Discover Shrewsbury this February

Fall in love with Shrewsbury this February! Get ready to indulge with everything Shrewsbury has to offer you this month, from the return of Shrewsbury's monthly markets and the annual DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival to Pancake Day indulgence.

A shrewsbury original since
800AD

Explore our award-winning events, endless independents, your favourite big names, tastebud tingling eateries and bars, and over 1,000 years of history.

Roses are red, violets are blue, if you're looking for romance then Shrewsbury's for you!

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Over the decades, Shrewsbury’s been at home on the big screen. From the George C Scott 1984 classic A Christmas Carol to the BBC’s BAFTA award-winning series Time, Shrewsbury and its buildings have been used as the backdrop to many recognisable productions.

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Pancake Day is just around the corner, and is the perfect excuse to indulge! Whether you're a sweet or savoury person, you're sure to find your perfect pancake at one of these Shrewsbury eateries.

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It can be tough to keep the kids entertained during the holidays - but Shrewsbury has you covered! From craft sessions to film screenings and free entry to Shrewsbury Flaxmill, we've rounded up a few ideas to help keep those little monsters at bay.

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Reducing your carbon footprint, and shopping low waste and plastic free has never been easier, with many shops in Shrewsbury catering to the low waste lifestyle.

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Visitors thought Shrewsbury was like Middle Earth for years - but now it's a different story! The Telegraph visited Shrewsbury in the run-up to the annual DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival and proclaims the town a worthy rival to York and Oxford.

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Original Events

Warm weather heralds the beginning of Shrewsbury's vibrant calendar of festivals. Experience original events from Oil To The Fort to the World Championship Coracle Race, and not forgetting the historic Shrewsbury Flower Show.

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5th to 12th Feb 2023
Various locations around Shrewsbury
Celebrate Shrewsbury’s most famous son at this year’s DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival. Join us as we celebrate our special links with Charles Darwin with an exciting...
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10th Feb 2023
7:30pm
Theatre Severn
Frankwell Quay
SY3 8FT Shrewsbury
Roll up, roll up… for a night of laughter, cabaret, glitz and glamour! This sensational variety show is filled with artistic spectacle that has enraptured...
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