DATES FOR YOUR DIARY


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UPDATE: 18th October 2011 @ 19.20hrs ADDED CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON  See November for details Dates/Times etc

The below listed dates for your diary have been taken from the Virtual-Shropshire Local Events Guide.  I have only put in this page events that are within easy reach from the centre of Shrewsbury, with Attingham Park being the furthest distance of travel. Please click on the following link to go to the Virtual Shropshire Web-site, where you can find out what is happening and when for all of Shropshire. Thank you.

http://www.virtual-shropshire.co.uk/index.shtml 

 

OCTOBER

6th October – 24th November :-   Shrewsbury Spooky & Ghostly Guided Walks. Shrewsbury is one of the most haunted towns in England, the walks depart every Thursday evening at 7pm on 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th and Halloween Monday 31st October and on Thursday 3rd, 10th, 17th, & 24th November. Tours start from The Square. Tickets are £4.00 for adults and £2.50 for children (16 & under). These tours are always very popular and it is advisable to book early to avoid disappointment. Tel 01743 281200.

19th  to 23rd October  Not Now Darling @ Theatre Severn,
Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury. They’re back! Following the huge success of The Producers, Mad Cow Productions returns to Theatre Severn with the laugh-out-loud West End hit Not Now Darling, written by those masters of the British sex farce, Ray Cooney and John Chapman. Tel  01743 281281

SAT 22nd October  Apple Day Fair @ Shropshire Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury.  Have a go at apple pressing, medieval apple games and explore stalls selling arts and crafts and local produce. 10.00am – 4.00pm. FREE  Tel 01743 284280.

SUN 23rd October  Car Boot Sale @ West Mid Showground, Berwick Road, Shrewsbury.  Sellers: Cars £5. Vans, 4×4, MPV £7, Vehicles + trailer £10. Large van & Trade £12. Corner plots bookable in advance £15. Buyers: £1 per car. Pedestrians/cyclists 50p Dogs allowed on leads. Refreshments available. Gates open 8am. Tel 01743 289831

TUE 25th October  Autumn Animations Workshop @ The Hive Music and Media Centre, 5 Belmont, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Creative workshop for ages 8-13. Explore digital and stop-frame animation to create an animation in a day! Delve into winter traditions and learn something new! 10am until 3:30pm. £17.50. Tel 01743 234970

WEDS 26th October Festival of Light Workshop @ The Hive Music and Media Centre, 5 Belmont, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Creative workshop for ages 8-13. Create stunning willow lanterns and give old jam jars a new lease of life! Produce a colourful glow with glass painting. 10am until 3:30pm. £17.50. Tel 01743 234970

THUR 27th October Autumn Open Mic @ The Hive Music and Media Centre 5 Belmont, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. The opportunity for local musicians to take to the Hive’s stage with 3 songs per act on a first come first served basis. Listen to the great music or perform! 7:30pm until 10:30pm. £2. Tel 01743 234970

THUR 27th October Winter Woolly Workshop @ The Hive Music and Media Centre 5 Belmont, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Creative workshop for ages 8-13. Bring old woolly jumpers and clothes and transform them into fabulous objects! Stretch your imagination and recycle once-loved garments. 10am until 3:30pm. £17.50. Tel 01743 234970

FRI 28th October An Evening of Clairvoyance with Beverley Williams. @ Welti Health & Fitness, Sundorne Road, Shrewsbury.  Join Beverley for an evening filled with love and enlightenment as she joins the two worlds together and passes on messages from your loved ones. 19:30 to 22:30. £10.00. Tel 01743 467755

 

NOVEMBER

3rd-30th November  Art Exhibition.   By Stretton Art Alive. A vibrant and exciting exhibition in acrylic, mixed-media and pastel by Diana Nuttall, Les Dobb & Liz Dobb. 9am-3pm Monday to Saturday. Free   Venue:   The Gateway Coffee Shop Shrewsbury

SUN 6th November Shrewsbury Bonfire & Firework Display @ West Mid Showground, Shrewsbury.  Bonfire followed by fireworks at 6.30pm. Hot food & drinks, funfair, licensed bar, entertainment & more. gates open 3pm.

FRI 11th November  @ 11am Remembrance Day Minutes Silence Venue:  The Square

SAT 12th & SUN 13th November St Cecilia Concert. @Alington Hall, Shrewsbury School, The Schools, Shrewsbury.  Musicians of Shrewsbury School and Shrewsbury School Community Choir will be performing orchestral works by Brahms and Dvorak, and as a highlight for the weekend, performances of the Grieg A Minor Piano Concerto given by Galin Ganchev with the school’s Symphony Orchestra. 7.30pm. Free to attend. Tel 01743 280810

SUN 13th November Christmas Fair for Help For Heroes @ Mereside Community Centre, Mereside, Shrewsbury.  A Christmas Fair to raise money for H4H. Lots of stalls, games, glitter tattoos, Raffle, Tombola, Refreshments, Cake stall and more. 11.30-4pm. Free Entry. Tel 01743 344675

