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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.

 

Our venues may be closed, but Shrewsbury is a hive of activity with events taking place virtually and across town.

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10th Jul 2020
6:00pm - 9:00pm
West Mid Showground
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF Shrewsbury
We could all do with a good giggle so we have put together a comedy night that will leave you howling with laughter! Come and...
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11th Jul 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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3rd Oct 2020
7:00pm - 11:55pm
Sabrina Boat
Victoria Quay Victoria Ave
SY3 8LH Shrewsbury
You'll have a live DJ to play bangers long into the night, as well as a dance floor and a fully stocked bar. Tickets are...
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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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16th Oct 2020
7:00pm - 11:55pm
Sabrina Boat
Victoria Quay Victoria Ave
SY3 8LH Shrewsbury
Groovy Motown Cruise! The magic of motown, come and celebrate the sound of a generation! You'll have a live DJ to play bangers long into...
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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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25th Oct 2020
8:00pm
Henry Tudor House
Barracks Passage Wyle Cop
SY1 1XA Shrewsbury
With her melliferous delivery and four active range, Sarah Jane Morris’s delivery of the songs of John Martyn are full of strong emotion and passion...
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7th Nov 2020
4:00pm - 10:00pm
West Mid Showground
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF Shrewsbury
The annual Charity Bonfire and Fireworks Spectacular is back on Saturday 2nd November 2019! Like last year, there will be two displays - the first...
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8th Nov 2020
9:00am - 11:30am
St Chad's Church
St Chad's Terrace
SY1 1JX Shrewsbury
A Remembrance Sunday service will be held at St Chad's Church on November 10th at 9.45am. A civic procession will leave the castle at 9am...
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11th Nov 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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14th to 15th Nov 2020
St Mary's Church
St Mary's Place
SY1 1DX Shrewsbury
The Shrewsbury Chocolate Festival will be taking place on 16th and 17th November 2019. The Chocolate Festival will be promoting a wonderful array of chocolatiers...
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18th Nov 2020
4:30pm - 8:00pm
Music and activities across the town will be returning, with activities kicking off around 4.30pm and the lights being switched on at 6.30pm
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21st Nov to 21st Dec 2020
Charles Darwin Shopping Centre
Pride Hill
SY1 1PL Shrewsbury
Bring the kids to meet Santa in his Christmas grotto in the Charles Darwin Shopping Centre this Christmas. A visit costs £4 per child. The...
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27th to 29th Nov 2020
Various locations
2019 sees the 4th Shrewsbury Festival of Literature take place over the weekend of 22nd to 24th November and will be bringing a fascinating selection...
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28th Nov 2020
Across town
Show your support for small business in Shrewsbury this Christmas! Small Business Saturday is your chance to #ShopShrewsbury and find unique Christmas gifts from our...
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2nd Dec 2020 to 10th Jan 2021
Theatre Severn
Frankwell Quay
SY3 8FT Shrewsbury
Don’t miss our next hilarious, fun-filled family pantomime, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - starring Theatre Severn favourite Brad Fitt! Once again, the show will be...
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3rd Dec 2020 to 6th Jan 2021
St Chad's Church
St Chad's Terrace
SY1 1JX Shrewsbury
The St Chad's Christmas Tree returns again for 2019, illuminating the famous circular nave. 40 trees follow the unique circular shape of the church by...
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