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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.

 

Warm weather heralds the beginning of Shrewsbury's vibrant calendar of festivals. Experience original events from Shropshire Kids Festival to the World Championship Coracle Race, and not forgetting the historic Shrewsbury Flower Show.

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17th Feb to 19th Apr 2020
Various locations around Shrewsbury town centre
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14th Feb to 31st May 2020
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury
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3rd to 28th Mar 2020
10:00am - 4:00pm
Bear Steps Gallery
St Alkmunds Place
SY1 1UH
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14th Feb to 31st May 2020
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury
Shropshire has some the most varied geology in the world. A new exhibition at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery – Evolving Shropshire – invites you...
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17th Feb to 19th Apr 2020
Various locations around Shrewsbury town centre
Find the ball, the keyword and it’s sponsor to win the prize! A fun trail around the beautiful town of Shrewsbury. Find our 12 caricature...
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4th to 19th Apr 2020
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury
Exciting events will also be held during the Easter school holidays that will trigger the curiosity and imagination of younger minds. Drop-in Fossil Painting will...
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7th Apr 2020
12:00pm
Old Market Hall
The Square
SY1 1LH Shrewsbury
EXHIBITION ON SCREEN AT THE OLD MARKET HALL EASTER IN ART The story of Christ’s death and resurrection has dominated western culture for the past...
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8th Apr 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
The Hive
5 Belmont
SY1 1TE Shrewsbury
Design, cut and print a linocut for a tote bag and make environmental protest patches for your clothes using recycled materials and stitch and print...
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9th Apr 2020
7:30pm
Theatre Severn
Frankwell Quay
SY3 8FT Shrewsbury
Get ready to meet Joey, Ben, Harry, Liam, Sandi and Will - the six exceptional young dancers who star in this feast of mesmerising and...
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10th Apr 2020
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Sabrina Boat
Victoria Quay Victoria Ave
SY3 8LH Shrewsbury
Traditional fish and chip supper and three hour cruise
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10th to 11th Apr 2020
2:30pm
7:30pm
Theatre Severn
Frankwell Quay
SY3 8FT Shrewsbury
After wowing audiences with their productions of Legally Blonde and Les Miserables school edition, this talented group of local performers take on this high energy...
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10th Apr 2020
10:00am
The Shrewsbury Passion Play, brought to you by Shrewsbury Mysteries Play limited - We are inviting you to join us as we present a depiction...
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11th Apr 2020
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
The Square
SY1 1HL Shrewsbury
A Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The...
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14th Apr 2020
7:30pm
Theatre Severn
Frankwell Quay
SY3 8FT Shrewsbury
After its successful season of Madama Butterfly , Carmen and La Traviata last year, Russian State Opera returns to delight you with Verdi's AIDA, the...
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24th to 25th Apr 2020
Please note: This event has been postponed with a date to be confirmed. The Management Committee of Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival has met to consider the...
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25th Apr 2020
11:45am - 11:00pm
The Quarry Park
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury - Fake Festivals are back for 2019, bringing you SIX of our finest ‘Fake Bands’ from the UK Tour. Come party all day to...
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28th Apr 2020
12:00pm
Old Market Hall
The Square
SY1 1LH Shrewsbury
The Prado Museum: A Collection of Wonders, narrated by and featuring Academy Award-winner, Jeremy Irons, is a cinematic journey through the rooms, stories and emotions...
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1st May 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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6th May 2020
7:00pm
Sabrina Boat
Victoria Quay Victoria Ave
SY3 8LH Shrewsbury
Join us for a relaxing three-hour cruise on board Sabrina with a masterclass in Gin brought to you by Wrekin Whiskies of Wyle Cop. You'll...
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