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Discover Shrewsbury from your home

We might be staying at home right now but you can still experience the best of Shrewsbury from the comfort of your home. Whether you want to explore our town, tickle your tastebuds with some takeaway or are looking for some retail therapy - you can find it all here.

Explore Shrewsbury 

One of the best ways to see the seasons change is by taking a stroll through the Quarry. 29 acres of beautiful parkland encircled within the loop of the River Severn, it’s a sight not to be missed. At the heart of the Quarry lies the Dingle, a floral masterpiece cultivated by world-renowned gardener Percy Thrower, who served as Parks Superintendent for 28 years.

Get your tastebuds tingling at the Virtual Shrewsbury Chocolate Festival, Saturday 14th - Sunday 15th. There’s a lineup of exciting demos, talks and the much-loved Chocolate Lolly Pop workshop! The festival’s wonderful chocolatiers, bean to bar makers and confectioners will be joining in to tell you about their delicious products and how you can buy them, and you’ll be able to taste along with your own Shrewsbury Chocolate Festival tasting box! 

Shrewsbury Festival of Literature will also be returning this month in a virtual capacity. Due to take place Friday 27th - Sunday 29th, please see shrewsburylitfest.co.uk for announcements and updates. 

Commemorate Remembrance Day this year by following along with Shrewsbury Town Council's live stream. The proceedings shall begin at 10.45am with a Service of Commemoration; this shall lead into the Last Post being sounded ahead of 2 minutes’ silence at 11.00am and be followed by the Mayor and senior Civic and Military dignitaries laying wreaths. Click here for more information.

 

Shrewsbury's Open Stories

Scooped in the loop of the River Severn, Shrewsbury is a town oozing with history. From the comfort of your home be transported to the heart of Shrewsbury with the new Shrewsbury's Open Stories audio tours. Click here to listen along.

Pick up your essentials and groceries

Many of Shrewsbury's town centre businesses remain open so you can continue to purchase your essential items, including groceries, newsagents and pharmacies. Click here to discover which essential businesses are open and which are offering delivery.

 

Indulge in some retail therapy

Whether you're looking to indulge in some retail therapy or get a head start on Christmas you can still shop Shrewsbury. Many of our independent retailers offer online or alternative shopping solutions, including click and collect.

From clothing and accessories to Christmas decorations and fabrics, get the best of Shrewsbury delivered directly to your door.

Shop Shrewsbury's retailers online

Discover which of Shrewsbury independent retailers are selling their products online and get the best of Shrewsbury delivered directly to your door.

Shrewsbury retailers offering click & collect and alternative shopping

If you're able to get into Shrewsbury, many of our independent business are offering click and collect and other alternative forms of shopping. Read on to discover more.

Tickle your tastebuds

Eating in has become the new eating out, and with Shrewsbury eateries rising to the task you can now enjoy your favourite food from the comfort of your home. Click here to discover to discover which Shrewsbury eateries are offering delivery, collection and takeaway.

Lockdown events

Remembrance Parade and Service

Sunday, 8th November 2020 -
10:45am - 11:30am
St Chad's Church,
St Chad's Terrace
SY1 1JX Shrewsbury

Virtual Shrewsbury Chocolate Festival

Saturday, 14th to Sunday, 15th November 2020
This event will be taking place online

Virtual Shrewsbury Festival of Literature

Friday, 27th to Sunday, 29th November 2020
This event will be taking place online

Discover Shrewsbury's history

Famous Historic Faces of Shrewsbury

The cobbled streets of Shrewsbury have been home to many significant figures in British history. Read on to discover some unexpected names.

Historic Timeline of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury's story is on the map for many reasons, discover the origins, defining landmarks and the better-than-fiction facts that make Shrewsbury original.

Shrewsbury’s historic threshold mosaics

Hints of Shrewsbury’s history can be spotted throughout the town. Oftentimes you need to be looking up, but for these gems you’ll need to be staring at your feet.

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