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28th Aug 2015

HRH The Duke of Gloucester will officially open Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery on Thursday 17th September 2015. The new Museum & Art Gallery re-opened in the former Music Hall and 13th Century Vaughan's Mansion on 1 April 2014 and welcomed more than 80,000 visitors in its first year.

25th Aug 2015

People visiting Shrewsbury on Bank Holiday Monday (31st August 2015) will be able to park for just £1 in all Shropshire Council-run car parks. The special rate has been introduced by Shropshire Council to encourage people to spend Bank Holiday in the town and visit its many shops, cafes, restaurants and other attractions.

The car parks included in the offer are:


Flaxmill Shrewsbury, oldest steel-framed building in the world. First sky-scraper
24th Aug 2015

Shrewsbury is full of fun facts and finds and now you can explore five for free as part of the national Heritage Open Days event between 10th and 13th September. Celebrating the country's architecture and culture, Heritage Open Days offer free access to places that are usually closed to the public or charge for admission, so you can see more of Shrewsbury!

Shropshire Drama Company, Theatre Severn Shrewsbury
24th Aug 2015

Rehearsals have started and tickets are now on sale for Shropshire Drama Company's (SDC) production As You Like It. The forthcoming Willam Shakespeare production will be taking place at Theatre Severn from 28th to 31st October 2015.

17th Aug 2015

An evening of taster lectures is being held to give people a snapshot of learning and research at University Centre Shrewsbury. Research, learning and teaching at the institution are aligned to local, regional and national needs, spanning four areas; Medicine and Health; Sustainable Business and Community Development; Societal Innovation, and Design, Heritage and the Built Environment.

A World of Lego at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery. Things to do in Shrewsbury, Shropshire
17th Aug 2015

LEGO® enthusiast Warren Elsmore will be staging his touring exhibition 'Brick City - the World's most iconic buildings and landmarks in LEGO®', at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery. Featuring over 70 LEGO® models the exhibition will appeal to all ages whilst teaching creativity, expression and an appreciation of architecture and the iconic images that make up cities around the World.

Shrewsbury Flower Show gardens for Shropshire Mind
13th Aug 2015

Shrewsbury Flower Show presents beautiful garden designs put together by hard-working individuals with a flair for foliage. However, this year's event may be considered special for an alternate reason.

12th Aug 2015

Information, advice and a charity cycle challenge will be on offer to people visiting the University Centre Shrewsbury marquee at this year's Shrewsbury Flower Show. University Centre staff will be on hand to talk to visitors about the institution - and at the same time people will be given the opportunity to take on the 50-50 Pedal Power Challenge.

University Centre Shrewsbury. Study in Shropshire. Students.
11th Aug 2015

People are invited to take a look at proposals for the next stage of University Centre Shrewsbury living accommodation after careful consideration of the best potential options for students, residents, businesses and wider partners. Morris Property Ltd and Guildhouse UK Ltd have been selected by Shropshire Council as the developer for the project, following a procurement exercise and the current conversion of part of Mardol House into student accommodation.

11th Aug 2015

Darwin, Pride Hill and Riverside shopping centres have a treat for all you Shrewsbury Shoppers! Launched this year, the Apple Watch is the most personal product the company has launched to date. Track your heart rate, get the latest news headlines, read texts and surf the web instantly from your wrist. The high definition retina display with force touch makes the Apple Watch crystal easy to navigate.




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