What's on inShrewsbury

Welcome to Shrewsbury

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Shrewsbury - 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 Shrewsbury to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Tourist information Shrewsbury

Tourist Information

Everything you need to know if you're visiting Shrewsbury as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Shrewsbury

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: 16.5 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: Seew ebsite
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: 4.7 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07801 690809
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: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01952 432175
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: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07977 567726
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: 11.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01952 432175
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: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01743 281281

Tourist Attractions

Attingham Park

One of the great houses of the Midlands, Attingham Park was built in 1785 for the 1st Lord Berwick to the design of George Steuart and has a picture gallery by John Nash. The magnificent rooms contain collections of ambassadorial silver, Italian furniture and Grand Tour paintings. The…

Sabrina Boat Cruise

Enjoy an amazing trip on the magnificent River Severn through the pretty Shropshire county town of Shrewsbury on Sabrina, Goddess of the River. Sabrina is a triple‐decked passenger boat that takes passengers on a relaxing and serene trip along the Severn, lasting approximately 40 minutes.Leaving Victoria…

Haughmond Abbey

Extensive remains of a 12th‐century Augustinian abbey; the exhibition commemorates 600 years since the Battle of Shrewsbury.The ruins of Haughmond Abbey are looked after by English Heritage and are open to the public.…

Shrewsbury Castle

The Castle houses the spectacular collections of the Shropshire Regimental Museum Trust including pictures, uniforms, medals, weapons and other equipment from the 18th Century to the present day.The oldest parts of the Castle were built between 1066 and 1074, during the reign of William the Conqueror.…

Shrewsbury Museum

Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery, Barker Street.Shrewsbury Castle and The Shropshire Regimental MuseumColeham Pumping StationThree of Shrewsbury finest historic buildingsOpen:Contact for Details.…

Wroxeter Roman City

Wroxeter was the fourth largest city in Roman Britain.Much of the site where it stood has escaped subsequent development and so it can provide extensive information about what the city was like.Originally a legionary fortress, it later developed into a thriving civillian city populated…

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Updated: 18/04/2018 16:50:50