Community lockdown exhibition goes live

Oswestry Charity Qube have been overwhelmed with the number of entries for their Creativity in Isolation exhibition which launched last month. The arts team based at Qube on Oswald Road, which is currently closed due to Covid19, put out a call for work that has been...

Social Group talks: Cathy Preston

With our social groups temporarily suspended at the moment, we’ve invited some of the scheduled guest speakers to tell us a bit about themselves and the incredible work they do. This week we hear from willow weaver, Cathy Preston: Local willow grower and weaver...

Get Creative: Crochet a granny square

This easy beginner granny square crochet pattern is easy to alter to suit your needs and simple enough for beginners to make as well. The pattern below creates an 8 inch square: You’ll need: 25 grams of worsted weight yarn, in Color A (A) 50 grams of worsted...

Social Group talk: Sarah Kerr

With our social groups temporarily suspended at the moment, we’ve invited some of the scheduled guest speakers to tell us a bit about themselves and the incredible work they do. This week we hear from Armed Forces Outreach Support Coordinator, Sarah Kerr: My name is...

Get creative: Make your own face mask

Face coverings are being recommended by the government for indoor spaces where social distancing is not possible and, from 15th June, will be required on public transport. A cloth face covering should cover your mouth and nose while allowing you to breathe...

Get Creative: Pebble painting

Pebble painting has been around a number of years and is believed to have been inspired by Megan Murphy’s ‘The Kindness Rock Project‘. Megan began by hand writing messages on rocks and leaving them on the beach for others to find. This trend spread...

Social Groups talk: Simon Jarman

With our social groups temporarily suspended at the moment, we’ve invited some of the scheduled guest speakers to tell us a bit about themselves and the incredible work they do. This week we hear from local historian and retired soldier, Simon Jarman MBE: I live in...

Shropshire Council Emergency Arts Grants 2020

In response to the current crisis, Shropshire Council has provided emergency grant funding to 23 arts organisations, venues and festivals in the county. The funding is supporting a huge amount of high-quality arts activity. Over the next six months, communities from...

Social Groups talk: Mark Hignett

With our social groups temporarily suspended at the moment, we’ve invited some of the scheduled guest speakers to tell us a bit about themselves and the incredible work they do. This week we hear from local historian and volunteer, Mark Hignett: Mark Hignett is the...
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