Posted 03 Apr 2024

Spend an Enchanted April in Shrewsbury

As the days warm and the nights shorten, April has lots to offer. Get outdoors or hit the town for a huge array of spring events.
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Get outdoors in April

As the weather warms and the days lengthen, Shrewsbury blossoms into the perfect town for al fresco dining and outdoor fun. Dining in the town square, picnics in the Quarry, boat trips on the River Severn, heritage tours through medieval streets and passageways – when you visit Shrewsbury in the warmer months, you'll see the town in a completely different light.

Unsure where to start? Browse our guide to al fresco dining in Shrewsbury.

Outdoor Dining

Enchanted April Events

Shrewsbury's April calendar is absolutely packed with events, from the much-loved DRAWN Weekend, bringing together an impressive roster of Shropshire's finest independent creatives for a unique shopping experience at Shrewsbury Flaxmill, to appearances from famous faces including Russell Howard, Anton Du Beke and Alistair McGowan.

In fact, there's too much on this month for us to list everything here – but we've included a limited selection to whet your appetite.

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Kate Rusby

Forever proud to call herself a folk singer, Kate Rusby's vocals never fail to connect the heart of a song to that of her audience. Named as one of…

21 April 2024

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Annie Dressner: I Thought It Would Be Easier

She has been likened to an ‘up-tempo Mazzy Star’, Phoebe Bridgers and First Aid Kit. "Dressner is able to paint visceral images and transport the…

28 April 2024

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Audrey Carmes + Roberto Biffarini

Event 4 .0 of Series 2.0 at the Unitarian. Audrey is a composer from Paris. She blends delicate vocals and spoken word with bass guitar and synths.

18 April 2024

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LEGENDS OF AMERICAN COUNTRY

Now seen by over 350,000 fans live, The Legends of American Country returns with another fantastic night of toe tapping Country classics, and…

29 April 2024

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Opera Boys

After a SOLD OUT show in 2023 The Opera Boys are back with A Night at the Musicals, a fabulous evening of power-house vocals, immaculate 4-part…

28 April 2024

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THE TAKE THAT EXPERIENCE

As Take That celebrate over 30 years as the UK's number one boy band, The Take That Experience mark over a decade together as their most popular and…

28 April 2024

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The very best of Lovers Rock brought to you by the kingpin himself.

27 April 2024

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LIVE MUSIC @ MOREISH - Common Jack Duo

Common Jack is an exciting acoustic duo comprising Martin Olyett and Martin Thomas – two singer-songwriters drawing inspiration from traditional…

26 April 2024

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BEHOLD YE RAMBLERS

Townsend Theatre Productions in association with The Society for the Study of Labour History BEHOLD YE RAMBLERS A new play by Neil Gore. From the…

24 April 2024

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Limehouse Lizzy

LIMEHOUSE LIZZY are the internationally renowned tribute to Rock/Pop crossover legends THIN LIZZY. Known for their impressive catalogue of Top 20…

20 April 2024

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Blair Dunlop

Blair Dunlop begins the campaign for his 5th studio album announcing 25 UK tour dates in April and May 2024. Let’s Get Out of the Rain will be…

05 May 2024

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Joshua Burnell and Annie Dressner

“A creatively fearless artist... 5/5" - RnR Magazine "Much of it would fit comfortably in a Peter Gabriel-era Genesis set (though said group never…

28 April 2024

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John Doyle in Concert with support from Chris Quinn

Join John Doyle for an evening of internationally acclaimed folk guitar with support from Chris Quinn. "Doyle on guitar has risen to a level occupied…

27 April 2024

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The BIG 90s REVIVAL Tour

The 90’s Revival Tour is coming back to The Buttermarket in Shrewsbury after last September’s SELL OUT Event. Get ready for this as we bring you the…

27 April 2024

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Roxy Magic

Formed in 2004, Roxy Magic lovingly recreate four decades of incrediblemusic: from art school retro–futurism, to classic standards via…

19 April 2024

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Harry Styles House Party vs Taylor Swift The Eras Party

Celebrating all things Harry Styles and Taylor Swift…On Sunday 14 April 2024, we’re bringing you a one-of-a-kind experience with Harry Styles…

14 April 2024

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