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Butcher Row, Shrewsbury. Shopping in Shrewsbury, historic towns UK. Coach trips
27th Apr 2015

Shrewsbury is showing its practical support for tourism by introducing two new coach drop off and pick up points which are more convenient for the town centre.

Coach drivers can now set-down visitors in bays at Dogpole and Shoplatch, which are closer to Shrewsbury's shops and Museum and Art Gallery, before parking their vehicles free of charge in the long stay coach parking areas at Frankwell and Abbey Foregate.

23rd Apr 2015

The great and the good of Shrewsbury have been officially recognised by the town's Mayor. Around 50 of the town's most dedicated citizens and organisations received honours from Mayor Councillor Beverley Baker at this year's Mayor's Awards ceremony, which took place at the Guildhall last night.

Councillor Baker said everyone who had received an award had played a key part in helping make Shrewsbury a special place to live, work and visit.

Shrewsbury BID
23rd Apr 2015

Shrewsbury BID is reaching the end of the first year and its first annual meeting will be held on Thursday 14th May 2015 at 6pm at the Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery. At the annual meeting the Shrewsbury BID team will discuss the annual report, the progress that Shrewsbury BID has made in the first year and will look ahead to priorities for year two. To confirm your attendance, please RSVP to [email protected] by Friday 8th May.

Secret Egypt at the Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery. Things to do in Shropshire
23rd Apr 2015

Shropshire's first Egyptology exhibition in more than 170 years closes this Sunday (26 April 2015), after attracting more than 11,000 visitors and a great deal of praise since it opened in January.

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.

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