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
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

02
MAY
Football vs Rugby!
Kennedy Hall Shrewsbury High Prep School

Which game is the best Football or rugby Join Tom Palmer the author of more than 30 childrens books most of them about sport in an event to decide once and for all. Take part in a quiz to…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07719 401365
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02
MAY
Storytime and Craft with CBeebies CERRIE BURNELL
Central Shrewsbury Baptist Church

Picture books are the most important books of all; they stay with us forever and are the very first step on a journey toward a life with books Cerrie Burnell Actress and CBeebies presenter Cerrie Burnell brings her one woman show…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07719 401365
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06
MAY
Extreme Stunt show
Stansty Lodge

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying Youll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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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

22
MAY
BOB
The Lion Hotel, shrewsbury

BOB return to Shrewsbury for the first time in 25 years as a warm up gig to the Gigantic Indie All Dayer in Manchester on 23 May. Classed as one of the best indie bands from the late 1980s they played in…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07967 717259
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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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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 uncles 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

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

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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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

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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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

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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