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17 Dec 2014
Final preparations are underway for Shrewsbury’s annual Carols in the Square concert. The ever-popular event, which features music for all the family, takes place today from 5.30pm in the town’s Square. The concert will include performances from Shrewsbury Brass Band, Shrewsbury Male Voice Choir and Lorna Crosse with the Young Performers’ Choir and will be broadcast live on BBC Radio Shropshire...
Neil Rathmell  Shrewsbury author - novel
10 Dec 2014
A reminder to anyone late-night Christmas shopping in Shrewsbury town centre this evening - that there's a special literary event taking place at Pengwern Books. People are encouraged to drop by Pengwern Books on Fish Street, between 7pm and 8:30pm - to join Shrewsbury author Neil Rathmell, for readings of his latest novel Vive Le Mole - a grown-up sequel to The Wind In The Willows. There will be...
07 Dec 2014
A Shropshire borders company renowned for its stunning sculptures has been approached to loan its work as part of a forthcoming, exciting gallery project. Having seen the range of magnificent pieces loaned to V festival in August, the Chief Executive of Weston Park, Colin Sweeney, approached the British Ironwork Centre for support with the “Walled Garden” extension to their existing gallery. Mr...
05 Dec 2014
An international projection artist is inviting members of the public to be part of a spectacular nightly light show that will transform the exterior of Shrewsbury Market Hall into a flurrying snowstorm in the run up to Christmas. Andy McKeown, whose work has appeared all over the world, is to project the constantly changing storm onto the front of the building in Mardol Head. He is appealing for...
04 Dec 2014
Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) is supporting the national campaign ‘Small Business Saturday’ to encourage shoppers to support local business in the community. Saturday 6th December will be an opportunity to explore the town’s eclectic mix of independent businesses, quirky and original shops, cafés and bars during one of the busiest trading periods of the year.  Shrewsbury BID is...
28 Nov 2014
We've got some great local offers including 2 Buds for £3 in Ashleys and a free shot and entry at Trade & Niche! See our Black Friday Offers!
23 Nov 2014
The Parade shopping centre in Shrewsbury is set to make mid weeks in the town extra special in the lead up to Christmas. The arcade, set in a beautiful Georgian building in St Mary’s Place, is hosting three ‘Wonderful Wednesday’ events which will focus on crafts and local food. The festive shopping days will be held on November 26, December 3rd and 10th and will feature stalls, Christmas music,...
21 Nov 2014
Formally known as Tiffinys, The Fridge, Park Lane, Liberty's, Liquid & Diva and most recently, Onyx and Blu, which closed over a year ago, the venues at Raven Meadows Shrewsbury have been through many names changes but their function as the town’s most active nightclubs over the last 30 years has remained the same. The venues originally closed due to a planned re-development of the Riverside...
21 Nov 2014
Christmas is coming, and the National Trust in Shropshire is busy preparing for it, making traditional decorations, stirring up the Christmas pudding and getting all nostalgic by sharing favourite festive traditions. Harry Bowell, Regional Director for the Midlands, says “Christmas is surely a time for nostalgia and a bit of tradition – and no one does this better than the National Trust. From...
19 Nov 2014
The two minute film aired tonight at 6.35pm following the Christmas Lights Switch-On. It forms part of a fifteen-minute toy themed projection by new media light artist Andy McKeown. The film, which follows the highly popular ‘Summer in Shrewsbury’ video, illustrates the journey of Emily as she shops the snowy streets of Shrewsbury and enjoys a series of close encounters...
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