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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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Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,500 organisations, 5,000 events and 40,000 volunteers.

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13th to 19th Sep 2021
Various locations around Shrewsbury's town centre
Keep your eyes peeled this September for Shrewsbury's inaugural Cocktail Week! The finest bars and bartenders in town are coming together this September to celebrate...
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3rd to 27th Sep 2021
The Hive
5 Belmont
SY1 1TE Shrewsbury
This exhibition highlights the struggles faced by some of our most loved wild animals through the medium of embroidery. Many of our most recognisable species...
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3rd to 19th Sep 2021
Shrewsbury Abbey
Abbey Foregate
SY2 6BS Shrewsbury
This exhibition of calligraphy will be the culmination of the Shropshire Scribes exhibition season during 2021. Work from Hands across the Centuries an exhibition held...
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5th to 18th Sep 2021
Bear Steps Art Gallery
2 St Alkmonds Place
SY1 1UJ
The Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival exhibition will be going ahead this September in Shrewsbury's Bear Steps Gallery. Cartoon Exhibition , 5 - 18 September. Open daily...
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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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10th to 19th Sep 2021
Various locations
Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,500 organisations, 5,000 events and 40,000 volunteers. Every September places across...
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10th to 19th Sep 2021
Town Walls
SY1 1TN
Please note this event has been cancelled. The last remaining 14th century watch tower on Shrewsbury's town walls... want to come inside and have a...
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10th to 18th Sep 2021
10:00am - 4:00pm
St Mary's Church
St Mary's Place
SY1 1DX Shrewsbury
An ancient church with world famous stained glass with landscapes viewed by their creators The spire of St Mary's is one of the tallest in...
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11th to 19th Sep 2021
Flaxmill Maltings Visitor Centre
Flaxivity Spring GardensDitherington
SY1 2SZ Shrewsbury
Our Visitor Centre will be open, as well as the Dye House which will host some displays and interpretation information and a special showcase art...
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13th to 19th Sep 2021
Various locations around Shrewsbury's town centre
Keep your eyes peeled this September for Shrewsbury's inaugural Cocktail Week! The finest bars and bartenders in town are coming together this September to celebrate...
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17th Sep 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Paws Cafe
Join us to watch a film with our 11 resident cats. We've now got our 120" screen set up and ready to watch some cat...
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17th to 18th Sep 2021
Theatre Severn
Frankwell Quay
SY3 8FT Shrewsbury
Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy, Makka Pakka and friends are coming to Shrewsbury in their brand new live show Igglepiggle’s Busy Day! You’ll see all your favourite...
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17th Sep 2021
7:00pm
The Buttermarket
Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?.. This one’s for real Shrewsbury! QUEEN Night w/ a LIVE Tribute Queen II We welcome you...
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17th to 23rd Sep 2021
Old Market Hall
The Square
SY1 1LH Shrewsbury
In this heart-warming story, an elderly man, Tom, travels from Scotland using only local buses to carry his wife’s ashes across the UK to Land’s...
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17th Sep 2021
Pengwern Boat Club
Kingsland
SY3 7BD Shrewsbury
The River Severn in Shrewsbury will be filled with the thrills and spills of world championship coracle racing later this year as a major charity...
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18th Sep to 13th Nov 2021
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury
The Brick by Brick exhibition gathers the work of 18 artists, designers and photographers from around the world who use LEGO® bricks as their medium...
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18th to 19th Sep 2021
Theatre Severn
Frankwell Quay
SY3 8FT Shrewsbury
This thrilling and heartwarming coming-of-age story follows the strong-willed Moana as she sets sail across the Pacific to save her village and discover the truth...
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