Shrewsbury’s back and this summer is going to be like no other. Discover more about Shrewsburys Open here.

Welcome back, Shrewsbury's Open

Shrewsbury’s back and this summer is going to be like no other; traffic-free zones mean more alfresco dining, more cycling space, and more green spaces to enjoy the British weather. 

A shrewsbury original since
800AD

Dig out your favourite fleece because there’s loads of stuff Shrewsbury has to offer over the coming months, even if the days are a little shorter.

We’ve been working closely with local businesses to help make the town safe and secure for all to enjoy – we’ll all be warming up to the cooler weather in no time.

Whilst we get ready to welcome you back this April, you can still explore Shrewsbury safely, and from the comfort of your home. Read on to discover the best our town has to offer, from tastebud tingling food to virtual events and over 1,000 years of history.

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Wondering where you can dine al fresco come April 12th? Discover which restaurants, cafes, bars, and pubs are opening their outdoor dining with our handy guide.

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Shrewsbury's The Quarry has been voted one of the best parks in the UK by Tripadvisor users, who have called it 'stunning', 'beautiful' and a 'place of tranquillity'.

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Warm weather heralds the beginning of Shrewsbury's vibrant calendar of festivals. Experience original events from Shropshire Kids Festival to the World Championship Coracle Race, and not forgetting the historic Shrewsbury Flower Show.

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Wondering where you can dine al fresco come April 12th? Discover which restaurants, cafes, bars, and pubs are opening their outdoor dining with our handy guide.

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Parking will be free from 8am to 6pm in all Shropshire Council car parks from 12 - 25 April.

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The finds.
The not-quite-like
anything else.

 

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Band playing at a marketSee & Do Couple window shoppingShop Food next to the riverStay Fish and Chips with a BeerEat & Drink Couple having a picnic in the Quarry ParkLiving

Original Events

Warm weather heralds the beginning of Shrewsbury's vibrant calendar of festivals. Experience original events from Shropshire Kids Festival to the World Championship Coracle Race, and not forgetting the historic Shrewsbury Flower Show.

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16th Apr to 15th May 2021
Shrewsbury Castle and the Soldiers of Shropshire Museum
Castle Gates
SY1 2AT Shrewsbury
To celebrate the end of lockdown, Oil Night Long is taking over Shrewsbury Castle ! For 5 consecutive weekends from April 16th, Shrewsbury Castle will...
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