June

Cover Story: Laura of the Dance

Timber business that rocks

Marshal Horne at Harp Joinery

Marshal Horne at Harp Joinery
When Marshal Horne moved from London to a remote backwater in south Shropshire he brought with him his young family, a thriving joinery business and a little bit of rock ‘n roll, writes Charles Milverton.

Festival is flying

Enjoying the sunshine at Shrewsbury Food Festival

Enjoying the sunshine at Shrewsbury Food Festival
It’s not so long ago that chefs in Shrewsbury lived their lives in the shadows. They were frequently overlooked in preference for chefs from Ludlow, whose Michelin-starred reputation made it the top dog, writes Andy Richardson

Catwalk creations

Diana Bogdanchikova, Jennifer Li and Alina Epeykina in some of the stunning designs

Diana Bogdanchikova, Jennifer Li and Alina Epeykina in some of the stunning designs
Art students at Concord College in Acton Burnell have showcased their unique designs at their annual fashion show, demonstrating their talent as well as raising money for good causes, writes Sabrina Collier.

Ideal neighbours

Gillian Medland in her garden at Morville, near Bridgnorth

 
Gillian Medland in her garden at Morville, near Bridgnorth
Plant-loving Gillian Medland could not have wished for a better place to make a garden than in the area around the gatehouse at Morville Hall – with two very experienced lady gardeners to chat to over the hedges, writes Ken Tudor.