Shrewsbury News

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Ironbridge Celebrates Festival of Archaeology

6th July 2015

The Ironbridge Gorge Museums are once again celebrating the national Festival of Archaeology with a series of free special events in Coalbrookdale, all of which are open to the public and form part of the What lies beneath Coalbrookdales Playground project.

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Missing link between dinosaurs and birds explained at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

6th July 2015

Dinosaurs have been enjoyed on the big screen recently, with hit film "Jurassic World" breaking box office records. Now, on Saturday 18 July 2015, Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is to open a new exhibition "Archaeopteryx - the missing link between dinosaurs and birds", exploring how some of these powerful creatures evolved.

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Shrowsbury or Shroosbury?

2nd July 2015

The Shropshire Star has reignited the debate with a survey of more than 1,000 of their online readers. So, which is it?!

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Shrewsbury Food Festival: Bigger and Better!

2nd July 2015

Fine food, live music and chef demonstrations give county foodie event its third year of success

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Stoves teams up with Brompton Cookery School for kitchen revamp

26th June 2015

British cooking appliance brand Stoves has teamed up with the prestigious Shropshire-based Brompton Cookery School to update the school’s kitchen with brand new range cookers, ovens and hobs.

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'Britains craziest bike race' returns to Blists Hill Victorian Town

24th June 2015

An event in Shropshire dubbed as ‘Britain’s craziest bike race’ will have an extra element this year with the addition of the county’s first ever Balance Bike Championships.

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Shrewsbury Dragon Boat Festival

19th June 2015

The annual Shrewsbury Dragon Boat Festival is again set to be a fun day out by the river.

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Road Closures for Shrewsbury Half Marathon 21st June 2015

19th June 2015

There will be road closures in and around Shrewsbury on June 21st for this years Shrewsbury Half Marathon

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Flypasts honour Armed Forces Day guests

19th June 2015

On Saturday 27 June, events across the country will celebrate the contributions made by Her Majesty's Armed Forces. The annual Armed Forces Day is an opportunity to reflect and pay tribute to our heroes past and present, including current serving personnel, service families, veterans and cadets.

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Unique cycle-cross race returns to Blists Hill Victorian Town

17th June 2015

A unique cycling event is set to return to Blists Hill Victorian Town on the evening of Saturday, 27th June.

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Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

  • Feb

    08

    DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival

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

  • Feb

    09

    LEGO: Brick History

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

  • Feb

    10

    Darwin Guided Walk

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

  • Mar

    24

    Shrewsbury Flea Market

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

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