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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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9th to 10th May 2020
Pengwern Boat Club
Kingsland
SY3 7BD Shrewsbury
The 2019 Shrewsbury Regatta will take place on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May. The Regatta is one of the oldest events in the rowing...
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13th May 2020
8:00pm
Henry Tudor House
Barracks Passage Wyle Cop
SY1 1XA Shrewsbury
Multi award winning comedian Kiri Pritchard-McLean (Have I Got News for You, Live at the Apollo, 8 out of 10 Cats, Frankie Boyle’s New World...
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16th May 2020
10:00am - 5:00pm
West Mid Showground
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF Shrewsbury
A new festival for Shropshire focusing on all things free-from! Whether you follow a free-from diet or lifestyle due to illness, allergies or just to...
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17th May 2020
8:00pm
Henry Tudor House
Barracks Passage Wyle Cop
SY1 1XA Shrewsbury
With the wind in her sails from receiving consecutive Americana Music Association UK award nominations (2017 ‘UK Album of the Year’ for Mockingbird Lane and...
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20th May 2020
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Sabrina Boat
Victoria Quay Victoria Ave
SY3 8LH Shrewsbury
Join us for a relaxing three-hour cruise onboard Sabrina with wine tasting masterclass from Tanners Cheese & Chutneys will be served throughout the evening along...
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23rd May 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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23rd May 2020
10:00am
West Mid Showground
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF Shrewsbury
please note: this event has been postponed until may 2021. exact date tbc The Shropshire County Agricultural Show was created in the late nineteenth century...
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28th May 2020
7:15pm
Old Market Hall
The Square
SY1 1LH Shrewsbury
Dante’s Divine Comedy is an epic journey through the afterlife: it encompasses the horrifying drama of Inferno and its damned, the lyrical mysticism of pilgrims...
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30th May to 13th Jun 2020
Various locations around Belle Vue
Belle Vue Arts Festival will again be hosting a fortnight of almost non-stop arts and entertainment events between May 30 - June 13 2020. One...
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3rd Jun 2020
12:00pm
Old Market Hall
The Square
SY1 1LH Shrewsbury
Hermitage: The Power of Art tells the great stories and events that have passed down the corridors of world-famous Hermitage Museum and through the streets...
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13th Jun 2020
The Quarry Park
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury
PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER 2020. EXACT DATE TBC Wellbeing, Nutrition and Fitness. Explore a wealth of opportunities to bring balance...
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20th Jun 2020
The Quarry Park
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury Carnival and Show is one of the largest free one-day events held in Shrewsbury, bringing together the local community and helping to promote local...
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27th to 28th Jun 2020
The Quarry Park
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury
More than 20,000 people will descend on Shrewsbury's Quarry Park for the town's annual food festival! There will be celebrity chef demonstrations, free activities for...
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4th to 5th Jul 2020
10:00am - 3:00pm
Pengwern Boat Club
Kingsland
SY3 7BD Shrewsbury
Get your oars at the ready as the Severn Hospice Dragon Boat Festival returns! It is a fantastic day out for both participants and spectators...
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4th to 18th Jul 2020
10:30am - 4:00pm
Shrewsbury Colleges Group - English Bridge Campus
Abbey Foregate
SY2 6AA Shrewsbury
This course will be run in association with Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival for the second year running. Festival Co-Director Kevin Bland said “Every year we’ve...
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4th Jul 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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