WEM Town Hall is set to groove to the sounds of jazz with a return to live events at the venue.

Saturday, September 11 will see Shropshire local Derek Harrison and his Jazz Knights visit Wem for an evening traditional jazz.

The concert will be in aid of the Wem Town Hall Community Trust and will take place from 8pm.

Margaret Jones, from the Community Trust, promised a light-hearted and entertaining evening.

She said: "We are at last able to restart some live events.

"The programme of light-hearted, popular and entertaining traditional jazz features the styles of Acker Bilk, Kenny Ball ,Chris Barber plus other well known artists.

"The Jazz Knights feature a wealth of experience with Stan Williams on trumpet, Eric Newton on clarinet, Stuart Tanner on bass, Graham 'Rocket' Ashley on drums, and Russ Latham with vocals, all led by Derek Harrison on keyboard/piano.

"The show starts at 8pm with cabaret style seating, licensed bar and light refreshments."

Tickets are available from Wem Town Hall on 01939232299.