The West Midlands Cyclo-Cross League Returns!

The West Midlands Cyclo-Cross League (WMCCL) returns tomorrow with its opening session at the Shrewsbury Sports Village. What is Cyclo-Cross? A cold weather bicycle race, cyclo-cross consists of several laps…

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…

September @ Christopher’s, Shifnal

CHRISTOPHER’S SHIFNAL – I have to admit, I am a real sucker for googling menus and food pics when I’m scoping out somewhere new. So when I heard about Christopher’s…

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…

Shrewsbury Cocktail Week 2022

It’s not long until Shrewsbury Cocktail Week kicks off! Wristbands are just £8 (£5 for NHS/NUS). They give you access to a selection of £6 cocktails in bars around the…

Izzy’s Cafe, Wellington

I love finding a place that goes the extra mile, and Izzy’s Cafe in Wellington is one of them. Only taken over by power couple Liz and Jay in recent…

Hencote: Vibes on the Vine

HENCOTE VINEYARD: Having delivered English wine tastings for many years, I have often noted that sadly not many people know an awful lot about English wine. We are fortunate in…

Visiting Newport, Shropshire

I took my first stroll down Newport High Street yesterday. That is of course Newport Shropshire and not to be confused with the Welsh city. This is a beautiful little…

Japanese Street Food Pop-Up

This Saturday, 20th August, the Ludlow Brewing Company will host a delicious-sounding Japanese street food pop-up. The brewery’s taphouse is based in a carefully converted railway shed. They offer some…

Free Outdoor Yoga

Free Outdoor Yoga Follow @SophiesWellnessSpace on Instagram for details of her gentle yoga classes throughout the year. During the summer Sophie is offering free outdoor yoga sessions on Quarry Park…