High Street Celebrations

Following the success over the last two years of the borough town High Street Celebrations, Telford & Wrekin Council are pleased to launch the High Street Celebrations Grant providing direct funding to the Town Councils in the borough to create events for their high streets that will encourage footfall and a shop local ethos.

High Street Celebrations

Celebrations over the last two years, run by the Telford & Wrekin Council culture and events team, have successfully opened up the high streets bringing street entertainment and activities to attract local people and celebrate the many fantastic local businesses across the towns.

Telford &Wrekin Council are now supporting Town Councils to take the lead so they can work with local businesses to make the most of their high streets.  

Councillor Carolyn Healy (Labour), Telford & Wrekin Council’s cabinet member  for climate change, parks, greenspaces, natural and historic environment and cultural services said: “We look forward to receiving somereally imaginative and creative events to enhance the visitor experience to ourhigh streets andadd to the packed programme events for 2023 fromTelford & Wrekin Council.”

Councillor Lee Carter (Labour),Telford & Wrekin Council’s cabinet member for neighbourhood services,regeneration and the high street

“The grantwill enable the Town Councils to use this money to attract footfall to thehighstreets and encourage residents to enjoy their local shopping experience.Through these events we are inviting residents to ‘be loyal to local’ anddiscover more of what’s on their high street”.


Anannouncement of the events that will receive grant funding will be made inearly May.