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The COVID-19 situation continues to evolve at a rapid pace, and the Original Shrewsbury team continue to monitor the situation closely. 

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February is a wonderfully eclectic month in Shrewsbury, with events ranging from the annual DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival to the return of our seasonal markets. Discover our top picks of things to do in Shrewsbury this month.

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The Times has highlighted Shrewsbury hotel Lion & Pheasant in their Cool Hotel Guide. "This 23-room townhouse is the most stylish base in Shrewsbury, an underrated town of tilted timber houses and shopping lanes with medieval names."

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Looking for vegan food? Shrewsbury has a number of eateries that are either entirely vegan or are guaranteed to offer vegan dishes alongside their regular menu, with something to suit all appetites.

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Café culture in Shrewsbury has been captured by local artist Marie Kitson using recycled teabags and the results are stunning. Writes My Shrewsbury's Katy Rink

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Plans are well under way for the DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival in 2020 - which will include a rare chance to see some of Darwin’s original letters and books at Shrewsbury School. 

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January is quiet month for many; a month of contemplation, recovering from the holiday season and a time to attempt those New Year resolutions! Discover what Shrewsbury has to offer you at the beginning of this new decade with our top picks for January.

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WowHaus have named a Shrewsbury property in their top 50 most popular houses of 2019. The 1930s art deco house is currently on the market through local estate agents Balfours.

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The organisers of Shrewsbury Half Marathon have confirmed that the 2020 event will take place on Sunday 11th October and early bird entries are now open.

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The Guardian has featured Shrewsbury as one of 15 UK towns perfect for a pre-Christmas getaway.

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Beautiful photographs from the filming of A Christmas Carol have lain undiscovered for over 30 years, hidden away in the family album, My Shrewsbury's Katy Rink reveals.

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Shrewsbury has been named by Right Move as the sixth happiest place to live in the West Midlands.

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Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival’s 2020 Gala Show, described as being “like an entire series of Live At The Apollo in one night” is now on sale at Theatre Severn Box Office & Website and organisers have announced the first act.

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Are you looking for Christmas events that are off the beaten track? Make sure to check out our guide to Shrewsbury's smaller Christmas celebrations.

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Located on Shrewsbury's historic Wyle Cop, Vinterior is a treasure trove of vintage-inspired gifts and homeware. We caught up with owner Gaynor Jones in preparation of Vinterior's fifth birthday this November.

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Shrewsbury is a patchwork of old and new, with many of the town centre buildings dating back to the 16th and 17th century. Take a walk through one of Shrewsbury's older streets and you can see double-jettied, timber-framed Tudor buildings happily nestled alongside Georgian, Victorian and modern architecture.

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TicketSource has revealed the UK's Christmas-iest towns and Shrewsbury has been placed in the top 20.

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