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 to restore the 16th Century Fellmonger’s Hall in Frankwell

Held  regular  meetings to scrutinise planning applications and to protect the built environment

Organised Heritage Open Days in September, with tours and presentations

Arranged several talks and events related to the town, either by our own team or by an outside expert

Published the Shrewsbury Town Trail to enable visitors to learn about the town (available from Bear Steps, the Museum & the Library)

Produced a regular newsletter/magazine about the development & history of the town

Produced several exhibitions on subjects related to the town, such as Charles Darwin