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Entertainment

Whether you want to raise the roof in a bar or raise a glass before a live show, there is entertainment to suit all tastes. Daytime entertainment includes boat trips and art activities. Night time includes live comedy and classic films.

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Built in 1596, Shrewsbury's iconic Old Market Hall was lovingly restored and re-opened as a contemporary cinema and cafe bar in 2004. The intimate 81-seat cinema screens a diverse programme of independent film, classics, world cinema, documentaries, and popular releases.

The accompanying Cafe Bar is hugely popular as a place to meet friends and relax in historic surroundings, serving an array of teas, coffees, cold drinks, cake and alcoholic beverages.

There is no place like... OMH.

PorterHouse.SY1 is a bar and grill house with boutique rooms. Food is served all day from brunch, lunch and dinner to bar snacks through to 10pm. The menu offers an extensive range of dishes full of American flavour with a twist on British favourites.

The Loggerheads is a traditional beer house, selling good food and real ale. Situated on the corner of St Mary's Street and Church Street, the building is thought to date back to 1665, and it has been recorded as a public house since 1780. The Loggerheads name is a reference to the three leopard's faces' depicted on the Shrewsbury coat of arms. The pub offers traditional games including darts, dominoes and the now less common shove ha'penny. The pub also hosts regular music nights.

Please see website for food menu and opening hours.

The Coach and Horses is a Victorian style pub set in a quiet side street, which provides a peaceful haven for many. It features a wood-panelled bar, small side snug area and a large lounge where meals are served. There is always a good choice of local real ale, including Shropshire Lad and Oracle. The Coach & Horses has consistently received praise in CAMRA'S Good Beer Guide. Addlestones cloudy cider is also available. The restaurant offers dishes including slow cooked belly pork, pan fried seabass and Shropshire sirloin steak.

Just one of the cinemas, venues and theatres in Shrewsbury, Theatre Severn is, according to comedian Jason Manford, "easily one of the top 5 theatres in the country". The impressive Theatre Severn rises high above the river so you can take in the views of the town over a pre-performance glass of wine or G and T.

Open from 8am until late every day with food available from 8am until 11pm. DJ every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Children welcome until 8pm when dining. Outdoor seating areas, free wi-fi, extensive menu and great selection of real ale.

The Beach Bar & Club is all about friends and fun in a relaxed beach atmosphere, bringing a touch of Hawaii to Shrewsbury! The Beach serves a great variety of refreshing cocktails, with lots of special deals, as well as the usual range of spirits and ice cold beers. The Beach also offers an array of drinks packages for parties, which can be booked in advance. DJs play music to every taste, creating the perfect atmosphere for everyone to have a fantastic night.

Please see website for more details.

Henry Tudor House is a restaurant and bar located in one of the most historic half-timbered buildings in Shrewsbury, believed to be the place where a beleaguered Henry Tudor sought refuge on his way to the Battle of Bosworth in 1485. In the ground floor bar, customers can try a selection of carefully chosen wines and beers. The first floor restaurant offers a range of dishes, including hearty stews, delicate souffles, creamy risottos and perfectly seared steaks.

The Hole in the Wall is a traditional, cosy town centre pub where customers can always enjoy a decent pint, along with a selection of tasty pub food. The pub is steeped in history, located on the site of a 13th century mansion, and was a favourite stopover for travelling performers in the 16th century. The Hole in the Wall offers customers draught lager, bottled beer, stout and cider, plus a huge selection of wines, spirits and soft drinks. The food menu presents tempting choices at unbeatable value, including the celebrated sizzling skillets and ultimate plates.

The Hive is an arts and entertainment venue, as well as a charity working with vulnerable and disadvantaged young people, offering a varied programme of events, from cinema to live theatre, language classes to toddler groups, life drawing sessions to holiday workshops, open mics through to wrestling, plus world-class jazz and folk concerts and much more!

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