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LEGO© to return to Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery with new exhibition

Walk through history in bricks as LEGO© enthusiast Warren Elsmore returns to Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery with his touring exhibition, Brick History, on Friday 9 February 2018.

Alisha steps up at Shrewsbury salon

A talented young Shropshire hairdresser is about to become the 50th trainee to qualify at a county salon.

Alisha Edmunds (19), has just finished her initial three years of training at Toni & Guy in Castle Street, Shrewsbury, and is now attending her final course at the firm’s Manchester academy.

This six-week long programme will lead to Alisha, of Nesscliffe, becoming a qualified stylist.

Galliers invests in career progression

Staff are benefitting from a new training investment programme introduced by thriving Shropshire house builder Galliers Homes this year.

The Shrewsbury-based company, which builds housing developments throughout the county, announced a major commitment to staff training and career progression at its 2017 annual meeting.

New manager at revamped retailer

A new manager has been appointed at a Shrewsbury business which recently re-opened after a £50,000 investment programme.

Nick Whittal joins Write Here in the town’s High Street, now one of the largest independent pen shops in the country.

Wild themed half term workshops for children and young people at the Hive in Shrewsbury

Starting on Monday October 23rd, The Hive in Shrewsbury is hosting a range of workshops for children and young people throughout the half term week based around a “wild” theme to help engage more young people in the creative arts.

University Centre Shrewsbury professor celebrates work of Charlotte Brontë

The work of Charlotte Brontë has been celebrated by a lecturer at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS).

Charlotte Brontë, Legacies and afterlives, a new book, has been co-edited by Deborah Wynne, Professor of English at UCS.

Reflect on the literary impact of JK Rowling’s ‘Potterverse’ at free event

Fans of the wizarding world of Harry Potter are invited to a free event at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) to discuss the novel that started it all, and its impact on 21st Century literature.

New book sheds light on Drapers history

A new book which sheds fresh light shed on a powerful Shropshire trading company has been launched.

The Shrewsbury Drapers Company 1462- 2017: The Legacy, by local historian Nigel Hinton, explores the 555-year history of the Shrewsbury Drapers Company from its establishment in 1462 by charter from Edward IV.

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