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                Scrumptious Christmas fare will be available all weekend too from the award- winning café.
Shropshire Music Trust
The Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury SY1 1UY 01952 510375 www.shropshiremusictrust.com Friday 15 November, 7.30pm Wihan Quartet
Delighted to welcome back the Wihans celebrating their 35th year. Described
as ‘one of the best quartets in the
world today’, since winning the London International String Quartet Competition in 1991 they have developed an impressive international career, including regular visits to major festivals in Europe and the Far East.
Saturday 23 November, 7.30pm
Mrs Peachum’s Guide to Love & Marriage
A radical reworking of John Gay’s 1728 work The Beggar’s Opera. Join Mrs Peachum and her daughter Polly in a rumbustious tragicomic tale of love, loyalty and London gin. With Mid Wales Opera’s ensemble and melodies both familiar and new, from Lillibolero to Greensleeves, the characters may live in the gutter but are musically looking to the stars.
The Edge Arts Centre
Farley Road, Much Wenlock TF13 6NB 01952 728911 www.edgeartscentre.com
Tuesday 5 November, 7.15pm
ROH Live - Concerto/ Enigma/ Raymondo Act III
From The Royal Ballet’s classical origins
in the works of Marius Petipa, to the home-grown choreographers who put British ballet on the world stage, this mixed programme highlights the versatility of the Company.
Thursday 7 November, 7pm
NT Live - Hansard
Brand-new play by Simon Wood, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London.
It’s a summer’s morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin Hesketh has returned home to the idyllic Cotswold house he shares with his wife of 30 years, Diana. But all is not as blissful as it seems. Diana has a stinking hangover, a fox is destroying the garden, and secrets are being dug up all over the place. As the day draws on, what starts as gentle ribbing and the familiar rhythms of marital scrapping quickly turns to blood-sport.
Thursday 14 November, 7pm
NT Live - Fleabag (Encore)
See the hilarious, award-winning, one- woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, broadcast live to cinemas from London’s West End.
Written and performed by Phoebe Waller- Bridge (Fleabag, Killing Eve) and directed by Vicky Jones, Fleabag is a rip-roaring look at some sort of woman living her sort of life.
The Place
Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford TF4 6EP 01952 382382
www.theplacetelford.com
Thursday 7 November
Rock for Heroes
Music, Laughter & A Rockin’ Night Out - Supporting Help for Heroes. Performed by a full live rock band and superb singers, complete with brilliant personalities and comedy value this really is a night out unlike any other.
Wednesday 13 November The-Rat-Pack-Christmas-Show Featuring Special Guest Star 60’s Icon
Jess Conrad OBE.
Swing into the Christmas season with
The Rat Pack and their famous Christmas Concert. Including all the great hits - My Way, Mr Bojangles, New York New York, Amore, Fly Me To The Moon and seasonal classics such as Winter Wonderland, Let It Snow and of course White Christmas. Monday 18 November
An Evening with Jimmy White
Jimmy White is one of the most colourful characters, not just in snooker, but in the whole of sport - Jimmy “The Whirlwind” White.
You will hear about it all - from the early days of century breaks, through the ecstasy of major wins and 147s to the agony of missing out on the holy grail of snooker - The World Championship.
Monday 25 November
Christmas Memories - Neil Sands Nostalgic Christmas Show
Neil Sands and his wonderful cast are back with their biggest ever production of their hit show, filled with more singers, more songs and even more stunning costumes, bringing you an unforgettable afternoon
of festive nostalgia, taking us all back to a time when Christmas really was the most wonderful time of the year.
Saturday 30 November
Soul & Motown Party Night with Sarah Collins & Keep The Faith Sarah Collins and Keep The Faith are a 9-piece band with a full brass section recreating the live sound and feel of Northern Soul. They play authentic arrangements of the original songs which first became popular on an underground scene during the 60s and which have been filling dance floors ever since.
Theatre on the Steps
Stoneway Steps, Bridgnorth WV16 4BD 01746 766477 www.theatreonthesteps.co.uk
Friday 15 - Saturday 16 November, 8pm Strictly ABBA
Strictly Abba is one of the most authentic and accurate tributes to Abba - a show enjoyed time end time again.
This Abba Tribute surpasses all others with the motto “The Winner Takes It All”! Thursday 21 - Saturday 23 November, 7.30pm
Inspector Drake & The Black Widow
A comedy whodunit like you’ve never seen before, as the world’s greatest detective
investigates the curious death of oil tycoon John Johnson. Murder is usually no laughing matter.
Strap yourselves in, and prepare for an extraordinary night at the theatre, as the Black Widow lays her deadly trap. Oh...and we defy you to guess whodunit. Thursday 28 - Saturday 30 November, 7.30pm
The Greatest Showench
Hollywood has The Greatest Showman, The Black Country has The Greatest Showench!
Lizzie Cotterill is back with her latest play. After bumping into Mr Barnum in the hall of mirrors on the fair she has never been able to forget him.
He told her he had this great idea about
a circus full of strange folk, outcasts of society, women with beards and so much more.
This got Lizzie thinking, she already knows folk like that, most of them her own family.
Three Counties Showground Malvern WR13 6NW
01684 584900 www.threecounties.co.uk Sunday 17 November
Toy Collectors Fair
This event is hosted by Bulldog Fairs
200 stalls selling every collectable you can think of, Hornby Railways, Dinky Toys, Corgi, Meccano, EFE, Lledo. Marklin,
Lima etc. 1000’s of toys and models for sale. Selling your collection? Dealers are always looking for stock, one offs or whole collections wanted,
Sunday 24 November
Malvern Drive-In Classic Car & Bike Autojumble
This event is hosted by Classic Shows
and is a well-established classic car and motorcycle autojumble featuring over 100 trade and autojumble stalls retailing a range of hard-to-find parts, accessories, merchandise, tools, manuals, paints, signs, vintage items and clothing.
Ludlow Christmas Market
Castle Square, Ludlow SY8 1AS www.ludlow.org.uk/ludlowmarket. Sunday 8 December
A festive market with a Christmas feel.
We take great care in compiling the listings however, we recommend that you contact the venue in advance as events and activities may be subject to change
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