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17 May 2018
Shrewsbury Market Hall will be filled with song on Saturday 26th May, as a series of choirs ‘Sing for Africa’ in support of Shropshire-based charity Self Help Africa. Performances will take place throughout the day, featuring Belvidere Secondary School, Severn Soul Harmony and Zap UK. Steph Smith, Fundraising Executive at Self Help Africa, said they were pleased to be marking ‘Africa Day’ with...
25 Jan 2018
Shrewsbury Market Hall has beaten stiff competition from markets across the UK to be named ‘Britain’s Favourite Market’ 2018. The Market Hall was awarded the accolade at The Great British Market Awards. The Market Hall, which has transformed massively in the last few years, was described as “an exciting and inspirational market” by judges from the National Association of British Market...
29 Aug 2017
Shrewsbury Market Hall is gearing up for its second monthly Saturday late night opening on September 2. Bars, cafes, restaurants and a selection of retail stalls will be open up until 10pm.  Market facilities manager Kate Gittins hailed the first regular late night, held on August 5, a “resounding success”. “What a fantastic night we had! The Market Hall was buzzing with people enjoying...
Town Guide Stan Sedman will lead roof-top tours of Shrewsbury Market Hall
03 Jul 2017
Members of the public will get another chance to view Shrewsbury’s historic buildings and streets from on high when roof-top tours return to the town’s Market Hall for their fourth series. The tours, led by town guide and local historian Stan Sedman, will be held on Friday July 7 and Saturday July 8. “This will be the fourth time we have held these tours due to popular demand,” said Market...
Lifestyle Festival
10 May 2017
Shrewsbury Market Hall is hosting a Lifestyle Festival on Saturday May 20 to showcase its array of arts, crafts, food and drink and boutique businesses. The festival is taking place as part of the venue’s participation in the national Love Your Local Market campaign, being held from May 17 to 31, to celebrate British markets. The Lifestyle Festival will include meet the artist events, craft...
10 Oct 2016
There’s now less than a week to go until Shrewsbury Market Hall open its doors for an extra day of shopping and feasting. The award-winning market will be holding a rare Sunday opening on October 16 for shoppers to get a head start on their Christmas shopping.  The Sunday Shopping Showcase will see a host of cosmopolitan cafes, artisan producers and traditional stalls open from 10am until 2.30pm...
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...
03 Aug 2012
A new exhibition featuring the work of three Shrewsbury artists launches next week at the town’s Market Hall. The Trio exhibit opens on August 7 and runs until August 18 at the Visual Art Network Gallery, on the second floor of the Market Hall. The collection of work features pieces from Peter Williams, Jane Hunt and Tony Sharpe who are all volunteer tutors at an art workshop group at HMP...
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