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10th Mar 2016

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will present the first in a series of free lectures at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) taking place to honour a Shropshire pioneer.

Professor Mike Thomas will discuss ‘The Role of the University in Both Higher Education and the Community’ on Wednesday 16th March, as part of the Baxter Lecture Series.

Shropshire Council
10th Mar 2016

On Monday 14th March 2016 at 10am the Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire, Colonel Edmund Thewles, and the chief executive of Shropshire Council, Clive Wright, will raise the Commonwealth Flag during a ceremony at Shirehall in Shrewsbury. Members of the public are welcome to observe the raising of the Commonwealth Flag.

8th Mar 2016

A major new exhibition telling the untold story of one of the great female artists of the early twentieth century comes to Shrewsbury this autumn.

Margaret Agnes Rope, born in 1882, produced stained-glass that can be found in churches and cathedrals on three continents, and which is now also collected by American museums – but she is now largely forgotten here in the UK, and even in her home town of Shrewsbury.

The Hive, Shrewsbury
8th Mar 2016

The final performance of the Connect-Create music project took place at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn on Tuesday 1st March 2016, featuring many performances by the children involved in the project, including original songs composed by the children, covers of chart songs and more.

Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery, things to do in Shropshire
8th Mar 2016

If you want to learn a new skill, brush up on your history or create something beautiful, look no further than the new range of adult courses, talks and workshops available at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery.

Sabrina Boat Shrewsbury
8th Mar 2016

One of Shropshire’s best-loved tourist attractions has undergone a major refurbishment and has turned to local specialists and contractors to carry out the work.

The Sabrina boat runs trips along the River Severn from the Welsh bridge and is back afloat this week following major renovation work, including the installation of new windows by local company Heritage Glass Group of Monkmoor, Shrewsbury.

Tell me on a Sunday at Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury
8th Mar 2016

Jamie Wilson and Gavin Kalin Productions are delighted to present the Watermill Theatre production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black’s classic musical Tell me on a Sunday starring Jodie Prenger, at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th May.

The Big Arts Show secures Stefan Knapp artworks to exhibit at its Shropshire event
8th Mar 2016

To commemorate twenty years since his passing Cathy Knapp, director of Mid Wales Arts and widow of renowned enamelist and 1960s pop artist Stefan Knapp has agreed to lend a selection of his colourful painted enamels for an exhibition at this year’s The Big Arts Show, in Shrewsbury.

University Centre Shrewsbury, study in Shrewsbury
7th Mar 2016

University Centre Shrewsbury’s undergraduate prospectus for 2017 has been published, and current students have helped to bring what the institution and town offers into focus.

Undergraduates from across the institution are the stars of the new publication which provides details of courses, support, the town and how to apply.

Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery, things to do in Shropshire
4th Mar 2016

One of Shropshire’s greatest authors is being celebrated with an exhibition at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery – as well as a writer-in-residence, talks and a big screen movie showing of one of her novels.




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