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Patron Andrew Logan puts out call for volunteers to model his jewellery at the Big Arts Show

The Big Arts Show, an annual Shropshire based event successfully launched in 2014, is once again looking for volunteers to help model jewellery made by patron and renowned artist Andrew Logan.

Fake Festivals comes to Shrewsbury for the 10th Anniversary tour

The UK’s only touring tribute festival is coming to Shrewsbury for the first time this summer, and is celebrating its 10th anniversary. All the fun kicks off at the Quarry Park on Saturday, 27th August, with three major tribute acts and five local support bands, who will be turning up the heat this summer.

Star casting revealed for Murder mystery

Theatre Severn have announced this week a star line up for their latest large-scale production ‘Rehearsal for Murder’. Appearing at the venue in June the riveting murder mystery promises to keep audiences on the edge of their seats and the cast includes soap stars, sixties icons, and even a star of the Carry On films.

Business drop-in for unemployed young people at University Centre Shrewsbury

The Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) has teamed up with University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) to offer a drop-in advice session for unemployed young people to discuss opportunities and support available to set up their own business.

Get Your Wigle On's Legally Blonde opens at Theatre Severn

So much fun it shouldn’t be legal! This week see Broadway and West End sensation Legally Blonde the Musical take to the Theatre Severn stage. Based on the Hollywood smash-hit starring Reese Witherspoon as leading lady Elle Woods, the musical is arriving in Shropshire for the first time and opens on Wednesday 15th June.