SUN 13th November From 9am Remembrance Sunday Venue: Parade from Castle to Service at St Chads Church

SUN 13th November Car Boot Sales @ West Mid Showground,
Berwick Road, Shrewsbury.  Sellers: Cars £5. Vans, 4×4, MPV £7, Vehicles + trailer £10. Large van & Trade £12. Corner plots bookable in advance £15. Buyers: £1 per car. Pedestrians/cyclists 50p Dogs allowed on leads. Refreshments available. Gates open 8am. Tel 01743 289831

THURS 17th  November.  The Pearl of Africa Childrens Choir @ Maidment Auditorium, Shrewsbury School, The Schools, Shrewsbury School. Do not miss out on this fantastic children’s touring choir that will be performing a concert of dance, song and drumming. Raising funds towards schooling for Ugandan children. Donations welcome. 7.30pm. Free entry with donations welcome. Tel 01743 280810

SAT 19th November  Christmas Fayre @ Welti Health & Fitness,
Sundorne Road, Shrewsbury. Perfect opportunity to look for lovely Christmas gift ideas from local businesses and treat yourself to a mulled wine and mince pie! 10:00 to 16:00. free entry. Tel 01743 467755

Weds 23rd November   Christmas Cracker – Lights & Music Events in The Square & Shrewsbury Town Centre – Christmas Lights Switch On Between 17.30 and 20.00 hrs

Weds 23rd November    3 Rotary Club of Shrewsbury – Switch on Tree of Light in The Darwin Shopping Centre @18.50 hrs

24th – 26th November  Shrewsbury CAMRA Beer Festival. @ Morris Hall, Bellstone, Shrewsbury  BEER and more BEER

SAT 26th November   Traditional Christmas Fair, @ Shropshire Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury.  A sparkling array of craftwork, gifts and produce will be on display with more than 30 stalls, demonstrations of traditional rural crafts and children’s craft activities and homemade refreshments. 10.00am – 4.00pm. FREE.  Tel 01743 284280

SUN 27th November  Car Boot Sales. @ West Mid Showground,
Berwick Road, Shrewsbury. Sellers: Cars £5. Vans, 4×4, MPV £7, Vehicles + trailer £10. Large van & Trade £12. Corner plots bookable in advance £15. Buyers: £1 per car. Pedestrians/cyclists 50p Dogs allowed on leads. Refreshments available. Gates open 8am.  Tel 01743 289831

 

DECEMBER

1st December – 8th January    Aladdin @ Theatre Severn,
Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury. Following another record breaking pantomime last year, Theatre Severn and Evolution Pantomimes hope to continue the success story with the magical Eastern tale of Aladdin. Tel 01743 281281  e-mail; www.theatresevern.co.uk

SAT 3rd December  Shrewsbury Morris Dancers Christmas Ceilidh @ Sundorne School and Sports College, Corndon Crescent, Harlescott, Shrewsbury.  Shrewsbury Morris Dancers annual Christmas Ceilidh. This year’s theme is the Circus is Coming to Town so BRING ON THE CLOWNS! Featuring PUMP ACTION and BEV LANGTON. Fun for all. 8.00-11.45 pm. Early bird tickets up to 31st Oct �4.00 (for all). Advance tickets adults £7.00 Concessions £5.00. Door Adults £8.00 Concessions £6.00.  Tel 01939 233977

SAT 3rd December  Xmas Craft Gift Workshop @ Hobbs Room, Shrewsbury Library Castlegates, Shrewsbury. Craft Workshop for all ages. Xmas Wreaths, Decorations, Wooden text blocks. 10 -12pm. £5 per person.  Tel 07974078919

SAT 3rd December  Holly Wreath and Garland Making Workshop @ Shropshire Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury. Make a wonderful Christmas wreath or holly garland on this festive workshop with materials collected from Shropshire Nature Reserves. Add your own baubles, berries, beads and braid. 10.00am – 1.30pm. £20.00.  Tel 01743 284280

SUN 11th December  Car Boot Sales @ West Mid Showground,
Berwick Road, Shrewsbury. Sellers: Cars £5. Vans, 4×4, MPV £7, Vehicles + trailer £10. Large van & Trade £12. Corner plots bookable in advance £15. Buyers: £1 per car. Pedestrians/cyclists 50p Dogs allowed on leads. Refreshments available. Gates open 8am. Tel 01743 289831

FRI 23rd December  Messiah @ The Abbey, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury. No December in Shrewsbury would be complete without the annual performance of Handel’s masterpiece, The Messiah. Featuring the community choir, some wonderful soloists and an orchestra featuring ex scholars of Shrewsbury School and guests players. 7.30pm £15.00 / £10.00 Concessions. Tel 01743 280810

 

JANUARY 2012

01/12/11 – 08/01/12  Aladdin @ Theatre Severn,
Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury. Following another record breaking pantomime last year, Theatre Severn and Evolution Pantomimes hope to continue the success story with the magical Eastern tale of Aladdin. Tel 01743 281281

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