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Shrewsbury shortlisted to feature in its very own Monopoly board

1st February 2016

Shrewbury is in the running to have its very own Monopoly board, featuring 22 property spots and community chest cards designed to the towns style and culture.

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Free admission for mothers on Mothering Sunday At Blists Hill Victorian Town, 6th March

1st February 2016

Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge, is inviting all mums to come as their guest on Sunday, 6th March when they can enjoy a Victorian-style Mother’s Day.

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Hocus pocus and photo trickery at museum lecture

28th January 2016

Art forms, artists and magic will be the focus of a fascinating talk based around visual deception, taking place at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford next month.

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A Centenary Celebration of Mary Webb at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery, 7 March – 5 June 2016

27th January 2016

Treasures: The Literature and Landscape of Mary Webb’s Shropshire

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Meccano mechanical marvels come to Enginuity

26th January 2016

Members of the Telford and Ironbridge Meccano Society (TIMS) will be bringing their magnificent metal creations to the Enginuity design and technology discovery centre at Coalbrookdale, near Ironbridge on Saturday, 30th Januar

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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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CAROLS IN THE SQUARE CONCERT RETURNS

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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FIRST STAGE OF PROJECT TO SAVE SHREWSBURY FLAXMILL MALTINGS COMPLETE

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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Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

  • May

    10

    Fusion Food with Sheela Udeshi

    Sheela Udeshi from Sheela Kitchen will be sharing her tips and Fusion Food cooking skills with you to celebrate National...

  • 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

    100 Cockpits and Cabs

    Offering visitors the exciting chance to get a closer look inside 100 cockpits and vehicles from our...

  • 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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