A celebration of Alan’s life will take place on Monday July 17th at St Chad’s Church, 1 St Chad’s Terrace, Shrewsbury, SY1 1JX, at 1.15pm. Please arrive at 1pm for a 1.15pm start. There is no dress code – please wear whatever you feel comfortable in which may include a festival t-shirt. Black is not […]
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It is with immense sadness that we have to announce the death of our co-director Alan Surtees following a short illness. It was Alan’s vision and passion, along with that of his wife Sandra, which turned the idea they had 20 years ago of a folk festival for Shropshire into the major event that we […]
Best Midlands Music Festival! We don’t like to blow our own trumpet (very often) but we’ve been named the BEST MIDLANDS MUSIC FESTIVAL in the 2017 What’s On Reader Awards! Not only that, we were runners up in the BEST SHROPSHIRE FESTIVAL too. There was tough competition in both categories so a massive thanks to everyone […]
Thanks to your generosity Hope House raised a whopping £5,711 this year to fund music therapy sessions for children with life limiting illnesses. That takes the total we’ve raised for Hope House to just under £50,000!
Our pals at Roots Records have been doing the number crunching to produce the annual list of the best selling albums during the festival this year.
We’d love to hear your thoughts on this year’s festival so please take a few minutes to fill in the feedback survey. You could win a weekend ticket with camping to next year’s festival!
We’ve teamed up with 2016 sponsors Hobsons to create a special beer for the festival but we need your help to give it a name.
We are delighted to reveal that the final total raised for Hope House this year was a wonderful £6,160! That’s over £1,000 more than last year.
We are delighted to announce that we have appointed a new Dance Director! Jon Brenner has taken over the role from Phil Bassindale.