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After Dark in Shrewsbury: Halloween 2021

Down shuts and passageways, or along our old town walls - better watch out for the Shrewsbury Ghouls!

Rich in history and folklore, with more than a few hair-raising tales to tell, Shrewsbury is the perfect setting for spooky events. Here are some ideas to help you get into the spirit this Halloween.

After Dark in Shrewsbury: Halloween 2020

Ghost Tours and Hunts

Shrewsbury is considered one of the most haunted towns in the United Kingdom, and with over 1,200 years of history, it's no wonder!

Whether by boat on the Severn or on foot through the town's shuts and passageways, discover the darker side of Shrewsbury, with murders, suicides, hauntings and more.

Shrewsbury Ghost Tours

Thursday, 30th September to Thursday, 4th November 2021 -
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery,
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury

Ghost Cruise

Monday, 3rd to Monday, 31st October 2022 -
The Sabrina Boat,
Victoria Quay Victoria Ave
SY3 8LH Shrewsbury

Haunted Happenings Shrewsbury Prison Ghost Hunt

Friday, 1st January 2021 -
9:30pm - 3:30am
Shrewsbury Prison,
The Dana Prison
SY1 2HR Shrewsbury

Haunted Shrewsbury Walking Tour

Tuesday, 2nd November 2021 -
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Shrewsbury Town Square,

Family-Friendly Halloween Events

Halloween is a time for both children and children at heart. There is a multitude of events running throughout Shrewsbury to keep little ghouls of all ages entertained, from pumpkin picking to crafts and treasure hunts.

Halloween Pumpkin Trail

Saturday, 23rd to Saturday, 30th October 2021
The Parade Shops,
St Mary's Place
SY1 1DL Shrewsbury

Creatures of the Night

Thursday, 28th October 2021 -
10:30am - 12:30pm
1:30pm - 4:00pm
The Cut Visitor Centre, Shropshire Wildlife Trust,

Cats & Craft

Wednesday, 13th April 2022 -
10:00am - 11:00am
Paws Cafe,

Small Town Big Screen: Drive-In Cinema

Friday, 29th to Sunday, 31st October 2021
Montgomery Waters Meadow,

Friday Night Films & Cats - Hocus Pocus (PG)

Tuesday, 29th October 2019 -
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Paws Cafe,

Spooky storytime

Friday, 29th October 2021 -
10:30am - 11:00am
Shrewsbury Library,
Castle Gates
SY1 2AQ Shrewsbury

Spooky Houses

Saturday, 30th October 2021
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery,
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury

Pick up a FREE Pumpkin

Saturday, 30th to Sunday, 31st October 2021
The Darwin Centre,
Pride Hill
SY1 1PL Shrewsbury

Spooky Trail

Sunday, 31st October 2021 -
10:00am - 3:00pm
Hickory's Smokehouse,

The House of Magic (U)

Sunday, 31st October 2021 -
Paws Cafe,

Adult Halloween Events

Halloween is a time for both children and children at heart. Shrewsbury has a number of nightlife events happening throughout the weeks surrounding Halloween.

Nosferatu - Chanting and Ghouling

Saturday, 16th October 2021 -
6:30pm - 10:00pm
Shrewsbury Abbey,
Abbey Foregate
SY2 6BS Shrewsbury

A New Zealand masterclass with Rebecca Gibb

Thursday, 3rd February 2022 -
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Tanners Wines,
26-29 Wyle Cop
SY1 1XB Shrewsbury

Small Town Big Screen: Drive-In Cinema

Friday, 29th to Sunday, 31st October 2021
Montgomery Waters Meadow,

Bongo's Bingo: Halloween Special

Friday, 29th October 2021 -
6:00pm - 11:00pm
The Buttermarket
Howard Street

Art Squad Anarchy - Valentines Villians

Friday, 25th February 2022 -
7:00pm - 10:30pm
Nerdy Coffee Co.,

Halloween with The New Ruffians

Friday, 29th October 2021 -
Bull Inn,
Butcher Row
SY1 1UW Shrewsbury

Halloween at the Buttermarket

Friday, 29th October 2021 -
The Buttermarket,

A Nightmare on Howard Street

Saturday, 30th October 2021 -
The Buttermarket,

Halloween Club Classics

Saturday, 30th October 2021 -
7:30pm - 1:00am
The Vaults,
16-17 Castle Gates
SY1 2AB Shrewsbury

Get in the spooky spirit with these haunting stories

Shrewsbury, with its medieval streets, shuts and passageways, and gory history is said to be one of the most haunted towns in the UK. If you go down to the town after dark, you never know who or what you might meet... Discover Shrewsbury's haunted tales here.

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