Discover Shrewsbury this October

It's October and we're getting in the spooky spirit! Shorter days doesn't mean there's less going on - so dig out your favourite fleece and get ready to explore Shrewsbury.

A shrewsbury original since
800AD

Dig out your favourite fleece and wrap up this autumn because there's loads of stuff Shrewsbury has to offer over the coming months.

Shorter days doesn't mean there's less going on! Explore our award-winning events, endless independents, your favourite big names, tastebud tingling eateries and bars, and over1,000 years of history.

Enjoy all the best bits of a Sunday on the sofa in the heart of Shrewsbury! Grab your friends and nab a comfy sofa, a...
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Down shuts and passageways, or along our old town walls - better watch out for the Shrewsbury Ghouls! Rich in history and folklore, with more than a few hair-raising tales to tell, Shrewsbury is the perfect setting for spooky events. Here are some ideas to help you get into the spirit this Halloween.

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Shrewsbury, with its medieval streets, shuts and passageways, and gory history is said to be one of the most haunted towns in the UK. If you go down to the town after dark, you never know who or what you might meet...

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This summer Shrewsbury's artists have been out in force decorating the town centre's Openreach Boxes with colourful mini murals. Explore our interactive map and plan your trail around all 12 of these unique artworks.

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Join us as we explore the history and businesses that make the suburb of Bear Steps a true Shrewsbury Original.

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

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Original Events

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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Down shuts and passageways, or along our old town walls - better watch out for the Shrewsbury Ghouls! Rich in history and folklore, with more than a few hair-raising tales to tell, Shrewsbury is the perfect setting for spooky events. Here are some ideas to help you get into the spirit this Halloween.

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13th Nov 2021
9:00am - 5:00pm
Shrewsbury Town Square
Every 2nd Saturday of the month the Made in Shropshire 'Fair in The Square' is carefully curated to ensure the best selection and variety of...
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