Specialising in gifts from Shrewsbury, Shropshire and the United Kingdom

Green Ginger shopfront   Click here to visit Creation Express
 Green Ginger is a professionally run independent card, gift and souvenir shop.
We are greeting card specialists and are the best card shop in the country.



 Our news and gossip

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25/11/17: Loads of superb new gifts on the machine we have in the shop which makes personalised products in minutes while you wait. We are one of 300 Creation Express franchisees nationwide, all small card shops and post offices and we are open 7 days a week. Many of them can also be bought from the Creation Express website at www.CreationExpress.co.uk Your gift will be dispatched same day if you order before 2pm - or to "click and collect from our Shrewsbury store" just enter the postcode SY1 when asked. Here is the latest price list for you:prices-nov-17

4/11/17: Hotel Chocolate have opened in the old Game shop on Pride Hill.

9/10/17: Barbour have opened a shop in The Square. 

7/10/17: Gift and gadget shop Menkind has now opened on the top floor of Darwin Centre. Calendar club will also be opening soon for it's usual Christmas run.

20/9/17: We've been doing some work on the 2019 calendar - yes I did say 2019. :)

16/9/17: Hot Gossip - but don't tell where you heard it!! There's a Yankee Candle shop coming to the top floor of Darwin Centre. And Wilkinsons are moving to the old C&A unit in the Pride Hill Centre. (Shhhh - you didn't hear it from us.)

10/9/17: Our Creation Express system continues to go from strength to strength instore and finally most of the glitches on the national system have now been ironed out. So as well as having your gifts made instore in minutes you can now order by post or click and collect from your local franchise. To click and collect from ourselves use SY1 as your collection postcode. Order by 2pm for same day click and collect or same day dispatch. We are now one of around 300 small retailers across the country with this cutting edge system. Watch out Moonpig, we are coming for you!! Take a look and order here:


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29/8/17: The first of the Christmas gift lines has arrived and includes cockapoos and labradoodles!


14/8/17: Primark is now open in Shrewsbury town centre! A big store too. Don't forget to visit us at Green Ginger in the Pride Hill Centre while you are so near to us. Open 7 days a week of course :)

2/8/17: Just arrived instore - superb quality wine bottle labels. For just £2.99 you get 2 front labels, 2 back labels and the necktag.


7/7/17: Disney has arrived today on the Creation Express kiosk!!!


Loads of personalised products made same day with our help. Instore only right now  - but available online very very soon.

8/5/17: It's here already!! Our 2018 Shrewsbury calendar is now available both online and in our Shrewsbury shop. Priced at only £4.99 this year, we are absolutely delighted with it... Featuring 13 iconic photographs of our lovely historic town this makes a great gift for someone who has an interest in Shrewsbury - or will look lovely on your own wall for a whole year.

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7/5/17: New Shropshire flag postcard, Shropshire Lad badge and Shropshire Lass badge added to this website and also available instore at our shop in the Pride Hill Centre, Shrewsbury.PICT0090

5/5/17: New Shropshire flag pin badge added to this website and also available instore.

4/5/17: Don't forget most of our day to day news is posted on our main facebook page. Just click the facebook link at the bottom of this or any page on this website.

10/4/17: A lovely new stand full of personalised bangles has arrived. Really good quality and a great gift.


26/3/17: A whole bunch of new gifts arrived this week for our made in store personalisation machine. Now added are heart shaped keyrings, heart shaped plaques, tote shopping bags, compact mirrors and a larger card than the existing one. Lots more to come during the year as well - this thing is just superb. Visit out facebook page to see pics (the link is at the bottom of this page).


22/3/17: Two new gift stands have arrived instore this week. One stand is metal plaques for £3.99, the other has a selection of lovely tea towels, spatulas, shopping bags and mugs.

15/3/17: Loads of gifts are arriving for Mothering Sunday now.

>A new range of male and female personalised pens has arrived.

>The new Primark store has now been handed over by the landlord to Primark's shopfitters and is due to open towards the end of Spring or very early Summer. It is a big shop unit so will be one of Primark's best stores in the Uk.

>Costa Coffee have a brand new store in Darwin Centre with seating in the malls as well, the little used central staicase has been taken out to make room for this.

>New Look for Men has now opened in Darwin Centre, this is in addition to the existing New Look shop in the Pride Hill Centre. Yours have moved to a larger unit.

>Most of the Dawin Centre refurbisment is complete, new flooring and ceiling and lighting throughout much of the malls, with the rest of the work to be completed in 2018. Great to see Shrewsbury moving forward in this way.

>Flying Tiger came as a Christmas let and have converted to a permanent shop now.

>Mothers Day and Easter cards are all out on display now.

>Green Ginger proudly announce that, as in previous years, we were one of the official sponsors of the Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival. Challenging and entertaining films in a stunning small cinema location:   http://www.rainbowfilmfestival.org.uk/..

.>National chain Smiggle has now opened in the Darwin Centre.

>Gift spinner just arrived is a lovely range of chocolate bars priced at £2.99 each. Birthday ages, relations and so on are displayed on the wrappers and the chocolate is delicious too!

>Our instore Creation Express machine is going great guns!! We make your personalised gifts while you wait in just 10-15minutes. China or ceramic mugs, lovely velvetty cushions, photo plaques, money jars, greetings cards and iphone covers are all available today and come in lovely gift packaging. Loads and loads of new product lines are coming to the machine during 2017 and the franchise is now in over 220 small card retailers throughout the UK and is growing every week. Click at the bottom of this page to see more details on our facebook page.


>In Pride Hill Centre Roman have moved to a new larger shop and Mollies have moved into Roman's old unit, a big increase in size for them too. This now leaves Mollies' old shop as the only enpty unit on the top 2 floors of Pride Hill Centre.

>The new town map has now been published and is available instore for free. 

>More news to follow very soon.

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