Posted 02 Jul 2024

Discover the Perfect July in Shrewsbury

From music to sports, Shrewsbury has everything to offer this July. Browse our guide to the best of the month.
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Flaxmill Creates Festival

Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings will hold its first ever Flaxmill Creates Festival from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st of July. Enjoy three days of live music, performances, street food, beer and much more at Shrewsbury's historic Flaxmill Maltings.

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Say Hi to Farrah the Giant Fox

As part of the Flaxmill Creates Festival, Farrah the Giant Fox will be visiting the Flaxmill and Shrewsbury Quarry! Farrah has toured lots of Britain's most special places and will be greeted at the Flaxmill by Sabrina, the goddess of the River Severn herself. Accompanying Farrah's appearance will be a series of creative workshops and activities for little ones.

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Shrewsbury 10k

Shrewsbury 10k

The Wace Morgan Shrewsbury 10k is the ultimate town race. Run it with family and friends, run for charity, or just to push yourself with a new challenge!

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JLS Live at the Quarry Park

Exactly 15 years since mega UK boy band, JLS, first shot to No. 1 with their debut single ‘Beat Again’, in July 2009, the London boys will be playing a special one-off mega summer outdoor show at Shrewsbury's Quarry park.

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Say Hello to New Faces

June saw an unprecedented number of new business arrivals, rebrands and relaunches, almost within a week of each other! Why not pay these new (and relaunched) businesses a visit over the next month and show them some love?

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Greta Rae

This eclectic new boutique sells re-worked fashion and vintage finds to help you ditch fast fashion and protect our planet.

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Outset Coffee

Outset's founder Martina will be a familiar face to fans of Ginger & Co. Now, she and business partner Jake have taken on the café adjacent to Dutch Living at 34 Castle St and are ready to serve you breakfast, lunch and coffee from a simple but exquisite menu in the town centre.

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Black Dog Emporium

Kim and Thea, founders of Black Dog, share a passion for saving decorative, unique and useful items, which they rescue and restore to give a new life in their shop — and hopefully in your home. Visit this cave of delights in the Parade Shops to explore an eclectic selection of furniture, decorative items, vintage and pre-loved fashion and more.

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Kaizen stocks a large selection of Japanese knives, Konro grills, Japanese tableware, a variety of ingredients and a dedicated BBQ section, perfect for cooking up a delicious Japanese feast in the open air this summer. Find them next-door to Black Dog in the Parade!

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Frugi is packed with cheerful, colourful and sustainable cotton clothes and accessories for little ones. There’s also a range of maternity wear for new mums in store, so you can dress your kids from bump all the way through their early school years.

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This month, Planet Doughnut rebranded its Claremont Hill shop, dressed up in pink and changed its name to Dipp'd. Dipp'd is the UK's only baker of traditional American sugar cookies, with a regularly rotating menu of new and interesting flavours.

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Oh, For Goodness Cake

The bakers of the Market Hall Café have let their fantastic creations loose in the Darwin Shopping Centre at this petite but perfect stall, stocked with all your favourites. Stop by for your choice of giant cakes, sweet bites, and more.

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Wyle Blue

Formerly Wyle Blue World, Wyle Blue is Shrewsbury's newest hot spot for al fresco wining and dining. Find this beautiful secret garden and chic new bar at the new-look on Shrewsbury's famous Wyle Cop.

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This quirky fashion and gifting shop hails from Oswestry and is getting settled in its brand new home on Shrewsbury's High Street. Pop in for a moment of calm with the shop's incense collection, browse their ethical and slow fashion and pick up something a little different for someone you love.

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What's on in Shrewsbury this Month?

With the weather warmer, skies bluer and days longer, July is packed with events to enjoy, whatever your taste. Browse a selection of the month's events below, or view all event listings to get the full picture!

July events

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