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2016

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Nutcracker Trail Takes Off in Shrewsbury

Ten giant nutcracker kings have arrived on the streets of Shrewsbury and visitors are being encouraged to join the Nutcracker Trail from today.

Greg Davies to head up list of stars at the inaugural Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival 2017

World renowned comedian and actor Greg Davies is to appear at the first ever Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival (SICF).

The main body of SICF, strategically timed to provide top circuit acts with opportunities for last minute previews for their Edinburgh Fringe Festival shows, will contain 15, hour-long performances in four town centre venues over three days, starting on Friday 21st July.

Winners of BBC’s The Choir perform in Shrewsbury this Spring

Semi-Toned, an all-male acapella group from Exeter University have been crowned the ‘best in Britain,’ after winning the finals of Gareth Malone’s The Choir on BBC Two.  Shrewsbury School are delighted to be hosting the group in concert in early 2017.

Shop gees up for Christmas with new range

A talented Shropshire illustrator with a love of horses has combined her passions to create a new range of cards and gifts.

Isobel Bushell has launched a selection of greetings cards and pictures all with an equine theme.

The Christmas cards, which are now available at Write Here in Shrewsbury’s High Street, have been created with her personal experiences in mind.

Shrewsbury Market Hall’s late evening festive celebrations on 10th & 14th December

Live music, a movie and a Narnia chocolate tea party will be part of the late night festive celebrations being staged by Shrewsbury Market Hall on Saturday 10th December.

The market’s stalls, cafes and restaurants will be open until 10pm and there will be performances by the indie rock band the Cartoon Bandits and disc jockey DJ Buzzword.

Shrewsbury prepares for a Nutcracker of a Christmas

Larger than life festive characters will soon spring up in Shrewsbury town centre with visitors invited to join The Nutcracker Trail.

Shrewsbury’s independents showcase their big appeal on ‘Small Business Saturday’

Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) is calling on people to shop local and support independent traders on ‘Small Business Saturday’ this weekend.

Start-up enterprises to long-established names will be among those showcasing their individual appeal and customer service as part of a national campaign to celebrate and promote small businesses.

Law firm launches ‘digital assets’ campaign

A Shropshire law firm has launched a campaign to encourage people to think about their ‘digital assets’.

Wace Morgan Solicitors, based in Shrewsbury, is urging people to consider what should happen to their online accounts and electronic files when they die.

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