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Shrewsbury BID launches official #oneoffstory Christmas video

Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) will air its first Christmas film on Wednesday 19th November as part of a unique lighting show projected onto the front of the Museum and Art Gallery.

The two minute film, which will be aired at 6.35pm following the Christmas Lights Switch-On, will form part of a fifteen-minute toy themed projection by new media light artist Andy McKeown.

2014 Christmas lights switch on set to be cracker of an event

Shrewsbury's festive season is set to kick start with a bang next week as the town's Christmas Cracker event returns, bigger and better than ever.

The 2014 switch-on is being organised by Shrewsbury Town Council, in partnership with Shrewsbury Shopping Centres, and is sponsored by Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID).

14 days, 16 judges, 71 finalists and one champion of champions

It's official, Shrewsbury has the greenest fingers in the UK. After a two-week tour of the country, assessing more than 90,000 acres of public green space, Britain in Bloom judges have crowned the town Champion of Champions.

Quarry event set to be frightfully good

A spooktacular Halloween market and funfair will return to Shrewsbury later this month. The event, run by Asterley Events which also manages some of the popular markets in the town's Square, will take place in the Quarry on October 25.

Festive song hits the right notes to star in Shrewsbury Christmas video

Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) has found its Christmas star whose musical masterpiece will accompany this year's video to promote the town's festive offer.

Gareth Rhys Jones, a 34-year-old guitar and piano teacher from Coton Hill in Shrewsbury, was selected by a panel of judges for his uplifting and catchy piece 'This is Your Christmas'.

Christmas Video Competition Seeks Shropshire Talent

Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) has thrown down the gauntlet to all local bands and solo artists by offering the one-off chance to produce a piece of music that will accompany this year's Christmas video filmed in Shrewsbury.

Shrewsbury BID launches summer video

A new video showcasing some of Shrewsbury's best independent businesses and one-off attractions has been launched by Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) to promote the town.

Shrewsbury the most courteous town

Shrewsbury has been voted the most courteous town by the National Campaign for Courtesy following the launch of the Most Courteous Town Award.