Dig out your favourite fleece, wrap up and relax in Shrewsbury this autumn. The days may be shorter, but you're sure to find something to entertain you. Discover more here.

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Dig out your favourite fleece because there's loads of stuff Shrewsbury has to offer over the coming months, even if the days are a little shorter.

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Dig out your favourite fleece because there’s loads of stuff Shrewsbury has to offer over the coming months, even if the days are a little shorter.

We’ve been working closely with local businesses to help make the town safe and secure for all to enjoy – we’ll all be warming up to the cooler weather in no time.

October signals the beginning of autumn, and there's no better time to explore Shrewsbury. Dig out your favourite fleece and discover everything our beautiful market town has to offer you this month, from outstanding eateries to spooky ghost stories, unique events to half-term fun.

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Scooped in the loop of the River Severn, Shrewsbury is a town oozing with history. Whether from the comfort of your home, whilst out and about or commuting, be transported to the heart of Shrewsbury with the new SO Stories audio tours. 

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Down shuts and passageways, or along our old town walls - better watch out for the Shrewsbury Ghouls! Rich in history and folklore, with more than a few hair-raising tales to tell, Shrewsbury is the perfect setting for spooky events. Here are some ideas to help you get into the spirit this Halloween.

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It can be tough to keep the kids entertained during the holidays - but Shrewsbury has you covered! From pumpkin picking to crafting and museum hunts we've rounded up a few ideas to help keep those little monsters at bay.

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Shrewsbury, with its medieval streets, shuts and passageways, and gory history is said to be one of the most haunted towns in the UK. If you go down to the town after dark, you never know who or what you might meet...

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Wandering around the wonders of Shrewsbury is one of the best ways to see the sites. Whether you're looking to join a group, go solo or fancy something themed you'll find limitless options in our collation of Shrewsbury guides.

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Original Events

The weather may be cooling but Shrewsbury's calendar is still bursting with activity. Experience original events from Shrewsbury Chocolate Festival to Shrewsbury Festival of Literature, and not forgetting our seasonal Christmas celebrations.

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28th Jul to 7th Nov 2020
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury
Welcome to Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery. To celebrate re-opening to the public the museum is FREE ENTRY for a limited period. To keep everyone...
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26th to 30th Oct 2020
11:00am - 4:00pm
The Sabrina Boat
Victoria Quay Victoria Ave
SY3 8LH Shrewsbury
Kids go free on The Sabrina Boat during half term from Monday 26/10/20 to Friday 30/10/20* 1 free child per paying adult or concession Please...
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