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2016

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

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.

Reasons to Be Cheerful at Theatre Severn

This Sunday Shropshire audiences are being encouraged to dust off their ‘New Boots and Panties’ and join legendary punk band ‘The Blockheads’ as they take to the stage at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn.

Secret Supper returns to Shrewsbury for 2016

Some of the best restaurants in Shrewsbury are helping to raise thousands of pounds for an African charity by taking part in a secret dining event.

Shrewsbury-based Self Help Africa has once again teamed up with Shrewsbury Food Festival and six restaurants in the town to organise the Shrewsbury Secret Supper on Tuesday 3rd May.

Shrewsbury is leaving nothing to chance in Monopoly race

Shrewsbury BID is calling on businesses and local people to get behind Shrewsbury in the race to have its own version of the classic British board game Monopoly.

The makers of the board, Winning Moves UK, announced earlier in the week that Stratford-upon-Avon and Shrewsbury have been locked neck and neck in a West Midland race to 'Pass GO'.

Shrewsbury BID Executive Director Kirsten Henly said:

Free lecture on "the man who invented management"

“The man who invented management” will be the subject of a free public lecture at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS).

People are invited to Guildhall to hear about Peter Drucker - writer, professor, management consultant and self-described “social ecologist” - on Thursday 3rd March.

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