Category Archives: Leisure and culture

Whatever the weather, it won’t stop play in Shrewsbury this Bank Holiday weekend

26/05/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
2 people drinking coffee at an outside table

News from our partners Shrewsbury BID (Business Improvement District)  No one can promise it won’t rain in Shrewsbury town centre this Bank … Continue reading »

Shrewsbury Half Marathon (18 June 2017) – information for spectators and town centre visitors

22/05/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Roads in and around Shrewsbury will be temporarily closed on the morning of Sunday 18 June 2017, when hundreds of people are … Continue reading »

Severn Valley Country Park to host a performance of Far From The Madding Crowd

15/05/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
female character in a lane, from a Thomas Hardy novel

Shrewsbury-based theatre company Hotbuckle Productions will be returning to Severn Valley Country Park to perform their new adaptation of the Thomas Hardy … Continue reading »

Museum and charity ensure warm welcome for visitors with hearing loss

12/05/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
An image of 2 ladies and 1 man at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery promoting deaf awareness

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery and local charity, Signal, are celebrating the UK’s Deaf Awareness Week in May to ensure a warm … Continue reading »

Whitchurch Skate Park ramped up

11/05/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

After many years of campaigning, Whitchurch will finally get a skate park in the town. Over the last 10 years Shropshire Council, … Continue reading »

Folk music and poetry night at Severn Valley Country Park on Saturday 17 June

10/05/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council is hosting an award-winning folk music and poetry night at Severn Valley Country Park in Alveley near Bridgnorth on Saturday … Continue reading »

Large increase in number of people visiting Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury last year

08/05/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

There was a nine per cent increase in the number of people attending shows at Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury between 1 April 2016 … Continue reading »

STOP THE CLOCK for Shrewsbury Museum at Night

04/05/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
An image promoting Shrewsbury Museum at Night as part of the Museum's at Night campaign on Wednesday 17 May 2017 at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery between 4pm and 9pm.

On Wednesday 17 May 2017, Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery will come to life for Museums at Night. The museum will open … Continue reading »

Help choose the name of Ellesmere’s new community centre

04/05/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
the mere at ellesmere

Work has begun to transform the Meres Day Centre in Ellesmere into a new community centre for the town. The new centre … Continue reading »

An Antarctic experience is coming soon at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

25/04/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Emperor penguins at the forefront of their colony with snow covered mountains and blue skies in Antarctica

On Monday 5 June 2017, “Antarctica: Life in a hostile land”, is coming to Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery. This new exhibition … Continue reading »