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2016

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Winners of BBC’s The Choir perform in Shrewsbury this Spring

Semi-Toned, an all-male acapella group from Exeter University have been crowned the ‘best in Britain,’ after winning the finals of Gareth Malone’s The Choir on BBC Two.  Shrewsbury School are delighted to be hosting the group in concert in early 2017.

Shop gees up for Christmas with new range

A talented Shropshire illustrator with a love of horses has combined her passions to create a new range of cards and gifts.

Isobel Bushell has launched a selection of greetings cards and pictures all with an equine theme.

The Christmas cards, which are now available at Write Here in Shrewsbury’s High Street, have been created with her personal experiences in mind.

Shrewsbury Market Hall’s late evening festive celebrations on 10th & 14th December

Live music, a movie and a Narnia chocolate tea party will be part of the late night festive celebrations being staged by Shrewsbury Market Hall on Saturday 10th December.

The market’s stalls, cafes and restaurants will be open until 10pm and there will be performances by the indie rock band the Cartoon Bandits and disc jockey DJ Buzzword.

Shrewsbury prepares for a Nutcracker of a Christmas

Larger than life festive characters will soon spring up in Shrewsbury town centre with visitors invited to join The Nutcracker Trail.

Shrewsbury’s independents showcase their big appeal on ‘Small Business Saturday’

Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) is calling on people to shop local and support independent traders on ‘Small Business Saturday’ this weekend.

Start-up enterprises to long-established names will be among those showcasing their individual appeal and customer service as part of a national campaign to celebrate and promote small businesses.