(Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury, Oct 20)

One OF folk music's brightest stars, finest interpreters of traditional songs and most emotive original songwriters, Kate performs handpicked classics from her critically acclaimed back catalogue.

Joined on stage by the cream of British folk musicians who form her select band, these virtuoso artists are sure to delight you with their exceptional talents.

A collaboration with Ronan Keating saw Rusby riding high in the UK Singles Chart; their duet "All Over Again" peaked at number six in June, 2006.

She also made a vocal contribution to the successful debut solo album of Roddy Woomble, the lead singer of Idlewild.

In the same year her cover of The Kinks' "The Village Green Preservation Society" was used as the theme tune to the BBC One television sitcom Jam & Jerusalem.

n Tickets cost £27.50 or £17.50 for children and students while the performances starts at 7.30pm.

Call 01743 281 281 for more.


(Crewe Lyceum, Oct 21)

Wannabe is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of the World’s biggest girl band, the Spice Girls.

Featuring the greatest Spice Girls hits, this musical celebration recreates the era of Girl Power!

From the chart stomping ‘Spice Up Your Life’ through to the hip shaking ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’, Wannabe takes you on a Spice World journey through the Spice Girls group and solo careers that will make you Zig-A-Zig-Ahhhh. Come and join the exceptionally talented Wannabe cast as they pay homage to Ginger, Scary, Posh, Sporty & Baby on the smash hit touring sensation not to be missed!

Swing it, shake it, move it, make it down however you can. Costumes, groups & families all welcome for the biggest 90s party in town.

Hi, si, ja, hold tight!

n Tickets cost £23.50 and for more details, call 01270 368 242.


(Theatr Clwyd, Mold, Oct 16-20)

Set in Manchester, Oldham and London, My Mother Said I Never Should is a poignant, bittersweet story about love, jealousy and the price of freedom.

The play details the lives of four women through the immense social changes of the twentieth century. Using a kaleidoscopic time structure, Charlotte Keatley’s story focuses on four generations of one family as they confront the most significant moments of their lives.

n Tickets are from £10. Call 01352 701 521 for more details on showing times and seats.