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Significant milestone is reached as 100th exhibitor signs up to the Big Art Show

Organisers of The Big Art Show are pleased to announce Oswestry based Kiki Jewellery as the 100th exhibitor to sign up for this year's event. Held at the West Mid Showground in Shrewsbury over the first weekend in July (3rd, 4th and 5th) The Big Art Show aims to provide a showcase for artists using a diverse range formats and presentation through the use of paint, sculpture, jewellery, glass, ceramics, furniture...

New Shrewsbury and Ironbridge Gorge, hop on and off, open top sightseeing bus service launched

Shrewsbury based tour operator, Regional Transport are offering a new 'hop on, hop off' open top bus tour to allow visitors to take in the wonderful scenery of Shropshire and some of its famous attractions. The tour lasts approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes and will be running 3 times a day on Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays starting from 2nd May. The tour operates from Shrewsbury to Ironbridge via...

University Centre Shrewsbury launches postgrad business course that pays for itself

University Centre Shrewsbury is offering a work-based postgraduate course which allows students to earn a salary worth more than the cost of their training, while gaining practical and academic business skills. The Shrewsbury Business Master's follows the success of the Chester Business Master's programme - one of the first business courses of its type in the UK.

During the programme students will...

Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery celebrates its first birthday at former Music Hall

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is celebrating a year since it opened in its new home at the former Music Hall and 13th century Vaughan's Mansion, following a redevelopment of the buildings and installation of the exhibits that took five years and cost £10.7m. And to mark a year since it opened its doors to the public on 1 April 2014, the Museum & Art Gallery is launching a new family ticket which gives...