Thursday

NEEDLE FELTING WORKSHOP with Clare Linford
at The Town Hall
Time – 10am – 12 noon & 2pm – 4pm
A drop-in workshop where Clare will help you make felt flowers.  Drop in by either 11.15 or 3.15 so that you have enough time to complete your work.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited

BASIC JEWELLERY MAKING WORKSHOP with Val Padbury
at Made …..  1 The Cobbles, Lower Market Square
Time – 10.30am  & 3.30pm
By the end of the session you will have made a ‘stringed’ necklace with a lobster clasp and 2 pairs of earrings for you to take with you.  Maximum of 3 people per session.  to book your place phone 01588 638196
Two intermediate workshops are being held on Sunday 25th February
Admission £15

ORGAN RECITAL
by Mike Plunkett
at B. C. St. John’s Parish Church
Time – 12.30pm

BISHOP’S CASTLE ARTS SOCIETY OPEN MEETING
at Bishop’s Castle Methodist Hall
Time – 2pm – 4.30pm
B.C.A.S. welcoms visitors to one of their regular meetings: do come and see who we are, what we do and have a chat.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited

MORE LASTING THAT BRONZE’ – ROMAN POETRY OF THE GOLDEN AGE
a talk by David Preshous
at The Church Barn
Time – 2pm
Towards the end of the last century BC the Roman Republic collapsed, to be replaced by a succession of Emperors.  This fascinating and violent period of history saw the emergence of some of Rome’s greatest poets.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited

MICHAEL BOCHMAN IN CONCERT
at The THREE TUNS INN
Time – 4pm – 6PM
The well-known violinist takes us through a programme of attractive violin music from Bach to Paganinin, plus a sprinkling of folk and modern melodies, together with a history of how the violin came about.  He will introduce the works and take you though a narrative of violin history.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited

SHROPSHIRE HILLS ART WEEK (SHAW)
2018 SELECTION BOX – PREVIEW EVENING 

at Bank House B&B
Time – 6 pm to 7.30 pm
An opportunity to meet some of the artists and enjoy their work with a glass in hand.
The SHAW selection box looks forward to the full exhibition (2nd to 10th June) by inviting each artist to submit just one piece to showcase their work.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited

KNITWITS MEETING
at Three Tuns Inn
Time – 6.15pm – 7.30pm (drop-in)
A local knitting group that meets on an informal basis. All abilities welcome.
Why not drop by, stop for a drink and a knitter-natter.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited

PANTO – JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
by the Castle Players

at SpArC Theatre
Time – 7.00pm
It’s pantomine time, Oh no it isn’t, Oh yes it is.
Admission – £6 adult / £4 child

WILDLERLAND, UPLAND & DIP
a talk by Andrew Fusek Peters
at The Town Hall
Time – 7pm for 7.30pm start
Upland, wildlife and wonder from the Shropshire borders – an entertaining talk by Andrew Fusek Peters who shares his extraordinary photos that appear regularly in the national papers. His books include Wildlerland, Upland and Dip.  His work will adorn the walls of the Town Hall’s gallery.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited

POET’S CORNER
at The Castle Hotel
Time – 7.00pm for 7.30pm start
The long-running Poets’ Corner offers to all comers its usual delighting mix of an excellent supper supplemented by poetry -your favourites – and music.  Book on 01588 620541
Admission – cost of a meal from the Castle Hotel’s menu

BALKAN CEILIDH Led by Rosa James
at The Three Tuns Inn
Time – 7.30pm
An evening of dances mainly from Eastern Europe with simple steps taught by Rosa James, and live music from Bellamonda. No partners needed.
To book your place phone Sue on 01588 630200
Admission Free – £6 adult / £4.5 Con.