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.

HeldĀ  regularĀ  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.

Co-organised the International Cartoon Festival every April.

Produced several exhibitions, such as those on Frankwell Quay, Charles Darwin in Shrewsbury and Extraordinary Shropshire Women.

Played a major role in the Shrewsbury Growing Forward Forum about the town’s future

Produced a regular newsletter with reports and articles about the development and the history of the town