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5 Original things to do in Shrewsbury this March

Coming to Shrewsbury this March? If so, here are 5 Original Shrewsbury things to do this month, from discovering 4 foot high caricature tennis balls to gliding down the River Severn on the Sabrina. 

W60 Tennis Trail 

Various locations around Shrewsbury, February 17 - April 19 

To celebrate Shrewsbury hosting The Citroen Trophy 12 caricature tennis balls have been hidden in key locations around Shrewsbury and are waiting to be found. 

Take some selfies and complete the trail to be in with the chance of winning some big prizes! 

Shrewsbury Steampunk Spectacular 

St Mary’s Church, March 21 

Please note: this event has been postponed until 27th March 2021

Submerge yourself in a world without electricity, a world powered solely by steam, something from the pages of Jules Verne or H G Wells. 

This March Shrewsbury will be transformed into a Steampunk wonderland.  With events focused around a large Steampunk market, attractions include teapot racing, burlesque workshops, a costume parade and some of the biggest names in the Steampunk world. 

Take to the water for a different view 

Sit back, relax, and see the sights from the comfort of Shrewsbury’s riverboat Sabrina as she begins her 2020 season. 

The Sabrina offers six scheduled daily trips from 11am to 4pm, an evening cruises every Tuesday and Sunday Lunch cruise, as well as sell-out, one night only events.

Discover Shrewsbury’s Markets 

Shrewsbury’s monthly Made in Shropshire and Farmers markets return with a plethora of local produce. Each market is carefully curated to ensure the best selection and variety of produce possible from Shropshire based artists, craftspeople and food producers. 

Late Night at the Market Hall returns with all your favourite traders and eateries. Enjoy the relaxed family-friendly atmosphere along with delicious food and drink and a spot of twilight shopping. 

Fall in love with live music 

The Music Scene in Shrewsbury is vibrant, diverse and exciting! From small intimate gigs through to world-famous superstars, you'll never be short of options. 

This March you can find everything from West African rhythms, to undiscovered local talent and smooth jazz. 


Click here to discover more events that are running throughout Shrewsbury this March.