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13th November 2015

Internationally important historic site brought back to life with new exhibition and visitor centre opening to the public!

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Sabrina Boat Owner Recognised as Excellence Award Finalist

12th November 2015

Congratulations to Dilwyn Jones of Sabrina Boat Cruises who was recently named as a finalist in the Excellence Award at the Group Leisure & Travel Awards.

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Fourfold increase for Sabrina Boat!

12th November 2015

One of Shrewsbury’s most popular group-friendly attractions, the Sabrina Boat, is celebrating a fourfold increase in the number of coaches and groups taking to the River Severn.

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Shrewsbury Christmas Lights Switch-On Set to Be a Cracker of an Event

11th November 2015

The festive season is upon us and Shrewsbury is about to kick it all off with a bang as the town’s ‘Christmas Cracker’ event returns; bigger and better than ever!

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What will you be doing to celebrate Diwali over the next few days?

11th November 2015

Diwali is known as the ‘Festival of Lights’ and is celebrated globally by Hindu’s, Sikh’s and Jain’s.

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Dana Prison Hosts Chilling Day/Night Tours with Ghost Hunts & Zombie Runs!

11th November 2015

During the 3 months The Dana has been open to the public a wide range of activities, events and tours have been introduced.

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Telford Guest House given new Accolade for Service Excellence

2nd November 2015

Rosemary and Adrian Brown at The Old Rectory of St James Guest House have been presented with VisitEngland’s new ROSE Accolade for 2015, one of only 100 in the whole of England.

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Defence Through the Lens - 100 Years of Military Photography

21st October 2015

Military Exhibition at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery from Monday 19 October 2015

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Derelict coaching inn to Michelin guide in 18 months

15th October 2015

Just 18 months after revamping an iconic Shropshire Coaching Inn, owners Mel and Martin Board have developed the site threefold, turning a dilapidated pub and barns into a Michelin Guide listed business

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Pen-y-Dyffryn Country Hotel Wins Four National Awards in One Week!

7th October 2015

The stunning silver-stone former Georgian rectory has recently been awarded an unprecedented four top awards.

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Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

  • Aug


    Shrewsbury Folk Festival

    A four day event with entertainment for all age groups to celebrate the tradition of folk music and dance. Whilst the...

  • Aug


    Shrewsbury Fake Festival

    The Fake Festival is coming to Shrewsbury on Saturday 26th August bringing 3 professional ‘touring-grade’...

  • Aug


    Pretty Woman Open Air Cinema

    A fantastic opportunity to see a classic film in a stunning outdoor location. Doors and bar open at 6:30pm. There will...

  • Sep


    A Night in the Dana - Prison Sleepover

    Immersive Events, in conjunction with Jailhouse Tours, are bringing you the only way to spend a night in a cell! That...

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