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A blockbuster in a Tudor cinema, a sell-out Folk Festival and the world’s oldest Flower Show.

Shrewsbury is full of finds to be discovered during your visit. By foot or by boat, the River Severn is a must, as is the café culture, the castle and the churches that dominate Shrewsbury's famous skyline. Learn more about one-off attractions, activities and things to do in Shrewsbury and Shropshire.

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Discover Shrewsbury this January

Dig out your favourite fleece and discover everything Shrewsbury has to offer this January. From new hobbies to tantalising alcohol-free cocktails and a New Year's calendar bursting with original events, you can find it all in Shrewsbury.

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.

7th to 13th Feb 2022
Various locations around Shrewsbury
Celebrate Shrewsbury’s most famous son at this year’s DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival. Join us as we celebrate our special links with Charles Darwin with a schedule...
26th Jan 2022
Theatre Severn
Frankwell Quay
SY3 8FT Shrewsbury
Into the romantic world of an idealistic painter Cavaradossi and his sensuous lover Tosca comes the malevolence of Baron Scarpia, Chief of Police, with fatal...

Shrewsbury's story is on the map for many reasons, discover the origins, defining landmarks and the better-than-fiction facts that make Shrewsbury original.


Wandering around the wonders of Shrewsbury is one of the best ways to see the sites. Whether you're looking to join a group, go solo or fancy something themed you'll find limitless options in our collation of Shrewsbury guides.


This summer Shrewsbury's artists have been out in force decorating the town centre's Openreach Boxes with colourful mini murals. Explore our interactive map and plan your trail around all 14 of these unique artworks.


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