We are rolling out our new website design. Please let us know what you think!

Home » News » 2015

2015

Shrewsbury never sleeps. Discover the latest goings-on, stories and must-read news to come out of the original one-off.

A tale of two cities - Shrewsbury and Zutphen

An exhibition by an artist from Shrewsbury's twin town of Zutphen will launch in late September at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery. 'Jet Rotmans; A Tale of Two Cities - Shrewsbury and Zutphen', will open to the public on 28th September, with an official launch by Mayor of Shrewsbury, Councillor Miles Kenny, on 1st October.

Theatre Severn on the search for young local talent

Theatre Severn, in partnership with Evolution Pantomimes are looking for girls to be part of the Juvenile Ensemble for their spectacular pantomime, Dick Whittington, which will run at the theatre this Christmas. Registration will take place at 3.45pm on Tuesday 8th September at The Priory School, Longden Road, Shrewsbury, SY3 9EE.

Important changes to options report for Shrewsbury swimming provision

Shropshire Council has made some important changes to the options report for the provision of public swimming (and fitness) facilities in Shrewsbury. Strategic Leisure Ltd were appointed by the council to undertake a thorough and independent analysis of the shortlist of options for swimming provision in Shrewsbury. The report was completed by Strategic Leisure Ltd in June 2015.

Shrewsbury Film announces funding award from film hub North West central

The new funding award will allow Shrewsbury Film to launch their seasonal programme of films in September. Shrewsbury Film, formerly Shrewsbury Film Society, has today announced a funding award from Film Hub North West Central, part of the BFI UK-wide Film Audience Network that aims to bring independent and British film to UK audiences.

Shropshire offers exciting programme of free Heritage Open Days events

Shropshire's heritage enthusiasts and organisers have prepared an exciting programme of free events for the public from Thursday 10th to Sunday 13th September. The programme which is part of the national Heritage Open Days initiative includes a chance to see sites which are not normally open to the public as well as tours, talks, film screenings, living history re-enactments and exhibitions.