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Shropshire Society of Architects - Kirk Rushby of Architype

With offices in Hereford and London, Architype are one the UK’s leading architects for sustainable buildings. Their Enterprise Centre at the University of East Anglia recently won ‘Best Corporate Workplace’ at national level, and the ‘Best of the Best’ award at the British Council for Offices...

Bookfest Remembers the First World War

In partnership with the Imperial War Museum and the Shropshire First World War Community Consortium Shrewsbury Bookfest is presenting a series of events each November from 2014 to 2018.

These events will be especially for children, young people and families to commemorate and remember...

Lecture - 'The Stained-Glass of Margaret Agnes Rope'

Dr Claire Fitzgerald of Warwick University is giving a free lecture inside Shrewsbury Cathedral in front of the huge stained-glass windows by Margaret Rope that can be found there. The talk is in the afternoon, to ensure the windows can be seen in full light - and all are welcome! Dr Fitzgerald...

Shropshire Humanist Group meeting with Imam Sohayb Peerbhai

The meeting will feature Imam Sohayb Peerbhai. Sohayb, who is a friend of the Shropshire Humanist Group Chair and colleague of his on SACRE and Interfaith Forums, has kindly agreed to come to talk about Islam.

Sohayb will start with a short talk on current issues in Islam and will then...

“The Travelling Brickmakers,” a talk by Tony Mugridge.

Tony is the last itinerant brickmaker in the country, and will be talking about the history and art of his craft. His passion and in-depth knowledge of his subject make his talks a must for any enthusiast of the built environment.

Shropshire Humanist Group - We need to talk about prisons

Andrew Nielsen of the Howard League for Penal Reform will talk and answer questions on “We need to talk about prisons”.

Prisons are now overcrowded places where violence and death are commonplace. While purposeful activity such as work or training has levelled off as cuts to staff and...

Pam Ayres

Pam Ayres has been making the nation laugh for over 40 years. Her work is funny, and approachable. Her hair-trigger timing, her eye for the detail of everyday life, and for the absurdity therein, makes for an art that hides art.

Recent radio broadcasts include Just A Minute, Loose Ends,...

Mark Radcliffe: Should You Be Interested

Radio & television presenter, musician, writer, friend of the stars and all round cheese fetishist Mark, has been making a little go a long way for decades now. Expect stories of middle aged angst, ennui and tales of ineptitude and encounters with some of music's most famous names.

Joan Collins

Actress, philanthropist and best-selling author, Joan shares stories and secrets from her celebrated life and career. A once in a lifetime opportunity to spend an intimate evening in the company of a true Hollywood legend.

Edwina Currie: Politically Incorrect

Join Edwina on her journey from the power struggles of Westmister and No.10 to her time on Strictly Come Dancing, I’m A Celebrity and more. Batten down the hatches... It's going to be a bumpy ride!

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