A grand day out at Shrewsbury Food Festival

A grand day out at Shrewsbury Food Festival

I absolutely love Shrewsbury Food Festival, not only is it in one of my favourite towns, but it makes me so happy to see such a huge event championing local producers and small businesses. Last weekend my sister and I took a couple of friends over to see what exciting treats were in store this year. We spent at least an hour wandering around all the food stalls, there are so many! And there is such a variety! I always…

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Four unusual Father’s Day gifts and experiences

Four unusual Father’s Day gifts and experiences

Need a bit of inspiration for unusual Father’s Day gifts? Experience days are brilliant gifts for so many reasons – you can spend some time together, it’s hard to get wrong, and it doesn’t end up lost in a cupboard or drawer never to see daylight again. You don’t have to stick to pre-packaged vouchers either, get a bit creative and try making a voucher for one of these great Father’s Day activities… Foot Golf If you’ve not heard of…

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The best gins in Shropshire and where to find them

The best gins in Shropshire and where to find them

There’s a rumour going around at the moment that I’m actually pretty keen to spread. According to Asthma UK, drinking a nice gin and tonic might actually help ease hay fever symptoms! Thank you science! And thank you to all the media outlets who took this genuine medical study and gently sculpted it into an excuse to drink gin, it’s not often I’d say this, but you’re all heroes. Living in the Shropshire countryside may have its downsides when it…

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A Great Shropshire Bank Holiday Weekend

A Great Shropshire Bank Holiday Weekend

After what might as well have been a four-month-long January, May has finally arrived! And as well as the suggestion of sunshine, and maybe a few evenings in the local beer garden, May brings us two whole bank holidays! (It was almost a hat trick with the royal wedding, can you imagine?!) Fretting about how to make the most of your bank holiday weekends? Luckily there are loads of great ways to spend a weekend in Shropshire, whether you’re trying…

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