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Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery celebrates its first birthday at former Music Hall

1st April 2015

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is celebrating a year since it opened in its new home at the former Music Hall and 13th century Vaughan’s Mansion, following a redevelopment of the buildings and installation of the exhibits that took five years and cost £10.7m.

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Civic Trust Awards honour the redevelopment of Shrewsbury's Music Hall

31st March 2015

The quality of the transformation of Shrewsbury's Music Hall and 13th century Vaughan's Mansion into the new Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery has been recognised with an award.

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Bike4Life Organisers Highlight the Importance of Road Safety

30th March 2015

Bikers from Shropshire and the wider Midlands area are invited to start the season off in style on Sunday 26th April 2015 at the Bike4Life Ride Out and Festival.

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Shrewsbury tops table of UK's 'Healthiest High Streets'

26th March 2015

A league table of the "healthiest" and "unhealthiest" high streets in Britain has named Shrewsbury as having the "healthiest" High Street in the UK.

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Lord Hill's Column in Shrewsbury open to the public during 2015

25th March 2015

Lord Hill's Column at the end of the London road in Shrewsbury will once again be open to the public. This year marks the 200th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo so additional days have been added to the schedule. The column was built in 1815 to honour local hero, Rowland Hill, who was Wellington’s trusted General during the Peninsula War and at the battle of Waterloo.

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Shropshire to promote its links with Lord Hill and the 200th anniversary of The Battle of Waterloo

18th March 2015

Some of Shropshire's top visitor attractions are joining forces with Shropshire Council to highlight the county's links with The Battle of Waterloo. Together, they aim to encourage visitors and local residents to explore places associated with General Lord Hill, one of the Duke of Wellington's most trusted generals at the Battle.

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Two new buildings to open in 2015 at Blists Hill Victorian Town

17th March 2015

Blists Hill Victorian Town, one of Shropshire’s 10 Ironbridge Gorge Museums is adding two new buildings to its ever expanding site in 2015.

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Celebrating Easter at the Severn Valley Country Park

16th March 2015

Shropshire Council Rangers at the Severn Valley Country Park are celebrating Easter in style during the school holidays. There will be ranger-led events each Wednesday and Friday and throughout the holidays a self-led trail will be available for our younger visitors.

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Spring is in the air and the Dorothy Clive Garden is coming back to life for another season

13th March 2015

At the time of writing the following plants were already in flower: hellebores, early daffodils, camellias, new Iris reticulata cvs and masses of crocus. The garden will of course just get stronger every week from here on in, with a rising crescendo of spring flowering trees, shrubs and bulbs putting on an uplifting floral display.

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Treasures of the Staffordshire Hoard brought to life at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

11th March 2015

An exciting interactive touring exhibition which tells the fascinating story of how the Staffordshire Hoard was found and saved for the nation will be on show on the balcony at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery from 17 March to 17 May 2015.

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Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

  • Jun

    24

    Shrewsbury Food Festival

    A huge food and fringe festival in Shrewsbury town with live music from the best unsigned artists, cookery...

  • Jun

    24

    Shrewsbury Flea Market

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

  • Jun

    24

    Shrewsbury Flea Market

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

  • Jul

    01

    Shropshire Family Vintage Show

    Fantastic show for everyone from vintage vehicle enthusiasts to families. Hundreds of different vehicles on show,...

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