Shrewsbury Market Hall

Shrewsbury Market Hall appeal for picture frames
10 Sep 2019
Shrewsbury Market Hall has launched a public appeal for donations of unwanted large picture frames to celebrate its traders in an artistic installation.  Specially commissioned portrait photographs of stallholders will be framed to create a dramatic picture gallery on the walls of the market’s newly refurbished stairwells. Market Facilities Manager Kate Gittins said: “Our stallholders are really...
Shrewsbury Market Hall Rooftop Tours
29 Aug 2019
See Shrewsbury from a different angle with Roof Top Tours at the Market Hall, giving visitors a chance to view the town's historic townscape from on high as part of national Heritage Open Days. Town guide and local historian Stan Sedman will lead a series of tours at the 1960’s Shrewsbury Market Hall on Saturday September 14. Tours will take place at 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Spaces are...
Shrewsbury Market Hall Late Nights
03 Apr 2019
Shrewsbury Market Hall’s late night events are returning for 2019, launching on Saturday April 6. The Saturday night markets, in which street food traders, cafes, bars and a selection of retail stalls open until 10pm, are also scheduled for May 4, July 6, September 7, November 2 and December 7. Market Facilities Manager Kate Gittins said: “We’re thrilled to announce a series of eagerly awaited...
Shrewsbury Market Hall traders celebrate reaching national award finals
06 Dec 2018
Traders at Shrewsbury Market Hall are celebrating after making the shortlist for a top national award for the second year in a row. The market, which was crowned ‘Britain’s Favourite Market 2018’, last January has made it to the final top 10 of British markets for the 2019 title after tens of thousands of public votes were cast nationwide. Shrewsbury will now go through to the next round of...
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...
James Hinch and Sandra Phillips got engaged on the rooftop of Shrewsbury Market Hall
02 Aug 2018
A mountaintop is said to be one of the most romantic places in the world to pop the question. But for one Shrewsbury man the rooftop of the town’s Market Hall was the perfect setting to get down on one knee and propose to his girlfriend. And traders and staff from the Market Hall, where the couple are frequent customers, helped to create a romantic scene by setting up a table and chairs on the...
Market trader Becca Tansley looks at the mural painted in Shrewsbury Market Hall
27 Jun 2018
An international artist, dubbed “The Banksy of the Bird World”, has painted a giant mural inside Shrewsbury Market Hall to celebrate the story of a rare heron that famously made its home in the town’s Quarry Park Dingle for several months. Matt Sewell, whose work has been exhibited all over the world, chose the Market Hall for the urban artwork in honour of the American black-crowned night heron...
Joy Vance and Noreen Maddox, of The Market Buffet
15 Feb 2018
After half a century of serving ‘legendary’ homemade lunches, puddings and cakes to generations of Salopians the family behind one of Shrewsbury’s most popular ever cafes is bowing out to retirement. An era will come to an end when members of the Maddox family, which launched The Market Buffet back in 1968, hang up their aprons for the very last time at the end of February. It is estimated, that...
Shrewsbury Market Hall festive late nights
13 Nov 2017
Shrewsbury Market Hall is running a series of festive late nights in the lead up to Christmas. They kick off on Wednesday November 15 when stalls and restaurants will be open until 9pm for the Shrewsbury Christmas lights switch-on and Christmas Cracker event in the town. The evening will include a line-up of live bands starting with Redkix Acoustic Duo at 5.30pm, followed by guitarist Alan Jaggs...
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