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University Centre Shrewsbury open day
21st Apr 2015

University Centre Shrewsbury applicants have been given a taste of studying and living in the town. The University Centre's first Visit Days were held this month, for students who have applied to study an undergraduate course in 2015, as one of their shortlisted choices, or are thinking of applying for an undergraduate programme in 2016.

The Big Arts Show, Shrewsbury
14th Apr 2015

Organisers of The Big Art Show are pleased to announce Oswestry based Kiki Jewellery as the 100th exhibitor to sign up for this year's event. Held at the West Mid Showground in Shrewsbury over the first weekend in July (3rd, 4th and 5th) The Big Art Show aims to provide a showcase for artists using a diverse range formats and presentation through the use of paint, sculpture, jewellery, glass, ceramics, furniture design, photography and performance art.

10th Apr 2015

Shrewsbury based tour operator, Regional Transport are offering a new 'hop on, hop off' open top bus tour to allow visitors to take in the wonderful scenery of Shropshire and some of its famous attractions.

Professor Clare Schofield University Centre Shrewsbury
10th Apr 2015

University Centre Shrewsbury is offering a work-based postgraduate course which allows students to earn a salary worth more than the cost of their training, while gaining practical and academic business skills. The Shrewsbury Business Master's follows the success of the Chester Business Master's programme - one of the first business courses of its type in the UK.

Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery, things to do in Shropshire
1st Apr 2015

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is celebrating a year since it opened in its new home at the former Music Hall and 13th century Vaughan's Mansion, following a redevelopment of the buildings and installation of the exhibits that took five years and cost £10.7m.

Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury. Shopping, architecture, things to do. Healthy high street
27th Mar 2015

As Shrewsbury tops the Royal Society for Public Health's 'Good Living: Healthy High Streets' league table announced today, latest research from Shrewsbury BID reveals that Shrewsbury's mix of heritage, riverside location, shopping and friendliness are also key to its unique appeal.

Easter in Shrewsbury
25th Mar 2015

Sing your heart out at Shrewsbury's The Big Busk this Easter as the town fills with music, dance, art, magic, poetry and an Easter Egg Hunt to win a 10kg chocolate prize. It's the start of all things spring in Shrewsbury.

Beer Me Up Scotty in the Shrewsbury Market Hall. Shopping in Shrewsbury
24th Mar 2015

Two new businesses selling a range of artisan beers and homemade cakes have launched at Shrewsbury Market Hall. Beer Me Up Scotty and The Dandelion Clock have joined the vibrant market, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

Beer Me Up Scotty, run by 30-year-old Dominic Mason, offers a range of obscure and hard-to-find beers and ales, as well as local specialties.

Shrewsbury Market Hall, shopping in Shrewsbury
20th Mar 2015

Shoppers at Shrewsbury Market Hall are being asked to cast their vote to crown the Market Trader of the Year.

People visiting the indoor market before April 10 can nominate their favourite trader to win a Mayor of Shrewsbury Award.

The trader with the most votes will be presented with a trophy at the Mayor's Awards ceremony on April 22nd.

War horse memorial in the Dingle, Shrewsbury
19th Mar 2015

Primary school children in Shrewsbury are invited to observe the second year marking the centenary of the First World War by designing a poster depicting the plight of animals in conflict. This year's official commemorative theme, as selected by the Imperial War Museums, focuses on how animals played their part in the war, both on the home front and on the battlefield.

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