Christmas

Christmas at Mistilley in Shrewsbury Market Hall
30 Nov 2020
Shrewsbury Market Hall is giving shoppers and diners extra time to do their Christmas shopping and enjoy the market with extended opening hours until 8pm on Wednesdays and Saturdays in the lead up to Christmas. The Market Hall, in Claremont Street, will open until 8pm for ‘Winter Warmer Wednesdays’ on December 2, 9 and 16 and ‘Stay Open Saturdays’ on December 5,12 and 19.  The majority of the...
23 Nov 2020
As well as keeping your garden wildlife well fed this winter, CJ Wildlife of Upton Magna, Shrewsbury, are supporting the Christmas Holiday Hamper programme 'Give Someone a Sporting Chance' founded by Great Dawley Councillor and Deputy Mayor Ian Preece. When the traditional office charity cake sales were put on hold due to both covid-secure working practices on site and then remote working, the...
Polar bears on the roof at Morris and Company in Shrewsbury
12 Nov 2020
Shrewsbury’s most popular illuminated polar bears made an early appearance today in a bid to bring some extra sparkle during lockdown. The eight bears usually feature on the roof of Morris & Company’s Shrewsbury headquarters in December, much to the delight of local people. Every year these artic friends attract scores of positive comments online as they light up the skyline on the Welsh...
29 Oct 2020
The finishing touches were today being put to the latest star attraction at Shropshire’s world-famous Blists Hill Victorian Town – a spectacular outdoor ice rink. As part of their training programme, firefighters from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were pumping 22,000 litres of water into a specially prepared arena to create the new rink at the award-winning site. The rink – measuring 22...
22 Oct 2020
A SOCIALLY-DISTANCED “POP-UP” PANTOMIME ADVENTURE PURRRFECT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! Panto is coming to Alderford…Oh, yes it is! Following the success of this summer’s sell out production of The Wind in the Willows, Immersion Theatre are thrilled to be returning this Christmas with Alderford’s biggest, most spectacular and fun-filled festive treat: Dick Whittington! Packed with hilarious routines,...
Stuart Danks at DM Recruitment getting in to the festive spirit
08 Oct 2020
The team at DM Recruitment are spreading some festive cheer in the run up to Christmas. Stuart Danks, director at the firm, has agreed to be the headline sponsor of ‘Carols on the Doorstep.’ The event is a community initiative being organised by the teams at Shropshire Festivals and My Shrewsbury magazine. With the support of BBC Radio Shropshire they will be encouraging locals to take to their...
Katy Rink and her family get ready for carols on their doorstep
05 Oct 2020
Carols on the Doorstep is set to unite the people of Shropshire and will take place on December 16, repeated on Christmas Eve, supported by BBC Radio Shropshire. Organisers are hoping the idea will catch on countrywide and raise money for a host of different charities. My Shrewsbury magazine has joined forces with Shropshire Festivals to organise the event. They are asking everyone to sing carols...
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.
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