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New cookshop opens at Shrewsbury Market Hall
18 Jul 2017
A slice of “Britain’s Best Cookshop” has opened in Shrewsbury as the daughter of a Shropshire cookware dynasty launches a new boutique version of the business at the town’s Market Hall.  Libby Gliksman has teamed up with her parents Yossi and Lorraine Gliksman, who run cookware paradise Upstairs Downstairs in Oswestry, to launch the Market Cookshop. Upstairs Downstairs, a popular destination for...
The Birds Nest Cafe celebrating its award
05 Apr 2017
A street food café and artisan coffee shop in Shrewsbury Market Hall has been named the best venue of its kind in Shropshire. The Bird’s Nest Café was voted by members of the public as the winner of the Best Independent Coffee Shop/Café in the regional 2017 What’s On Awards. The café is well known for its gourmet coffee and healthy organic street food dishes served up in an open-plan venue within...
Shrewsbury Market Hall traders launch Big Market Art-Off competition
19 Oct 2016
Shrewsbury Market Hall traders have launched a prize art competition to create a festive backdrop in the lead up to Christmas. Stallholders have thrown down the gauntlet to artists of all ages to produce giant pictures on fabric along the theme of ‘Narnia’ to accompany a special Narnia themed attraction in the lead up to Christmas. The Big Market Art-Off Christmas Competition will be judged...
16 May 2016
Shrewsbury’s award-winning Market Hall is staging a celebration of food, music, art and craftsmanship in a Lifestyle Festival on May 20 and 21. Visitors will get the chance to learn new art and craft skills, take part in cookery lessons and sweet-making, meet some of Shrewsbury’s well known artists and enjoy a celebration evening with live music and feasting. Highlights of the festival, which is...
Teri Evans (left) and Becca Tansley on a mission to get more people trying their hand at traditional wool crafts.
25 Feb 2016
Two friends have turned their life-long passion for knitting and crocheting into a new business in Shrewsbury Market Hall and are now on a mission to get more people knitting and loving wool crafts. Teri Evans and Becca Tansley have launched Ewe & Ply, on the gallery floor of the market, selling yarns and running regular workshops on all things wool, from knitting and crocheting to spinning...
01 Dec 2015
From buzzing cafes and veg sellers to jolly butchers and talented craftspeople, a new video has been launched celebrating the life of Shrewsbury Market Hall. The video has been shot by young Shrewsbury film-maker Aaron Child who wanted to capture the action, atmosphere and colour of the award-winning market. It was commissioned by Shropshire Council and Shrewsbury Town Council, who jointly manage...
15 Sep 2015
Civic leaders and Shropshire’s Lord Lieutenant will join market traders and members of the public on Wednesday September 16 for a celebration marking the 50th anniversary of the official opening of Shrewsbury Market Hall in 1965. The celebrations will be led by Shropshire Council leader Keith Barrow, the Lord Lieutenant Sir Algernon Heber-Percy and Shrewsbury Mayor Councillor Miles Kenny. They...
03 Apr 2015
Children will have the chance to meet and name eight Easter chicks that will be in residence at The Birds Nest Café, in Shrewsbury Market Hall, on Saturday April 4. The chicks were born to bantam hens owned by café owner Aaron Brown and now he’s looking to find names for the eight-week-old birds. Children will be able to view and handle the chicks under supervision and get the chance to enter a...
waste truck branded a r richards
12 Jan 2015
A.R. Richards Ltd. is a family run business, founded in 1980 by Alyn Raymond Richards, Anthony Raymond Richards and Sheilagh Richards. It started out mainly as an agricultural plant hire company which still operates out of Norton-In-Hales but has now expanded to include a waste and recycling business.  This arm of the firm works out of the Warrant Hanger at Tern Hill where their Materials...
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