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.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Newtown

24
MAY
Sin On Sunday
Liquid and Envy, Wrexham

DJ Pep and DJ Loop combine their skills to bring Sundays back to life every week.Drink Offers:£1.80 ‐ Selected Drinks All NightAdmission Information:£4.50 standard entry £2.00 online…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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24
MAY
The Only Way is Essex: Dan Osbourne
Liquid and Envy, Wrexham

Join us at Liquid & Envy this Bank holiday Sunday as Dan Osbourne ‐ star of The Only Way is Essex ‐ joins us for a special guest appearanceGet up close and personal in one of our super booths on stage with…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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24
MAY
Tom Paxton
Theatre Severn

Fifty years of playing music over fifty albums and never a ounce of compromise to his progressive principles. Meet Tom Paxton.Tom's a contemporary of greats like Bob Dylan and Phil Ochs rising from the same…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
MAY
Elkie Brooks
Theatre Severn

Lancashire lass Elkie Brooks began her professional career as a singer at the age of 15. In the 1960s she supported The Beatles at their Christmas Show in London and her profile began to rise…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
JUN
Tim Vine
Theatre Severn

Tim Vine is an English actor writer and comedian. Famed for his quick‐fire wit and stand‐up routine his puns and his one‐liners Vine also held the 2004 world record for the most jokes told in…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

19
JUN
Russell Watson
William Aston Hall

Russell Watson is a much loved English tenor termed by many the peoples tenor. He began his career singing in working mens clubs then had a breakthrough in 1999 when he was asked to sing…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
JUN
The Secret Garden
Erddig

Join young Mary Lennox on her journey of discovery as she travels to her uncle's house deep in the Yorkshire countryside where unexpected friends and very magical creatures help her unlock the mystery of the secret garden. This most enchanting story loved…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08442 491895
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20
JUN
VINTAGE VEHICLE & STEAM RALLY & CRAFT FAIR
OSWESTRY SHOWGROUND

Traditional Vintage Vehicle and Machinery Rally with the added attraction of a Craft Hall.Plenty to see for all the family including:Exhibits:Craft Hall; Model Hall; Steam and Miniature Engines; Vintage Tractors; Horticultural and Garden Machinery; Commercial Vehicles; …

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: +441244 818918
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20
JUN
Kevin Bridges
William Aston Hall

At 24 years of age Kevin Bridges is one of the most popular up and coming comedians in the country. His big break came at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where he won the So you…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
JUN
Rod Woodward
Theatre Severn

Rod Woodward at Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury on Wednesday 24 June 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Rod Woodward live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
JUL
The Big Art Show
The Greenhous West Mid Showground

The Big Art Show aims to provide a showcase for artists using a diverse range formats and presentation through the use of paint sculpture jewellery glass ceramics furniture design photography and performance art. The event aimed at the whole family includes exhibitors…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01694 771446
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18
JUL
The Proclaimers
William Aston Hall

Charlie and Craig Reid better known as The Proclaimers have put together an impressive body of work since their foundation in 1983. Their rise began with supporting the Housemartins in 1986 later they rose to…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
AUG
The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes
Erddig

Detective Sherlock Holmes has a mysterious new case to investigate when summoned to a nunnery deep in the English countryside. Holmes and his companion Dr Watson join the search for the most elusive piece of treasure known to mankind. With a missing…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08442 491895
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30
AUG
The White Feather
Shrewsbury Folk Festival (West Mid Showground)

Their first appearance at the Shrewsbury Folk Festival OLPTC are proud to present The White Feather.Set in the winter of 1915. It offers a thought‐provoking observation of how fear of the First World War affected two working‐class lads. The expectation for them…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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14
OCT
UB40
The Buttermarket

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
OCT
Sarah Millican
Theatre Severn

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
OCT
Chas and Dave
William Aston Hall

Dave has decided to come out of retirement for one final tour. Their show will be the whole history of CHAS & DAVE featuring their pub set at the start of their success and…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
OCT
Chas Dave
William Aston Hall

Chas Dave at William Aston Hall in Wrexham on Saturday 24 October 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Chas Dave live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
County Brides Wedding Fayre
Wrenbury Hall

A selection of the North Wests premier wedding suppliers will be available offering help and advice to ensure that any wedding day is one to remember. Two stunning catwalk shows at 1pm and 3pm showcasing beautiful bridal gowns sophisticated occasion wear and…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 206446
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26
NOV
Dave Spikey Punchlines
William Aston Hall

Dave Spikey Punchlines at William Aston Hall in Wrexham on Thursday 26 November 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
NOV
Absolute Blondie
Central Station

Looking forward to a fantastic night at CENTRAL STATION in WREXHAM with the Ultimate tribute to Blondie ‐ ABSOLUTE BLONDIE This hit packed show features all the Blondie songs you know and love plus the trademark Debbie Harry costumes. With both the…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01978 358780
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07
DEC
Josh Widdicombe
William Aston Hall

Josh has had an incredible 18 months and is now one of the most in demand and highly regarded comedians in the UK for both his live stand‐up and TV work. Highlights include; two sell‐out…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
DEC
Shed Seven
William Aston Hall

English indie‐rock band Shed Seven began together in 1990 and is credited with making contributions to the Brit‐pop scene along with the likes of Blur and Oasis in the early 1990s. The familiar wailing vocals…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
DEC
Seth Lakeman
William Aston Hall

English Folk musician Seth Lakeman was born and raised in Devon and along with his brothers Sam and Sean has played a variety of instruments and recorded folk music in their own band first of…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
OCT
Ed Byrne Outside Looking In
Theatre Severn

Ed Byrne Outside Looking In at Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury on Thursday 13 October 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Ed Byrne Outside Looking In tickets so weve done the legwork for you.…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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