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March

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

New sponsors for popular writing competition

Organisers of a popular Shrewsbury writing competition are over the moon about sponsorship from a town business.

Specialist pen shop Write Here, in Shrewsbury High Street, has agreed to provide prizes for the 2016 Belle Vue Arts Festival writing competition, which this year takes the theme of  ‘Space’.

Shrewsbury BID to launch new waste and recycling scheme

Shrewsbury BID is launching a cost effective and environmentally friendly waste and recycling scheme to help businesses in the town save money and receive better service.

Author John Connolly comes to Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Library recently won a competition run in conjunction with The Reading Agency who work with libraries, publishers, and other partners. The library’s display, to showcase the Charlie Parker series of books written by John Connolly, was judged a winner. 

Top comedian comes to town

One of the ‘finest female comedians at work’ arrives in Shrewsbury at the end of the month for an exclusive performance at Henry Tudor House.

Jo Caulfield, who is well known for her numerous TV appearances, is the star of the venue’s comedy club evening on 30th March.

University Centre Shrewsbury students tour UK-leading financial institution

University Centre Shrewsbury Banking and Finance students went behind the scenes at one of the largest credit card providers in the UK to find out more about the running of a successful financial institution.

Drapers Hall to celebrate 400 years since the bard’s passing with Shakespeare Banquet

To commemorate 400 years since the passing of arguably the greatest play wright of all time, a Shrewsbury restaurant is hosting an evening of special food, drink and entertainment in honour of William Shakespeare.

Power of short poems to be explored at free University Centre Shrewsbury lecture

The intensity and power of a selection of memorable short poems will be explored at a free lecture at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) this month.

With a dozen examples, Bill Hughes will reflect on ‘Brief Delights: the Art and Craft of the Miniature Poem’ on Wednesday 23rd March at Guildhall, UCS’s learning and research base, from 7pm to 8.30pm.

Draw inspiration from Darwin’s childhood garden

A rare opportunity to discover and draw inspiration from Charles Darwin’s childhood garden is being offered by University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) and Shropshire Wildlife Trust.

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