Recommendations from Shrewsbury School pupils and staff.
There may have been no snow on snow this year, but the traditional Carol Service from the first notes of ‘Once in royal...’ sparkled with all the magic of our early Salopian Christmas.
School Firsts are one of the highest honours at Shrewsbury, rewarding pupils who have demonstrated exceptional contributions to School life. They are awarded each term by a committee of Upper Sixth Formers.
"This hugely ambitious and astonishingly well executed production will surely live on in the collective memory of Shrewsbury School as one of its dramatic high points..." Review by Richard Hudson.
In his comic masterpiece, Dylan Thomas invites the audience, for one day, to experience the everyday lives, thoughts and secret dreams of the inhabitants of Llareggub...
"John Moore’s final St Cecilia Concerts embraced all the hallmarks we have come to expect from this golden age of Salopian music-making." - Review by Mr Fraser-Andrews.
Anyone following Shrewsbury School Art on Twitter or Instagram will have seen a glorious array of creations from the Department this term. We’ve gathered together a few recent highlights here..
On Sunday 4th November, some of our pupils performed in a stunning concert celebrating the life of one of Shropshire's greatest sons, the World War 1 poet, Wilfred Owen. The concert took place in his home to...
A glowing review by Mrs Drew of a skilfully performed and powerful production.
Many congratulations to Lower Sixth Form trumpeter Frank Coughlan (SH) who, after several rounds of auditions, has won a coveted place in the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.
A bold and ambitious project, the first ever Music Tour to Hong Kong was an exciting and hugely successful week, and one that will live long in the memory of all 31 Shrewsbury School pupils and staff who took part.
Tennessee Williams' timeless masterpiece will be performed at 7.30pm in the Ashton Theatre from Thursday 8th - Saturday 9th November. Here's a tantalising taster...
Audiences in both the Alington Hall and - via a live stream - in front of their own screens across the world enjoyed a wonderful evening of music and entertainment at the annual House Singing Competition.
As audiences eagerly look forward to the biggest musical event of the school year, here's a special behind-the-scenes preview of some of the House Singing Competition entries.
Director of Drama Helen Brown reviews a moving and powerful production, directed by Sixth Former Josh Evans.
Many congratulations to Rosa Li (M), who has passed her violin Diploma with a distinction. This is a significant achievement for any musician, but for a Fourth Former it is particularly remarkable.
Shrewsbury School Chapel Choir travelled to Oxford on Tuesday to sing Evensong in the beautiful Chapel of Trinity College - an uplifiting experience for singers and congregation alike, as Richard Hudson describes.
The New Entrants’ Concert is always one of the major highlights of the start of term, where talent, enthusiasm and exciting potential are in abundance.
Congratulations to Steph Christensen, who has gained a place in the Chapel Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge whilst reading for a degree in History and German as an undergraduate at Murray Edwards College.
As Director of Drama Helen Brown describes...
In the final week of term, the Ashton Theatre hosted Heather May’s Shrewsbury School directing debut, Shakespeare’s ‘Richard III’, performed by a cast of 27 Third and Fourth Formers. Many thanks to Charlie Ton...
Congratulations to Fifth Former Frank Coughlan, who has been awarded a place in the City of Birmingham Symphony Youth Orchestra Academy this summer.
Director of Drama Helen Brown: "As a teacher, the proudest moments come when you have rendered yourself entirely redundant. My Lower Sixth have just staged one of the most complex and brilliant plays of the twentieth ...
Galin Ganchev, Shrewsbury’s all conquering hero of the piano keyboard, last week made an eagerly awaited return with all the assured and attentive artistry we have come to expect, and more.
Film Fellow David Clifford spoke to the dancers taking part in last week's performance of 'A Century of War and Peace' and filmed them in rehearsal.
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