Tag: Oswestry

  • Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

    The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod has welcomed the world to Wales every summer since 1947. Each year around 4,000 performers from over 35 countries converge on Llangollen, a picturesque Welsh town, to sing and dance in a unique combination of music, dance and international peace and friendship. The event began Read more [...]

  • Oswestry Country Market

    Oswestry Country Market is a showcase for local producers, incorporating great value fresh produce including cakes, preserves, pickles, fresh eggs. Also hand knitted and craft items and a wide selection of locally grown garden plants. The market runs every Wednesday morning between 8am and 1pm and is situated in the Read more [...]

  • Clwyd Veteran And Vintage Machinery Show

    Clwyd Veteran and Vintage Machinery Society Ltd are pleased to announce that THE ANNUAL VINTAGE VEHICLE AND MACHINERY RALLY AND CRAFT SHOW will once again take place on SATURDAY 15th and SUNDAY 16th JUNE 2019 at the Oswestry Showground, Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 4TB. Sections including Steam Engines; Vintage Commercial Vehicles, Read more [...]

  • Welshpool 1940’s Weekend

    Planning is underway for Welshpool 1940s weekend 2019 to be held from 27th – 29th September inclusive. So get yourselves ready to transport yourself back to the 1940s and imagine you are in a small town were evacuated children are arriving from the major industrial towns of the North West, Read more [...]

  • The Montgomery Canal

    Wildlife thrives along the Montgomery Canal. It is one of the most important canals in the country for nature, much of it is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and the Welsh section is of international importance, designated a Special Area of Conservation for its aquatic plants. The canal is Read more [...]

  • Tanat Valley Light Railway

    The Tanat Valley Light Railway Company own almost 2 miles of this historically important section of local railway history. It is the last remaining section of the ‘Old Potts’ which ran in its heyday from the Abbey station in Shrewsbury out to Criggion, Llanymynech and Nant Mawr, because this section Read more [...]

  • Jones the Boats

    We are Jones the Boats, operating friendly narrowboat trips from Trevor near Llangollen. Come and join us on the restaurant narrowboat ‘Eirlys’ for the trip of a lifetime – a cruise along the Llangollen canal across the ‘stream in the sky’ – Thomas Telford’s famous Pontcysyllte aqueduct, 126 feet above Read more [...]

  • Shrewsbury Flower Show

    Today’s Flower Show features, T.V. personalities, celebrity Chefs, singers and spectacular arena acts entertain the crowds for 12 hours on each day of the show, ending with a magnificent firework display. The show is one of the country’s Premier Flower Show events, attracting top exhibitors from all over the country. Read more [...]

  • Graham Mitchell Artist & Photographer

    Graham Mitchell crafts jewellery in wood, gemstones, and found items. His work requires a detailed knowledge of the structure and properties of the materials and how they interact. The shapes and patterns are inspired by the natural landscape, but evolve as each piece is hand worked. Each piece is unique Read more [...]

  • Petworld

    Ever since 1978, Petworld has been serving Oswestry customers with the finest range of pet foods and products available. Our large shop is right on Festival Square and you can park outside. We stock an excellent range of gifts for pet owners and pet lovers.

  • Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway

    Welcome to the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. Opened in 1903 to link the market town of Welshpool to the rural community of Llanfair Caereinion, this 2 foot 6 inch narrow gauge steam railway now provides a tourist service for all the family and a welcome change from the rush Read more [...]

  • Oswestry Park Run

    Henley Wood Park Run, Oswestry – What is Henley Wood parkrun, Oswestry? It is a 5km run – it’s you against the clock. When is it? Every Saturday at 9:00am. Where is it? The event takes place at Henley Wood, off Cabin Lane, Oswestry, SY11 2LQ

  • Offa Events

    OFFA EVENTS has a programme of regular live concerts, mainly featuring musicians from the Celtic nations. For over fifteen years we’ve been bringing big names to the Oswestry area. Dave Andrews is also the author of several books including The Oswestry Round, Gobowen to Everest and his latest Wilfred Owen Read more [...]

  • Blacksculpt

    Custom made sculpture and decorative ironwork by local blacksmith Annie Stokes A range of items are available to view and buy at Oswestry Visitor & Exhibition Centre.

  • Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture

    “The nicest and friendliest Museum in the UK” – visitor ALMoS is a wonderland, a fantastical jewelled treasure trove in Mid Wales and houses a glittering selection of artist sculptor Andrew Logan’s signature works: jewellery, original costumes and memorabilila from his Alternative Miss World, the 4m tall Cosmic Egg, a ‘shrine’ Read more [...]

  • Oswestry Show

    Oswestry and District Agricultural Show – Always held on the first Saturday in August. One day show highlighting farming in Oswestry and the Welsh Borderlands. Giant arena with a full day of events including livestock, vintage machinery, cars and shows. Children’s activities, crafts, local food and more.  

  • Shrewsbury

    Set amidst glorious countryside near to the Welsh Borders, it is one of England’s finest medieval market towns. But stuck in the past it is not! The town centre is packed with timber-framed black & white buildings, steep narrow streets and alleyways. In fact it boasts over 600 listed buildings Read more [...]

  • Bywater Cruises

    There is no better way to relax and unwind from the stress of modern living than to sit comfortably aboard our special horse-drawn narrowboat and enjoy a memorable journey as you cruise through unspoilt Shropshire countryside on the quiet waters of the Montgomery Canal.

  • Oswestry Framing

    Welcome to Oswestry Framing: Your local framing specialist! We are here to serve you. Whether you are a private client with a small item to frame, or a large corporate customer, you will receive the same impeccable service. We are always pleased to see you and you will find our high Read more [...]

  • Oswestry Balloon Carnival

    After a huge success in 2018, Oswestry Balloon Carnival returns to Cae Glas Park for a second year. 24th-25th August will see hot air balloon flights throughout the weekend, with market stalls throughout the town streets, and entertainment throughout the day.

  • Heritage Open Days

    Heritage Open Days take place every September and they are England’s biggest festival of history. Oswestry celebrates them with a huge programme of events and visits – many that are not available for the rest of the year.  At the Visitor Centre we have an exhibition about Wilfred Owen, Barbara Read more [...]

  • Cambrian House Emporium

    Stalls of Antiques, Collectables, Period Furniture, Kitchenalia, Painted Furniture, Arts & Crafts all under one roof. Coffee shop.. Open 7 days a week. Spaces still available to rent. Ample FREE parking. Cafe has 5* hygiene rating.

  • Artisans Lake Vyrnwy

    It doesn’t matter whether you’re in the mood for a walk, a bike ride, bird watching, or simply a day of leisure – Lake Vyrnwy has something for everyone. Once here, Artisans Coffee Shop is well worth a visit. Whether you’re looking for a morning coffee and cake, a light Read more [...]

  • Lake Vyrnwy Tourism Association

    Just on the edge of The Snowdonia National Park and south of Lake Bala, Lake Vyrnwy is set amidst the remote and beautiful Berwyn Mountains. With spectacular waterfalls, and unspoilt open countryside, a visit to Lake Vyrnwy is a wonderful day out for all the family. A short drive from Read more [...]

  • Eckford Sweet Pea Show

    The SWEET PEA SHOW is held in WEM each year in July, to celebrate the close association the town has with sweet peas, which all started over 100 years ago. The link dates back in fact to 1888 when the world famous hybridist HENRY ECKFORD moved to Wem to continue Read more [...]

  • Oswestry Food and Drink Festival

    For Oswestry Food and Drink Festival our small market town of Oswestry on the borders of Shropshire and Wales opens its streets to the finest local food producers of this borderland country – and it’s free! Enjoy two days of tasting and enjoying the finest local produce as you wander the Read more [...]

  • Whittington Castle

    12th century moated castle in the centre of the village of Whittington. Free access to grounds.  Open all year.Tea room. Open Wednesday to Sunday during Summer and Thursday to Sunday during Winter, 10-4pm. Special events all trough the summer – living history re-enacments, live outdoor theatre, ghost tours. Unusual wedding venue Read more [...]

  • Borderland Visual Arts – BVA

    Next Group Event: – Open Studios June 8th 9th 15th 16th  2019   Calendar of BVA Events All Year: OSWESTRY LIBRARY. Each month, members of the BVA present an exhibition of new work     Borderland Visual Arts, a thriving artists’ community based in Oswestry and the Borders, was formed Read more [...]