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Second chance to see Andy McKeown's Giant Light-Show Tribute to Margaret Agnes Rope

16th December 2016

Visitors to the main square in Shrewsbury will have a second opportunity before Christmas to see the very successful ‘Tribute To Margaret Rope’ light-show created by international light artist Andy McKeown.

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Blists Hill to featured on BBC on Christmas Day

14th December 2016

A programme filmed at a Shropshire museum will air on Christmas Day.

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Greg Davies to host first-ever Shrewsbury comedy festival

13th December 2016

Comedian and actor Greg Davies is to appear at the first ever Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival.

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Bridgnorth wins the Best Large Market Town Award

13th December 2016

Congratulations to Bridgnorth who the Best Large Market Town title yesterday; after competing against Hinckley and Market Harborough in the Great British High Street awards.

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New Japanese Restaurant to open in Shrewsbury

7th December 2016

A restaurant in Shrewsbury, owned by the same team as the historic Prince Rupert Hotel, is set to re-open as a specialist Japanese eatery.

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Twisted Fairy Tales at The Dana Prison (HMP Shrewsbury)

2nd December 2016

Twisted Fairy Tales is a brand new, and first-of-its-kind event to arrive in Shrewsbury as part of the town’s Christmas festivities. Described as a ‘Christmas Pantomime gone wrong’ this adult only event couldn’t be further away from your standard nativity play.

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Shrewsbury Winter Festival back again 10th & 11th December 2016

2nd December 2016

It may still be 12 weeks to Christmas, but interest in Shrewsbury Winter Festival returning to the Quarry this December is gathering pace quicker than a reindeer on Christmas Eve! Attracting over 10,000 visitors in 2015 this event promises to be even bigger and better this year.

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Take a sleigh ride with Santa at the RAF Museum!

2nd December 2016

For the Christmas period, up to and including 31st December, our 4D Experience will be taking on a Christmas theme.

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Experience the magic of a Victorian Christmas at Blists Hill Victorian Town

2nd December 2016

Experience the magic of a Victorian Christmas at Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge over the two weekends of 3rd – 4th and 10th - 11th December. Soak up the seasonal atmosphere from a bygone era and revel in traditional celebrations and entertainment as the townsfolk are busily making preparations for Christmas, 1800s style.

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Mary Webb Society Unveil Bronze Bust of Mary Webb

1st December 2016

On the 9th July the Mary Webb Society unveiled a bronze bust of Mary Webb created by Clun sculptor Jemma Pearson, which is mounted on a pedestal carved from local Grinshill stone.

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Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

  • Jul

    26

    The Great Shrewsbury Mouse Hunt

    Let Jesse the Mouse guide you around St Mary's in this brand new trail launching for Church Tourism Week. Jesse is...

  • Jul

    26

    Inspiring Tiles

    Enjoy family craft activities at St Mary’s in central Shrewsbury this summer holiday as part of Church Tourism...

  • Jul

    27

    Hencote Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting

    Visit and explore the 60-acre grounds, vineyard, ancient riverbed, and gardens.The evening will begin with a drinks...

  • Jul

    29

    Shrewsbury Flea Market

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

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