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Half Term in Shrewsbury

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

Urban Canvas

Saturday, 29th May 2021 -
12:00pm - 4:00pm

Belle Vue Arts Festival

Saturday, 29th May to Saturday, 31st July 2021
Various locations around Belle Vue

Shrewsbury Duck Hunt

Saturday, 29th May to Saturday, 5th June 2021
Various locations around Shrewsbury

The Shrewsbury Arts Trail

Tuesday, 1st to Wednesday, 30th June 2021
Various locations around Shrewsbury's town centre

Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (U)

Tuesday, 1st to Saturday, 5th June 2021 -
Theatre Severn,
Frankwell Quay
SY3 8FT Shrewsbury

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.


Shrewsbury Duck Hunt

This half term, keep the kids entertained with Shrewsbury's inaugural Duck Hunt!

20 rubber ducks have been hidden in the windows of retailers and eateries around Shrewsbury's town centre.

Take part and be in with the chance of winning your own Shrewsbury Duck.

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

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

Located in The Parade Shops, Splat n Splodge is Shrewsbury's one and only pottery painting studio. Open Tuesday - Thursday, you can book your table online here.

Nerdy Coffee Co.

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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 where you can enjoy a swim in one of the 4 swimming pools, try a water workout or visit the gym with a range of CV and resistance...

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,...

Shrewsbury Canoe Hire

If you’re visiting Shrewsbury, experience paddling a canoe on our wonderful river. Canoeing is an accessible fun activity for all, getting you outside and closer to nature. Turn...

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...