at The Public Hall
Time – 10am to 5pm
Around 20 local artists will exhibit in the spacious Public Hall, Station Street, Bishops Castle SY9 5AQ
They will show “Affordable Art”, which can include paintings, linocuts, watercolours, textiles,ceramics and cards. On Saturday 18th, the Mainstone WI will run a Creative Cafe supplying refreshments and homemade cakes and savouries. Free entry and parking.
Full disabled access.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.

at Made …..  1 The Cobbles, Lower Market Square
Time – 10.30am  & 3.30pm
By the end of the session you will have made a ‘floating’ necklace and learn how to crimp, along with making 2 pairs of earrings for you to take with you.  Maximum of 3 people per session.  to book your place phone 01588 638196
Two basic workshops are being held on Thursday 22nd February
Admission £15

at The Town Hall – both floors
Time – 11am – 4pm
Local artists and crafts people selling their wares, from furniture to jewellery & ceramics to silk.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.

THREE TUNS BREWERY TOURS with Head Brewer Steve Willmer
at Three Tuns Brewery
Time – 11am & 2pm
A chance to have a tour of the oldest licensed brewery in the country and sample some of their award winning beers.
Numbers are limited so phone Sue on 01588 630200 to book your place on one of the tours.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.

at B. C. St. John’s Parish Church
Time – 11am
Special service celebrating the Arts.

at The Three Tuns Inn
Time – 11am – 1pm
Exciting, Vigorous, Dynamic, & Exhausting simply to watch, Martha Rhoden’s Tuppenny Dish & Shropshire Bedlams bring energy, skill and a wonderful sense of life enhancing pleasure to the Welsh Border tradition of Morris Dancing. The workshop will introduce participants to the exhilarating delights of maintaining this unique custom.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.

GREAT B.C. BAKE OFF Judging and Tea Party
at Bank House B&B
Time – 3pm
Entries to be submitted between 12 noon and 2 pm. Judging from 2 pm –
Judges: Nicky Simpson and Gerry Barwell
Results: 3 pm – then let’s all eat cake
Admission – 50p per entry for each category
proceeds to Save the SpArC campaign

at The Three Tuns
Time – 4pm – 6pm
‘Your very own Bishop’s Castle Orchestra invites you to its first performance of 2017’s musical programme.  With such pieces as ‘HOEDOWN’ from Aaron Copland’s ‘RODEO’, selections from ‘THE LION KING’ and ‘SOUND OF MUSIC’ + the traditional end-of-proms ‘SEA SONGS’. Also soloists will give you a preview of our ‘OLD TIME MUSIC HALL & SING-ALONG’ . Please note this programme will only be suitable for ages 1 week to 125 yrs old.  Your children will have opportunities to participate so do bring them along.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.

at The Three Tuns
Time – Doors Open 7.30pm for 8pm start
14 local blokes who are known as “The Fairly Close Harmony Singers” Their repertoire is based on Shropshire songs, both traditional & contemporary, plus other songs which have a relevance to the Men From Off.
All monies to Save SpArC & Arts Festival Festival
Admission £10 – Tickets available from the Town Hall and