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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.

Shrewsbury highlighted in The Guardian's 'Winter Weekenders'

The Guardian has featured Shrewsbury as one of 15 UK towns perfect for a pre-Christmas getaway.

A Christmas Carol in Shrewsbury

Beautiful photographs from the filming of A Christmas Carol have lain undiscovered for over 30 years, hidden away in the family album, My Shrewsbury 's Katy Rink reveals.

Shrewsbury named in top 10 happiest places to live in the West Midlands

Shrewsbury has been named by Right Move as the sixth happiest place to live in the West Midlands.