Category Archives: Leisure and culture

Shrewsbury Baby Shower at Library at the Lantern on Saturday 22 September

07/09/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council’s Library at the Lantern is delighted to announce the imminent arrival of… the Shrewsbury Baby Shower. Taking place on Saturday … Continue reading »

Restoration work to be carried out at Shrewsbury Library following stone fall

07/09/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Shrewsbury Library

Restoration work to the front of Shrewsbury Library is to be carried out over the coming months after some decorative stone fell … Continue reading »

Treat yourself to Books Aloud this autumn from Shropshire Libraries

06/09/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Shropshire Libraries logo

Shropshire Libraries is to relaunch its popular Time to Listen groups for adults as ‘Books Aloud’ this autumn. The new name reflects … Continue reading »

Free entry at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery in heritage celebration

06/09/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
An image of the outside of Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery at the Music Hall which celebrates Shropshire's heritage. There are lots of people walking into the museum with banners either side of the entrance.

In celebration of Heritage Open Days, Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery are offering free entry on Sunday 9 September 2018. Visitors to … Continue reading »

Dry summer reveals historic archaeological sites across Shropshire

03/09/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
An image of an aerial shot of a double ditched enclosure near Much Wenlock as part of Shropshire Council's historic environment team's aerial survey.

The dry summer, as widely reported, has provided a real boon for aerial archaeologists, with a large number of new discoveries across … Continue reading »

The Mere and Severn Valley Country Park in the running for UK’s favourite park title

31/08/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Two countryside sites owned and managed by Shropshire Council are in the running to be named the nation’s favourite park in the … Continue reading »

Shrewsbury Castle prepares for the annual opening of Laura’s Tower

30/08/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
An image of Laura's Tower at Shrewsbury Castle with green trees to the right and ivy growing up the side. Laura's Tower is open for the Heritage Open Days festival.

Shrewsbury Castle is preparing for the once-a-year opening of the Grade II listed Laura’s Tower on Sunday 9 September 2018 as part … Continue reading »

Free fun at Family Wildlife Day at Donington and Albrighton Local Nature Reserve

24/08/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Donington and Albrighton Local Nature Reserve ducks

People are invited to join the team at Donington and Albrighton Local Nature Reserve for a fun Family Wildlife Day on Sunday … Continue reading »

Youth centre use STAR Housing monies for summer success

23/08/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Crown Meadow park, Bridgnorth

News from our partners Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing (STAR Housing) The Bridge Youth Centre has been granted £750 by STAR Housing to … Continue reading »

Marriage proposal on the rooftop of Britain’s Favourite Market

02/08/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
couple getting engaged on Market Hall roof

A mountaintop is said to be one of the most romantic places in the world to pop the question. But for one … Continue reading »