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

01
MAY
The Wightman Theatre Co presents Brief LIves
The Wightman Theatre

Directed by Beverly Baker Brief Lives is a one‐man play featuring John Aubrey a 17th‐century Englishman who met and kept accounts of many of the famous men of his day including Ren Descartes Thomas Hobbes and Christopher Wren. Delivered in a recreation…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01743 290704
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05
MAY
Fieldbounce Music Festival
The Venue at Park Hall

Scouting for Girls FUSE ODG Dappy Danny Howard BEZ from the Happy Mondays Kideko Dj Melody Kane Gabz Alex Mills Youngman Shaodow Holly Tandy from the Xfactorand many more to come.Fieldbounce is the new one day music festival for everyone. Bringing you…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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06
MAY
Boots + Roots
Haughton Farm

A digital detox day out where families can get involved in activities including den‐building crafts messy play gardening cooking sports and much more So pack away those phones except for taking photos of course turn your out of office ON ignore your…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07801 690809
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06
MAY
Super Sunday #2: Lauren Pope Takeover
ATIK

TOWIEs very own Lauren Pope is joining the Super Sunday line‐up as our special guest DJLauren will be in the main room whilst the usual rnb antics continue in Curve and Vinyl brings the pop and party anthems to sing your socks…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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11
MAY
Velvet Underground tribute play Shrewsbury in May
The Vaults Shrewsbury

A Velvet Underground tribute band play in Shrewsbury next month. Five‐piece VU will perform at The Vaults on Friday 11 May and include classics such as All Tomorrows Parties Femme Fatale Im Waiting For The Man Rock n Roll Sweet…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07967 717259
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19
MAY
Shropshire Kids Fest @ The Quarry
The Quarry

We turn the Quarry Park into one HUGE play park for your children to enjoy with so much going on your children can have an amazing day filled with fun activities and giggles all when discovering new talents. The Shropshire Kidsfest is…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01952 432175
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15
JUN
Shrewsbury French Market
21 High Street, Shrewsbury

Touring the UK annually for over a decade Savoir Fayres French Market is a market crafted to stir the senses and beholding to the market places tradition of exploring and embracing culture.Each year Savoir Fayre selectively invite traders who exhibit the range…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07977 567726
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16
JUN
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Hawkstone Park

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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23
JUN
Shrewsbury Food Festival
The Quarry

There is something for everyone including loads of hands on activities for kids including cookery classes and arts and crafts right through to go karting and zorbing Showcasing the best live music from shropshireunsigned and local choir groups. On top of all…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01952 432175
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24
JUN
Born To Win
Theatre Severn

After the huge success of Dance is Life in 2017 Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster showcasing a story of love and passion with even more heat even more energy and even more drama than…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01743 281281
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04
AUG
Sense and Sensibility
Erddig

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. Adapted by award‐winning writer Laura Turner this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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11
AUG
A Midsummer Night's Dream
National Trust Erddig

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful musical score and…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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18
AUG
Little Women
National Trust Erddig

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present the timeless story of Little Women based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. Join Chapterhouse as four sisters ‐ Jo Beth Meg and Amy ‐ tell the story of their life during the…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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