Achievements

Since its foundation in 1963, Shrewsbury Civic Society has:

Restored Bear Steps (now a successful art gallery, meeting room and the headquarters of the Civic Society).

Made biennial awards and commendations for new buildings and restorations.

Helped restore the 16th Century Fellmonger’s Hall in Frankwell.

Held  regular  meetings to scrutinise planning applications

Organised and funded Heritage Open Days in September

Arranged several talks and events related to the town

Published the Shrewsbury Town Trail to enable visitors to learn about the town

Co-organised the annual Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival

Produced several exhibitions on subjects related to the town

Produced a regular newsletter about the development and the history of the town