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Shrewsbury never sleeps. Discover the latest goings-on, stories and must-read news to come out of the original one-off.

5 fantastic places to celebrate National Afternoon Tea Week in Shrewsbury

In honour of National Afternoon Tea Week, which celebrates one of Britain’s favourite traditions, Original Shrewsbury hit the streets to collect some of the finest afternoon tea experiences in Shrewsbury.

132 Years of Flowers: A History of Shrewsbury Flower Show

Now in its 132 nd year, Shrewsbury Flower show is one of the country's premier flower show events and the longest running of its kind – boasting its own record in the Guinness Book of Records.

6 Original events in Shrewsbury this August

If you're stuck for something to do in Shrewsbury, then make sure to check out our guide of the best events happening this A ugust

Getting afloat in Shrewsbury

Nestled within the loop of the River Severn, Shrewsbury's history has been intrinsically linked with the waterway. Seeing the river from a different perspective has never been easier, with numerous tours and activities available to help you get afloat in Shrewsbury.

Illustrating Independent Shrewsbury

A new exhibition from digital artist Jessie Hughes at The Hive celebrates our wonderful independent shops. My Shrewsbury magazine spoke to the artist about the inspiration behind her eye-catching designs and asked her why she is so keen to support our fabulous town shops.

First ever pop-up visitor information point a success at this years Food Festival!

This weekend saw the success of the first ever pop up Shropshire visitor information point at the Shrewsbury Food Festival supported by Jailhouse Tours.

6 Original events in Shrewsbury this July

If you're stuck for something to do in Shrewsbury, then make sure to check out our guide of the best events happening this July.

Town of Flowers

Every summer, Shrewsbury explodes in multi-colours thanks to hundreds of thousands of blooms from our Town Council greenhouses. The £250,000 operation is carried out with military precision – My Shrewsbury's Katy Rink visited the Weeping Cross depot to find out how the council's Amenity Team do it.

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