What's happening?

We are based in the lovely county of Shropshire and although we work with clients in a wide range of surrounding counties, and virtually with businesses across the UK, we love where we live and love to shout about it.

Shouting about things is really our bag so this is the page where we tell you what our clients have been up to, what's happening in Shropshire, what's happening with J&PR - and of course our advice and tips!

by Rhea Alton
Persuading a cheeky 18-month-old boy to sit still for longer than five minutes is a challenge in itself, so I approached Theatre Severn with a certain amount of trepidation to watch a stage show with my son for the first time. The Wheels On The Bus is aimed at children of all ages and is a classic “sing along” affair, […]
by Rhea Alton
Going to the cinema is all part of growing up – meeting people there, buying tickets, queuing for sweets and nachos, queuing for the screen, racing to get the best seats……I have had some great cinema experiences. But now I am a bit older, although I still love a trip to the local Cineworld and a bag of popcorn, I […]
by Kirsty Smallman
We always say if there’s water our two-year-old son Eddie will be happy but we didn’t quite need so many downpours during a three day break to Sewerby, Bridlington in East Yorkshire. But we now know the weather makes no difference when you are staying at the luxury barn conversions of Field House Farm Cottages in Sewerby. Our cottage, Ostler’s […]
by Kirsty Smallman
If you want your two-and-a-half year old son (who usually sounds like he’s swallowed a dictionary!) to be quiet for longer than 10 minutes then take him to the theatre. That’s right – the first 45 minutes of Fireman Sam at Theatre Severn and not a sound or even a movement out of him (apart from to put his Fireman […]
by Rhea Alton
They say two heads are better than one and I have no doubt that they (whoever ‘they’ may be) are right. I really enjoy working with small and medium businesses in Shropshire but there are so many of them and only one of me…that is until March 5th when I will be joined by Kirsty Smallman. Kirsty was a colleague […]
Panto Time!!!
17 Dec 2011
by Kirsty Smallman
After two and a half hours of full-on laughter, first class panto entertainment – I am asking myself the question “why has it taken so long to pay my first visit to Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn?” Aladdin – produced by Shropshire’s Paul Hendy and his wife Emily Wood under their company Evolution Productions – has this week become a “record-breaker” after […]
by Rhea Alton
After four days at the Shrewsbury Folk Festival at the West Mid Showground in Shrewsbury I am tired, a little achy, in much need of a long shower but very very happy. The whole event has been really wonderful, especially for me going as a family with a seven-month old – the first time we have camped with a baby […]
by Rhea Alton
Well, day two has been cracking. We woke to sunshine and enjoyed a cuppa and bacon gaps outside the tent before having a stroll around the crafts tents and bookstalls then nipping into Shrewsbury for a camping cooker (ours turned out to be a gas lamp which wasn’t at all useful at boiling the kettle). We perused the real ale […]
by Rhea Alton
It’s started to rain. But it’s all good. I am sat in my tent listening to some very talented people playing wonderful music. The sun has just gone down in spectacular style and I have had a great afternoon……and the evening is just getting going…… The Shrewsbury Folk Festival does so many things so well. They don’t let too many […]
by Rhea Alton
Summer is always a busy time for me as the press officer for a number of shows, events and the Shropshire County Showground, and the August Bank Holiday is no exception….although it is a little different. Rather than promoting the event in a bid to attract hundreds of visitors I am looking to get people to stay at home for […]