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Love is in the air in Shrewsbury this Valentine's Day

This Valentine's Day why not spend a romantic day and night in the historic town of Shrewsbury, famous for its original architecture, medieval market and secret streets. Walk arm in arm around eclectic independent shops and along the river, then retreat to a cosy corner for food and drink in a restaurants or bar.

Sweet Treats

Nothing says 'I love you' like a bunch of beautiful flowers. Floral specialists Lipstick n' Gin in the Pride Hill shopping...

Celebrate Darwin's Day in Shrewsbury

Shropshire Wildlife Trust is ensuring that Shrewsbury celebrates legendary forefather, Charles Darwin's 206th birthday, with its interactive fun-filled Darwin Festival. Held from the 8th - 22nd February, a whole fifteen days will be filled with trails and activities for adults and children to keep minds ticking with curiosity and something for everyone!

Darwin's Garden Official Opening

Relive Darwin's childhood as you follow the tours along 'Middle Walk' on Sunday 14th February, where the young Charles Darwin began...

Shrewsbury's Sunday car parking offer starts this weekend

Shoppers, visitors and traders in Shrewsbury are set to benefit from a new car parking offer from this weekend. The 'See Shrewsbury on Sundays' initiative means those arriving by car will be able to park all day and pay for just the first hour in any of the Council's long stay town centre car parks, which can be as little as 60p per hour.

Visitors will also be able to park for two hours for the price of one...

Plenty of fun to be found in Shrewsbury this half term

If you're looking for penguins, pottery and live performances of a Cbeebies show this February half term then look no further than Shrewsbury - there's an action packed schedule to keep your kids entertained.

Spy Teams on Screen

This half term the super spy teams on the big screen come in the form of four penguins - Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private. Discover the secrets of the greatest and most hilarious birds in global espionage at the...

Police provide opportunity for local businesses to learn more about reducing crime

West Mercia Police are inviting businesses from Shrewsbury town to join them at the launch of their Business Crime Reduction Partnership on Tuesday 27th January 2015.

West Mercia Police work in partnership with many people and organisations to tackle the harm caused by crime and disorder. The purpose of this conference is to launch various methods to reduce the number of people and organisations that fall victim to such crime.

Throughout the afternoon there will be representatives from...

Discover Secret Egypt at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

A new exhibition coming to Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery this year (24 January to 26 April 2015) will invite visitors to re-examine their perceptions of ancient Egypt and challenge some of the enduring myths that surround this fascinating and mysterious civilisation. A collection of thought-provoking archeological evidence will be on display, as well as highlights including artistic interpretations of the famous pharaohs and a simulation of a tomb chapel and burial chamber.

Among the 150 objects in the...

Sunday car parking offer in Shrewsbury is 'just the ticket'

Shrewsbury BID has announced a series of car parking offers for 2015 to encourage visitors to 'See Shrewsbury on Sundays'. The three month initiative will help back businesses operating in Shrewsbury town centre. Thanks to the deal negotiated by Shrewsbury BID with Shropshire Council, visitors will be able to park all day in long stay car parks for the price of one hour's car parking in any of the Council's town centre car parks, which can be as little as...

Shrewsbury BID invites shoppers to 'Let Your Christmas Story Start Here' with open air screening

Shrewsbury's first ever Christmas video, promoting the town and it's unique offer, was unveiled by Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) at the town's Christmas Cracker Event on Wednesday 19th November. The film was projected onto the front of the Museum and Art Gallery in the town's Market Square as part of a unique lighting display by Andy McKeown at the Lights Switch-On.

The video is now available to watch on the Original Shrewsbury YouTube channel .

The film...

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