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At home with Shrewsbury artist Matt Sewell

The Atlas of Amazing Birds is a beautiful new hardback book by Shrewsbury illustrator Matt Sewell – and a perfect Christmas gift for children. My Shrewsbury spoke to the artist about changing direction.

Shrewsbury Festival of Literature, Nov 22-24 2019

From a cricket legend to life in a Cornish shed - Shrewsbury Festival of Literature returns Nov 22 - 24

Festive Late Nights at the Market Hall

Shrewsbury Market Hall will be staging a series of festive late nights and extra seasonal opening hours in the lead up to Christmas.

The Times' guide to 48 hours in Shrewsbury

The Times has created a guide to the best things to do in Shrewsbury: A 48-hour itinerary

6 Original events in Shrewsbury this November

If you're stuck for something to do this November, then make sure to check out our guide of the best events happening in Shrewsbury.

At home with Shrewsbury artist Linda Edwards

Linda Edwards’ eye-catching designs of Shrewsbury buildings have found their way into many of our homes – on tea towels, mugs and prints. You might also recognise them from the covers of the town's My Shrewsbury magazine. Katy Rink visited the artist at home in Quarry Place.

The Nag's Head named by CAMRA as must-visit haunted pub

CAMRA has revealed 10 must-visit haunted pubs this Halloween, and Shrewsbury's The Nag's Head has been named in the top 5.

How to eat around the World in Shrewsbury

Why travel abroad when Shrewsbury has culinary delights from across the globe to suit all tastes? We take a look at some of the hottest foodie destinations in town.