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The Vikings are coming! Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery presents Valhalla - Life and Death in Viking Britain

5th January 2016

An exciting exhibition that brings together key Viking burial findings, objects that explore everyday life in Britain 1,000 years ago, and the latest archaeological research techniques opens at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery on 8 February 2016.

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14th December 2015

Shrewsbury’s annual Carols in the Square concert, which will be broadcast live on BBC Radio, returns next week

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Christmas Festival to be held at Shrewsbury Quarry

11th December 2015

Visit the Shrewsbury Quarry 12th & 13th December for a weekend of Christmas Festivities with the finest produce from over 150 food and craft producers, with mulled wine, carol singing and even Shrewsbury's very own ice-rink thrown in! Everything you should want in one place for a jolly good time!

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Spotlight Awards 2015: Shropshire's best food and entertainment venues pick up gongs

18th November 2015

Shropshire’s best-loved eating and entertainment venues had their moment in the limelight when they were celebrated at the Spotlight Awards.

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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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Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

  • Feb


    DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival

    This February, we will celebrate Shrewsbury as "The Origin of Independent Thinking" and birthplace of Charles Darwin -...

  • Feb


    LEGO: Brick History

    Brick History takes you on a journey through pivotal moments in world history, modelled in LEGO® bricks. This is...

  • Feb


    Darwin Guided Walk

    Join one of our Visitor Information Centre guides exploring Shrewsbury and the places associated with Charles Darwin.Due...

  • Mar


    Shrewsbury Flea Market

    SHREWSBURY FLEA is a fabulous mixture of Antiques and collectables, antique furniture, vintage clothing & fabrics,...

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