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.

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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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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To celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee this year Visit England has collated their top picks of pretty places to visit in England during the Jubilee bank holiday weekend - and perusing peculiar shopping streets in Shrewsbury has topped the list!

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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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18th May 2022
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Tanners Wines
26-29 Wyle Cop
SY1 1XB Shrewsbury
Tanners Historical Talks will devote an evening to unveiling the secrets and fascinating past of our county town, the medieval Shrewsbury. Whilst seated you’ll take...
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20th to 21st May 2022
The Quarry Park
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury
We’re bringing a party to Shropshire this Summer… Think local beers, ales and ciders, a gin den, cocktails, a wine bar, tasty street food, and...
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