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‘Acoustic Adele’ comes to Shrewsbury this Saturday

The sound of Adele comes to Shrewsbury this week – in the form of a tribute night staged by a rising local talent.

Libby Gliksman will be performing songs by one of the UK’s biggest stars at a special evening on Saturday 30th July.

Shrewsbury punk band to perform live set at record store this weekend

Shrewsbury’s finest punk band will be debuting tracks from their third album at a special live acoustic set at a local record store this weekend.

‘Someone Else’ will be appearing at Tubeway Records in Shrewsbury Shopping’s Pride Hill Centre this Saturday 30th July, to launch their latest album, Power Chord Poetry.

Shropshire’s first recorded hoard of Iron Age coins acquired by Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

A handful of 2000-year-old precious gold coins are to go on display in Shropshire for the first time on Monday 1st August 2016 after being acquired by Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery.

‘Silly Games’ come to Shrewsbury for summer holiday fun

Children will be getting sporty at Shrewsbury’s Darwin Shopping Centre this week, when the popular Snapper Jaxx Kids’ Club returns for a free day of summer holiday fun and games.

Films behind bars

Events Management students from New College Telford have teamed up with Immersive Events and the Campbell Group to host an outdoor cinema event at the Dana Prison, Shrewsbury on the 28th and 29th July.

Free lecture by University leader on economic development

Economic development and the challenges for Shrewsbury in the 21st century will be the subject of a free lecture at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) this month.

Professor Tim Wheeler, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Chester, will present the address at Guildhall, UCS’s learning and research base, on Wednesday 27th July, from 7pm to 8.30pm.

Work has started on the new Primark store in the Darwin Shopping Centre

The owners of the Charles Darwin Shopping Centre (Standard Life Investments, advised by UKCPT) have announced that improvement works have started in preparation for the new Primark anchor store, the project also includes upgrading of the centre’s ground floor and atrium.  

The Hive announces support from Film Hub North West Central

Thanks to support from Film Hub North West Central, the Hive in Shrewsbury is planning to reach wider audiences by introducing an exciting film programme for families, young people and those with special needs.