AUGUST - What's on in Oswestry

 

1 August

SEARCHING FOR THE SUGAR MAN (12a)

Kinokulture Cinema,Oswestry. – 7;30PM

The award winning documentary about 1970s Detroit singer/songwriter Sixto Roderiguez and his apparent fall into obscurity. Years later some dedicated fans track him down with heartwarming results.

Tickets & information www.oswestryfilmsociety.com

Tuesday 1st August 2017 7.30pm at Kinokulture Cinema, Oswestry.

Searching for Sugar Man (12A)

The award winning documentary about 1970s Detroit singer/songwriter Sixto Roderiguez and his apparent fall into obscurity. Years later some dedicated fans track him down with heartwarming results.

Tickets & information

 

1st August

ETHNIC AND SURREAL PAINTINGS & TEXTILES

Oswestry Visitor and Exhibition Centre, Oswestry

Annette Butterworth comes from a family of celebrated artists, her Indian heritage shows in the colour, shapes and textures she incorporates into to her eclectic body of work.

01691 662753

 

 

1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 August

JOYFUL NOISE CHOIR

Whole Life Christian Centre, Cabin Lane Church, Oswestry

Weekly Tuesday evening practice session for the Oswestry Community Gospel Choir – Joyful Noise.

7pm-8.30pm. For details contact 01691 680222

Tuesday July 4th - All The President's Men (15)

Classic true life story starring Robert Redford & Dustin Hoffman. Showing at Kinokulture Cinema, Oswestry. Tickets and info at


2 August

HEARING AID CLINIC RUN BY NHS VOLUNTEERS

Oswestry Library, Arthur St

Free drop-in event. 10am – 12pm.  01691 677388

 

3 August

CAMEO – OVER 60’S GROUP

Whole Life Christian Centre, Cabin Lane Church, Oswestry

Join Cameo for tea, coffee, cakes and conversation on the first Thursday of every month at 2pm. 01691 671167 for details

 

4, 11, 18 and 25 August

"BE A PRO" FOOTBALL CAMP DURING THE SUMMER HOLIDAYS

The Venue, Park Hall - £10 - 9am – 4pm

Opportunity to train, learn and play like a professional footballer for the day. Open to all abilities for 8 to 12 year olds.

Days are run by a UEFA B Licensed coach

For more information or to register please contact Kieran.Lee-Birch@tnsfc.co.uk.  01691 684840

 

4,7,11,14,18,21 & 25 August

FAMILY AND LOCAL HISTORY GROUP

Oswestry Library, Arthur St, Oswestry

Family and Local History Group drop- in sessions for help with your family and local history enquiries

Mondays 10am-12pm  and Fridays 1.30pm -4pm

01691 677388

 

4 August

GUIDE DOG EVENT

Bailey Head, Oswestry

9am until 3pm

New for 2017 this event promotes the essential work of the local guide dogs giving everyone the chance meet guide dog puppies and guide dogs in training.  Experience a blindfold run all on the Bailey Head

01691 680222

 

4, 11,18 & 25 August

COFFEE AND CHAOS

Whole Life Christian Centre, Cabin Lane Church, Oswestry

Under 5s and their carers meet every Friday from 9am-11.15am for play and chat.

01691 671167

 

5 August

OSWESTRY SHOW

Park Hall Showground, SY11 4AB

Company of Horsemen Display Jousting.

South Africa Challenge Flat Run Display.

Village Green.  Livestocks.  Sheep Shearing.  Horticultural Marquee, Vintage Machinery, Model Railway, Funfair, and so much more…

Admission prices on the gate: Family £36.  Adult £12.  Child £6.  Senior Citizen £8. 
www.oswestryshow.co.uk
  01691 654875

 

6 August

OSWESTRY STREET BAND

Free family music in the award winning Cae Glas Park.

2pm – 4pm

01691 680222

 

6 August

HOPE HOUSE CYCLE CHALLENGE

Hope House , Morda Near Oswestry

The popular annual Hope House Cycle Challenge is back and this year it promises to be the toughest ride yet!!  The challenge will be starting and finishing at Hope House.    It costs just £25 to register for the challenge.  

Spaces on the day will be available at £35.

For the first time ever Hope House also have cycling jerseys that cyclists can purchase for the cost of £40.    Cyclists can sign up and purchase their jerseys via the online link above or call the Fundraising Office on 01691 671671.

 

 

6 August

CAR BOOT SALE

Whittington Castle, Whittington Near Oswestry

No caterers

For more information visit:

www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk or call 01691 662500

 

11 August

ANTIQUE MARKET

Bailey Head, Oswestry – 9am – 3:30pm

Run by Amulet Fairs a large collection of antiques and collectable retailers on the Bailey Head.

