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Mon-Sat until 19 October

5th October

AUTUMN open EXHIBITION Willow Gallery, Oswestry Including an exhibition of work by local artists inspired by this year’s Whittington Music Festival. Free admission; 9.30am-5pm

30 September - 5 October

TWO ONE-ACT PLAYS The Attfield Theatre Company, Bailey Head The Cagebirds by David Campton and The Regina Monologues by Rebecca Russell and Jenny Wafer. Doors open at 7.15pm and curtain up at 7.45pm. Tickets from: The Guildhall, Bailey Head, Oswestry. 01691 680222

1 October

SNEAKERS (15) Kinokulture Cinema, Oswestry Overlooked on its original release, but more than worthy of a second look, this enjoyable Hollywood caper stars Robert Redford as the head of an eccentric team of computer and espionage experts who become involved in a government plot to steal a piece of advance code-breaking technology. An allstar cast including Ben Kingsley and Sidney Poitier feature in this smart, light-hearted comedy drama. 7.30pm

1 October

GREEN LIVING! Oswestry Library, Arthur St Novelist and environmental campaigner Alison Layland will tell you more and lead a discussion on how we can help the planet. Learning at Lunchtime event 12-1pm. £3. Please book with library staff. Call: 01743 250351

2- 4 October

PAINTINGS IN THE PUB The Keys, Overton Road, St. Martins Jon Young and Holly Hayward have teamed up to provide a stunning visual display - Jon with his collections of “People and Places” and Holly with her depictions of the “Stories Behind the Miners’ Lamps”, continuing the 50 years commemoration of the closure of Ifton Colliery. Open daily 12 noon – 8pm. All welcome. Free admission.

5 October

The Washboard Resonators Hermon Chapel, Chapel Street SY11 1LF Swinging Music from the 20’s, 30s & 40s 8.30 pm to 10.30 pm £5 - £13.00 Tel: 01691 662196

OSWESTRY WELSH CLUB ANNUAL BI-LINGUAL CABARET Oswestry Cricket Club, 7.45pm Musical entertainment by HARMONELI. Compere and Comedian John Sellers Tickets £12.50 including food. Contact Enid 01691 654838 or Merfyn 670393

8 October

12 October

THE SHACKLETON TRIO Willow Gallery, Oswestry Exciting blend of folk and self-penned material features Georgia Shackleton (fiddle/vocals) alongside Aaren Bennett (guitar) and Nic Zuppardi (mandolin); 8pm (doors open 7pm); £12 (children £6); 01691 657575;

“WOW” WORDS ‘N’ PICS OPEN WRITERS Llwyn Fields Community Room Creative writing – beginners and all abilities welcome. 1pm – 3 pm. Workshops and full support. Contact Jan on 07702 165717 or e mail

13 October

10 October

OSWESTRY 10k The Oswestry 10k brings together an active community of people taking part in sporting events for reasons ranging from fitness, competition, charity, health, fun or to simply finish.The participants vary from nervous first-timers of all ages through to competitive runners. For more information or to book your place go to:

FROM ROWAN RIDGE – BOOK LAUNCH/PERFORMANCE Qube, Oswald Road, Oswestry Chris Kinsey launches her new book ‘From Rowan Ridge’ in an evening of seasonal poetry, presented by Suzanne Iuppa. 7pm- 9pm. £7. Visit or call 01691 656882

10 October

THE SHROPSHIRE B.O.Ts The Memorial Hall, Oswestry Do you or someone you know have a stoma? We are a support group who call ourselves The Shropshire B.O.Ts (Bums on Tums). We meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month in the Memorial Hall, Oswestry at 2pm. For more details call: Irene Constable 01691 238357

11 October

THE VICTORIA COUNTY HISTORY IN NORTH SHROPSHIRE: SHREWSBURY WEM & BEYOND Oswestry Methodist Church Hall, Castle Street. Organised by Oswestry & Border History & Archaeology Group. Contributing editor and author, Dr Judith Everard will look at recent work of the VCH Shropshire, focusing on Shrewsbury, Wem and beyond. Members £1, non-members £3. 7.30pm - 9pm. Contact Derek Williams on 01691 661793 or email

Hermon Folk: SALTHOUSE Hermon Chapel, Chapel Street SY11 1LF 6.30 pm to 7 pm Early Bird £11 (first 30 ADVtickets only!); thereafter £14; 16 & under £5 Tel: 01691 662196

13 October

15 October

ARCTIC (12A) Kinokulture Cinema, Oswestry Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen leads this ‘man against the elements’ thriller. 7.30pm.

16 October

THE GUNPOWDER PLOT Oswestry Library, Arthur St Pam Johnson, from LADS Theatre, explores the Gunpowder plot in more detail. You’ll never see it the same way again! Caught up in the treason were acquaintances of William Shakespeare, disaffected Catholics and a network of priests and sympathisers. Were the conspirators simply betrayed or were they led into a trap by the spies of James I? Why is November 5th still remembered? Learning at Lunchtime event 12.30pm-1.30pm. £3. Call: 01743 250351

11 October

BRIDGE DRIVE Oswestry Golf Club In aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. £12 per person to include afternoon tea. 1.30pm for 2pm start. Entry forms from Judy Mitchell 01743 235374

12 October

APPLE DAY Bailey Head, Oswestry This established annual event celebrates the apple and healthy eating with lots of interesting varieties of apples and advice on growing by the local orchard group CROP. 9am-2pm 01691 680222

17 October

Hermon Jazz: ISQ - Requiem For The Faithful Tour Hermon Chapel, Chapel Street SY11 1LF 8.30 pm £5 - £13.00 Tel: 01691 662196

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