Guided Tours from Bear Steps 29 May

Shrewsbury Civic Society is proud to announce the start of “Bear Steps Guided Tours”, commencing Tuesday 29 May 2012. These will last approximately 30 minutes looking at the buildings and history immediately adjacent to our Bear Steps galleries, and will stay within a 100 radius of the Bear Steps. Tours are FREE and will leave […]

Halls Valuation Event 5 July

On the evening of Thursday 5 July 2012, Halls Fine Art Auctioneers will hold a Valuation Event in the medieval hall of the Bear Steps Art Gallery, St Alkmund’s Place. The proceedings will start at 5.30pm, and are along the lines of “Mini Antiques Roadshow” – but without the cameras. See Poster.



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Flax Mill Backed in £12m Grant

Owner English Heritage has now been awarded more than £450,000 to develop more detailed regeneration plans. The Grade-I listed mill in north Shrewsbury has received initial support in a bid to secure £12.1m from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). BBC Story

Ditherington Flax Mill, built in 1797, is the world’s first iron-framed building and regarded […]

Winner of Charity Mosaic

The winner of the mosaic [created by Jackie Coyle] is TOM SUPPLE of Shrewsbury.

Concentration to find winning ticket

This charity piece raised £195 for the Olivia Rae Foundation, and the winning ticket was drawn with great impartiallity [note the tightly closed eyes!] by Jackie’s nephew, ELIAS.

Pheasant Mosaic


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