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800AD

If you’re looking for events in Shrewsbury, then look no further, there’s an event calendar packed with something for everyone.

With an independent cinema in an old market hall, the 29-acre Quarry Park and an impressive theatre sitting upon the river, Shrewsbury is at the heart of cultural activities in Shropshire.

Coracle Race
 

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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28th May to 4th Jun 2022
Various locations around Shrewsbury
20 Shrewsbury branded rubber ducks have been hidden in shops and cafes around Shrewsbury's town centre. Start guessing where the ducks are beforehand by following...
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28th May 2022
10:00am
Greenhouse West Mid Showground
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF
The Shropshire County Agricultural Show was created in the late nineteenth century when it was launched as part of the co-operative venture - The Shropshire...
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19th Feb to 5th Jun 2022
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury
Curated by Shropshire-born Helen Day, this colourful and nostalgic exhibition pays homage to the group of talented artists who drew the hugely popular Ladybird books...
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1st Apr to 30th Sep 2022
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury
Come and join us on one of our daily guided walks throughout the summer. Led by our team of knowledgeable guides, explore the history and...
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5th Apr to 30th Aug 2022
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury
FREE SHORT TALKS Come in on your lunch break and learn about the Collection. Every Tuesday at 12noon in the galleries at Shrewsbury Museum &...
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6th to 30th May 2022
The Hive
5 Belmont
SY1 1TE Shrewsbury
Grace Currie delivers an exhibition of mix of finished painting and ceramic pieces together with work-in-progress that reflect the fleeting nature of happiness and ‘feeling...
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6th to 26th May 2022
Old Market Hall
The Square
SY1 1LH Shrewsbury
The legacy continues as the beloved cast of Downton Abbey reunite for A New Era . When Lady Violet comes into possession of a luxurious...
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18th May to 4th Sep 2022
The Sabrina Boat and Orchard Cafe
Enjoy a leisurely cruise down the Severn on The Sabrina Boat before enjoying traditional afternoon tea at The Orchard Cafe. Offer available every Wednesday -...
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25th to 26th May 2022
Theatre Severn
Frankwell Quay
SY3 8FT Shrewsbury
Zog, super keen student turned air-ambulance, still lands with a crash-bang-thump. Together with his Flying Doctor crew, Princess Pearl and Sir Gadabout, they tend to...
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26th May 2022
8:00pm
Henry Tudor House
Barracks Passage Wyle Cop
SY1 1XA Shrewsbury
After two tour postponements, Danni Nicholls can finally hit the road for her ‘Hear Your Voice’ tour. Danni and the band are extra excited to...
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26th May 2022
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Tanners Wines
26-29 Wyle Cop
SY1 1XB Shrewsbury
We are pleased to welcome a longstanding friend of ours, the much-celebrated wine journalist and food and wine matching expert, Fiona Beckett to Wyle Cop...
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26th May 2022
7:00pm
Theatre Severn
Frankwell Quay
SY3 8FT Shrewsbury
Ralph Fiennes (Antony & Cleopatra) leads the cast in David Hare’s (Skylight) blazing account of the most powerful man in New York, a master manipulator...
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27th May 2022
7:30pm
St Chad's Church
St Chad's Terrace
SY1 1JX Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury School Community Choir with musicians from Shrewsbury School mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee by singing and playing music associated with the Coronation Service over...
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27th May 2022
9:30pm
Albert's Shed
8 Barker Street
SY1 1QJ Shrewsbury
A high energy 5-piece melodic indie rock band from the West Midlands and Shropshire. Their sound creatively infuses a number of musical styles spanning genres...
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27th May 2022
7:30pm
Theatre Severn
Frankwell Quay
SY3 8FT Shrewsbury
After two consecutive sell-out years, Carl returns with a brand new show! Expect stories, observations & audience interaction. Always an exciting night, join this dynamic...
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27th May to 2nd Jun 2022
Old Market Hall
The Square
SY1 1LH Shrewsbury
August 1944. With the American eighth air force poised to strike over Nazi Germany; British intelligence learns that they could be flying into a deadly...
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28th May to 5th Jun 2022
10:30am - 4:00pm
Shrewsbury Castle and the Soldiers of Shropshire Museum
Castle Gates
SY1 2AT Shrewsbury
Can you find the Queen's lost Corgis hiding in the castle grounds? A fun 'scavenger hunt' children’s activity, with a trail card which can be...
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28th May to 5th Jun 2022
10:00am - 5:00pm
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury
Pop in for a FREE children’s activity with materials supplied for making red, white, blue and gold paper crowns inside the Museum. The activity is...
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