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Shrewsbury's Carols In The Square Concert

15th December 2014

Shrewsbury's annual Carols in the Square concert takes place Wednesday 17th December from 5.30pm in the town's Square.

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Direct Rail Line from Shrewsbury to London Starts Today!

15th December 2014

Virgin Trains have launched their new Shrewsbury to London direct rail service. It marks the end of a hard-fought campaign for a direct rail service between Shropshire and London.

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Welsh Cavalry to receive freedom of Shrewsbury at special parade

10th December 2014

The Queens Dragoons Guards are to be given the freedom of Shrewsbury at a formal parade.

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'This is Your Christmas' Released Today!

1st December 2014

The man behind the music for the 'Christmas in Shrewsbury' video Gareth Rhys Jones, is releasing the full version of 'This is your Christmas' today (Monday 1st December 2014).

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Shrewsbury Folk Festival Announces 2015 Artists

26th November 2014

Shrewsbury Folk Festival, taking place 28th-31st August 2015, has annouced the first artists on its 2015 line up as it prepares for earlybird tickets to go on sale on December 1st.

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Shropshire Roots Music Season

26th November 2014

Leading Folk Artists To Visit Shrewsbury

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Create pneumatic rockets and discover the fun of flying at Enginuity

25th November 2014

Half-Term 14th - 22nd February

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'A Christmas Carol' Guided Tour

13th November 2014

Take a tour of locations used in Shrewsbury during the filming of the 1984 film 'A Christmas Carol' this December.

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A double award triumph for the Ironbridge Gorge Museums

12th November 2014

Staff at the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust are celebrating after picking up awards at two different ceremonies in one evening.

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Shrewsbury Chocolate Festival

11th November 2014

The first Shrewsbury Chocolate Festival is taking place this weekend from Friday 14th November until Sunday 16th November.

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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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