Shropshire Star

Jazz events returning to Bridgnorth after death of founder

A popular jazz event is to continue in a Shropshire market town despite the death of the man who launched the event.


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Bridgnorth Jazz has been relaunched with new organisers and and a new venue.

The event was originally started by Tim Lord, who has sadly died, but it has now been taken over by a new band of jazz enthusiasts.

The new Bridgnorth Jazz night takes place at The Court in St. Mary’s Street in High Town.

The next session is on Sunday June 2 at 12.30pm.

Musicians performing at The Court on the day are part of the Ludlow Jazz Collective, based in South Shropshire.

They are Louise Gough, vocals; Paul Brooks, on keyboard; Roy Johnson on sax; Nick Hutton on bass and Larry Tench on drums.

Entrance is free and all are welcome.