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A blockbuster in a Tudor cinema, a sell-out Folk Festival and the world’s oldest Flower Show.

Shrewsbury is full of finds to be discovered during your visit. By foot or by boat, the River Severn is a must, as is the café culture, the castle and the churches that dominate Shrewsbury's famous skyline. Learn more about one-off attractions, activities and things to do in Shrewsbury and Shropshire.

Museum and Art Gallery

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

The COVID-19 situation continues to evolve at a rapid pace, and the Original Shrewsbury team continue to monitor the situation closely. 

17th Feb to 19th Apr 2020
Various locations around Shrewsbury town centre
Find the ball, the keyword and it’s sponsor to win the prize! A fun trail around the beautiful town of Shrewsbury. Find our 12 caricature...

Coming to Shrewsbury this March? If so, here are 5 Original Shrewsbury things to do this month, from discovering 4 foot high caricature tennis balls to gliding down the River Severn on the Sabrina.


Shrewsbury has a wealth of heritage and culture to discover on foot. Take a stroll along the River Severn, discover our historic town walls or explore everything that our high streets have to offer.


Seeing Shrewsbury from a different perspective has never been easier, with countless tours and activities available to help get you out on the water.


Are you visiting Shrewsbury for only one day? With a wealth of history, culture, retail and cuisine it's easy to become overwhelmed with everything our town has on offer. We have selected some of the experiences and places that make Shrewsbury a true one-off.


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