The Local Area
For events in the Stretton area, check out http://www.churchstretton.co.uk/events/fairs-and-festivals
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SHREWSBURY FLEA is a fabulous mixture of Antiques and collectables, antique furniture, vintage clothing & fabrics, architectural salvage, reclamation and just that quirky stylish item that will compliment your home. SHREWSBURY FLEA is a relaxed place to both trade and visit with brilliant regular traders and loyal customers on a fantastic showground within walking distance of Shrewsbury Town centre. We regularly see between 2700 - 4300 visitors and between 100 – 150 traders over the weekend and this fair is ever increasing in popularity. Traders can book and pay ONLINE with our new ONLINE booking system.
From: 28th July 2018
To: 29th July 2018
Experience The Sixties show that's wowing audiences around the world, selling out and headlining venues from the Palladium to Old Trafford. Relive the music with the spectacular sounds of The Zoots! The Zoots are here to make your whole family bop to the '60s beats that everybody loves - with legendary numbers by The Beatles, The Stones, The Monkees, The Beach Boys, the Kinks, Elvis and dozens more of your favourite artists. Feel the groove that's thrilling audiences of stage and screen, in more than 30 countries! Discover why national critics call The Zoots "Impressive", "Authentic" and "Impossible Not To Like!" It's more than a performance, it's totally Zootastic! 'Impossible not to like... A very Impressive Band' - The Stage
Date: 6th August 2018
Participants will build and program their own security devices to protect their possessions and secrets. Mindstorms uses a block-based coding language similar to Scratch, which children may be familiar with. No previous experience is required. Brixo is a special type of brick which can be used to create electric circuits built into Lego. Morning Workshop (9am-12pm): Participants will be guided through a number of techniques using various sensors and motors to create responsive circuits and devices. Afternoon Workshop(9am-4pm): Participants will work together in small groups to create a solution using multiple techniques discovered from the morning session.
Date: 8th August 2018
Shrewsbury Flower Show is recognised and admired not only as Britain's best two-day summer show but also one of the finest events of its kind in the world.
From: 10th August 2018
To: 11th August 2018
If you love all things retro vintage and one off handcrafted pieces, then make sure you check out the Vintage and Handmade Festival. Showcasing over 50 local creators with a passion for their handmade, handcrafted products and carefully selected vintage wares. Taking place on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 August, and held in the spacious grounds at the RAF Museum Cosford, with the VC10 and Hercules aircraft acting as a backdrop for the festival.
From: 11th August 2018
To: 12th August 2018
The Magnalonga is a food and drink walk of between 8 - 10 miles. This year it starts and finishes just outside Ludlow - at the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre. Please follow signs & volunteer instructions of where to park your car! A journey where you combine a walk through unspoilt countryside with some of the best food and drink from Ludlow and across the Welsh Marches.
Date: 12th August 2018