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Shrewsbury Carnival Day is also National Civic Day Saturday June 17th 2017

It’s a day celebrated nationally to say “I care about where I live”.

In Shrewsbury there will be lots of events with a focus on Conservation and our heritage.
What’s having a Conservation Area done for you?
The day will be bigger than last year and complement the Shrewsbury Carnival.
It’s based on the Bear Steps by St Alkmund’s Church.
Exhibitions by Shropshire Archives, and one about the renovation of the Bear Steps building.
Guided walking tours around the town and its Conservation Area.
A Surgery by Shropshire Council about listed and Conservation buildings, inc SC’s Design and Conservation Awards scheme
A quiz/questionnaire to appraise public understanding about heritage and conservation.
Civic Day ambassadors distributing leaflets around the town.
Costumed Town Heritage additional tour guides.
March from Column to Bear Steps.
Keynote talks in early evening (TBC)
Involved so far are: Shrewsbury Civic Society, Civic Voice, Shropshire Archives, Shropshire Council Conservation Dept., The Column Group, Town Crier, BID, and Shrewsbury University Centre.
Others are joining and offering many more ways to celebrate.
We’re planning a mix of events for fun and for awareness-raising.
If you or your organisation could consider supporting it contact Mike Carter 0n 01743 233893.
Email: info@shrewsburycivicsociety.co.uk with “Civic Day” in the title.
We need helpers: eg sandwich-board walkers, guides, musicians, designers, etc. We’d also like to see activities in the Special Character Areas as well as the Town Centre.     Mike Carter

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