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11 Jan 2021
An empty window in the centre of Shrewsbury has been transformed into a colourful celebration of nearby businesses by an artist.  The display has been installed in the window of Marianne Exclusive Fashions by visual designer, Emma Williams, on behalf of Shrewsbury BID.  The window features a giant map of Wyle Cop with photographs of the many thriving independent businesses based in that area of...
17 Sep 2019
Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury’s iconic independent shopping street, has welcomed a new bed shop in the unit previously occupied by Feather & Black.  Legal aspects of the six-year long lease were handled for the landlord by Charlotte Nutting at FBC Manby Bowdler, whilst the agent handling the let was Lizzy McNally at Cooper Green Pooks. Edwardian Bedding opened its doors last month, just ahead of Wyle...
Poppy the Pumpkin and friends
24 Oct 2018
Creative spirits will be at work among the independent traders on Shrewsbury’s Wyle Cop for a Halloween inspired window display competition. The businesses will let their imaginations run wild by carving pumpkins in traditional or contemporary styles and by using spooky seasonal props to celebrate All Hallows’ Eve on 31st October. Stars from this year’s Theatre Severn pantomime, Shropshire’s...
Mike from Wrekin Whiskeys, Gillian from Blushies, Jonathan from The Soden Collection, Trish from Vinterior, Jeanette from E & J Jewellers, Gill from Cooking Kneads
22 Nov 2017
Independent traders on Shrewsbury’s Wyle Cop will come together to support Small Business Saturday on 2nd December and celebrate their value to a thriving town centre. Christmas shopping traditionally steps up a gear on the first Saturday in December and this nationwide campaign uses it to focus on and promote the importance of small businesses. Wyle Cop’s array of independents will back the...
16 Jul 2017
The owner of a new interior and lifestyle store in Shrewsbury has turned detective after uncovering a message dating back nearly 200 years in her premises. Michelle Gilchrist, who recently opened White Lotus Living on Wyle Cop, made the historic discovery while renovating the building for her new venture. The message, written on a wall next to a fireplace on the second floor of the building, read...
Christy Keeney Ceramics at The Dotty Dog Gallery
20 Feb 2017
Watch this space for a new collaboration between Shrewsbury’s ‘The Dotty Dog Gallery’ in 77a Wyle Cop and ‘Claudia Lis Ceramics’ in Montgomery!  In 2017 both venues will combine their expertise in the fields of print-making and studio ceramics in a series of changing exhibitions featuring the work of well-established and emerging ceramic artists from the British Isles and beyond. The first...
Wyle Cop Shrewsbury
01 Jul 2014
You may have noticed changes are afoot in Shrewsbury town centre. Last week saw the closure of Beeches Way and on the 30th June it was the turn of Wyle Cop. The work being undertaken includes kerb realignment and the installation of a zebra crossing on Beeches Lane to replace the old Pelican Crossing. It is thankfully business as usual on Wyle Cop, with all the independent shops, cafes and...
Independents' Day on Wyle Cop Shrewsbury
02 Jul 2013
It’s been a few weeks since my last post on Love Shrewsbury, largely because it’s all go here at It’s a nomad life, and it is set to get busier on Wyle Cop this week! The 4th July sees a national campaign celebrate Independent Retailers, in the aptly named Independents’ Day! The day, which is backed by Dragon’s Den star and retail entrepreneur Theo Paphitis, encourages shoppers to buy from their...
Book shaped trinket box, Cup and Walking Stick from Pitcairn
12 Oct 2012
What I love about my newly acquired role as co-owner of an antiques shop in Shrewsbury are all the fascinating objects that come into our possession, even if only for a short time. As a former archaeology graduate things with a history have always interested me. But I am now learning about places I admittedly knew very little about before, through the items we have at It’s a nomad life. A history...
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