Posted 26 Sept 2023

Discover Shrewsbury this October

October signals the beginning of autumn, and there's no better time to explore Shrewsbury. Dig out your favourite fleece and discover everything our beautiful market town has to offer you this month, from seasonal markets to beer festivals and exploring our history and heritage!
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Shrewsbury's getting spooky!

Rich in history and folklore, with more than a few hair-raising tales to tell, Shrewsbury is the perfect setting for spooky events. Use our handy what's on guide and discover ghoulish activities and events for children of all ages.

Discover Halloween in Shrewsbury

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Feeling festive?

It may be a little early to hear those sleigh bells, but if you've already got gift-giving on your mind then look no further than Shrewsbury for that perfect present! With an exciting mix of quirky independents and your favourite big names, you're sure to find the perfect gift to suit all tastes and wallets.

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Mark your diaries! Shrewsbury's annual Charity Christmas Card Shop returns to St Mary's Church on October 20th. Now in its 54th year, here you can find thousands of cards with hundreds of designs, with proceeds going to support over 30 charities.

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Say hello to new faces

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County Goldsmiths Pride Hill

Antiques and vintage jewellery specialist County Goldsmiths has expanded from their store in The Square, with a new unit on Shrewsbury's Pride Hill. The team are passionate about jewellery, believing it's a surviving symbol of the past and something to treasure and share for the future.

Discover County Goldsmiths Pride Hill

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Plan Burrito

Now open on Shrewsbury's Castle Street, Plan Burrito is a multi-award-winning Mexican Street Food restaurant recently crowned "Best Street Food in England 2022". Boasting a menu bursting with authentic Mexican ingredients, you can build your own tacos, burritos, nachos and more. With vegetarian, vegan, Halal and gluten-free options available!

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Key events this month

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