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Discover Shrewsbury this April

Whilst we get ready to welcome you back this April, you can still explore Shrewsbury safely, and from the comfort of your home. Read on to discover the best our town has to offer, from tastebud tingling food to virtual events and over 1,000 years of history. And don't forget the long-awaited return of the Shropshire Produce Market on March 20th.

Dine alfresco

Wondering where you can dine al fresco come April 12th? Discover which restaurants, cafes, bars, and pubs are opening their outdoor dining with our handy guide.

Whether you prefer a quiet courtyard or dining street-side in our freshly pedestrianised town centre, these Shrewsbury eateries are ready to tantalise your tastebuds. Read the full guide here.

Indulge in some retail therapy

When you visit Shrewsbury, shopping should definitely be at the top of your list of things to do. Our amazing array of retailers are getting ready to reopen their doors on April 12th

If you can't make it to Shrewsbury right now, many of our independents are selling their products online, so you can get the best of Shrewsbury delivered directly to your door. Click here to discover which of Shrewsbury's retailers have online stores.

 

Treat yourself or a loved one with a gift card from Shrewsbury's Open Online, the new local virtual marketplace for local independents. Click here to find out more.

Tickle your tastebuds

Shrewsbury’s cobbled streets are packed with quirky places to eat, cool cafés and one-off delis. Now that Shrewsbury is in Tier 2 eating in has become the new eating out, and with our local eateries rising to the task you can enjoy your favourite foods from the comfort of your home. Click here to discover which of Shrewsbury’s eateries are open for delivery, collection and takeaway with our comprehensive dining in guide.

Key events this April

Hickory's Treasure Hunt

Friday, 2nd April 2021 -
10:00am - 4:00pm
Hickory's Smokehouse,

Shrewsbury Farmers Market

Friday, 2nd April 2021 -
9:00am - 3:30pm
Shrewsbury Town Square,

Made in Shropshire: Fair in the Square

Saturday, 8th May 2021 -
9:00am - 5:00pm
Shrewsbury Town Square,

Horrible Histories Live on Stage: Barmy Britain

Friday, 16th April 2021 -
2:00pm
5:00pm
Montgomery Waters Meadow,

Shrewsbury's Enchanted Trail

Saturday, 17th April 2021 -
10:00am - 4:00pm
Various locations around Shrewsbury

Gin Therapy: The Dark History of Gin

Saturday, 24th April 2021 -
7:30pm - 10:00pm
A virtual event from Gindifferent

Discover Shrewsbury's history

Famous Historic Faces of Shrewsbury

The cobbled streets of Shrewsbury have been home to many significant figures in British history. Read on to discover some unexpected names.

Historic Timeline of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury's story is on the map for many reasons, discover the origins, defining landmarks and the better-than-fiction facts that make Shrewsbury original.

Shrewsbury’s historic threshold mosaics

Hints of Shrewsbury’s history can be spotted throughout the town. Oftentimes you need to be looking up, but for these gems you’ll need to be staring at your feet.

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