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Educational Visits March 2022

Educational Visits March 2022

30th March 2022

Welcome to the gloriously sunny March edition of Shrewsbury Prison’s Educational Newsletters. We’d like to start off by welcoming Paul to our growing list of Educational Tour Guides. Ex-Officer Shepherd has been running public Guided Tours with us for many months now, his new adventure with Shrewsbury Prison is educating Schools, Colleges and Universities on […]

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Educational Visits February 2022

Educational Visits February 2022

3rd March 2022

Whilst it’s been a stormy and windy month this February, our Educational Tours have continued to blow people away, providing a fun and engaging way to connect with students whilst sharing our prison history and delving into the realities of doing time. A unique element of all our Educational Tours is the fact that they […]

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Education Visits in January 2022

Education Visits in January 2022

2nd February 2022

The Christmas holidays are over, which may seem sad to some, however, for us it’s an exciting time because we know it means the return of our educational visits. Educational Tours are so important to us, as we get the opportunity to educate, excite, and immerse students into a life behind bars. If you ever […]

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Shrewsbury Prison Christmas Market 2021

Shrewsbury Prison Christmas Market 2021

15th December 2021

Shrewsbury Prison’s traditional style Christmas Market 2021 – An all-round Success! We have received such an enormously positive response to our Christmas Market that took place Saturday 11th December from 10am-4pm – a spot of rain couldn’t put a damper on this market! The inspiration for this year’s Christmas Market was to bring the people […]

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BBC drama Time filmed on site at Shrewsbury Prison

BBC drama Time filmed on site at Shrewsbury Prison

16th June 2021

Time – at Shrewsbury Prison You may have seen the new BBC One three-part drama series, airing on Sunday evenings at 9pm, called Time? It was rather good don’t you think? What you may not know is that most of the filming took place right here, at Shrewsbury Prison! One cloudy day in November 2020, […]

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Shrewsbury Prison awarded grant from Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Shrewsbury Prison awarded grant from Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

10th November 2020

Almost 450 heritage organisations in England, including Shrewsbury Prison, have been awarded cash from the first round of the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage. Grants of up to £1 million will deliver a lifeline for the heritage sector in England with further support to follow and larger grants for capital projects awarded through the Heritage […]

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Returning to the 'New Normal'

Returning to the 'New Normal'

25th July 2020

When you total the amount of time we’ve been shut down into days (104) it sounds like an impossible number (and I work in finance). It has felt longer and shorter all at the same time. May seemed to drag its heels but I felt June disappear with the awakening of the world, the emerging […]

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