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What's On this Weekend? 18 - 20 March
16 Mar 2022

Pictured above: The 2021 rabble-rousing documentary 'Rebel Dykes' set in 1980s post-punk London - at The Hive on Sunday, March 20 

Gangsta Granny

Thursday, March 17 - Sunday, March 20

Theatre Severn

Multiple shows - some tickets still available! 

Book Tickets Here (from £20.50-£22.50, child £17-19, family tickets available)

From the acclaimed producers of Horrible Histories comes the award-winning West End production of this amazing story by David Walliams, the UK's best-selling author for children.

Gangsta Granny in action

Everybody Knows (15)
Friday, March 18, 6:30 pm
The Hive
Book Tickets Here

Directed by Ashgar Farhadi, this is an intricately plotted drama starring Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem: a psychological thriller that uncovers family secrets the way only Fahardi can!

EverybodyKnows

Harley Kimbro Lewis
Friday, March 18, 8 pm
St Mary's Church
Book Tickets Here

Martin Harley has been making music and touring the world for over two decades, exploring blues and roots, with eight albums to date. Raised on American Roots music in and around Appalachia, Daniel Kimbro is a Grammy-nominated musician from Knoxville, TN. Nashville-based singer-songwriter Sam Lewis has collaborated with everyone from Leon Russell to Chris Stapleton. Together they've created a slow-cooked, laid back album reminiscent of an early American songbook.

The Duke (12A)
Friday, March 18 - Thursday, March 31
Old Market Hall
Book Tickets Here

In 1961, 60-year-old taxi driver Kempton Bunton steals Goya's portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London. Kempton tries to ransom the painting, offering to return it if the government invests more in care for the elderly. What happened next became the stuff of legend.

TheDuke

Future Plans for Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings
Friday, March 18, 12 pm - 1 pm
A talk at Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings is currently undergoing a multi-million-pound restoration project. Join Marianne Blaauboer and Richard Benjamin from the Friends of Shrewsbury Flaxmill for a talk that will cover some of the challenges faced in this task, the ways that they have been overcome and the future for the site once the works finish in the Spring of 2022.

Musicians for Ukraine

Saturday, March 19, 11.30am

St Alkmund's Church, Shrewsbury

All are welcome to this FREE community concert in aid of the victims of the crisis in Ukraine - musicians of all ages and abilities are also invited to take part. Refreshments will be available. Please sign up on the church website HERE

Picture by Hazel Holloway, at the Shrewsbury march for Ukraine. 

Stand with Ukraine image by Hazel Holloway

Bach's Passion According to St Matthew

Phoenix Singers

Saturday, March 19

St Chad's Church, Shrewsbury, 7pm

Tickets £15 (U18s free)

One of the choral greats - this is a rare chance to experience a live performance of one of the finest pieces of the classical repertoire, with a double choir, full orchestra, children’s choir, and five soloists. 

Book HERE

St Matthew Passion

Adam Rowe
Saturday, March 19, 8 pm
Theatre Severn
Book Tickets Here

Host of the smash-hit Have A Word Podcast, star of Live At The Apollo & Roast Battle and Dave’s Best Joke of the Fringe winner Adam Rowe brings us his latest stand-up comedy tour; Imperious.

Rowe has opened on tour for huge American stars Bill Burr, Theo Von & Andrew Schulz. He’s since gone on to develop a reputation as one of the most exciting comics on the planet, with his brutally honest, opinionated stand-up and his phenomenal ad-libbing ability making each of his performances unique, gloriously unpredictable and, most importantly, hilarious.

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Shropshire Produce Market: Spring Fair
Saturday, March 19, 9 am - 3.30 pm
Shrewsbury Town Square
Book Tickets Here

The Shropshire Produce Market brings the fields of Shropshire to Shrewsbury Square. There is a plethora of delicious food and drink to tempt people to try some of the best locally produced food.

Stellarate House Band

Saturday, March 19, 7.30pm

Mereside Community Centre, Springfield, Shrewsbury

Neville Street has organised a gig to mark the 30th anniversary since the final release on his old record label Stella Five, which was Tony Calderley's It Must Have Something To Do With Love. House band Stellarate will play songs from label mates The Geekais and The Hardy Boys as well as Tony's single. Former Hardy Boy David Douglas McArthur will make a guest appearance and Shaun Paul Tomkiss will be spinning some tunes from the Just Like Honey indie music archives. There’s a licensed bar from Gindifferent.

Tickets are £5 - to guarantee entry please book HERE

Rebel Dykes (18)
Sunday, March 20, 3 pm
The Hive
Book Tickets Here | 18+ only

An enthralling story of a community of queer women in 1980s post-punk London who met doing art, music, politics and sex, and how they went on to change their world by becoming artists, performers, musicians and activists.
Plus a post-screening Q&A with the Directors.

Screen Printing Taster Day
Sunday, March 20, 10 am - 3 pm
Hopefully Made
Book Tickets Here

Want to learn the fundamentals of screen printing, but are too busy to commit to 4 weeks? This taster day is for you! It doesn’t matter what stage you are at if you have never picked up a pencil before or if you have experience screen printing. You are creative, even if you don’t know it yet!

ScreenPrinting