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09 May 2019
The undead have risen and have been spotted at Hawkstone Park Follies near Shrewsbury as well as appearing recently on BBC Shropshire Radio. Thankfully we are not on the verge of a zombie apocalypse, just a few practice zombies getting ready for the Annual West Midlands Horror Zombie Escape Race on the 18th May. With more jumps and scares than ever before, participants will have to survive the...
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09 Nov 2018
Take a step back in time and a giant stride into the future to learn more about Shrewsbury’s Quarry on Sunday 18 November 2018 as part of a UK-wide festival of humanities. Co-organised by Dr Liz Oakley-Brown (Senior Lecturer in English Literature) and Dr Anna Mackenzie (Deputy Head of Events) of Lancaster University, with independent Shrewsbury researcher Advolly Richmond and artist Jamila Walker...
16 Jul 2018
The Darwin Shopping Centre welcomed a VIB (Very Important Bunny) this weekend, as Peter Rabbit hopped along to the shopping and leisure destination on Saturday.  Youngsters were able to meet their favourite furry hero, as the family favourite took a break from trying to take over Mr McGregor’s garden to explore the centre and meet his fans at intervals during the day, with plenty of smiles being...
13 Jun 2018
In an attempt to see Shropshire in the Guinness Book of Records in a fun, active and inclusive way, Revel-in-Dance is getting Shrewsbury in a flap! The aim is to break the current Guinness World Record for the largest number of people to dance the Charleston at one time. The current record is 975 people and is held by ‘Swing Patrol’ in London; so with this hefty figure to beat Revel in Dance...
27 Apr 2018
Telford & Wrekin Council has launched a special scheme to recognise the local business community as part of the celebrations around Telford’s 50th anniversary.   The Telford50 Award has been designed to acknowledge how businesses across Telford have made a positive impact to the town’s development during anytime within the last 50 years, with businesses of all shapes and sizes invited to...
26 Oct 2017
Visitors to a Shropshire music festival have helped to raise more than £6,400 for music therapy sessions for children with life limiting illnesses.  This year’s fundraising at Shrewsbury Folk Festival takes the overall amount pledged to Hope House since the festival began in its partnership with the charity in 2008 to more than £56,000.  The money is raised through collections during the event at...
10 Jul 2017
 A Shropshire family is hoping to raise more than £15,000 for cancer charities by hosting a one-day music festival this month. The Charmina Festival has been organised by the Reece family as a tribute to mum Joy, who was diagnosed with the return and spread of a previous breast cancer in July 2016. She will be the star guest at the event at the family home near Clive on July 22 that will feature...
27 Jun 2017
Shrewsbury Market Hall is throwing open its doors for a Summer Celebration evening on Saturday July 1 when its restaurants, bars and other attractions will open until 10pm. The event follows the huge success of its Lifestyle Festival and a deluge of requests by members of the public for more events like it. The market’s cafes and restaurants, ranging from tapas and Thai to Chinese and seafood,...
Severnside Meole Fun Day
13 Jun 2017
A learning programme to help tenants of Severnside Housing develop new skills or build on existing ones was launched at a Community Day on Saturday 10 June 2017. Held on the green in Maesbrook Road, Meole Brace, the Community Day gave tenants the chance to find out more about the great learning opportunities on offer, whilst enjoying an action-packed day out with their family and friends....
17 Oct 2016
Shrewsbury residents will have a chance to chat about their favourite part of town at an event this weekend. A ‘celebration of autumn’ is being hosted by two creative local businesswomen at the Market Hall on Saturday, October 22. Linda Edwards, the artist behind a range of Shrewsbury-themed products, is showcasing her work at Thoughts, a gift shop in the Market Hall, and is asking for ideas for...
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