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October

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UCS kick-starts groundbreaking work to improve heart, lung and circulation health

University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) staff, students and partners are kick-starting groundbreaking research and developing solutions to improve the health of people with heart, lung and circulation diseases.

BBC Wildlife Producer & Researcher gives talk at the Hive

On October 27th 2017, BBC Wildlife Producer & Researcher Louise Emerson is giving a talk at the Hive in Shrewsbury about her life and career with the BBC creating wildlife documentaries. The talk takes place at 1PM and costs £4 for adults, £2 for children and £2 for OAPs.

Haunted Shrewsbury: Ghost tours of medieval town set to return

Ghost tours of Shrewsbury are set to return from Thursday 12 October 2017, giving you the chance to come face-to-face with the towns’ spooky history.

Starting on 12 October, these tours will run every Thursday until 30 November and will begin at 7pm at the Visitor Information Centre and last approximately 90 minutes.

Newest students greeted with warm welcome, inspiring words and range of activities

University Centre Shrewsbury’s (UCS’s) newest undergraduates have been greeted with a warm welcome, inspiring words and a range of activities to help them get to know the area.

The students, who are embarking on a range of courses, were introduced to the town from Sunday September 24 and are settling in well.

Serving up in Shrewsbury style

Waiters at the popular late night food and drink event at Shrewsbury’s Market Hall will be sporting stylish new aprons depicting scenes from around the town.

The aprons have been designed by local illustrator and artist Linda Edwards and will be showcased by some of the staff at the open evening on November 4.

Museums are Magic! Halloween weekend at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

Shrewsbury’s Museum & Art Gallery will be hosting a Halloween weekend of mystery and magic on Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 October.

Enjoy performance and discussion at free poetry event

Poetry lovers are invited to a free event at University Centre Shrewsbury to find out more about the differences between reading poems in private and public.

Dr Bill Hughes will lead the event, which is part performance and part discussion, at Guildhall in Frankwell Quay on Wednesday October 11, from 1pm.

Top execs attend Shrewsbury event

Two top executives from prestigious European companies were in Shropshire recently to attend an event at a leading county retailer.

Acoustic Boutique, one of Shrewsbury’s largest independent shops, hosted a successful ‘sound and vision’ evening at its High Street store.

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