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Appeal for local VIPs to celebrate 110th Newport Show

By | 2019-04-30T07:56:06+00:00 May 1st, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Sally Western, Show Manager As part of the 110th anniversary celebrations, Newport Show local inspirational people will be rewarded for their hard work and dedication to the community. Organisers are appealing for nominations of people who could be a VIP who deserves a special day out in the spotlight at this year’s event. Each person chosen as a

Award win is pure magic for female solo artist

By | 2019-04-22T16:40:36+00:00 April 25th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

A Wolverhampton entertainer who has received rave reviews at home and abroad for her spectacular stage show has become the first solo female performer to win a coveted award - and it’s pure magic! Careena Fenton, who is now based in Tettenhall and is well known across Shropshire due to formerly living in Bridgnorth, was presented with the Tony Shelley

Staffordshire attraction adds to fun at County Show

By | 2019-04-22T16:23:03+00:00 April 23rd, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Children's Magic Wand Workshop A new traditional crafts workshop will feature at this year’s Staffordshire County Show for the first time, organisers have revealed. Children and adults will have the chance to take part in magic wand making and spoon carving - while sat on a wooden horse created by the professionals. The new opportunity has been added

Early bird tickets on sale for Shrewsbury Flower Show

By | 2019-04-22T17:50:45+00:00 April 22nd, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Fans of the ever-popular Shrewsbury Flower Show can now get their hands on tickets to this year’s extravaganza. Organisers of the historic event, which will take over The Quarry on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th August, are looking forward to another bumper year. Advance ticket sales for one day entry to the Show are available at a discounted rate until

Celebrations all around as Newport Show marks two milestones and main ring attractions are revealed for this year’s event

By | 2019-04-21T10:48:59+00:00 April 21st, 2019|Blog, What's On|

The ‘kiss of death’, ‘heel clicker’, ‘lazy boy’, and the ‘Superman seat grab’ are just a few of the incredible aerial tricks awaiting visitors to the 110th Newport Show this year. Show Manager Sally Western, who celebrated one year in the position earlier this year, has revealed the stunts will be performed by the Bolddog Lings, this year’s main attraction.

Main ring attraction is revealed for this year’s Staffordshire County Show

By | 2019-04-18T13:36:50+00:00 April 19th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

The ‘kiss of death’, ‘heel clicker’, ‘lazy boy’, and the ‘Superman seat grab’ are just a few of the incredible aerial tricks awaiting visitors to this year’s Staffordshire County Show. The stunts will be performed by the Bolddog Lings - returning to the show after proving a hit with visitors two years ago. The troupe of riders in the freestyle

Celebrity gardener announced for Shrewsbury Flower Show

By | 2019-04-17T18:01:54+00:00 April 17th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

David Domoney, celebrity gardening guru A world-renowned celebrity gardening guru has been announced as the star of this year’s prestigious Shrewsbury Flower Show. David Domoney has been the resident gardener on ITV’s This Morning for more than ten years. He also presents ITV’s Love Your Garden programme alongside Alan Titchmarsh. He will be at the two-day event which

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