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