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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.

Maximo's Art Trail

Monday, 1st to Wednesday, 31st August 2022
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery,
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury

Maximo's Castle Shields

Monday, 1st to Wednesday, 31st August 2022 -
10:30am - 4:00pm
Shrewsbury Castle and the Soldiers of Shropshire Museum,
Castle Gates
SY1 2AT Shrewsbury

Video games are good for you! with Jamie Russell

Tuesday, 2nd August 2022 -
10:30am
Shrewsbury Library,
Castle Gates
SY1 2AQ Shrewsbury

Summer Art Workshops - SEND

Tuesday, 2nd to Tuesday, 23rd August 2022 -
10:00am - 12:00pm
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery,
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury

Treasure Hunters

Wednesday, 3rd to Wednesday, 31st August 2022
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery,
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury

Marvellous Meadows

Thursday, 4th August 2022 -
10:00am - 3:00pm
The Cut Visitor Centre, Shropshire Wildlife Trust,

The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny

Thursday, 4th August 2022 -
2:00pm
5:30pm
Shrewsbury Castle and the Soldiers of Shropshire Museum,
Castle Gates
SY1 2AT Shrewsbury

Nature and Art in the Rea Brook Nature Reserve

Sunday, 7th August 2022 -
10:30am - 1:00pm
Meet in front of Cineworld
Old Potts Way
SY3 7ET

Creative writing workshop with Steve Lill

Tuesday, 9th August 2022 -
10:00am
Shrewsbury Library,
Castle Gates
SY1 2AQ Shrewsbury

Birds, glorious birds

Thursday, 11th August 2022 -
10:00am - 3:30pm
The Cut Visitor Centre, Shropshire Wildlife Trust,

Shrewsbury Flower Show

Friday, 12th to Saturday, 13th August 2022
The Quarry Park,
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury

Graffiti T-Shirt and Tote Bag Making

Saturday, 13th August 2022 -
10:30am
The Hive,
5 Belmont
SY1 1TE Shrewsbury

Local Area Small Mammal Monitoring

Saturday, 13th August 2022 -
10:00am - 12:30pm
The Cut Visitor Centre, Shropshire Wildlife Trust,

Gadgeteers Science Workshop

Thursday, 18th August 2022 -
2:00pm
Shrewsbury Library,
Castle Gates
SY1 2AQ Shrewsbury

Winter homes for wildlife

Thursday, 25th August 2022 -
10:00am - 3:30pm
The Cut Visitor Centre, Shropshire Wildlife Trust,

Summer Art Club

Monday, 22nd to Wednesday, 24th August 2022 -
9:00am - 11:00am
The Quarry Park,
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury

Dem Bones!

Thursday, 18th August 2022 -
10:00am - 3:30pm
The Cut Visitor Centre, Shropshire Wildlife Trust,

Shrewsbury Folk Festival

Friday, 26th to Monday, 29th August 2022
Geenhous West Mid Showground
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF

Science Club: Flashing bugs

Thursday, 1st September 2022 -
11:00am
Shrewsbury Library,
Castle Gates
SY1 2AQ Shrewsbury

Wildlife Detectives

Thursday, 1st September 2022 -
10:00am - 3:30pm
The Cut Visitor Centre, Shropshire Wildlife Trust,

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.

Explore Shrewsbury Arts Trail's Kids Treasure Hunt

Follow the clues around Shrewsbury town centre in Shrewsbury Arts Trail's Kids Treasure Hunt, find all the letters and work out the hidden word for the chance to win some exciting prizes.

Places to go for child-focused fun

Shrewsbury Canoe & eBike Hire

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

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...

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 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.

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...

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 Castle and the Soldiers of Shropshire Museum

Weapons, medals and uniforms from the 18th century to the present day sit within the ancient, red sandstone walls, which tower above the town. Hunt down some regimental history at...

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...

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...
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