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

05
FEB
FREE taster session at the Shrewsbury Rock Choir
The Boatshed

The local Shrewsbury choir is run by singing teacher Rowan Richards. Our choir is made up of people who never thought they would join a choir or would even sing for fun and thats the beauty of joining our choir. I dont…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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06
FEB
Alan Carr
Glyndwr University

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
FEB
The Magic of Motown
William Aston Hall

The Magic of Motown at William Aston Hall in Wrexham on Saturday 07 February 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The Magic of Motown tickets so weve done the legwork for you. …

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
FEB
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Shrewsbury Theatre Severn

Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Shrewsbury Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury on Friday 20 February 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Al…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

24
FEB
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
Theatre Severn

With their meticulously crafted instrumentals and tight harmonies Rumours of Fleetwood Mac bring back to the masses the classic hits of the legendary Fleetwood Mac.…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
MAR
Paul Carrack
Shrewsbury Theatre Severn

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
MAR
Count Arthur Strong
Theatre Severn

Count Arthur Strongs new show Command Performance is so new not even he knows hes doing it yet. Dont worry about that though its never stopped him before So get your Maltesers out roll your…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
MAR
Duke Special
Glyndwr University

For his thousands of fans he is known as Duke Special. But for his family friends and loved ones he is their dear Peter Wilson. Lisburn North Ireland witnessed the birth of this very…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
MAR
Oysterband
Glyndwr University

Oysterband at Glyndwr University in Wrexham on Sunday 22 March 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service. …

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
MAY
Dylan Moran
William Aston Hall

Dylan Moran star of Black Books Shaun of the Dead and Run Fat Boy Run is about to spread a little happiness with a brand new tour for 2011. Ageing religion kids relationships…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
MAY
Reginald D Hunter
William Aston Hall

American stand‐up comedian Reginald D Hunter works mainly in the UK and originally began his time here studying at RADA for a career on the stage. It seems that his ability to make audiences laugh…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

13
MAY
SISTER ACT- A Divine Musical Comedy
Shrewsbury Theatre Severn

Shrewsbury Amateur Operatic Society SAOS presents the Shropshire premiere ofSISTER ACT The Musical SISTER ACT is a feel amazing musical comedy smash hit that has been Raising the Roof both in the West End and on Broadway. It tells the story…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01743 281281
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16
MAY
Andy Parsons
William Aston Hall

Andy Parsons once found some underpants in a jar of mayonnaise. He may talk about it. Or he may not. This is his third tour round the country. It may be his last. Theres only…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

19
MAY
Lee Nelson
Theatre Severn

Hello u blurb readin legend Its Lee Nelson here from off ur tele im coming to a crap town near u with my brand new WELL NEW TOURits gonna b bigga betta …

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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

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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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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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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