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History & Heritage events

Immerse yourself in the Shrewsbury of a different time, from exhibitions to re-enactments. Take a trip through history and learn about the moments that shaped the town.

so many things to do

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Beautiful Buildings at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings

Running May 28-31 We’re celebrating beautiful buildings at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings this May Half Term. Kids go Free into The Mill exhibition,…

30 May 2024


Mighty Knights - Castle Half Term Trail

Come to Shrewsbury Castle Grounds this Half Term Holiday and see if you can find all the Mighty Knights! Can you track-down all of the Knights…

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Relaxed sessions at The Mill

If you would prefer to visit at a quieter time, we run relaxed sessions on the first Saturday of each month from 3pm to 4pm. These are for anyone who…

01 June 2024

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An Evening with Professor Mary Beard

Mary Beard is a household name, Fellow and Professor of Classics at Newham College, Cambridge, Mary is renowned for her expertise in the ancient…

06 June 2024

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Mini Mammoths

Mini Mammoths run every Friday during term timeThis is a very popular, whole-museum experience for children aged 1-5 to discover, play, connect and…

07 June 2024

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Shuts & Passages - Guided Walking Tour

Come and join this 1.5 hour walking tour through some of the many famous shuts and passages of Shrewsbury. Learn the local history and hear the…

14 June 2024

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Flax Collective

We want you to tell us how to make Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings a better place for younger people.The Flax Collective is a monthly group for 18 to 25…

15 June 2024

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The Grand Tour – a talk by Gareth Williams

Join renowned local art historian Gareth Williams, Curator and Head of Learning to the Weston Park Foundation, for a talk that asks what was so grand…

21 June 2024

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Martin Wood Town Crier

Shrewsbury Town Crier For 40 Years Martin Wood is the the world's tallest, and the UK's second-longest serving Town Crier and to celebrate his 40th…

01 June 2024

Austin variations exhibition

Exhibition: The Austin Variations

Balcony Exhibition from contemporary artist, Vicky Roden. Forming part of her ‘More Than Human’ project, this series of exhibitions in museums across…

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