Shrewsbury Bookfest was founded in May 1999. It was at the time the only exclusively children’s literary festival in the country. Since then, Bookfest has grown considerably, developed new projects and has established a fine reputation for excellence amongst authors, publishers and keen supporters…learn more
Visit the Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery from now until early June to see the winning art entries from the Big Book Award 2018 art competition. The artwork is installed in the entrance foyer to the Museum, just by the Tourist Information Office, for everyone to see and admire. Well done all you fantastic pupils – Shropshire has anread more
Bi-annual, child-led reading development project delivered into Shropshire primary schools
Series of events every November to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.