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Free public lecture explores the work of female stained glass designers in the Arts and Crafts Movement

A free public lecture, exploring the original contribution of the Arts and Crafts Movement to the field of stained glass design will take place at University Centre Shrewsbu ry on Tuesday 10th January at 6pm.

In her talk, Arts and Crafts Stained Glass: Margaret Rope’s Windows Onto Heaven, art historian, Dr Claire FitzGerald, will focus on female artists active in the Edwardian period, and especially...

The Beat of the Butterflies’ Wings – interactive art and reminiscence exhibition at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery invites people of all ages to be involved in an interactive art and reminiscence exhibition, The Beat of the Butterflies’ Wings. The exhibition runs until 22nd January 2017.

The Beat of the Butterflies’ Wings has been devised by Artist Jill Impey, and support funded by Arts Council England. It has so far involved over 150 participants aged from 10-90 years and will...

World-renowned Pianist Peter Donohoe CBE performs in Shrewsbury this February

A must for classical music lovers in Shropshire; don’t miss out on the opportunity to see one of Britain’s most respected soloists in recital on 3rd February in Shrewsbury School’s Alington Hall.

Since his success as joint winner of the 1982 International Tchaikovsky Competition, Peter has gained international renown as one of the foremost pianists of our time, for his musicianship, stylistic versatility...

Giant stained glass images to be projected onto Shrewsbury’s museum on 21st December

Giant images of stained glass works by Shrewsbury-born artist Margaret Rope will be projected onto the front of the town’s Museum & Art Gallery for a second and final time on Wednesday 21st December between 4.30pm and 7.30pm.

The images were first projected onto the building on the evening of 25th October.

The projection is the work of international light artist Andy McKeown and is a...

Sabrina Boat teams up with Shrewsbury Market Hall

The Sabrina Boat in Shrewsbury has announced their latest package which will see guests be able to enjoy a 45-minute cruise with live commentary as well as a Cream Tea at the Market Buffet Café located within Shrewsbury Market Hall.

Mark Hooper office manager says ‘We are so pleased to be teaming up with Shrewsbury Market Hall who we already have a close relationship with. This new package will be in...

World famous photographers focus on Shrewsbury street exhibition

The work of internationally renowned photographers will reach new audiences on the streets of Shrewsbury in a special exhibition inspired by ‘Evolution’ and the town’s links to Charles Darwin.

Acclaimed photography agency Magnum Photos has curated an exhibition of stunning photographs from the world’s leading photographers. ‘ Evolution Explored, A Magnum Photos Exhibition ’ will take place in the town of...

Firm’s festive gift for firefighter

Some of the final residents to move into a popular Shrewsbury development were presented with a festive gift from the developers.

Neal Wynn and his wife Amanda received a £150 voucher and flowers from Galliers Homes.

The couple purchased a four-bedroom property at Galliers’ Belvidere Park development and received the gifts from sales advisor Julie Williams.

“When we were looking for...

Sue returns to Wace Morgan property team

A well-known Shrewsbury conveyancing specialist is returning to the law firm she joined nearly three decades ago.

Sue Cornish is now part of the property team at Wace Morgan Solicitors , which has its head office in St Mary’s Street, Shrewsbury.

A residential conveyancing executive of over 30 years standing in Shrewsbury, Sue started working for the firm in the 1980s before leaving to start a...

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