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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.

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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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1st Dec 2021
Shrewsbury Market Hall
Claremont Street
SY1 1QG Shrewsbury
Shop the market's eclectic collection of unique independent stalls from quality gifts, cards, stationery, decorations and home interiors to original art, handcrafts and vintage. Also...
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3rd Dec 2021
9:00am - 3:30pm
Shrewsbury Town Square
The Shrewsbury Farmers Market brings the fields of Shropshire to Shrewsbury Square on the first Friday of every month. There is a plethora of delicious...
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10th Sep to 12th Dec 2021
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury
An extraordinary sun pendant is to go on public display for the first time in Shrewsbury as part of the British Museum’s National Programmes. The...
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22nd Oct to 4th Dec 2021
10:15am - 4:00pm
St Mary's Church
St Mary's Place
SY1 1DX Shrewsbury
The shop is in its 52nd year and is staffed by volunteers and 40 charities participate. There are large national groups as well as smaller...
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1st to 3rd Dec 2021
7:00pm
Shrewsbury Abbey
Abbey Foregate
SY2 6BS Shrewsbury
Dan Owen's amazing talent is now recognised around the world. His incredible deep, soulful, blues-infused tones will return to Shrewsbury for this special event in...
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1st to 23rd Dec 2021
The Darwin Centre
Pride Hill
SY1 1PL Shrewsbury
It’s Christmas time and that can only mean one thing! Santa’s on his way! Come and meet Santa in his enchanting grotto on the lower...
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1st Dec 2021 to 3rd Jan 2022
Theatre Severn
Frankwell Quay
SY3 8FT Shrewsbury
Don't miss our next spectacular, swashbuckling family pantomime, THE PANTOMIME ADVENTURES OF PETER PAN! - starring Shropshire legendary dame BRAD FITT! Once again, the show...
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3rd Dec 2021
7:30pm - 10:00pm
St Chad's Church
St Chad's Terrace
SY1 1JX Shrewsbury
In the deep, still darkness, only candles pierce the winter gloom. And then, upon the silence, comes the luminous sound of a choir in harmony...
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3rd to 5th Dec 2021
Old Market Hall
The Square
SY1 1LH Shrewsbury
An upbeat ode to the now 92-year-old Mary Quant , this documentary explores her importance as a female business pioneer, her influence on gender politics...
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3rd Dec 2021
9:00am - 3:30pm
Shrewsbury Town Square
The Shrewsbury Farmers Market brings the fields of Shropshire to Shrewsbury Square on the first Friday of every month. There is a plethora of delicious...
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3rd Dec 2021
7:00pm
The Buttermarket
Following the success of their Christmas UK Tour in 2019, legendary ’70s rock band SWEET will once again embark upon a pre-Christmas UK Tour –...
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3rd to 8th Dec 2021
Old Market Hall
The Square
SY1 1LH Shrewsbury
Jean de Carrouges is a respected knight known for his bravery and skill on the battlefield. Jacques Le Gris is a squire whose intelligence and...
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3rd Dec 2021
9:00pm
Albert's Shed
8 Barker Street
SY1 1QJ Shrewsbury
Thomas Atlas is a British guitarist, singer and songwriter. His early career saw him touring the UK and USA with Soul and Blues outfits before...
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4th to 5th Dec 2021
Nerdy Coffee Co.
Mrs Claus is coming to Nerdy for crafty Christmas fun! Mrs Claus is coming to Nerdy (Santa's incredibly creative wife) and she's bringing the entire...
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4th Dec 2021
10:00am - 12:00pm
Shrewsbury Library
Castle Gates
SY1 2AQ Shrewsbury
Decorate a Christmas wreath or photo frame with colourful sand – great for Christmas presents and fun while creating! Booking essential
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4th to 5th Dec 2021
Theatre Severn
Frankwell Quay
SY3 8FT Shrewsbury
The King of Waltz brings you a festive Christmas spectacular from his newly created Winter Palace in his hometown of Maastricht... Immerse yourself in the...
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4th Dec 2021
10:00am - 4:00pm
St Mary's Church
St Mary's Place
SY1 1DX Shrewsbury
Shropshire Festive Gift Market returns for its 4th year and will be popping up at St Marys Church in Shrewsbury town centre, Shropshire. Showcasing over...
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4th Dec 2021
12:30pm - 1:30pm
The Hive
5 Belmont
SY1 1TE Shrewsbury
Festive Tree Decorations - Create simple, handmade Christmas decorations for you to make your Christmas tree unique, with artist Jamila Walker. These 1-hour sessions will...
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