What's on in and around Oswestry 2014

  

APRIL

12th - 13th   The House of the Blackstar-  Medieval Living History at Whittington Castle Tel 01691 662500 

                   www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk

7th - 27th     Easter Eggstravaganza at Park Hall Countryside Experience  Tel 01691 671123 www.parkhallfarm.co.uk

11th - 13th   Llanfyllin Workhouse Festival www.efestivals.co.uk/festivals/others2014/psychedelic-spring

18th - 21st   Easter Trails Chirk Castle Tel 01691 777701 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/chirk-castle

18th            Easter Family Fun Day and Farmer's Market, Bailey Head, Oswestry

                  Tel 01691 680222 www.oswestrymarket.co.uk

18th - 20th  VW Bus types on Oswestry Showground (one day opening to public)

                 01745 339958 www.bus-types.co.uk

20th -21st   Easter Egg Hunt at Whittington Castle Tel 01691 662500

                  www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk

22nd           Walkers are Welcome Walk' -Beginner's Guide to Geocaching, Meet 10am at  Cae Glas Park. Booking essential via

                  Mile End Information Centre Tel 01691 662488. Numbers limited- book early. www.oswestrywalkers.co.uk

22nd - 26th  Oswestry Musical Theatre Company presents "South Pacific" at Marches School www.omtc.info

 

MAY

3rd - 5th        Whittington Castle re-enactment Hisroria Normannis Tel 01691 662500 www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk

6th                Oswestry School Recital Series "The Weather Ensemble" 7.30pm Holy Trinity Church Tel 01691 655711

                    www.oswestryschool.org.uk

6th - 9th        Whittington international Chamber Music Festival (four Concerts) Tel 01691 657986

                    www.whittingtonmusicfestival.org.uk

11th              Provincial Booksellers Fair Assoc. Present a Book fair on Oswestry Showground Tel 07717 471813

17th              Cantiones Spring Concert at Holy Trinity Church 7.30pm Tickets £9.00 from Heritage Centre

                    or Tel 01691 238227. www.cantiones.org.uk

17th              British Ironworks Centre Grand Opening with Uri Geller Tel 01691 610952 www.bristishironworkscentre.co.uk

23rd - 26th    OSFEST Tel 01691 680468 www.osfest.co.uk

23rd - 26th    Trefonen Hillwalk weekend www.trefonen-hillwalk.com  PROV

24th              Continental Market, Bailey Head Oswestry Tel 01691 680222

                    www.oswestry-tc.gov.uk

24th              Shropshire County Show, Shrewsbury Showground Tel: 01743 289 831 www.shropshireshow.com

24th - 26th    Chirk Castle Go Wild Weekend, 10am - 5pm normal admission prices 01691 777701

                   www.nationaltrust.org.uk/chirk-castle

25th                  TRI UK Shropshire Triathlon at Ellesmere Tel 01691 624488

29th              Knights and Princesses Day, Chirk Castle- free admission for little knights and princesses in costume Tel 01691 777701

                    www.nationaltrust.org.uk/chirk-castle

31st              Whittington Castle outdoor Theatre "A Comedy of Errors" Tel 01691 662500 www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk

 

JUNE

3rd                SHACC Car Club Meeting at Whittington Castle Tel 01691 662500

                    www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk

7th - 8th          Antique and Collectors Fair, Amulet fairs on Oswestry Showground S Jackson  or  G Stephens

                    Tel 01824  703110 / 07976 850532   www.amuletfairs.co.uk

7th - 8th        The House of the Blackstar-  Medieval Living History at Whittington Castle Tel 01691 662500

                          www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk

8th               RAF Cosford Air Show www.rafmuseum.org

12th             Oswestry School Recital Series "Brodsky Quartet" Holy Trinity Church Tel 01691 655711 www.oswestryschool.org.uk

14th - 15th   Ellesmere Food Festival tel 01691 624488 www.ellesmerefoodfestival.co.uk

13th & 14th  Gregynog Festival Chirk Castle www.gregynogfestival.org

14th,15th,    Border visual Arts open studios weekend www.borderlandvisualarts.com

14th,15th      Clwyd Vehicle  and Machinery Rally and Craft Fair 10.00am - 5.00pm Oswestry Showground  

                 Tel  01978 756354  www.cvvms.co.uk

21st,22nd      Border Visual Arts open studios weekend www.borderlandvisualarts.com

22nd             Plant Hunters Fair at Whittington Castle Tel 01691 662500 www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk

 

JULY

5th                Toy and Train Fair Oswestry Showground Tel 07966 694579

5th                Whittington Castle Outdoor Theatre "The Importance of being Ernest"" Tel 01691 662500

                    www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk

5th                Cantiones Present "Around the World in 80 minutes" at Rhydycroesau Village Hall 7.30pm Tickets £9.00 from

                    Heritage Centre or Tel  01691 238227 www.cantiones.org.uk

6th                Porthywaen Band in Cea Glas Park Oswestry 2pm -4pm

6th                Ellesmere Regatta Tel 01691624488 www.ellesmere.info

8th - 13th     Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

                  Ticket Tel: 01978 862001 www.international-eisteddfod.co.uk

12th - 13th   OSWESTRY FOOD AND DRINK FESTIVAL.  Tel  07972 113619 www.oswestryfoodfestival.co.uk

19th - 20th   Eckford Sweet pea Society Show, Thomas Adams School Wem www.virtual-shropshire.co.uk/sweet-pea

26th - 27th   RAF Cosford Food Festival www.rafmuseum.org

26th - 27th   Whittington Castle Multi Period History Event Tel 01691 662500 www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk

27th              Ellesmere Duck Race Tel 01691 624488 www.ellesmere.info

 

AUGUST

2nd               Oswestry Show, Showground, park Hall Oswestry SY11 4AS Tel 01691 654875www.oswestryshow.co.uk

8th - 9th        Shrewsbury Flower Show  Tel 01743 234050   www.shrewsburyflowershow.org.uk        

12th              ‘Walkers are Welcome Walk' -Rampart Ramble (Oswestry Hillfort), 11am from Oswestry Railway Station. Booking essential

                    via Mile End Information Centre Tel 01691 662488. Duration approx. 2 hours.

