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Shrewsbury never sleeps. Discover the latest goings-on, stories and must-read news to come out of the original one-off.

Comedy Festival Gala show act announcement

Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival’s 2020 Gala Show, described as being “like an entire series of Live At The Apollo in one night” is now on sale at Theatre Severn Box Office & Website and organisers have announced the first act.

6 Original events in Shrewsbury this December

Are you looking for Christmas events that are off the beaten track? Make sure to check out our guide to Shrewsbury's smaller Christmas celebrations.

Vinterior celebrates 5th birthday

Located on Shrewsbury's historic Wyle Cop, Vinterior is a treasure trove of vintage-inspired gifts and homeware. We caught up with owner Gaynor Jones in preparation of Vinterior's fifth birthday this November.

A guide to Shrewsbury's historic pubs

Shrewsbury is a patchwork of old and new, with many of the town centre buildings dating back to the 16 th and 17 th century. Take a walk through one of Shrewsbury's older streets and you can see double-jettied, timber-framed Tudor buildings happily nestled alongside Georgian, Victorian and modern architecture.

Shrewsbury named in UK's top festive towns

TicketSource has revealed the UK's Christmas-iest towns and Shrewsbury has been placed in the top 20.

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.

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