Chris Burt. A Shropshire festival specialising in free-from foods and those suffering with allergies has lined up three top chefs for the event next May. Frestival 2019 will take place at the Greenhouse West Mid Showground on Saturday, May 18. Organisers are aiming to put on an event that allows people to

Mum who used food to help children’s chronic health conditions will speak at Frestival

By | 2019-02-06T11:10:07+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Claire McDonnell Liu is founder and nutrition advisor at Leafie.org, the Leicestershire based non-profit organisation she set up with her husband Justin. A woman who used food to help heal her two children’s drastic health problems will speak at a Shropshire festival that celebrates free-from foods and how to help those suffering with allergies. Frestival 2019 will take

Catch Stewart Francis’ farewell tour at Oakengates Theatre

By | 2019-02-05T16:45:42+00:00 February 5th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

It’s not often that a comedy show is tinged with sadness but stand-up legend Stewart Francis’ farewell tour might have you holding back the tears - and not just from laughter. The star of Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo and Crackerjack will be performing his show Into the Punset as part of his farewell tour of the UK

Scouting for Girls heading to Shropshire this summer

By | 2019-01-30T16:53:45+00:00 January 30th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Organisers of Shrewsbury Flower Show are excited to announce they have signed up pop giants Scouting For Girls to appear at this year’s event. The London-based band have been recording and performing for more than 10 years, have had multiple number one hits and sold more than two million records. They will be headlining on the Saturday evening of the

Allergy testing available at Frestival

By | 2019-01-23T12:49:31+00:00 January 23rd, 2019|Blog, What's On|

A Shropshire festival specialising in raising awareness of all things free-from today announced its latest speaker. Frestival will take place at the Greenhous West Midlands Showground on May 18 and organisers are aiming to offer information, guidance and tips on free-from lifestyles, as well as a traders village offering free-from food and products. Ben Calder, of the Centre for Integral

Exciting new show coming to Theatre Severn

By | 2019-01-20T07:34:17+00:00 January 20th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

We love something exciting and new and that’s why we’re so looking forward to Breaking Tradition’s latest production of The Demon Barbers XL at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn. The folk and hip hop dance company, winners of Best Live Act at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, will be performing on March 14 at 8pm. The event looks set to be

Shropshire school brings campaign to save the oceans to its doorstep

By | 2019-01-15T16:34:35+00:00 January 15th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

A Shropshire school is bringing the campaign to save the oceans to its doorstep next month in a lecture to be given by a leading conservationist. Francesca Trotman is the founder and managing director of Love the Oceans, a non-profit marine conservation organisation set up in November 2014. Francesca will deliver her talk ‘Plastics and the Planet - Your part