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21st Dec 2016

A free public lecture, exploring the original contribution of the Arts and Crafts Movement to the field of stained glass design will take place at University Centre Shrewsbury on Tuesday 10th January at 6pm. 

20th Dec 2016

Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery invites people of all ages to be involved in an interactive art and reminiscence exhibition, The Beat of the Butterflies’ Wings. The exhibition runs until 22nd January 2017.

15th Dec 2016

A must for classical music lovers in Shropshire; don’t miss out on the opportunity to see one of Britain’s most respected soloists in recital on 3rd February in Shrewsbury School’s Alington Hall.

Since his success as joint winner of the 1982 International Tchaikovsky Competition, Peter has gained international renown as one of the foremost pianists of our time, for his musicianship, stylistic versatility and commanding technique.

15th Dec 2016

Giant images of stained glass works by Shrewsbury-born artist Margaret Rope will be projected onto the front of the town’s Museum & Art Gallery for a second and final time on Wednesday 21st December between 4.30pm and 7.30pm.

The images were first projected onto the building on the evening of 25th October.

14th Dec 2016

The Sabrina Boat in Shrewsbury has announced their latest package which will see guests be able to enjoy a 45-minute cruise with live commentary as well as a Cream Tea at the Market Buffet Café located within Shrewsbury Market Hall.

LON10446 The Natural History Galleries of the Horniman Museum in London, England. 1993. © Stuart Franklin/Magnum Photos
14th Dec 2016

The work of internationally renowned photographers will reach new audiences on the streets of Shrewsbury in a special exhibition inspired by ‘Evolution’ and the town’s links to Charles Darwin.

13th Dec 2016

Some of the final residents to move into a popular Shrewsbury development were presented with a festive gift from the developers.

Neal Wynn and his wife Amanda received a £150 voucher and flowers from Galliers Homes.

The couple purchased a four-bedroom property at Galliers’ Belvidere Park development and received the gifts from sales advisor Julie Williams.

13th Dec 2016

A well-known Shrewsbury conveyancing specialist is returning to the law firm she joined nearly three decades ago.

Sue Cornish is now part of the property team at Wace Morgan Solicitors, which has its head office in St Mary’s Street, Shrewsbury.

13th Dec 2016

Ten giant nutcracker kings have arrived on the streets of Shrewsbury and visitors are being encouraged to join the Nutcracker Trail from today.

9th Dec 2016

World renowned comedian and actor Greg Davies is to appear at the first ever Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival (SICF).

The main body of SICF, strategically timed to provide top circuit acts with opportunities for last minute previews for their Edinburgh Fringe Festival shows, will contain 15, hour-long performances in four town centre venues over three days, starting on Friday 21st July.




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