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9th Jan 2018

An exclusive set of silver writing instruments has been developed in tribute to the work of Shropshire silversmiths.

The carefully-crafted pen and pencil have been manufactured in the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham and have just gone on sale at Shrewsbury retailer Write Here, priced at just under £300 each.

14th Dec 2017

A new Shropshire based band, which is a tribute to The Velvet Underground, play their first gig at the end of 2017. 

Established after two co-founders realised they held a mutual appreciation of Lou Reed’s iconic Avant-garde collective, also made famous by another artistic icon Andy Warhol, VU will perform at The Vaults in Shrewsbury on Thursday 28 December.

14th Dec 2017

The Hive, an arts charity and venue in the heart of Shrewsbury has launched a Christmas Fundraising Campaign to help raise money for the various projects it runs throughout the year. The ‘12 days of Hive Christmas Campaign’ is asking for donations of £5 that will help support projects The Hive delivers to thousands of people in challenging circumstances across Shropshire throughout the year.

12th Dec 2017

Final preparations are underway for Shrewsbury’s Carols in the Square concert on Wednesday evening.

Shrewsbury Town Council staff have been working hard over the last few days to ensure that the Square has been cleared of snow and ice so that the ever-popular festive event can commence from 5.30pm with music for all the family.

The footpaths around the area have also been cleared to ensure the safety of everyone who will joining in the festive sing-a-long.

12th Dec 2017

Members of the public are invited to join voices with University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) staff and students at the institution’s third annual Christmas Carol Service.

The event takes place at St Chad’s Church on Thursday, December 14 and is open to all.

8th Dec 2017

Tickets for the hotly anticipated Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival Gala 2018 have gone on sale from Theatre Severn’s box office & website as of Friday 8th December.

2017’s event was the most talked about comedy show of the year, and organisers are promising the 2018 show will be just as memorable.

The best seats for the show on Sunday 22nd July are on sale @ £37.50 each, whilst there are some seats available at £30 each.

7th Dec 2017

A brand new festive night bus service is coming as a trial to Shrewsbury from December 8th every Friday and Saturday night until Christmas, bringing a cheap and easy way to travel for those coming in to enjoy the town’s vibrant night time entertainment offer.

The new Arriva bus service will operate on the hour every hour (excluding 10pm) between 8pm to 2am with two buses using existing bus routes catering for those travelling from north and south of the town – for just £1 each way.

5th Dec 2017

A Shrewsbury telecoms company is urging neighbouring firms on Shrewsbury Business Park to contribute to a charity Christmas collection.

Pure Telecom is behind the initiative to support the Shrewsbury Ark, which provides a drop-in centre for homeless and vulnerable people.

It is asking employees at the 66 firms on the park to donate essential items such as tinned food, sleeping bags, warm clothes and toiletries over the next few weeks.

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