Shropshire Christmas Light Switch On Directory

Well now that Bonfire Night is safely out of the way, I feel safe in mentioning Shropshire Christmas Light Switch On. That’s the next big thing in my calendar anyway.…

Shropshire Oktoberfest in review

Shrewsbury’s Quarry Park was overrun with lederhosen-wearing revellers this weekend – Oktoberfest landed! With an incredible selection of beers, a food village and fantastic programme on the main stage, you…

Festival of Imagination

A celebration of the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site kicks off next week. Running from 12th September to 15th October, there is a massive programme happening. People say “something for…

Shrewsbury Beer Festival

The Shrewsbury Beer Festival is on now until Saturday 11th September. It is held in St Mary’s Church, which makes a beautiful backdrop for exploring the real ales on offer.…

Ginger and Spice Festival, Market Drayton

Run, run as fast as you can! The Ginger and Spice Festival is coming! There is a lot happening in Market Drayton on 24th September. Thanks to 200 years of…

Shropshire Oktoberfest

I’ll be honest, I’d spotted the advertising for Shropshire Oktoberfest, but I’d let it wash by me. As a non-local, I’d assumed that it would be one of those big…

Telford Balloon Fiesta 2022

Hot air balloons were flying high over the Telford Balloon Fiesta this week. The town enjoyed three days of free entertainment at the Town Park. The celebration was crowned by…

Camp Bestival Returns

Camp Bestival is back at Weston Park this weekend. Running over three days, the family-friendly festival will be headlined by the magnificent Fatboy Slim. Festival goers will also be treated…