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Samantha Womack and Tom Chambers to star in thriller classic at Theatre Severn

Samantha Womack and Tom Chambers will star in a brand-new production of the classic thriller, Dial M for Murder at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn this June.

Entertainment

Samantha Womack and Tom Chambers to star in thriller classic at Theatre Severn

Samantha Womack and Tom Chambers will star in a brand-new production of the classic thriller, Dial M for Murder at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn this June.

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Aladdin has broken all previous Box Office records. Photo: Pamela Raith Photography

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Aladdin has broken all previous Box Office records. Photo: Pamela Raith Photography

Record-breaking success for Shrewsbury pantomime

Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn has confirmed that this year’s production of Aladdin has broken all previous Box Office records.

Jack and the Beanstalk a giant success for The Place Telford

This season’s pantomime at The Place Telford, Jack and the Beanstalk, has been its most profitable and successful yet.
A film programme explores the diverse experiences of older LGBTQ folk from an array of backgrounds and cultures

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The fifth LGBT+ History Festival takes place in venues around Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin from 26 January to 5 March.
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Drew Schofield of Morris and Company, Paul Kirkbright of University Centre Shrewsbury, Robin Brooke-Smith, Shrewsbury School Archivist, and Annabel Warburg of Shrewsbury School

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Dom Joly

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Jack Savoretti

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The festival has four main music stages, a dance tent, children and youth festivals, workshops, a craft fair, food village, real ale, cocktail and gin bars and on-site camping and glamping. Photo: Drone Rangers

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Albert's Shed Southwater Outside Sign

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Telford Centre Santa's Sorting Office

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Christmas Events and Attractions in Shropshire 2019

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Whitchurch Christmas Lights

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Visit The Parade Shops, Shrewsbury for Christmas Inspiration this December

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Man airlifted to hospital following incident in Oswestry

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Man dies after car collides with wall in Broseley

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New funding pots created for groups across Telford and Wrekin

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The Shirehall in Shrewsbury. Photo: Google Street View

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Albert's Shed Southwater Outside Sign

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A community cinema in Wellington is going to be hosting a very special evening, in line with the first screening of a film with local interest.