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17 Aug 2017
The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is bringing a collection of the newest and most mesmerising ocean films to the Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury, on Wednesday 20 September.   Get up close and personal with the world’s weirdest marine creatures, witness rarely seen footage of the least-explored depths of the planet, and meet the unique characters who dedicate their lives to the sea’s salt spray – all...
Steve Chapman, Stuart Woodings, and Tina Boyle
15 Aug 2017
A window display with a difference has been unveiled to celebrate Shrewsbury’s connection to Charles Darwin and its vibrant retail and events offer. The vacant former McDonalds building on Pride Hill now sports eye-catching window vinyls on a creative evolutionary theme courtesy of Shrewsbury Business Improvement District. The quote from Shrewsbury’s famous son, “I am not apt to follow blindly...
11 Aug 2017
Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings, which includes the Main Mill, the first iron framed building in the world, will be opening it's gates to the public again over the Heritage open days, on the 9th and 10th of September. Opening times will be 10am to 4pm.  Building works are currently underway on the site, thanks to a Heritage Lottery Fund Grant of over £20m. The open weekend offers a chance to see the...
31 Jul 2017
Triumph and TVR sports cars are amongst a full entry for two days of competitive motor sport at Loton Park Hill Climb, near Shrewsbury, this coming weekend. (5th & 6th August) The two separate one-day events will see a wide range of classic, sports and racing cars competing against the clock up the tight and demanding parkland course, with a special invitation class for classic rally cars and...
25 Jul 2017
Shrewsbury Market Hall is to become a regular Saturday night food and drink venue following the big success of two recent late evening openings that attracted large crowds. The indoor market will stay open late on the first Saturday of every month, starting on August 5, with bars and restaurants open until 10pm. A selection of retail stalls also plan to open until 7pm. “Following the great...
Inspector Banks author Peter Robinson will visit Shrewsbury on August 10
19 Jul 2017
Best-selling author Peter Robinson, creator of the famous Inspector Banks crime series that inspired the popular TV drama DCI Banks, will be in Shrewsbury on Thursday August 10 as part of a 30th anniversary tour. The event, to be held at the Shropshire Wildlife Trust centre, in Abbey Foregate, is one of only 30 UK appearances that Mr Robinson is making to mark 30 years since the publication of...
18 Jul 2017
A Shrewsbury care home will open its door to visitors next month for a special fundraising event. Briarfields in Raby Crescent, Belle Vue, which is run by Coverage Care Services, will host a summer fair on August 5 from 2pm to 4pm. There will be entertainment from guitarist and 60’s rock and roll singer Mal Coote, refreshments, a raffle, a wine and water tombola, and stalls including bric-a-brac...
The Shropshire Cook Book
04 Jul 2017
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION The Shropshire Cook Book, set for release on 22nd May 2017 encapsulates the diverse tastes of this quietly beautiful English county. From Ludlow’s French flare, to the resurgence of real ale in Shropshire’s breweries, ample delicatessens, and its traditional market towns offering fresh produce alongside local bakeries and butchers. Shropshire’s food scene...
Town Guide Stan Sedman will lead roof-top tours of Shrewsbury Market Hall
03 Jul 2017
Members of the public will get another chance to view Shrewsbury’s historic buildings and streets from on high when roof-top tours return to the town’s Market Hall for their fourth series. The tours, led by town guide and local historian Stan Sedman, will be held on Friday July 7 and Saturday July 8. “This will be the fourth time we have held these tours due to popular demand,” said Market...
30 Jun 2017
Saturday July the 8th and Sunday July the 9th will see local business - Shropshire Handmade and Vintage hosting their annual summer fair at Salop Leisure for another successful event. Up to 50 local traders and artisans will be attending to sell and exhibit their wares over the weekend to an abundance of expected visitors again. Carrie Hughes owner of Shropshire Handmade and Vintage says "I've...
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