Christmas

Children at this year's Shropshire Kids Festival
01 Nov 2019
With £42million worth of unwanted Christmas presents ending up in landfill each year, and 108 million roles of wrapping paper ending up in the bin, Shropshire Festivals believe that this Christmas we should focus on giving the gift of experience. The local events company have put tickets on sale for all of their 2020 events to allow people to buy tickets to their festivals for Christmas presents...
Glasses of celebratory bubbly
14 Oct 2019
It is ten weeks until Christmas, and Hawkstone Park Hotel has got your social calendar wrapped up with a range of events that will ensure the festive season is filled with merriment, great food and exquisite entertainment. Lauren Cartledge, Commercial Director at the hotel said, “We get great feedback from our events at Hawkstone Park, so we wanted to hold events through December to keep the...
21 Aug 2019
Market Drayton Winter Fair is our very popular annual festive event, showcasing a fabulous range of gifts, home wear, crafts, food and more. We will have over 40 stalls on offer for you to peruse. A fantastic award winning coffee shop for you to enjoy too. Entry is free and we will be open from 10am until 4pm. We hope you can join us again.
Land Rover in the snow at Hawkstone Park Follies
19 Jul 2019
Hawkstone Park Follies have reported receiving a large amount of booking enquiries for their Santa Safari, despite it still being July. The visitor attraction has released tickets for the Christmas event in response to the early demand. The Santa Safari promises a magical adventure by Land Rover through the illuminated woodland to see Santa in his real hillside Grotto, within a spectacular...
26 Nov 2018
Shropshire residents are being asked to think ahead and make sure they have any medication they need ahead of the festive period. Adding ‘medication’ to your pre-Christmas shopping list will reduce the impact on the already stretched medical services – as well as limiting any unnecessary extra stress for patients who might run out of much-needed medicines over Christmas. Martin Lunt, managing...
17 Nov 2018
Participate Artspace Winter Art Fair is back this year! At Participate Contemporary Artspace. CIC. Riverside Shopping Centre. Raven Meadows. Shrewsbury. 11am-5pm Tuesday – Saturday until 23rd December. With new art work from 17 artists you will not want to miss it. There are some incredible things to be seen, eye-catching sculptures made from recycled materials, beautiful textile pieces,...
Late Night Shopping on Pride Hill
06 Nov 2018
Shrewsbury is going to town with its festive late-night shopping as more traders join in and a free park and ride service is extended to support seasonal shoppers. Every Wednesday from 14th November, when its sparkling lights display is switched on, until Christmas, many town centre shops will be open until 8pm for those looking for special gifts and treats for the big day. On these days there...
14 Dec 2017
It’s the eternal problem at this time of year – what to give the person who has everything? If you’ve decided to make cash gifts to family, friends or charity this Christmas, a Shropshire lawyer has issued important advice. Andrew Vernon, a Partner in the Wills, Probate & Lifetime Planning Department at FBC Manby Bowdler, said more people should be aiming to maximise their opportunities for...
Help Santa find his elves in Shrewsbury
06 Dec 2017
A fun seasonal search has been launched to find Santa’s Elves who have run off from the North Pole to seek adventure in Shrewsbury town centre. A dozen of the distinctive 12-inch characters are hiding out in shop windows and shopping centres and the challenge, organised by Shrewsbury BID, is to spot eight of them for the chance to win great prizes. Special ‘Help Santa Find his Elves’ leaflets/...
Shrewsbury Abbey to host caring Christmas celebration
05 Dec 2017
Words and music designed to stir memories and look ahead to the festive season will feature in a special service at Shrewsbury Abbey created by and for the residents of Morris Care’s six care homes. Around 250 invited residents, staff, family and friends are expected at the Victorian Christmas Carol Service on Tuesday 12 December. Some will dress in Dickensian themed costume to celebrate the...
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