Drayton Arts Festival
Bake-o-rama for all: 10am - 11am at Market Drayton Library.
Friends of Market Drayton Library present Bake-o-rama for everyone. Make your most tempting and terrific treats and bring them along to be judged. Special prizes for the winners.
Print Making Workshops: 10am - 1pm at the Youth Centre, Drayton Grove.
Spooky Halloween Printmaking Sessions - of 45 minutes starting at 10am, 11am and 12noon for 10 children aged 8-13 in each one. Arrive early to reserve places. (Aprons provided).
Market Drayton Art Club Exhibition: 10am to 2pm at Ford Hall Farm.
An exhibition of work by local artists in a variety of media.
Exhibition of houses and estates around Market Drayton: 10am - 3pm at Market Drayton Museum, 53 Shropshire Street.
A collection of artefacts and archives showing the history of the Town, its trades and professions and items of curiosity.
400th Anniversary of John Owen by Ian Walkington: 10.30am - 11.30am at Festival Drayton Centre.
John Owen was the greatest English theologian; a puritan pastor with a surprising eye for fashion. He preached before parliament on the death of the King, was vice chancellor of Oxford University and wrote at least 80 volumes.
Tonks Theatre: 11.30am - 12.30pm - Grove School.
Is There Life on Mars, a devised piece from Tonks Youth Theatre based on Shakespeare’s The Tempest. “As a new life dawns on the new inhabitants of the island, who will survive?”
Self guided Drayton Poetry Trail: between 12 noon and 4pm starting at Market Drayton Library.
Follow the literary trail round Market Drayton. Themed verse gauranteed to lead you astray!
Schools Calendar Painting awards presentation: 2pm at the Youth Centre, Drayton Grove.
Presentation of awards by Market Drayton Mayor.
Country Dancing with Tern Valley Tinkers: 2pm - 4pm at The Parish Rooms, Church Street.
Brush up on your country dance technique and enjoy the music!
Trumpet and Organ Recital. 3pm - 3.45pm at St Marys Church.
Paul Nevins (trumpet) and Tim Sagar (organ) will perform well known favourites including Bach’s Jesu Joy Of Mans Desiring, Pacobel’s Canon, Albinoni’s Adagio and Jeremiah Clarke’s Prince of Denmark’s March.
Still Life: 5pm - 6pm at Market Drayton Library.
An exploration of life, love and loss through fiction, memoir and poetry, written and presented by Liz Lefroy and Carol Caffrey. Combines writing by both and includes a collabortative piece created for DAF.
Half Cut Folk: 9pm to 11pm at the Red Lion pub.
A lively evening of Irish music and fun; Bar and food available. Not to be missed.