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Please note: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation many of the events in Shrewsbury are being postponed and cancelled. Whilst we endeavour to keep our listings up to date, please contact event organisers before attending.

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If you’re looking for events in Shrewsbury, then look no further, there’s an event calendar packed with something for everyone.

With an independent cinema in an old market hall, the 29-acre Quarry Park and an impressive theatre sitting upon the river, Shrewsbury is at the heart of cultural activities in Shropshire.

 

Restrictions may be in place, but Shrewsbury continues to be a hive of activity with events taking place virtually and across town.

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7th Aug 2020
9:00am - 3:30pm
The Shrewsbury Farmers Market brings the fields of Shropshire to Shrewsbury Square on the first Friday of every month. There is a plethora of delicious...
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8th Aug 2020
9:00am - 5:00pm
Every 2nd Saturday of the month the Made in Shropshire 'Fair in The Square' is carefully curated to ensure the best selection and variety of...
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7th Aug 2020
9:00am - 3:30pm
The Shrewsbury Farmers Market brings the fields of Shropshire to Shrewsbury Square on the first Friday of every month. There is a plethora of delicious...
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8th Aug 2020
9:00am - 5:00pm
Every 2nd Saturday of the month the Made in Shropshire 'Fair in The Square' is carefully curated to ensure the best selection and variety of...
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8th to 9th Aug 2020
9:00am - 3:00pm
West Mid Showground
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury Flea: antique and collectors fair is a fabulous mixture of antiques, collectables, antique furniture, vintage clothing & fabrics, architectural salvage, reclamation and just that...
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14th to 15th Aug 2020
The Quarry Park
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury
Because of COVID-19 this year’s Shrewsbury Flower Show has been cancelled. So we thought it would be a nice idea to hold a ‘virtual’ show...
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15th Aug 2020
10:00am - 4:00pm
Flaxmill Maltings Visitor Centre
Flaxivity Spring GardensDitherington
SY1 2SZ Shrewsbury
Every third Saturday of the month, April - October, we invite artists from all walks of life, to join us at the Flaxmill Maltings for...
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29th to 30th Aug 2020
West Mid Showground
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury's annual Folk Festival is one of the top events of its kind in the country - but this summer the Folk Festival goes digital!...
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5th to 6th Sep 2020
The Quarry Park
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury
September 2020 sees Shrewsbury Food Festival and Shropshire Kids Fest combine to create one MEGA event! This will mean double the fun, double the things...
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6th Sep 2020
West Mid Showground
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury hosts The 2020 ‘JT Hughes Group‘ Shrewsbury Sprint Triathlon & Quadrathlon. Now in its 10th year, it has adapted to your needs and will...
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8th Sep 2020
12:00pm
Old Market Hall
The Square
SY1 1LH Shrewsbury
EXHIBITION ON SCREEN AT THE OLD MARKET HALL FRIDA KAHLO This highly engaging film takes us on a journey through the life of one of...
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13th to 22nd Sep 2020
Various locations
Heritage Open Days are popping the corks for their 25th anniversary with the theme 'People Power'. The theme is in recognition of the 200th anniversary...
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19th Sep 2020
9:00am - 3:30pm
The Shropshire Produce Market brings the fields of Shropshire to Shrewsbury Square. There is a plethora of delicious food and drink to tempt people to...
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20th Sep 2020
10:00am
The Quarry Park
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury
The Shrewsbury Severn Bridges 10k Road Race is an annual sporting event that takes runners on a unique course through the picturesque town of Shrewsbury.
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11th Oct 2020
West Mid Showground
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF Shrewsbury
A total of 5,000 places are available for this popular half marathon that offers a perfect combination of history and scenery, with the route going...
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17th Oct 2020
10:00am - 5:00pm
Various locations around Shrewsbury
Think you have what it takes to solve a mystery? CluedUpp is the exciting outdoor detective game that's just like playing a giant game of...
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21st Oct 2020
8:00pm
Henry Tudor House
Barracks Passage Wyle Cop
SY1 1XA Shrewsbury
Double Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominee and star of Live At The Apollo returns with a brand new hour of “confessional storytelling at its funniest” (Herald ★★★★★)...
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22nd to 23rd Oct 2020
The Quarry Park
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury
Real ales, comedy, live music and amazing food... In 2018 we staged the biggest party in Shropshire – and 2019’s Oktoberfest will be even better...
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