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Theatre Severn Reveals All...

Pulses of Shropshire theatre goers are expected to be set racing this week as Theatre Severn have just announced the exciting news that tickets for the ‘revealing’ hit stage show ‘The Full Monty’ are about to go on sale!

Last chance to see Vikings exhibition at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery this half-term

There’s lots for all the family to see and do at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery this half-term –  including the last chance to see the ‘Valhalla – life and death in Viking Britain’ exhibition.

Rowley’s Lunchtime Lectures continue with ‘A Miniature Kew’

A lecture at University Centre Shrewsbury will explore the royal influences on a private London garden owned by one of the city’s highest paid medical practitioners in the late 18th century and why medical men were fascinated with botany and agriculture in the period.

Excitement as Cycle Grand Prix returns to Shrewsbury on Sunday 29th May

This Sunday (29th May 2016) sees the third Shrewsbury Cycle Grand Prix take place in Shrewsbury town centre. The event brings amateur and professional racers to the town with several categories of races, including the popular family participation on the circuit prior to the racing.

Store expands to fill gap in market

A Shrewsbury business has announced an expansion, filling a gap in the county town’s market.

Acoustic Boutique, which opened in Shrewsbury’s Square 18 months ago, is bringing back the sale of mainstream televisions into the town.

Celebrate summer by the sea at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery

The nostalgia of a traditional weekend by the sea is to be celebrated in a new exhibition at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery.

Named after the well-known song of the same name, ‘I do like to be beside the seaside’ will be open from 20th June to 28th August in the special exhibition gallery.

Experts On Hand to Make Pensions Simple

Meet an Independent Financial Adviser at the West Brom Building Society open day in Shrewsbury.

Shropshire people are being given the chance to learn more about managing their money for retirement at an open day later this month.

Scams advice on offer in Shrewsbury on Monday 23rd May

Shropshire Council’s public protection team is holding a drop-in session in Shrewsbury town centre on Monday 23rd May to offer advice on how to avoid and combat scams.

The event is being held on the ground floor of the Darwin Shopping Centre from 9am to 2pm.