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Contents J U LY & AU G U ST 2 01 9 6 What’s On Shire’s packed events diary covers north and mid Wales, Cheshire, the Wirral and Shropshire PAG E 6 4 There’s no excuse not to get active once you’ve read our special feature

18 Jess Glynne We meet the award-winning, chart-topping singer as she tours the region 38 A Day At The Races We spent the day at Chester Racecourse…

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56 Ludlow South Shropshire’s largest town has something for everyone

The perfect accessories to finish off your summer outfits

PAG E 3 8 Discover the latest events at Chester Racecourse

PAG E 7 0 From castles and beaches to galleries and zoos, Anglesey has it all…

PAG E 1 3 1 Getting hitched? Find your perfect venue with our guide

58 Big City Check out what’s on further afield, in Liverpool, Cardiff, Birmingham and Manchester 61 Reviews The Shire team’s top picks of recent shows and festivals

Shire’s round-up of the area’s top microbreweries, vineyards, distilleries and cider orchards

We speak to Jess Glynne ahead of her performance at Stadiwm Zip World

Get inspiration for your garden at the region’s top flower shows

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118 Petal Power Take a closer look at three of the region’s upcoming flower shows 121 Pets & Wildlife The latest campaigns by the RSPB and the Wildlife Trust, plus cute pet pictures 124 Arts & Crafts Meet the artist who has carved out a whole new career – with his chainsaw – plus our regular photography competition

70 Anglesey We hop across the Menai Strait to take a closer look

131 Weddings From where to wed to how to hen… we’ve got it covered

72 Active A great walking route, plus a new cycle scheme

134 Health & Beauty Expert wellbeing advice, and we bust some more health myths!

75 Holidays Where to head for a lastminute summer getaway, or long-term investment

136 Charities & Volunteering A look at the organisations that do so much for so many good causes across the area

81 Colwyn Bay A warm welcome is certain in the north Wales town

139 RJAH News Updates from the Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital

82 Twenty questions We put our searching queries to Lord Newborough of the Rhug Estate

140 Beach Boys Men’s swim shorts, T-shirts and summer accessories

90 Bottoms up Looking for a long, cool drink on a hot summer’s day? We round up the best producers 97 Homes Dementia-friendly decorating tips, plus top new products 105 Home Furniture We speak to Hafren Furnishers in Llanidloes 106 New Homes Updates from the latest housing developments

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117 Take The Inside Out How to create a relaxing area in your garden

128 Get Set For Summer You’re sure to make an impression in our selection of sundresses and eveningwear

89 The Clive Arms, Ludlow We visit the refurbished inn on Oakly Park Estate

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113 Gardens Discover how and why you should make space for a pond

64 Make a splash Ways to get wet, with everything from windsurfing to coasteering

84 Food & Drink Delicious recipes, the perfect picnic tipples and the gourmet options at July’s CarFest North PAG E 9 0

110 Hello Yellow Brighten up an indoor space with a splash of sunshine!

109 Timber Frames Darren Jarman of Lowfield Timber Frames shows us his latest self-build

142 Retirement A look at special cinema screenings for older people 144 Subscribe to Shire! Never miss an edition of your favourite local listings magazine! 147 Expert Q&A Sara Hilton from Wrexham Glyndwr University talks football 149 Schools Find out what students from the local area have been getting up to 155 Letters We hand over to Shire’s readers! 157 Books & Poetry The latest events, signings, workshops and new releases 160 What’s In Your Stars? Find out what’s coming your way with a horoscope forecast from Gloria Mans 161 Competitions Your chance to win some amazing prizes!

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Shire Magazine July-August 2019  

North Wales, Mid Wales, Shropshire, Cheshire, Wirral, Whats on, magazine, days out, events, restaurants, reviews, homes, gardens, arts, craf...

Shire Magazine July-August 2019  

North Wales, Mid Wales, Shropshire, Cheshire, Wirral, Whats on, magazine, days out, events, restaurants, reviews, homes, gardens, arts, craf...