Discover Shrewsbury this May

Shrewsbury's back and this summer is going to be like no other! Whether you're tantalising your tastebuds al fresco, exploring our green spaces or discovering our calendar of original events, there's so much for you to discover in Shrewsbury this May.

A shrewsbury original since
800AD

Explore our award-winning events, endless independents, your favourite big names, tastebud tingling eateries and bars, and over 1,000 years of history.

It can be tough to keep the kids entertained during the holidays - but Shrewsbury has you covered! From craft sessions to film screenings and free entry to Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery, we've rounded up a few ideas to help keep those little monsters at bay.

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Shrewsbury is coming together to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen's Platinum Jubilee this June bank holiday weekend! Enjoy all the best Shrewsbury has to offer, from live music to Late Night at The Market Hall and a Jubilee twist on half term events.

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With its inspiring scenery and vast rolling hills, Shropshire is a haven for artists, designers, and makers. Shrewsbury plays host to not only many of these artisans, but a host of independent businesses that collate and promote our local arts scene.

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Want to enjoy the best food Shrewsbury has to offer in the great outdoors? Discover which restaurants, cafes, bars, and pubs offer alfresco dining with our handy guide.

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Birmingham 2022 is staging the 16th official Queen's Baton Relay ahead of the common wealth games this summer - and the Baton is coming to Shrewsbury on July 18th!

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Have you visited Shrewsbury recently? If so, we want to know about your visit!

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Original Events

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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29th May 2022
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Quarry Park
The Quarry Park
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In 2022 we aim to build on the success of our nationally award winning inaugural 2019 Shrewsbury Krazy Races to create a destination event for...
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