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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.

Bustling business of a town built on wool

Some of the evocative names of Shrewsbury's industrial past - like Wales & Edwards, Silhouette, and Sentinel - are remembered in a new book exploring the working life of the county town.

Game, set and match for Shrewsbury Wimbledon fans

Hot on the heels of its Royal Wedding screening success, Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) are bringing a taste of Wimbledon to Shrewsbury with a giant screening of men’s and women’s tennis on the 13 th and 14 th of July.

Shrewsbury issues first Passport of Independents

Shrewsbury is commemorating its own Independence Day this July 4 th with the launch of the town’s very first Passport of Independents.

‘Banksy of the Bird World’ paints urban mural in Shrewsbury Market Hall

An international artist, dubbed “The Banksy of the Bird World”, has painted a giant mural inside Shrewsbury Market Hall to celebrate the story of a rare heron that famously made its home in the town’s Quarry Park Dingle for several months.

Shrewsbury Artist runs Calligraphy Workshop

Local artist Daisy Pooley-Tolkien will be running a Modern Calligraphy workshop in Shrewsbury on Saturday, July 7th at High Street pen shop Write Here.

World class art show for Shropshire

A new exhibition, featuring work by some of the art world’s leading international names, is set to be staged in Shropshire.

Arts Graduate Joins the team at Write Here

When they wanted to promote their sale, Mariola was the obvious choice to paint the window – although there is a lot more to her artistic abilities than signwriting.

Original things to do in Shrewsbury this Summer

One of the biggest crowd-pulling free events in The Quarry Park is the annual Shrewsbury River Festival, back again this year on June 3rd.

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