What's on inNewtown

Welcome to Newtown

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Newtown - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Newtown to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Newtown

Eyton Races
Eyton Racecourse

Set in rural Shropshire there are beautiful panoramic views over Wenlock Edge as well as a fairground and licensed trade stalls with produce from local suppliers.Prize for the Best Dressed Lady Racegoer sponsored by Templeton JonesTickets are £10 and free for under…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 09068 446061
The Chinese State Circus - Dynasty
The Quarry

The internationally acclaimed Chinese State Circus is coming back after a break of three years returning to its roots in an innovatively spectacular new production DYNASTY.The incomparable Chinese State Circus will be playing at The Quarry Shrewsbury from Wednesday 17th to…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08444 155228
Il Matrimonio Segreto (The Secret Marriage)
Moor Farm Shop

Pop‐up Opera is an innovative touring opera company dedicated to making opera enjoyable and inviting for all. The Secret Marriage is directed by Max Hoehn; winner of the 2015 Independent Opera Director Fellowship and nominee for Best Young Director at the 2016…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts


Tourist Attractions

British Ironwork Centre

The British Ironwork Centre is a family company, long dedicated to, and passionate about the preservation and creation of quality metal work, in all its formsThis wonderfully diverse resource is the back bone of our business, and one that we as both a family and company have spent…

Brown Moss

One of Shropshire's most interesting sites for plants with over 200 species of wild plants including the rare Floating Water Plantain. One of Shropshire's most interesting sites for plants with over 200 species of wild plants including the rare Floating Water Plantain. With its marshes, pools, heathland and…

Hawkstone Hall and Garden

Come and visit the secret jewel in Shropshire. Entrance in the village of Marchamley.Party bookings taken.Open: 14 ‐ 31 August…

Hawkstone Park

Situated in acres of outstanding natural beauty it is the obvious choice of those who wish to combine beautiful surroundings, intimate service and wonderful food from a team renowned for its pursuit of excellence. Hawkstone Historic Park & Follies is a unique place. Centred around the…

Hodnet Hall

There has been a park and gardens at Hodnet for many hundreds of years, and their design and size has followed on from the three different sites of the houses in which the Heber‐Percy family and their ancestors have lived. Woodland walks alongside a daisy chain of…

Moreton Corbet Castle

The castle may date from as far back as the 12th century. It was partially demolished in the 16th century to make way for the great Elizabethan mansion house.…

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