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Shrewsbury BID searches for artist to perform Christmas video song
23rd Sep 2014

Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) has thrown down the gauntlet to all local bands and solo artists by offering the one-off chance to produce a piece of music that will accompany this year's Christmas video filmed in Shrewsbury.

Local composers are invited to submit their musical masterpieces via WeTransfer, where each entry must be at least 30 seconds in length, Christmassy in theme, with optional lyrics.

Shrewsbury BID Christmas video
19th Sep 2014

A new video showcasing some of Shrewsbury's best independent businesses and one-off attractions has been launched by Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) to promote the town.

The short film, a Summer in Shrewsbury, gives a fast and fresh perspective on the town centre, showcasing its quirky character and originality, from the iconic River Severn to the town's true hidden gems - Darwin and the Dingle included.

15th Sep 2014

Shrewsbury has been voted the most courteous town by the National Campaign for Courtesy following the launch of the Most Courteous Town Award.

Shrewsbury Castle
15th Sep 2014

Shrewsbury has once again been considered blooming lovely after winning a Gold award for its floral displays - and being crowned category winner by Heart of England in Bloom.

The results were announced in a ceremony at Theatre Severn on Thursday 11th September. The town was awarded Gold and nominated category winner in the Small City Category for centres with a population of between 35,001 and 100,000.

4th Sep 2014

Shrewsbury is full of finds and now you can explore five for free as part of the national Heritage Open Days event between 11th and 14th September. Heritage Open Days celebrates the country's architecture and culture by offering free access to places that are usually closed to the public or charge for admission. In Shrewsbury the event means a rare meeting with a Lord on top of a 133ft column, trips to the top of a tower and a discovery in an ancient guild hall.

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