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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.

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.

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.

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