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Easter holidays in Shrewsbury

It can be tough to keep the kids entertained during the holidays - but Shrewsbury has you covered! From craft sessions to film screenings and free entry to Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery, we've rounded up a few ideas to help keep those little monsters at bay.

The Wonderful World of the Ladybird Book Artists

Saturday, 19th February to Sunday, 5th June 2022
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery,
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury

The Bad Guys (U)

Wednesday, 6th to Thursday, 21st April 2022
Old Market Hall,
The Square
SY1 1LH Shrewsbury

The Smartest Giant in Town

Thursday, 7th to Saturday, 9th April 2022
Theatre Severn,
Frankwell Quay
SY3 8FT Shrewsbury

The Hole Escape Room

Saturday, 9th to Sunday, 24th April 2022
Shrewsbury Prison,
The Dana Prison
SY1 2HR Shrewsbury

The Cell Escape Room

Saturday, 9th to Sunday, 24th April 2022
Shrewsbury Prison,
The Dana Prison
SY1 2HR Shrewsbury

Spring Nature Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, 9th to Saturday, 23rd April 2022 -
10:00am - 4:00pm
Shrewsbury Castle and the Soldiers of Shropshire Museum,
Castle Gates
SY1 2AT Shrewsbury

Library puzzle challenge

Saturday, 9th April 2022 -
9:30am - 4:30pm
Shrewsbury Library,
Castle Gates
SY1 2AQ Shrewsbury

Ted, The Sea and Me

Saturday, 9th April 2022 -
10:30am
The Hive,
5 Belmont
SY1 1TE Shrewsbury

Printmaking Workshop

Monday, 11th April 2022 -
10:30am - 12:30pm
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery,
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury

Midsummer Night’s Dream story and craft session

Monday, 11th April 2022 -
10:30am - 11:30am
Shrewsbury Library,
Castle Gates
SY1 2AQ Shrewsbury

Experimental Book Making

Tuesday, 12th April 2022 -
10:00am - 12:00pm
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery,
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury

Beauty and the Beast (U)

Wednesday, 13th April 2022 -
4:00pm - 5:45pm
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery,
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury

Cats & Craft

Wednesday, 1st June 2022 -
10:00am - 11:00am
Paws Cafe,

What The Ladybird Heard story workshop

Wednesday, 13th April 2022 -
10:00am - 11:30am
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery,
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury

Chocolate Ladybird Making Workshop

Thursday, 14th April 2022 -
10:30am - 12:00pm
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery,
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury

Easter Eggs & Nests

Thursday, 14th April 2022 -
10:30am - 4:00pm
The Cut Visitor Centre, Shropshire Wildlife Trust,

Join us for Raaaawsome Dino Fun

Saturday, 16th April 2022 -
11:00am - 3:00pm
The Darwin Centre,
Pride Hill
SY1 1PL Shrewsbury

CSI Shrewsbury

Saturday, 16th April 2022
Various locations around Shrewsbury

Cinderella (U)

Wednesday, 20th April 2022 -
4:00pm - 5:45pm
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery,
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory Lego Workshop

Thursday, 21st April 2022 -
10:30am - 12:00pm
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery,
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury

Sand Art Craft

Thursday, 21st April 2022 -
10:30am - 11:30am
Shrewsbury Library,
Castle Gates
SY1 2AQ Shrewsbury

Children's Holiday Sewing Club

Thursday, 21st April 2022 -
10:30am - 12:30pm
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Abakhan Fabrics Hobby & Home ,

The Amazing Bubble Man

Sunday, 24th April 2022 -
11:30am
2:00pm
Theatre Severn,
Frankwell Quay
SY3 8FT Shrewsbury

Explore Shrewsbury's mini-murals

Shrewsbury's artists have been out in force decorating the town centre's Openreach boxes with colourful mini-murals. Explore our interactive map and discover all 14 murals, or pick up a trail guide from one of Shrewsbury's town centre businesses.

 

FREE entry to Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery

Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery is now FREE entry to all visitors! Entry numbers are limited, so we suggest booking your ticket now to save disappointment.

Kids eat free this Easter

Bird and Beer - Enjoy a kids meal on the house with every adult main meal during the Easter holidays at Bird and Beer. Wednesday - Friday 4pm-6pm, Saturday 12pm-4pm. Sunday all day.

Marks and Spencer - Spend £5 or more in one transaction at Marks and Spencer's cafe and you'll get 1 free kids meal deal; including 1 main, 1 side, 1 kids drink and a piece of fruit. Offer available Monday 4th April - Friday 22nd April inclusive.

Places to go for child-focused fun

Make sure to take advantage of Half Price Half Term at Nerdy Coffee Co. Shrewsbury's first gaming cafe is offering half-price 'Pay to Play' this week; guests can play for £2, members for £1, Monday-Friday 11am-11pm

Wildings is Shropshire Wildlife Trust's fantastic outdoor toddler group, where under-5s can enjoy mud, water and messy-play!

Climbing the Walls

Climbing is a fantastic way to keep both body and mind healthy, balanced and fit! As well as providing a full-body workout whilst bringing many benefits to mental health, climbing...

Nerdy Coffee Co.

Located on Mardol, Nerdy Coffee Co is Shrewsbury's dedicated gaming café. With an extensive cafe bar and considerable games library, knowledgeable staff are at hand to support and...

Paws Cafe

Step into Shropshire's first cat cafe! Paws Cafe opened in January 2019 as Shropshire’s first cat cafe. The concept is very different to your normal cafe or coffee shop. We have...

Quarry Swimming & Fitness Centre

Welcome to The Quarry Swimming and Fitness Centre. Enjoy a swim in one of the pools, take a fitness class or visit the gym - which has a range of cardi vascular and resistance...

The Sabrina Boat

Sabrina is a triple deck, modern passenger boat situated on the River Severn in Shrewsbury , capable of carrying 60 passengers in comfort with retractable sides on the top deck...

Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery

Re-opened at the old Music Hall in April 2014, Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery tells the stories that make Shropshire unique through its’ amazing galleries: Roman Gallery,...

Shrewsbury Canoe & eBike Hire

Shrewsbury Canoe Hire Canoeing is an idyllic way to explore our local area from the water. We are based at one of Shrewsbury’s most beautiful locations, The Quarry Park, offering...

Shrewsbury Prison

The current prison buildings are Victorian, built in 1868 but there has been a prison on that site since 1793. The prison was decommissioned by the Ministry of Justice in 2013 and...
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