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International authors, poets and writers announced for Shrewsbury Festival of Literature, Nov 23rd to 25th

International authors, award-winning poets and leading writers are all part of the line-up of the third annual Shrewsbury Festival of Literature taking place from November 23 to 25.

Shrewsbury named as one of Britain’s healthiest high streets

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) has published a league table ranking 70 of Britain’s major towns and cities by the impact of their high streets on the public’s health and well-being.

Festive Late Nights at the Market Hall

Shrewsbury Market Hall is staging a line-up of late night festive events in the lead up to Christmas, including an extra popular Saturday Late Night.

The market will be swinging on Wednesday November 14, the night of the Shrewsbury Christmas Lights Switch-on and Christmas Cracker, when it will open until 9pm for festive shopping, food and drink and live music.

The market’s bars and eateries will...

Shrewsbury has festive late-night shopping wrapped up

Shrewsbury is going to town with its festive late-night shopping as more traders join in and a free park and ride service is extended to support seasonal shoppers.

Shrewsbury Market Hall enters national awards for ‘Best Food Hall’

The indoor market, which earlier this year won the national title ‘Britain’s Favourite Market 2018’, is competing in the Best Food Hall category of the Farm Shop & Deli 2019 Awards.

Press Start to Continue - GAME returns to Shrewsbury

The new store will be on Shoplatch under the Market Hall and still prides itself on being the UK's leading games retailer with great deals on video games, consoles, phones, accessories and more.

Supersized Games in the Square

The Square is due to be transformed by Shrewsbury BID with grass, picket fencing, deck chairs and a host of giant games for families to enjoy the last of the summer holidays here in the town centre.

Shrewsbury BID launches latest Summer Video

The fast paced, two-minute video, which now features on the Original Shrewsbury website, is designed to appeal to those living outside of Shropshire looking for something different during the summer holidays. It gives a fresh perspective on the town centre, showcasing everything from wine tasting and the popular parkrun, to delicious restaurant food and rock concerts in the Quarry.

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