food and drink

28 Nov 2018
This FREE one-day festival will be a great day out for the entire family, from more than 70 food, drink and crafty stalls to live music, loads of kids entertainment, sports, hands-on experiences, displays, animals and much more. Everything to entertain and educate your youngsters with tractor rides, farm visits, hands-on activities, pond dipping and taking part in the field to fork journey,...
08 Nov 2018
Shrewsbury Market Hall is staging a line-up of late night festive events in the lead up to Christmas, including an extra popular Saturday Late Night. The late nights kick off on Wednesday November 14, followed by events on Saturday December 1 and Wednesday December 12. The market will be swinging on November 14 – the night of the Shrewsbury Christmas Lights Switch-on and Christmas Cracker – when...
Shrewsbury Market Hall enters Farm Shop and Deli Awards
01 Oct 2018
Shrewsbury Market Hall has entered the national Farm Shop & Deli Awards and is urging its customers to get behind it and cast their votes. The indoor market, which earlier this year won the national title ‘Britain’s Favourite Market 2018’, is competing in the Best Food Hall category of the Farm Shop & Deli 2019 Awards. The annual awards are highly respected in the industry and play an...
Shrewsbury Market Hall late night
29 Aug 2018
Shrewsbury Market Hall is throwing open its doors for another of its popular late night events on Saturday September 1. The market’s street food venues, bars and a selection of retail stalls will be open up until 10pm. The late nights, which launched in May last year, have become a huge hit in the town, attracting crowds of up to 1,700 people during the course of an evening. Facilities manager...
10 May 2018
Food is always at the top of every visitor's mind here at the Ironworks.  As they arrive, the first building they visit, our showroom and cafe, filled to the brim with the scent of home cooking, who can resist. Once they have worked out where the enticing smell is coming from, they take a seat and peruse or menu, including the daily chef specials. It's essential for us that this offering is the...
24 Aug 2017
Some of the best restaurants in Shrewsbury are once again helping to raise thousands of pounds for an African charity by taking part in a secret dining event. Shrewsbury-based Self Help Africa are hosting their first-ever Autumn edition of Secret Supper on Tuesday 17 October. Steph Smith, Fundraising Officer, said guests will visit three restaurants during their evening. She said: “Marking World...
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...
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...
14 Jun 2016
More than 26,000 people will descend on Shrewsbury’s Quarry Park on June 25 and 26 for the town’s award-winning food festival. The event, dubbed the best in the West Midlands earlier this year at the House of Lords, will bring the region’s best chefs, producers and bands under the spotlight. Visitors can sample the delights of more than 200 artisan producers and experience the best the county has...
29 Feb 2016
The Produce Awards will put Britain’s top producers centre stage, with the winning products and producers starring in the glossy food magazine’s pages in the October 2016 issue. Top chefs and food writers will judge the eight categories in regional heats across the UK, looking for leaders in fishing, farming and animal rearing, as well as artisans making the best products from the raw materials....
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