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Enjoy your Summer Holidays in Shrewsbury

It can be tough to keep the kids entertained during the holidays - but Shrewsbury has you covered! From art workshops to award-winning festivals and free entry to Shrewsbury museum we've rounded up a few ideas to help keep those little monsters at bay.

Animal stories and songs

Saturday, 24th July 2021 -
11:00am - 12:00pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm
St Alkmund's Church,
St Alkmunds Square
SY1 1UH Shrewsbury

Battle of Shrewsbury Medieval weekend

Saturday, 23rd to Sunday, 24th July 2022 -
10:00am - 4:00pm
SY4 3DB

Summer Fete and Dog Show

Saturday, 24th July 2021 -
10:00am - 3:00pm
Shrewsbury Abbey,
Abbey Foregate
SY2 6BS Shrewsbury

A Mile of Smiles

Sunday, 25th July 2021 -
10:00am - 4:00pm
Shrewsbury town centre

Buzzy Beats: Hidden Waterways Special

Monday, 26th July 2021 -
10:30am
The Hive,
5 Belmont
SY1 1TE Shrewsbury

Animal mask making workshops

Saturday, 31st July 2021 -
11:00am - 12:00pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Shrewsbury Town Square,

Jewel Bug Scratch Art

Tuesday, 3rd August 2021 -
10:30am - 11:30am
Shrewsbury Library,
Castle Gates
SY1 2AQ Shrewsbury

Kids & Kitties Movie Morning - Cats (PG)

Wednesday, 4th August 2021 -
10:00am - 12:00pm
Paws Cafe,

Treasure box decorating

Thursday, 5th August 2021 -
10:00am - 10:45am
Shrewsbury Library,
Castle Gates
SY1 2AQ Shrewsbury

Princess Storytime

Friday, 6th to Friday, 27th August 2021
Theatre Severn,
Frankwell Quay
SY3 8FT Shrewsbury

Big Fish Little Fish

Saturday, 7th August 2021 -
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Theatre Severn,
Frankwell Quay
SY3 8FT Shrewsbury

Jembe Drumming workshop

Saturday, 7th August 2021 -
11:00am - 12:00pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Shrewsbury Town Square,

Pots and Plants

Wednesday, 11th August 2021 -
10:30am - 11:15am
Shrewsbury Library,
Castle Gates
SY1 2AQ Shrewsbury

Beneath the feathers

Thursday, 12th August 2021 -
10:30am - 12:30pm
1:30pm - 4:00pm
The Cut Visitor Centre, Shropshire Wildlife Trust,

Paper-bag animal puppets

Monday, 16th August 2021 -
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Shrewsbury Library,
Castle Gates
SY1 2AQ Shrewsbury

Kids & Kitties Movie Morning - Soul (PG)

Wednesday, 18th August 2021 -
10:00am - 12:00pm
Paws Cafe,

Make a Bee hotel

Thursday, 19th August 2021 -
10:30am - 11:15am
Shrewsbury Library,
Castle Gates
SY1 2AQ Shrewsbury

Butterfly Brunch

Thursday, 26th August 2021 -
10:30am - 12:30pm
1:30pm - 4:00pm
The Cut Visitor Centre, Shropshire Wildlife Trust,

FREE entry to Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery

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

 

Soak up the sun at the Quarry Splash Park

Shrewsbury's Splash Park is open from 10.30am to 6pm daily. Find it by the play area in The Quarry.

Places to go for child-focused fun

The Cut Visitor Centre, Shropshire Wildlife Trust

The Shropshire Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre and Shop, or The Cut, is a beautiful arrangement of buildings and garden situated near Shrewsbury Abbey. Come and visit The Cut...

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 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,...

Nerdy Coffee Co Charity Stream

Saturday, 17th April 2021 -
8:00pm
A virtual event from Nerdy Coffee Co

Paws Cafe

Step into Shropshire's first cat cafe! Enjoy your coffee and cakes surrounded by the cafe's 11 resident cats. Visits are charged by the half-hour. We also run regular events...

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...

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...

The Sabrina Boat

About The Sabrina Boat is a passenger boat on the River Severn in Shrewsbury and sets sail from Victoria Quay, next to the Welsh Bridge. Sabrina offers scheduled day trips,...