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

27
SEP
G4 Back For Good Tour 2016
Theatre Severn

Having reunited in 2014 G4 are now officially Back For Good.Hail the kings of Popera Daily MailA 5 masterclass in delivery tone and performance Celebrity RadioA pitch‐perfect performance Frost MagazineVocally Flawless Entertainment FocusSpecial Guests: G4 will join forces with the latest singing…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07989 302532
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29
SEP
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both a green and free solution so the charity urges the local community in Wrexham to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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08
OCT
Bryn's Buddies
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Discover and explore the past at Wrexham Museums monthly history club.7‐11 year olds.Advance booking essential.£4 per child. Price includes drink and a snack.…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01978 297460
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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

24
OCT
Halloween Trail
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Follow the pumpkins if you dare Halloween costumes optionalTaith Calan GaeafYdych chin ddigon dewr i ddilyn y pwmpenni Gwisg Calan Gaeaf yn ddewisol …

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01978 297460
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24
OCT
Messy Museum!
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Painting sticking and general messy fun for 0‐3 year oldsDrop in event.Amgueddfa AnnibenPaentio sticio a hwyl anniben cyffredinol i blant 0 3 oed Digwyddiad galw heibio.…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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25
OCT
Make & Take
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Make a craft with an historical twist at Wrexham Museum. Themes vary.Suitable for families with children.Drop in event. Every Tuesday during the school holidays.Creu a Chael Cyfle i greu crefftau hanesyddol yn Amgueddfa Wrecsam. Mae themun amrywio Yn addas ar gyfer…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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27
OCT
Spooky Halloween Spiders!
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Watch out for those spiders Make your own spooky spider. Drop‐in event. Halloween costumes optionalCorynnod Arswydus Calan Gaeaf Gwyliwch y corynnod Cyfle i greu eich corryn arswydus eich hun. Digwyddiad galw heibio. Gwisg Calan Gaeaf yn ddewisol …

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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03
NOV
Shrewsbury Bookfest Remembers George Butterworth
University Centre Shrewsbury

George Butterworth belonged to a generation of composers known as the pastoral school who took their inspiration from rural life in England. His works sadly so few include the much‐loved song cycle A Shropshire Lad and the orchestral idyll The Banks of…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01743 353424
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04
NOV
Shrewsbury Bookfest Remembers Thomas Hardy
University Centre Shrewsbury

Up until 1914 the poetry being written was usuallythe work of professionals expressing publicspirit or references to past military glories. Fromthe moment that war was inevitable the moodchanged. This was the first war fought by civiliansand the poets had to find the…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01743 353424
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10
NOV
Shrewsbury Bookfest Remembers Ralph Vaughan Willia
University Centre Shrewsbury

Vaughan Williams was a huge creative andcompassionate influence on the history of 20thcentury English music. In 1914 he volunteered toserve in the Field Ambulance Service in Flandersduring which time he was deeply affected by thecarnage and the loss of close friends such…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01743 353424
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12
NOV
Remembrance
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Make a hand print poppy. Drop‐in event.CofioCreu pabi print llaw. Digwyddiad galw heibio.…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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13
NOV
Shrewsbury Bookfest Remembers - CHILDREN'S EVENT
University Centre Shrewsbury

Flo of the Somme pays tribute to the remarkablebravery of the thousands of animals who riskedtheir lives and played a crucial role during theGreat War. Beautifully illustrated by Martin Impey and written in rhyme as an homage to the War Poets this…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01743 353424
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17
NOV
Shrewsbury Bookfest Remembers Rupert Brooke
University Centre Shrewsbury

The many thousands who joined up beforeconscription was introduced in 1916 were bound toinclude men with a literary turn of mind who couldwrite about their experiences or vividly imagine them. Many were fresh from public school encouraged by the examples of…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01743 353424
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24
NOV
Shrewsbury Bookfest Remembers Ivor Gurney
University Centre Shrewsbury

Ivor Gurney considered himself a composer first and a poet second but the extent of his achievement in both fields is even now perhaps not fully appreciated. He was beset by bouts of mental illness before and more permanently after the…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01743 353424
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25
NOV
Shrewsbury Bookfest Remembers Wilfred Owen
University Centre Shrewsbury

Very few soldier‐poets spoke out against the waritself before it ended although a number of themdid so afterwards. Sassoons famous protest awokediffering responses. Essentially it was love for his men that drove him to issue his angry statement accusing the politicians of…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01743 353424
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12
DEC
Last One Standing: The Tale of Bersham Colliery
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

On December 18th 1986 the last tub of coal was wound to the surface at Bersham Colliery. With the closure of the last pit in the Denbighshire coalfield a centuries‐old tradition came to an end. This exhibition tells the story of coal…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01978 297460
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19
DEC
Seasonal Stories
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Make a Christmas craft to take home and listen to local published author and story teller Fiona Collins. Ages 5 year . Drink and biscuit provided.Advanced booking & payment essentialStraeon y tymorGwnewch ddarn o grefft Nadoligaidd iw gludo gartref a gwrandewch ar…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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31
DEC
Wigan Pier Takeover: New Year's Eve 2016
Liquid and Envy, Wrexham

Are you ready for a trip down memory lane as we re‐live one of the UKs longest running dance nights. After the massive sell out event during Easter 2016 we bring the Wigan Pier team back to successfully close 2016 in style…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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22
MAR
A Tale Of Two Cities The Musical Braodway Version
Theatre Severen

Book & Lyrics ByJILL SANTORIELLOBased On The Novel By CHARLES DICKENS.Nightly 7.30pm Matinee Saturday 25th March 2.30pm TICKETS £19.50 £16.50 £13.50BOX OFFICE 01743 281281www.theatresevern.co.ukTICKETS ON SALE FROM 5 SEPTEMBER…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01743 281281
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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…

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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