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March

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

New lease of life for historic Traitor’s Gate in Shrewsbury

Hidden by ivy and off the beaten track, the last remaining defended gateway in Shrewsbury’s town walls has now been revealed and repaired thanks to funding from Historic England and architectural and archaeological advice from Shropshire Council.

Get ready to be swept away on a magic carpet of clowning creativity

An acclaimed company, Shifting Sands Theatre is re-telling the Arabian Nights tales with a comic twist at Theatre Severn on Thursday 5th May at 8pm.

Leading musicians to play at Shrewsbury Mayor’s concerts

Two special concerts featuring leading musicians from throughout Europe are being planned in Shropshire next month.

The events will be held in Shrewsbury Abbey on Saturday 23rd April and Sunday 24th and are the highlights of the Mayor of Shrewsbury’s charity concert weekend which aims to raise money for three local good causes.

New sponsors for popular writing competition

Organisers of a popular Shrewsbury writing competition are over the moon about sponsorship from a town business.

Specialist pen shop Write Here, in Shrewsbury High Street, has agreed to provide prizes for the 2016 Belle Vue Arts Festival writing competition, which this year takes the theme of  ‘Space’.

Shrewsbury BID to launch new waste and recycling scheme

Shrewsbury BID is launching a cost effective and environmentally friendly waste and recycling scheme to help businesses in the town save money and receive better service.