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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.

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Discover Shrewsbury this October

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 seasonal markets to beer festivals and exploring our history and heritage!

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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30th Sep to 1st Oct 2022
The Quarry Park
The Quarry Park
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Dust off your lederhosen - Shropshire’s biggest beer festival is back in Shrewsbury’s Quarry on 30th September and 1st October. Shropshire Oktoberfest brings together independent...
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1st Oct 2022
7:30pm
St Alkmund's Church
St Alkmunds Square
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The first of three Carducci concerts this season which explore the theme of ‘connections’, from the world of chamber music. The concert also features live...
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This summer Shrewsbury's artists have been out in force decorating the town centre's Openreach Boxes with colourful mini murals. Explore our interactive map and plan your trail around all 14 of these unique artworks.

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

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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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