Tourism

02 Sep 2015
Laura Noszlopy and Tom Cowin Photographs by Richard Hammerton Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2015 was a great fun bank holiday weekend for all the family, and for all flavours of folk.  With its deeply laidback attitude and impeccable manners, this is a rare gathering where babies and toddlers are safe, grandparents can shake it down at the ceilidh, and everyone in between can find something enticing...
21 Jun 2015
Three years ago today the Love Shrewsbury website was revealed after months of hard work and development. The aim was simple, to portray all the towns positive offerings, from community stories, business success, local events to towns people who wanted a voice. Love Shrewsbury's development was an interesting process, the county has well established media outlets and we wanted something bold and...
24 Mar 2015
‘Get active and get healthy’ is a mantra that post Olympics Britain has taken to heart, and nowhere more so than Shrewsbury. Where walkers, lifters, new-age adventurers, and want to be Mo Farahs - all have access to activity resources that can fulfil their health and fitness needs. It all starts with a step The NHS describes walking as - ‘simple, free and one of the easiest ways to get more...
18 Mar 2015
Theatre Severn has announced that an extra performance of hit musical Blood Brothers has just been put on sale. The extra performance, scheduled for Friday 24th April, has been added due to unprecedented public demand. Venue spokesman Pip Bayley said ‘We knew Blood Brothers was going to be popular, it is a great show, but even we have been surprised at how quickly tickets have sold. Most of the...
Bright Owls language school in Shrewsbury town centre
06 Mar 2015
Shrewsbury-based language school, Bright Owls, have launched their annual search for caring host families who can provide accommodation for visiting students this July.    Offering a unique cultural and linguistic experience for all involved, previous host families have enjoyed the chance to engage with the students, who are mostly from Spain.    Host families should be able to provide a bed,...
04 Mar 2015
As always, there are many important events going on inside Shrewsbury over the next nine months – including the 2015 Shrewsbury Food Festival. But there are also some incredible functions, parties and celebrations occurring outside of the town throughout the year. We take a look at a few of the events that you may be interested in. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds UK Arena Tour...
18 Feb 2015
The Art Circus exhibiting at The Bear Steps, Shrewsbury. The Art Circus will be exhibiting at The Bear Steps Art Gallery from 22 Feb 2015 to 7 March 2015 The Art Circus is very pleased to announce our first print show of 2015 at the Bear Steps Gallery in Shrewsbury. Featuring a collection of Contemporary Artist’s Giclee prints from the Art Circus’ Print Gallery . Artists on show will include Ryan...
17 Feb 2015
Over the past year we’ve been repositioning the Love Shrewsbury website to become a content platform rather than just a blog. We’ve had a lot of success in this area forming partnerships with other local blogs and news site. Our platform is powering mobile phone apps such as InfoBeetle, providing news, offers & events data to their iPhone/Android applications and the Original Shrewsbury...
29 Jan 2015
Shropshire Horticultural Society, organisers of the Shrewsbury Flower Show are pleased to announce the return of the incredibly popular chef, Tom Kerridge to the 2015 show.  Tom will be cooking up a storm in the Foodhall on the 14th & 15th August enlightening and entertaining the visitors with his unique take on classic British food. Society Secretary, Simon Badrock, said ‘Having Tom Kerridge...
19 Jan 2015
Shoppers, visitors and traders in Shrewsbury are set to benefit from a new car parking offer from this weekend. The ‘See Shrewsbury on Sundays’ initiative means those arriving by car will be able to park all day and pay for just the first hour in any of the Council’s long stay town centre car parks, which can be as little as 60p per hour. Visitors will also be able to park for two hours for the...
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