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One of the images in the new book is of C. R. Birch & Son which was founded in 1909

Take a trip through Shrewsbury’s rich history and heritage with Lost Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is hosting a signing event for the latest book by well-known local historian and author, David Trumper.
The Wilfred Owen 100 events brochure was launched at Tanners in Shrewsbury

Wilfred Owen 100 events brochure launched

A new brochure listing events to remember the centenary of Wilfred Owen’s death and the end of World War I was launched in Shrewsbury last night.
Shrewsbury’s Town Walls Tower. Photo: National Trust

Visit Shrewsbury’s last remaining watchtower

Get planning your visit to Shrewsbury’s Town Walls Tower as the doors open for the first time this year at the end of the month.
RAF Museum Cosford is also the only place in the world where you can see all three of Britain's V-Bombers including the Vulcan. Photo: ©Trustees of the Royal Air Force Museum

New RAF Museum Cosford lecture series launches with the unsung Cold War strategist

RAF Museum Cosford is hosting its next free lunchtime lecture in the Museum’s National Cold War Exhibition lecture theatre on Friday 16 March.
Wilfred Owen

Heritage Lottery Fund boost for Wilfred Owen 100 project

The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded £41,600 to Shropshire Council’s Archives and Museums service to commemorate the centenary of the death of the poet Wilfred Owen.
Lych Gate at All Saints Church is Wellington's War Memorial. Photo: Google Street View

History group make final plea as book nears completion

Members of a history group in Telford have made a final plea for information to help them complete a book.
The oven was discovered during renovation works

Shrewsbury building cooks up a surprise for owners

A Shrewsbury building currently being renovated for a new eatery has let to a fascinating discovery behind a wall.

World War One blanket donated to RJAH

A patchwork quilt made by wounded soldiers in the original Dame Agnes Hunt Hospital in Baschurch during the WWI has been donated to the RJAH.
Shrewsbury Castle

Explore Shrewsbury’s past in free Heritage Open Days

Step back into Shrewsbury’s past and explore amazing places free of charge during national Heritage Open Days.
Local historian Nigel Hinton researched and wrote the new book

New book on Shrewsbury Drapers’ history to be launched

A book which sheds new light shed on a powerful Shropshire trading company is to be launched next month.
St Chad's Shrewsbury: Photo: Steve Aze

St Chad’s Church to celebrate 225th anniversary with afternoon of activities

St Chad’s Church in Shrewsbury is to celebrate its 225th Anniversary with a special event later this month.
Shrewsbury’s Town Walls Tower. Photo: National Trust

Shrewsbury’s Town Walls Tower to open for first time this year

Shrewsbury’s medieval history will be on show on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 June, as the doors open to visitors at the National Trust’s Town Walls Tower for the first time this year.


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