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‘With love from me to Shrew’. Beatlemania returns to Shropshire

It may be over fifty years since the Beatles performed in Shropshire, but the love of the fab four still resides in the hearts of many county residents and this September two very special events will bring Beatlemania back to Shropshire. 

Renowned Photographer ready to say ‘Jambo’ to Shropshire Audiences.

It may be a million miles from rural Shropshire but the majesty of Africa is coming to the county later this year.  Respected photographer Harry Hook will be bringing breath-taking images of the amazing continent to Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn this October when he will share photographs and memories of his time amongst the African people.  

Summer not so loving?

Relate relationship counsellors based in Shrewsbury and right across Shropshire are preparing themselves for an anticipated spike in calls this September in the immediate post-holiday period - in line with national trends.

The Billy Joel songbook performed by Elio Pace and his band comes to Theatre Severn

In 2013 and again in 2014, Elio was invited to ‘fill Billy Joel’s shoes’, starring in five very special reunion concerts in the USA with Joel’s original 1971-72 touring band, recreating the historic Sigma Sounds live recordings.

Discover Shrewsbury’s past in free Heritage Open Days

A chance to step back into Shrewsbury’s past and explore amazing places free of charge, as well as spaces usually closed to the public, is offered as part of the national Heritage Open Days event between 8th and 11th September.