01691 680222

 

11 & 12 August

SHREWSBURY FLOWER SHOW

Floral Displays.  Celebrity Demonstrations.  Premier Show jumping.  Stunning Show Gardens.  Live Music.  Choirs.  Arena Entertainment.  Massed Bands.  Spectacular Fireworks. 

Tickets: Adults avance £25.  Over 60’s advance £23

Children aged 15 and under Free admission (when accompanied by an adult)

www.shrewsburyflowershow.org.uk  01743 234050

 

12 August

FAMILY FUN DAY

Great family day out.  Bouncy Castle.  Face painting.  Stalls.  Bungee Trampoline. Donkey Rides, Go-Carts, Games and Live Music all in the award winning Cae Glas Park – 10am – 4pm .  All profits donated to Oswestry Musical Theatre company.  Free Entry

01691 680222

 

4,7,11,14,18,21 & 25 August

FAMILY AND LOCAL HISTORY GROUP

Oswestry Library, Arthur St, Oswestry

Family and Local History Group drop- in sessions for help with your family and local history enquiries

Mondays 10am-12pm  and Fridays 1.30pm -4pm

01691 677388

 

15 August

DENIAL (12a)

Kinokulture Cinema, Oswestry.- 7:30pm

Recent courtroom drama starring Rachel Weisz & Timothy Spall, based on the famous libel trial against holocaust denier, David Irving.

Tickets & information www.oswestryfilmsociety.com

 

 

18 August

FAMILY EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP

Oswestry Library, Arthur St.  10am – 12pm

Create an animal design using simple embroidery stitches for children 6 years and over. 

Adults £4, Children £3. Please book with library staff.  01691 677388

 

19 August

LOCAL AUTHORS EVENT

Oswestry Library, Arthur St.  11am – 2pm

A chance to come and meet local authors and talk about their books, writing and getting published. 

This event is part of Oswestry CultureFest.

Free drop-in event.  01691 677388

 

19 August

SHROPSHIRE PRODUCE MARKET

Bailey St and the Bailey Head. Oswestry – 9am-3pm.

Handpicked Shropshire based food and craft producers selling the best the county has to offer in the town centre.

01691 680222

 

20 August

PAWS FOR TEA

Oswestry Visitor and Exhibition Centre, Oswestry

Bring your dog to a fun doggie tea party at the Oswestry Visitor and Exhibition Centre, there will be piano playing, and a choir singing as well as tea and homemade cakes all for £5, the funds are being raised for the Blue Cross for Pets

01691 662753

 

25 August

ARTISAN AND VINTAGE MARKET

Bailey Street and Bailey Head

A collection of quality local craft and food producers held in Bailey Street and the Bailey Head.  9am-3pm. In addition there will be a vintage theme on the Bailey Head with vintage style music, stalls and entertainement

01691 680222

 

27 August

CAR BOOT SALE

Whittington Castle, Whittington Near Oswestry

No caterers

For more information visit:

www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk or call 01691 662500

 

27 & 28 August

SHREWSBURY STEAM RALLY

Onslow Park, SY3 5EE

Over 70 steam engines.  Portsmouth Field Gun Display Team.  Trevithick Locomotive.  Over 1,000 exhibits and something for everyone

Adults: £13.  Senior Citizens: £12.  Children: £1.  Under 5’s Free

www.shrewsburysteamrally.co.uk  01938 570874

 

 

26, 27 & 28 August

OSWESTRY BALLOON FESTIVAL

British Ironwork Centre, Near Oswestry

Hot air ballooning coming home to Shropshire

In support of Nightingale House Hospice

For more information visit: www.britishironworkcentre.co.uk or call 01691 610952

 

28 August

FAMILY FUN DAY

Fantastic Funhouse, Gobowen Rd, Oswestry

A Family Fun day guaranteed to bring excitement, magic and laughter for all ages at the Fantastic Funhouse!
The little ones can join in with wand battles, potion classes, quidditch matches and the live entertainment whilst parents can enjoy refreshments and butter beer at the Leaky cauldron. 
Run through the wall to the Hogwarts express and board our train awaiting on platform 9 3/4.

Tickets £7.50 Children

01691 655515.



28 August

WHITTINGTON VINTAGE VILLAGE FETE

Whittington Castle, Whittington Near Oswestry

Organised by Whittington Together.

A traditional village fete with something for all the family.
We have: Vintage cars, stalls, arena games, rides, bouncy castle, food, bar and much more.
For more information visit: www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk or call 01691 662500

 

 Events listings courtesy of www.oswestry.life