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Create a creppy creature from air drying clay, maybe a bat, smider or gruesome rat! Activities vary day to day and carry an addition charge.
From: 24th October 2017
To: 26th October 2017
The Royal British Legion in Shropshire invites one and all to join us for our Annual Festival of Remembrance at the Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury. Compered by Eric Smith (BBC Radio Shropshire) the programme includes the Shrewsbury Brass Band, Jigsaw Sound Choir, singer Sadie-Beth and RAF Shawbury. The evening concludes with the formal Service of Remembrance. All proceeds to The Poppy Appeal. Tickets available from the theatre.
Date: 24th October 2017
On Wednesday 25th October Acton Scott becomes a farm of fear! Learn about our ghosts, have a go at some spooky crafts, see how witch’s brooms are made, help the farrier make a lucky horseshoe and see if you can spot our black cat who likes to hide in the barn.
Date: 25th October 2017
This year the Mayor has chosen to organise and host a community party as the Mayor’s Annual function. Join us for a frightfully good night of entertainment at our Halloween party! Bring along your friends and family and prepare for a spooktacular evening of Live Music from The Ellen Venn Band and a scarily succulent Hog Roast. Halloween Fancy dress is optional however there will be a prize for the best dressed man and woman, So get those thinking caps on! The party start at 7.30pm until late. Tickets can be bought prior to the event from The Guildhall.** Vegetarian option is available to book at the time of purchasing tickets**
Date: 27th October 2017
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery are delighted to invite you to join them on Friday 27 October 2017 for a unique poetry reading by the amazing Helen Mort. Helen is the recent winner of the Mslexia Women’s Poetry Prize 2017 for her poem ‘Vanishing Point’, and has received rave reviews of her work from her peers, including current Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy. Doors open at 6pm the reading will begin at 7.30pm. Following the performance there will also be an opportunity to purchase a copy of Helen Mort’s newest publication … and have your copy signed!
Date: 27th October 2017
The season ends in a spectacular way, the last two weekends of October the whole team comes together to run the steam engine and threshing machine. Whole stalks of wheat are fed in through the top and separated in to chaff, grain and straw. The straw is then baled up with the steam powered bailer. Listen out for the toot of the horn before the action starts!
From: 28th October 2017
To: 29th October 2017