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DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival events from 8-24 February 2019

Shrewsbury will be playing host to all things Darwin next month with a range of events designed to encourage “curiosity and independent thinking”.

A Doe, A Deer, and an Important Reminder of Natural Conservation

One of Shrewsbury’s most widely visited places is their beautiful Quarry. Featuring 29 acres of green grass, a central hedged garden filled with seasonal flowers known as ‘The Dingle’ and a first-class view of the River Severn, the Quarry is certainly not a place to be missed. In 2018 we loaned the Quarry a life-size cast iron horse, which sat proudly in The Dingle in commemoration of 100 Years since the end of...

Shrewsbury Market Hall makes shortlist for top national award

Traders at Shrewsbury Market Hall are celebrating after making the shortlist for a top national award for the second year in a row.

Comedy Festival Launches Stand Up Course

Organisers of the Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival, now in its third year, are giving the opportunity for would be stand up comedians in the county to learn the tricks of the trade – and to perform a gig at the Festival.

Business sponsors boost Shrewsbury Festival of Literature

The festival, which has attracted international best-selling authors and poets, will take place at venues across Shrewsbury from November 23 to 25.

International authors, poets and writers announced for Shrewsbury Festival of Literature, Nov 23rd to 25th

International authors, award-winning poets and leading writers are all part of the line-up of the third annual Shrewsbury Festival of Literature taking place from November 23 to 25.

Shrewsbury named as one of Britain’s healthiest high streets

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) has published a league table ranking 70 of Britain’s major towns and cities by the impact of their high streets on the public’s health and well-being.

Festive Late Nights at the Market Hall

Shrewsbury Market Hall is staging a line-up of late night festive events in the lead up to Christmas, including an extra popular Saturday Late Night.

The market will be swinging on Wednesday November 14, the night of the Shrewsbury Christmas Lights Switch-on and Christmas Cracker, when it will open until 9pm for festive shopping, food and drink and live music.

The market’s bars and eateries will...

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