Coronavirus Update (11/04/2021)

The Bear Steps Hall and Galleries will open to the public between 11 am and 4 pm (hours may vary*) from 12th April 2021 in line with government directives. 

We really look forward to seeing you once more 

* Hours of opening depend on the availability of volunteers for stewarding purposes. Please contact us at if you have any queries or require further information

Shrewsbury Civic Society is a not-for-profit, non-political organisation that seeks to maintain and advance Shrewsbury as a pleasant place to live and work in, with a built environment of the highest quality

It seeks to do this by:
– Providing a forum to consider the development of the town and the enhancement of its unique features
– Encouraging high standards in building development, restoration and renovation
– Monitoring and scrutinising planning applications to ensure they are suitable for a historic town
– Making suggestions to protect and conserve Shrewsbury’s irreplaceable building heritage
– Promoting the town’s long-term economy and encouraging interest in its unique heritage
– Promoting educational opportunities to learn more about the town and its history