Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2023

Well, it was a sadly whistlestop tour of Shrewsbury Folk Festival for me this year, as I had a Shrewsbeer tour to give. But in those short hours I fell…

Electronic Music Open Mic

The electronic music open mic movement started in Manchester in 2017. Since then, nights have sprung up across the UK. You might not realise it, but we have some of…

The Boot Micropub Rebooted

I was so sad to hear about the temporary closure of The Boot Micropub that I even wrote about it for CAMRA’s What’s Brewing a few weeks ago. So, joy…

Telford Carnival Season

An incredibly beautiful weekend, albeit topped off with some thunderstorms! But did you get out to one of the many Telford carnival parties? We managed to squeeze in two on…

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…

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…