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Weekly events and groups in Shrewsbury

Whether you're looking to meet new people, indulge in a favourite hobby, or try something new, you're sure to find a group or class in Shrewsbury that ticks your boxes.



Life Drawing at The English Bridge Workshop. An informal and friendly meeting place for artists of all abilities who wish to develop and extend their figure drawing skills. 2pm-4pm.

Wargaming Social Night at Nerdy Coffee Co. Head to Nerdy every Monday from 7pm to build, paint and play your favourite miniatures-based wargames in a casual, friendly environment.

Women's Bouldering Social at Climbing the Walls. Make new friends and play some climbing games at our fun and informal Monday session. A female instructor is on hand to teach you some basics, help you with your projects and build your confidence on the wall - suitable for all ages and any climbing ability, with no experience required. 7pm-9pm.



Arts and Crafts at The Gateway. Relax and have fun as you complete your projects and experiment with new techniques. No previous experience needed and all materials provided. Booking essential. 1pm-3pm. 18+

Life Drawing at The Hive. All levels are welcome to drop in on these informal sessions. Different model weekly and occasional special events. 7pm-9pm.

LGBT+ Social Night at Nerdy Coffee Co. Our place is a safe space where inclusivity is everything. Whatever your skin colour, whatever your beliefs are, whatever your gender or sexuality may be - everyone is always welcome. 1st Tuesday of the month, from 7pm.

Poetry Night at Nerdy Coffee Co. 4th Tuesday of the month, from 7pm.

Jam Night at Albert's Shed, beginning with open mic slots and gradually becomes one big jam session.



Men Walking and Talking, a safe space for men to chat, open up and tackle the stigma around men's mental health. Meet at The Quarry Gates at 7pm.

Quids-In Chess Club at Nerdy Coffee Co. Come and play chess at Nerdy for just £1 entry. A great chance to meet like-minded players and improve your skills in the worlds most fascinating abstract strategy game! From 7pm.

Songwriter's Showcase at Albert's Shed. Praised by the BBC for the quality of musicianship, every week we host three original acts from across the region. Followed by the hugely popular Indie Disco.

Open Mic Night at The Bull Inn. Showcase your talent at this weekly open mic night, and enjoy a free drink for every performer. 8pm - 11pm.




The Board Meeting at Nerdy Coffee Co. A great night to meet new Nerds, play some great games and enjoy a few delicious drinks! 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month, from 7pm.

Quiz Night at Nerdy Coffee Co. 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month. Up to 5 people per team, from 7pm.

Ladies Night at Climbing in the Walls. A fun intro to climbing and make new friends at our Ladies Night on the Action Walls every Thursday. Open to all ages and no experience required. 7pm - 8pm.

Thursday Karaoke Night at Albert's Shed. There’s nothing quite like getting on the Shed stage, literally in the spotlight and belting out an epic number.



Friday Night Magic The Gathering at Nerdy Coffee Co. From 7pm.



Parkrun in The Quarry. A free, weekly 5km walk/jog/run beginning at 9am. Open to all ages and abilities. Meet at the bandstand in The Quarry.

D&D night at Nerdy Coffee Co. From 7pm.

Shrewsbury Urban Sketchers meets on the 3rd Saturday of the month to sketch around Shrewsbury. A mix of skills and abilities, open to all.



Family Day at Nerdy Coffee Co. Kids under 12 play for free, adults play for free with Family Membership. 11am - 5pm.

Junior Parkrun in The Quarry. A free, weekly of 2k walk/jog/run for children aged 4 - 14.