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Frankwell

A haven of independent businesses just outside the loop of the Severn.

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About Frankwell

Just a stone’s throw from Shrewsbury’s town centre, Frankwell sits on the North-West bank of the River Severn and is one of the town’s oldest suburbs. Connected to the centre via the historic Welsh Bridge, Frankwell is a bustling metropolis of independents. Here you can while away the hours at endless eateries and an exciting mix of retailers. Frankwell is also home to many local businesses serving town life, including a number of estate agents and business services.

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Notable history

Perched upon the banks of the river is Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury’s largest entertainment venue. With theatre space for over 600 people, Theatre Severn is the top entertainment destination in Shropshire, bringing in top music, theatre and comedy performers from around the world, and is, according to comedian Jason Manford, "easily one of the top 5 theatres in the country"

so many things to do

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Music

Gabba Gabba Hey!

Three incredible alt acts at the unfathomable price of just £0. That’s right! FREE ENTRY. Plus DJs playing until late. What to…

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Professor A C Grayling

Technology, Climate, Justice and Rights: Can we get the whole world to agree on any of them?In A. C. Grayling's view, three of the biggest…

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Music

BLAZIN FIDDLES

One of Scotland's most renowned and celebrated folk groups who formed for a one-off tour of the Scottish Highlands in 1999, and are still raising…

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Cinema

BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL (12A) #Red

Experience an unforgettable evening of thrilling adventure on the big screen! The Banff Mountain Film Festival features a brand-new collection of…

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Comedy

JON COURTENAY

The winner of ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent takes to the road with this brand-new show for 2024! Join Jon for his biggest show yet jam-packed with the…

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Cinema

BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL (12A) #Blue

Experience an unforgettable evening of thrilling adventure on the big screen! The Banff Mountain Film Festival features a brand-new collection of…

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Music

THE SOUND OF SPRINGSTEEN

The Sound of Springsteen brings to the stage some of the greatest hits from Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. This fantastic 8-piece tribute…

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Comedy

JUSTIN MOORHOUSE

Justin is back: still funny, yet middle aged. A brand new show that may contain: Yoga, getting older, Madonna, shoplifters, Labradoodles, middle-aged…

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Music

THE GEORGE MICHAEL LEGACY

Following multiple sell out shows at Theatre Severn, international tribute artiste Wayne Dilks and his band return to Shrewsbury to pay tribute to…

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Music

MICHAEL McGOLDRICK, JOHN McCUSKER & JOHN DOYLE

Folk music’s legendary triumvirate of musical magpies Mike McGoldrick, John Doyle and John McCusker are on tour again in 2024, bringing you their own…

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