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A shrewsbury original since
800AD

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.

Coracle Race
 

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

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1st Jul to 31st Aug 2022
Various locations around Shrewsbury's town centre
Building on the success of the first Shrewsbury Arts Trail in 2021, the 2022 trail is going to be supersized and this year the theme...
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1st Jul 2022
9:00am - 3:30pm
Shrewsbury Town Square
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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2nd Jul 2022
11:00am
2:30pm
Shrewsbury Prison
The Dana Prison
SY1 2HR Shrewsbury
Are you up for the challenge? You’ve seen the films, you’ve seen the TV series, now it’s time to put yourself to the test and...
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2nd Jul 2022
Shrewsbury Prison
The Dana Prison
SY1 2HR Shrewsbury
Sentenced to life in prison, as part of the country's most notorious gang you have a reputation for bad behaviour, bulling other prisoners, attacking officers,...
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2nd Jul 2022
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Shropshire Archives
Castle Gates
SY1 2AQ Shrewsbury
Join us at Shropshire Archives for an informal workshop embellishing copies of our photograph collection. All materials will be provided. You just need to be...
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2nd Jul 2022
5:30pm
Oil
Modernist Jzz stimulated by European and Russian traditions, Vlad Miller and his quartet join us street side from 4pm
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3rd Jul 2022
11:00am - 4:00pm
The Cut Visitor CentreShropshire Wildlife Trust
Make your weekends wild with us! Join a group of other young nature enthusiasts to get an inside look at Darwin’s Childhood Garden Our practical...
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3rd Jul 2022
7:00pm
Old Market Hall
The Square
SY1 1LH Shrewsbury
Erez, a rising star in the Israeli swimming scene, arrives at a training camp held in a boarding school, where the winner of the competition...
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5th Jul 2022
7:30pm
The Cut Visitor CentreShropshire Wildlife Trust
Join Stepping Stones Project Officer Charlie Bell for an insightful evening into the work of the project, plus information about the various inspiring local groups...
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8th to 21st Jul 2022
Old Market Hall
The Square
SY1 1LH Shrewsbury
This epic, big-screen spectacle directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Baz Luhrmann, explores the life and music of Elvis Presley through the prism of his complicated relationship...
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8th Jul 2022
7:30pm
The Lion Hotel
Wyle Cop
SY1 1UY Shrewsbury
This July, we will be looking at whiskies from the five whisky producing regions of Scotland with examples from each. The tasting will start at...
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9th Jul 2022
10:00am
Shrewsbury Library
Castle Gates
SY1 2AQ Shrewsbury
Do you enjoy writing stories? Aged 8 – 13? Learn from an award-winning children’s author how to develop your characters and craft your story.
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9th Jul 2022
10:00am - 1:00pm
St Mary's Church
St Mary's Place
SY1 1DX Shrewsbury
Shropshire Handmade and Creative are returning to host their annual Summer Fair at St Marys Church in the heart of the beautiful and historical market...
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9th Jul 2022
5:30pm
The Hive
5 Belmont
SY1 1TE Shrewsbury
Participants of The Hive's Young Programmers project invite you to an evening of music and sounds to look forward to, featuring performances by UK musicians:...
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9th Jul 2022
9:00pm
Oil
This hard-hitting three piece deliver classic blues bridged with punchy rock. Complemented with the addition of the sax, these guys are here to get ya...
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9th Jul 2022
9:00am - 5:00pm
Shrewsbury Town Square
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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9th Jul 2022
5:00pm - 10:00pm
The Buttermarket
Shrewsbury! Get your dancing Queens at the ready because we're bringing you the ultimate Outdoor ABBA Rooftop Party!! The ultimate ABBA summer event is coming...
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9th Jul 2022
9:00am - 9:00pm
St Alkmund's Church
St Alkmunds Square
SY1 1UH Shrewsbury
Shropshire Rock Choir will be hosting a marathon 12-hour charity Singathon on Saturday 9th July to raise funds for three local charities: Shrewsbury Food Hub,...
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