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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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30th Sep to 1st Oct 2022
The Quarry Park
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury
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
SY1 1UH Shrewsbury
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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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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1st to 30th Sep 2022
Various locations around Shrewsbury
Renowned artist and sculptor Andrew Logan is bringing his fantastical sculptures to Shrewsbury, in association with Shrewsbury Arts Trail . Find the breath-taking Cosmic Egg...
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23rd to 29th Sep 2022
Old Market Hall
The Square
SY1 1LH Shrewsbury
In the West End of 1950s London, plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after a pivotal member...
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28th Sep 2022
8:00pm
Theatre Severn
Frankwell Quay
SY3 8FT Shrewsbury
One of the UK's most successful singer-songwriters of this millennium brings his brand new acoustic show, Feels Like Home , to Shrewsbury. Stripping his songs...
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29th Sep 2022
7:30pm
The Buttermarket
Britain’s Top Crime Investigator Criminologist Mark Williams-Thomas is a multi-award-winning TV Investigative Reporter & Former Police Detective. Mark is a regular on television with his...
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29th Sep 2022
7:30pm
Theatre Severn
Frankwell Quay
SY3 8FT Shrewsbury
Renowned as the very best and only Bee Gees tribute show to perform with the original Bee Gees! In 1997 Gary & Darren from Jive...
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30th Sep to 1st Oct 2022
5:00pm
The Buttermarket
For those yet to experience the mayhem and madness, Bongo’s Bingo is a wild combination of a captivating live show, an all-inclusive party and a...
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30th Sep 2022
7:30pm
Theatre Severn
Frankwell Quay
SY3 8FT Shrewsbury
Singer songwriter Ralph McTell will be performing songs from his latest album, Hill of Beans alongside beautifully crafted material from his 50+ year career. Accompanied...
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30th Sep to 1st Oct 2022
The Quarry Park
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury
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
SY1 1UH Shrewsbury
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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1st Oct 2022
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury
A relaxed, sociable course for Art History enthusiasts. Artist and educator Jill Impey will guide you through key works in the collection to unravel their...
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1st Oct 2022
10:30am - 12:00pm
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury
A workshop designed to develop writing skills for young people in a relaxed, ungraded setting. The workshops are once a month and run by experienced...
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1st to 23rd Oct 2022
Shrewsbury Castle
Castle Gates
SY1 2AT Shrewsbury
In the spirit of our European neighbours “Ze Germans” the teams at Dough & Oil and OIL welcome you back to Shrewsbury castle this October...
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1st Oct 2022
8:00pm
The Buttermarket
Wrest are a hotly-tipped Scottish indie rock band, making music from Edinburgh’s Old Town. The sound combines soaring guitars with layered lyrics and heartfelt melodies,...
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3rd to 31st Oct 2022
7:00pm
The Sabrina Boat
Victoria Quay Victoria Ave
SY3 8LH Shrewsbury
Every Monday throughout October hop on The Sabrina for a truly original ghost tour. Discover an ancient town, one which has endured centuries of bloody...
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3rd Oct to 11th Nov 2022
The Hive
5 Belmont
SY1 1TE Shrewsbury
There are 1.3 million acres of common land in England and Wales. Artist Leah Gordon and researcher Annabel Edwards identified pockets of such land in...
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