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On Saturday February 12th, Love Oswestry will be holding an all-day festival across Oswestry town centre which will include live music, guided tours, music and art workshops and a sunset lantern procession.
The official opening of the Love Oswestry event will be announced by the Town Crier. We will also be joined by local choir, The Cantiones, for a selection of songs.
Enter The Love Oswestry Town Trail competition and find all 8 ‘Love Hearts’ placed in 8 local venues and you might win some TASTY PRIZES!
There are FOUR prizes to win of a lovely meal for two with a £75 Gift Voucher to spend at one of Oswestry’s wonderful eateries!
Keep an eye on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/oneoswestry for how to enter!
These workshops will be an introduction to this West African musical culture and the combination of instruments : Djembe’s, Dun Dun’s, Shake. Damo, is the founder of Drum Together Brum, a weekly Birmingham based African drumming session and he give workshops around the country with people of all ages, backgrounds and situations so you’re in safe hands!
Join Oswestry’s knowledgeable tour guides as they take you back in time through our rich history. Please book in advance by calling 01691 662753 or email email@example.com
Held at The Fox Inn and hosted by James Hickman and Dan Strong. For musicians of all ages and abilities – join in, or just come along, grab a drink and listen to the tunes.
Bring some light to the dark nights of Winter. From Festival Square, we will parade the lanterns through the park before making our way up to the Bailey Head. Those who have made lanterns from our workshops can collect them from 4pm at Memorial Hall. Feel free to bring your own torch, but please, no naked flames.
We are holding free craft workshops at Oswestry Memorial Hall for children aged 8+ (accompanied by an adult) to make and decorate lanterns for the Love Oswestry Lantern Parade. The workshops will be held every Saturday from 22nd January to 12th February. For more information and to book a place click https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/love-oswestry-lantern-making-workshops-tickets-244439062817
The parade is open to all even if you haven’t not attended a workshop. Designs in Mind has been commissioned to make over 100 lanterns that can be collected to join in the procession from 4pm at the Memorial Hall on 12th February.
Join us for the finale of Love Oswestry. Held at Hermon Arts Centre, local artists will be performing including Doghouse Derelicts, The Bartells and Gemima Gallier. Let’s celebrate our love of Oswestry with a song, dance and maybe even a drink or two, while supporting our fantastic local musicians.
More info, visit: https://www.visitoswestry.co.uk/love-oswestry-oswestry-valentine-event/