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Santa's Grotto

Bring the kids to meet Santa in his Christmas grotto in the Charles Darwin Shopping Centre this Christmas.

The grotto will also be open from 4pm to 8pm on 7th, 14th and 21st December.

In Darwin Shopping Centre you will find a range stores offering everything from fashion and food to furnishings. Stores include; M&S, H&M, Topshop, Topman, River Island, Laura Ashley, Monsoon, Warehouse & Pandora.

Carols in the Square 2017

Carols in the Square returns to Shrewsbury on Wednesday 13th December 2017.

Eric Smith will be compering, with the event broadcast live from 6.05pm on BBC Radio Shropshire. The whole event will be live streamed online and in the Market Hall.

Download the programme.

Shrewsbury Christmas Lights Switch On 2017

Shrewsbury's Christmas Cracker Lights Switch On is on Wednesday 15th November 2017.

The fun starts at 4.30pm in the Square and lasts well into the evening. There will be live music at a variety of town centre venues with Santa’s Sleigh on Pride Hill and Jack the Jester adding to the merriment...


Chronicle Christmas Market

The Chronicle Christmas Market brings festive cheer to from the fields of Shropshire to Shrewsbury Square. Look out for delicious mince pies and steaming mulled wine, or be tempted by the best locally produced food. The market is also an opportunity to catch on your Christmas shopping, with hand...


Shrewsbury Winter Festival

From the organisers of the Shrewsbury Food Festival , the third Shrewsbury Winter Festival is coming the town, with a wonderland of Christmas goodies from around 100 exhibitors featuring the best artisan local foods, handmade crafts. Christmas grotto, Christmas lights, seasonal cookery and craft...

The Quarry is Shrewsbury's beautiful, 29-acre parkland, encircled by the majestic loop of the river Severn. The Quarry has been Shrewsbury's most important site for recreation since the 16th Century.

Shrewsbury Charity Christmas Card Shop

Shrewsbury Charity Christmas Card Shop opens in St Mary's Church, Shrewsbury on Friday 20th October 2017 for six weeks, from 10.15am until 4pm, Monday to Saturday. The shop is in its 51st year and is staffed by volunteers and 40 charities participate. There are large national groups as well as...

St Mary's Church Shrewsbury

The spire of St Mary's is one of the tallest in England and for over 500 years it has dominated the skyline of Shrewsbury's old town. The church is now the only complete medieval church in Shrewsbury.

A Christmas Carol Celebration weekend at the Parade Shopping Centre

What better place to make a start on your Christmas shopping and to get the festive season off to a great start than at The Parade Shopping Centre on the 19 th & 20 th of November. Once again the shopping mall will be a buzz with Christmas cheer as it hosts its now annual special two-day ‘A...

Set in the heart of Shrewsbury, the Parade Shopping Centre provides a unique shopping experience. There are over 25 individual shops on two floors at the Grade II Georgian building, which is fronted by four imposing Doric columns.