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11th Oct 2017

On October 27th 2017, BBC Wildlife Producer & Researcher Louise Emerson is giving a talk at the Hive in Shrewsbury about her life and career with the BBC creating wildlife documentaries. The talk takes place at 1PM and costs £4 for adults, £2 for children and £2 for OAPs.

10th Oct 2017

Ghost tours of Shrewsbury are set to return from Thursday 12 October 2017, giving you the chance to come face-to-face with the towns’ spooky history.

Starting on 12 October, these tours will run every Thursday until 30 November and will begin at 7pm at the Visitor Information Centre and last approximately 90 minutes.

Shrewsbury is one of the most haunted towns in England, and a guided ghost walk is the ideal way to learn more about them.

10th Oct 2017

University Centre Shrewsbury’s (UCS’s) newest undergraduates have been greeted with a warm welcome, inspiring words and a range of activities to help them get to know the area.

The students, who are embarking on a range of courses, were introduced to the town from Sunday September 24 and are settling in well.

Established by the University of Chester and Shropshire Council, with the community, UCS aims to bring new and varied prospects for students, the town and Shropshire.

10th Oct 2017

Waiters at the popular late night food and drink event at Shrewsbury’s Market Hall will be sporting stylish new aprons depicting scenes from around the town.

The aprons have been designed by local illustrator and artist Linda Edwards and will be showcased by some of the staff at the open evening on November 4.

They are part of her Sunny Side Art collection, which also includes cards, ceramics and pictures.

6th Oct 2017

Shrewsbury’s Museum & Art Gallery will be hosting a Halloween weekend of mystery and magic on Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 October.

5th Oct 2017

Poetry lovers are invited to a free event at University Centre Shrewsbury to find out more about the differences between reading poems in private and public.

Dr Bill Hughes will lead the event, which is part performance and part discussion, at Guildhall in Frankwell Quay on Wednesday October 11, from 1pm.

5th Oct 2017

Two top executives from prestigious European companies were in Shropshire recently to attend an event at a leading county retailer.

Acoustic Boutique, one of Shrewsbury’s largest independent shops, hosted a successful ‘sound and vision’ evening at its High Street store.

The UK managing director of premium German television company Loewe, Adam Whyte, was amongst the guests, as was Steve Downey of international brand Bose.

3rd Oct 2017

Organisers of the highly successful Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival have announced the dates for next year’s event – extending the Festival length & adding venues in the process.

The Festival (SICFest), which this year provided 15 shows over several venues in town, will take place Thursday to Sunday, 19th-22nd July 2018.

3rd Oct 2017

A special Shropshire concert staged by rising local talent Libby Glinksman boosted a charity by almost £1,400.

The Shrewsbury singer performed at the ‘Tribute to Adele’ evening at the Wightman Theatre in the town recently.

A total of £1,339 was collected for the Breast Cancer Now charity as a result of the event.

Tina Boyle, a member of the Breast Cancer Now Shrewsbury support group, said that they were extremely grateful to Libby for offering to stage the show.

3rd Oct 2017

On World Mental Health Day October 10th, The Hive in Belmont, Shrewsbury is hosting a free half day Youth Mental Health Training workshop in partnership with Musical Communities from 9AM – 1PM to coincide with their Mental Health Awareness drop-in afternoon. This workshop is to help provide and support anyone who teaches, works, cares for or lives with young people, including young people aged 16+.




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