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5 Original things to do in Shrewsbury this February

February is a wonderfully eclectic month in Shrewsbury, with events ranging from the annual DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival to the return of our seasonal markets. Discover our top picks of things to do in Shrewsbury this month.

The Times Cool Hotel Guide highlights Shrewsbury's Lion & Pheasant

The Times has highlighted Shrewsbury hotel Lion & Pheasant in their Cool Hotel Guide. "This 23-room townhouse is the most stylish base in Shrewsbury, an underrated town of tilted timber houses and shopping lanes with medieval names."

Where to eat vegan in Shrewsbury

Looking for vegan food? Shrewsbury has a number of eateries that are either entirely vegan or are guaranteed to offer vegan dishes alongside their regular menu, with something to suit all appetites.

Brew on this!

Café culture in Shrewsbury has been captured by local artist Marie Kitson using recycled teabags and the results are stunning. Writes My Shrewsbury's Katy Rink

Shrewsbury gears up for Charles Darwin festival

Plans are well under way for the DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival in 2020 - which will include a rare chance to see some of Darwin’s original letters and books at Shrewsbury School.

5 Original things to do in Shrewsbury this January

January is quiet month for many; a month of contemplation, recovering from the holiday season and a time to attempt those New Year resolutions! Discover what Shrewsbury has to offer you at the beginning of this new decade with our top picks for January.

Shrewsbury property named in top 50 most popular houses of 2019

WowHaus have named a Shrewsbury property in their top 50 most popular houses of 2019. The 1930s art deco house is currently on the market through local estate agents Balfours.

Early bird entries open for Shrewsbury Half Marathon 2020

The organisers of Shrewsbury Half Marathon have confirmed that the 2020 event will take place on Sunday 11 th October and early bird entries are now open.