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Shropshire Tourism Visitor Survey Prize Draw Winner!

9th January 2017

Congratulations to our winner of the Shropshire Tourism Visitor Survey Prize Draw. Our winner from Oxfordshire will be spending a 2 night stay at the Prince Rupert Hotel in Shrewsbury.

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Twixmas opening at Ironbridge Gorge Museums, Shropshire for a great family day out 26th – 31st December

22nd December 2016

For a fun day out during the Twixmas festive period, 26th – 31st December, go along to the Ironbridge Gorge Museums in Shropshire’s stunning Severn Valley where six of the ten museums will be open daily from 10am until 4pm. They will only be closing on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

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The North Wales Association of Male Voice Choirs perform St David's Day Concert

21st December 2016

Following the resounding success of previous St David’s Day concerts at the Theatre Severn we are delighted to announce that on February 25th 2017 The North Wales Association of Male Voice Choirs have arranged another fantastic evening of music and song for us -an evening that is not to be missed.

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Second chance to see Andy McKeown's Giant Light-Show Tribute to Margaret Agnes Rope

16th December 2016

Visitors to the main square in Shrewsbury will have a second opportunity before Christmas to see the very successful ‘Tribute To Margaret Rope’ light-show created by international light artist Andy McKeown.

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Blists Hill to featured on BBC on Christmas Day

14th December 2016

A programme filmed at a Shropshire museum will air on Christmas Day.

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Greg Davies to host first-ever Shrewsbury comedy festival

13th December 2016

Comedian and actor Greg Davies is to appear at the first ever Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival.

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Bridgnorth wins the Best Large Market Town Award

13th December 2016

Congratulations to Bridgnorth who the Best Large Market Town title yesterday; after competing against Hinckley and Market Harborough in the Great British High Street awards.

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New Japanese Restaurant to open in Shrewsbury

7th December 2016

A restaurant in Shrewsbury, owned by the same team as the historic Prince Rupert Hotel, is set to re-open as a specialist Japanese eatery.

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Twisted Fairy Tales at The Dana Prison (HMP Shrewsbury)

2nd December 2016

Twisted Fairy Tales is a brand new, and first-of-its-kind event to arrive in Shrewsbury as part of the town’s Christmas festivities. Described as a ‘Christmas Pantomime gone wrong’ this adult only event couldn’t be further away from your standard nativity play.

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Shrewsbury Winter Festival back again 10th & 11th December 2016

2nd December 2016

It may still be 12 weeks to Christmas, but interest in Shrewsbury Winter Festival returning to the Quarry this December is gathering pace quicker than a reindeer on Christmas Eve! Attracting over 10,000 visitors in 2015 this event promises to be even bigger and better this year.

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Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

  • Apr

    21

    Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival

    Cartoonists & caricaturists let loose in the streets of Shrewsbury with workshops, exhibitions and entertainment...

  • Apr

    21

    Aviation Education Conference

    This brand new conference will see youth and education experts join forces to inspire the next generation. Open to all...

  • May

    12

    Shrewsbury Regatta

    The Regatta is one of the oldest events in the rowing calendar, having first been held in 1871. Races will take place on...

  • May

    19

    Shrewsbury Kids Festival

    Join us and celebrate Shropshire Kidsfest third year! We turn the Quarry Park into one HUGE play park for your children...

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