Shrewsbury

17 Nov 2021
Shrewsbury Folk Festival has premiered its official showreel from this year’s event ahead of releasing its 2022 tickets. Daily life from family fun to workshops, dance and live music was captured by Shrewsbury filmmakers Painted Life Productions at the four-day August Bank Holiday festival and has been launched as organisers gear up to share their plans for next year and put 2022 tickets on sale...
08 Nov 2021
The race is on to sign up now for the wackiest event to be held in Shrewsbury next year as teams battle it out to come up with the craziest designs for the award-winning Krazy Races. The free-to-attend event will return to Shrewsbury’s Quarry on May 29th and already many teams have signed up and are busy creating their wild and zany go-kart Soap Box designs. Event organisers today urged...
26 Oct 2021
One of Shropshire’s most popular restaurants has launched mouth-watering new menus for the autumn season. The View at Hencote says its new lunch and a la carte menus offer a subtle change of direction for the award-winning Shrewsbury venue under the direction of new head chef Phil Lye. General manager Mark Stevens said the menus combined both modern British and classic French cuisine and...
20 Oct 2021
A new unique independent coffee shop is to open in Shrewsbury town centre. CUPS Coffee & Creators is moving in to spacious ground floor retail premises at 16/17 Castle Street. James and Nicole Bradbury, the owners of CUPS, already run a successful coffee shop in Chester, which will now be joined by their new venture in Shrewsbury.   CUPS has proved to be popular since being launched in...
14 Oct 2021
Niki Webster, alongside Welbeck Publishing, has announced the release of My Vegan Year, the first ever young person’s guide to a whole vegan year. It will be published on 11th November 2021.  Following her 2020’s best-selling title Be More Vegan, which was aptly dubbed her ‘go-to bible’ that she wishes she had when she was younger, Niki continues to fill a gap in the market for the younger...
14 Oct 2021
On Sunday 29th May 2022, Shrewsbury is set to get a little wackier as Krazy Races returns to town after it’s hugely successful, award winning inaugural event in the summer of 2019. Krazy Races is a free to attend event, aiming to bring all manner of races, wild and zany to towns & cities across the U.K and beyond in the form of a traditional SoapBox Derby. As well as Shrewsbury, The Krazy...
12 Oct 2021
A Shropshire architectural practice has made a series of new appointments to support its burgeoning portfolio in the residential and commercial sectors. Base Architecture, which has its Shrewsbury office in Roushill as well as offices in Chester and Conwy, North Wales, has welcomed four new employees - architect Jake Boardman and architectural designers Harry Braid and Aaron Williams with Jenny...
06 Oct 2021
A Shropshire entrepreneur is serving up a mouth-watering new business venture - a unique ‘chippy’ on wheels.   Ryan King has just launched Fish Heads, a mobile fish and chip takeaway, which is set to take its ‘plaice’ at special events across the county - including weddings, parties and festivals.   Traditional favourites - including beer-battered fish and the tastiest chips - will be dished up...
29 Sep 2021
A company which produces healthy vegan breakfast shakes has completed the letting of a property close to Shrewsbury town centre. Shuupe Ltd intend to use their new premises at Howard Street, an office and storage building, as the company’s office and distribution centre. Extending to approximately 841 sq ft, the detached single-storey building offers versatile accommodation. It benefits from an...
27 Sep 2021
Shrewsbury author reflects on his twenty-five years living and working in Saudi Arabia in fascinating new memoir Tales from the Desert: An Arabian memoir by author Stuart Crocker sees Stuart fondly relate his experiences of living in a country which, to all intents and purposes, remains closed to visitors. Working and living in that alien environment for a quarter of a century has given Stuart a...
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