                    Numbers limited - book early www.oswestrywalkers.co.uk

14th              Guilsfield Show www.guilsfieldshow.co.uk

17th              Oswestry Street Band in Cae Glas park Oswestry

23rd              Ellesmere Carnival and Flower Show Tel 01691 624488 www.ellesmere.info

24th              Ellesmere 10K run Tel 01691 624488 www.ellesmere.info

24th - 25th   County of Shropshire Steam Rally www.shrewsburysteamrally.co.uk

 

SEPTEMBER

5th & 6th       Continental Market, Bailey Head Oswestry Tel 01691 680222 www.oswestry-tc.gov.uk

6th                Selattyn Produce and craft show

6th - 7th        Maesbury Canal Festival, Canal Central, Coed y Rae Lane, Maesbury SY10 8JG Tel 01691 830403

                    www.canalfestival.co.uk

6th - 7th        Shropshire Truck Show, Oswestry Showground (note change of venue back to Oswestry)

                        www.shropshiretruckshow.co.uk

13th & 14th   Heritage Open Days Weekend

13th - 14th   Ellesmere Festival Tel 01691 624488 www.ellesmere.info

20th - 21st   Antique and Collectors Fair, Amulet fairs on Oswestry Showground S Jackson  or  G Stephens

                  Tel 01824  703110 / 07976 850532 www.amuletfairs.co.uk

20th -21st     The House of the Blackstar-  Medieval Living History at Whittington Castle Tel 01691 662500

                          www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk 

20th              Merefest Cremorne Gardens wildlife activities from pond dipping to birdbox making, try canoe to catch a spider.

                   www.themeresandmosses.co.uk

19th Sept     Shropshire Guild and Contemporary Craft Exhibition

to 29th Oct   Willow Gallery, Willow Street,  Oswestry

 

OCTOBER

17th,18th,24th,25th,28th,29th,30th  Ghost Tours at Whittington Castle Tel 01691 662500

                         www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk 

18th                Apple Day, Oswestry Tel 01691 680222 www.oswestry-tc.gov.uk

24th-1st Nov Halloween Spooktacular at Park Hall Countryside Experience  Tel 01691 671123 www.parkhallfarm.co.uk

24th              Halloween Market, Bailey Head, Oswestry Tel 01691 680222 www.oswestry-tc.gov.uk

26th              Halloween Afternoon Event at Whittington Castle Tel 01691 662500  www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk 

31st              Halloween Evening Event at Whittington Castle Tel 01691 662500  www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk 

31st              Haunted Happenings Chirk Castle Tel 01691 777701 Free admission to children in spooky costume

                    www.nationaltrust.org.uk/chirk-castle

 

NOVEMBER

1st                Bonfire Night, Brogyntyn, Oswestry Tel 01691 680222 www.oswestry-tc.gov.uk

1st                Ghost Tours at Whittington Castle Tel 01691 662500  www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk 

11th              ‘Walkers are Welcome Walk' -Armistice Walk following the Wilfred Owen Trail, 11am from

                 Oswestry Railway Station. Booking essential via Mile End Information Centre Tel 01691 662488.

                 Duration approx. 2 hours.  Numbers limited- book early www.oswestrywalkers.co.uk

15th            Oswestry Choral Society "Songs of War" 7.30pm Venue TBC Contact Hazel Davies for details

                 01691 670404 www.oswestrywalkers.co.uk

15th - 16th   Antique and Collectors Fair, Amulet fairs on Oswestry Showground S Jackson  or  G Stephens

                  Tel 01824  703110 / 07976 850532  www.amuletfairs.co.uk 

16th              Christmas Gift Fair at Whittington Castle Tel 01691 662500  www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk   

21st              Oswestry Christmas Light Switch on Tel 01691 680222 www.oswestry-tc.gov.uk

28th              Ellesmere Winter Festival Tel 01691 624488 www.ellesmere.info

 

DECEMBER

5th                Oswestry Christmas Live, Oswestry Town Centre Tel 01691 680222 www.oswestry-tc.gov.uk

5th - 7th        Oswestry Muscial Theatre Company present "Panto Time" at Marches School www.omtc.info

6th,7th,13th   The Santa Experience at Park Hall Countryside Experience

14th, 20th, 24th  Tel 01691 671123 www.parkhallfarm.co.uk

14th              Christmas Grotto + Panto Tours + Crafts at Whittington Castle0

                    Tel 01691 662500  www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk 

21st              Christmas Grotto + Panto Tours + Crafts at Whittington Castle

                    Tel 01691 662500  www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk

 

Cinema in Oswestry - KinoKulture run a programme of films in the Attfield Theatre, The Guilldhall, Bailey Head, Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 1PZ  Box Office Tel 0845 2500517  www.kinokulture.org.uk