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Home Sweet Home At The Market Hall in Shrewsbury

5th May 2009

Whether it's the traditional liquorice, the re-branded opal fruits or retro classics like shrimps and floral gums, one new tenant at the Market Hall is capitalising on our nostalgic yearnings.

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New Darwin River Walk in Shrewsbury

29th April 2009

Visitors to Shrewsbury are now able to follow a new Darwin River Walk with the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of a young Charles Darwin and discover the areas where as a child he would forage for bugs and creepy crawlies in the River Severn.

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Wrexham, Shropshire and Marylebone Railway Company

29th April 2009

Shropshire's Direct Rail Link to London

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A Fanfare for Quantum Leap - Composition Competition

28th April 2009

Quantum Leap is currently being built in Shrewsbury town centre as a memorial to Charles Darwin, born here 200 years ago. This stunning sculpture will be one of the largest pieces of public art in the country and sits opposite the brand new Theatre Severn on the banks of the river.

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Guided Walking Tours of Shrewsbury

6th April 2009

The 2008/9 edition of the Guided Walks leaflet is now available from the Shrewsbury Visitor Information Centre. The leaflet gives details of all the many different tours that are available to book throughout the year.

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Find The Perfect Cure At The Market Hall

11th March 2009

A leading delecatessen in the Market Hall is offering Shrewsbury shoppers the opportunity to become Baconistas next week as part of a national campaign.

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New Street And Artisans' Quarter Opens At Blists Hill Victorian Town For Easter

10th March 2009

This Easter visitors to Blists Hill Victorian Town in Shropshire's Ironbridge Gorge, will be the first to explore the magnificent new Canal Street.

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150th Anniversary at Wroxeter Roman City

2nd March 2009

Journey back in time for a glimpse of life as it would have been 2000 years ago at Wroxeter Roman City.

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The World Is Our Oyster - New Seafood Bar Opens In Shrewsbury

16th February 2009

New Seafood Bar for the Market Hall

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Market Hall Awards Shoppers with Tasty Treat

27th January 2009

A leading Shrewsbury shopping destination will be celebrating 'Farmhouse Breakfast Week' on Friday by serving up a breakfast treat.

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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...

  • Mar


    Shrewsbury Steampunk Spectacular

    The event will focus around a Steampunk market at St Mary’s Church, but lots of exciting attractions will be...

  • Mar


    Shrewsbury Flea Market

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

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