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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.

Try something new at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery this spring and summer

If you want to learn a new skill, brush up on your history or create something beautiful, look no further than the new range of adult courses, talks and workshops available at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery.

Sabrina boat undergoes mayor renovation

One of Shropshire’s best-loved tourist attractions has undergone a major refurbishment and has turned to local specialists and contractors to carry out the work.

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black’s Classic musical “Tell me on a Sunday” at Theatre Severn

Jamie Wilson and Gavin Kalin Productions are delighted to present the Watermill Theatre production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black’s classic musical Tell me on a Sunday starring Jodie Prenger, at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th May.

The Big Arts Show secures Stefan Knapp artworks to exhibit at its Shropshire event

To commemorate twenty years since his passing Cathy Knapp, director of Mid Wales Arts and widow of renowned enamelist and 1960s pop artist Stefan Knapp has agreed to lend a selection of his colourful painted enamels for an exhibition at this year’s The Big Arts Show, in Shrewsbury.

Undergraduates put prospective students in the picture

University Centre Shrewsbury’s undergraduate prospectus for 2017 has been published, and current students have helped to bring what the institution and town offers into focus.

Undergraduates from across the institution are the stars of the new publication which provides details of courses, support, the town and how to apply.

Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery celebrates life and work of Mary Webb

One of Shropshire’s greatest authors is being celebrated with an exhibition at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery – as well as a writer-in-residence, talks and a big screen movie showing of one of her novels.

Purple Flag

Businesses in Shrewsbury are very proud of their Purple Flag status for the town’s evening and night-time economy.

Cutting the Strings Theatre presents: Three Days and Three Minutes with Larry at Theatre Severn

Slack-Alice and Everard are once more brought to life in this behind the scenes peek at TV presenter Larry Grayson. Said to be ‘waiting for the right woman to come along’ in a time when presenters could not be openly gay, the Generation Game host’s personal life has had a muted public attention.