Shrewsbury Shopping

29 Nov 2019
Children in Shrewsbury are being given a direct link to Father Christmas in the run-up to the big day thanks to an initiative by town businesses.  A special postbox has been installed under the Old Market Hall in The Square, along with a large Christmas tree, as part of a festive campaign being organised by Shrewsbury BID (Business Improvement District).  Shoppers will also have the opportunity...
From left: Salla Virman, The Hive; Paul Birch, Redrow Homes; Aleks Vladimirov, Shrewsbury BID; Kevin Lockwood, Shrewsbury Shopping; Lyn Surgeon and  John O’Connell from Shrewsbury Colleges Group.
07 Feb 2017
Work by internationally renowned photographers will be unveiled in Shrewsbury next week for a much-anticipated free street exhibition to celebrate its famous son, Charles Darwin. For the first time a UK town will host a display of 40 powerful, historic and contemporary photographs from the acclaimed Magnum Photos agency. The cultural coup has been made possible by a collaboration of partners and...
27 Sep 2016
Dieters can save pounds at Shrewsbury Shopping’s Peacocks Discount for dieters at launch of Autumn/Winter range Shrewsbury dieters are being given the chance to save pounds after shedding them, at a special day-long discount event in Shrewsbury Shopping’s Pride Hill Centre. Fashion retailer Peacocks will hold the day of discount on Friday, 30 September, offering a massive 20% off the new Autumn/...
07 Sep 2016
Popular historic tiles used for new customer amenities Shrewsbury shoppers can now enjoy part of the popular historic Wakeman ‘Look Up’ Trail, after some of the famed ceramic tiles went on display at Pride Hill Shopping Centre. The new feature was installed as part of the £85,000 refurbishment of the customer toilet facilities, and offers a chance to see some of the historic Wakeman School and...
05 Sep 2016
Summer of free activities prove a hit with families at Darwin and Pride Hill Families have been flocking to Shrewsbury Shopping’s Darwin and Pride Hill Centres this summer for free days of games and craft-filled fun. The “Snapper Jaxx” kids’ club has been at the centres each week throughout the school holidays, offering everything from sporty fun and dancing with robots through to science...
Benson Bunsen will be entertaining children at the Silly Science kids' club
16 Aug 2016
Snapper Jaxx returns to Pride Hill this week for “Silly Science” There’ll be lab coats and laughter aplenty when the popular Snapper Jaxx Kids’ Club returns to Shrewsbury Shopping’s Pride Hill Centre this week, for a free day of science-themed fun. On Thursday, 18 August, parents and children are being invited to come along to Silly Science at the Snapper Jaxx Lab for an explosive, exciting...
12 Aug 2016
Shrewsbury Shopping's Darwin and Pride Hill centres have been supporting the Shrewsbury Flower Show this week, with “Gardeners’ Question Time” representatives stationed outside St Chad’s Church in the town. The comedy characters have been helping make sure that visitors to the show have a map to guide them into and around the town centre.
27 Jul 2016
Someone Else to debut tracks from new album with acoustic set Shrewsbury’s finest punk band will be debuting tracks from their third album at a special live acoustic set at a local record store this weekend. ‘Someone Else’ will be appearing at Tubeway Records in Shrewsbury Shopping’s Pride Hill Centre this Saturday, 30 July, to launch their latest album, Power Chord Poetry. The live performance...
13 Jun 2016
Pop-up dance routines and free personal styling prove big hit Pop-up fashion shows, dancing routines and free styling consultations helped make a two-day floral fashion event a huge hit with Shrewsbury shoppers. The town’s Darwin and Pride Hill centres hosted ‘Fashion in Bloom’ at the weekend, which combined flowers with fashion for a floral-themed extravaganza featuring models, dancers, family...
07 Jun 2016
The zombie apocalypse will come to Shrewsbury this week, when a couple who set up their own comic book business celebrate a quarter of a century in business. To mark the 25th birthday of Infinity & Beyond, shoppers will be given the chance to have photos taken with the undead in a special ‘bio-hazard’ zone at Shrewsbury’s Darwin Shopping Centre, while renowned artist Charlie Adlard – famed...
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