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Victorian Christmas Fayre

The Parade Shopping Centre are hosting a ‘Victorian Christmas Fayre’ on the 2 nd /3 rd December - a weekend full of fun for everyone.

There will be a Reindeer funfair ride & Christmas Games / Competition / Face Painting / ‘Of One Accord’ choir / Local Crafted Gifts / Mulled Wine /...

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.

Shrewsbury Festival of Literature

This year Shrewsbury Festival of Literature takes place over the weekend of 24th to 26th November! Once again we plan to show our beautiful town in its best light by holding nearly all of our events within the loop of the Severn in some of the most interesting venues that Shrewsbury has to offer...

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Shropshire Oktoberfest

The first Shropshire Oktoberfest is coming to Shrewsbury in 2017 from the team behind Shrewsbury Food Festival, Shropshire Kids Festival, Shrewsbury Winter Festival and Telfood.

There will be over 150 Real Ales served by awesome brewers from across SIBA Wales and West region. Staff that...

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.

Mercedes Benz of Shrewsbury 10K

This is a true town 10K with closed roads and a grand start and finish in the High Street of Shrewsbury. Suitable for all levels of ability with professional chip timing, bespoke medals and technical T-shirts for all competitors. UKA rules and regulations with a AUKCM measured course apply...

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Festival of LGBT History

Back in Time 2 - part of Outing the Past, the National Festival of LGBT History

The second year of this highly successful festival plays host to nine popular presentations of LGBT history, uncovering hidden lives and previously untold stories of Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans contributions to life...

University Centre Shrewsbury is a distinctive institution, focused on high-quality teaching and research, fostering entrepreneurship, contributing to the community and, ultimately, making a global impact.

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 Square is at the heart of the town and remains an important space for the people of the town.

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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...

Shrewsbury Square is at the heart of the town and remains an important space for the people of the town.

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World Championship Coracle Race

The River Severn in Shrewsbury will be filled with the thrills and spills of world championship coracle racing later this year as a major charity event makes a welcome return.

The Macmillan World Championship Coracle Race, sponsored by JT Hughes Hyundai, will take place on the afternoon...

Pengwern Boat Club, founded in 1871, is located in Shrewsbury Town Centre, Shropshire, in a picturesque river-side setting. The current clubhouse was built in 1881 and is undoubtedly one the most attractive in the UK.

Shrewsbury Steam Rally 2017

The Shrewsbury Steam Rally showcases over 1000 exhibits at its annual steam engine and vintage vehicle rally, taking place at Onslow Park, Shrewsbury on the August Bank Holiday Sunday and Monday.

There’s a full programme in the Main Arena each day; vintage tractors on the move, convoys...

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Onslow Park

Dragon Boat Festival 2017

The Dragon Boat Festival returns on 9th July at Pengwern Boat Club in Shrewsbury. It is a fantastic day out for both participants and spectators as teams of 11 to 17 take to the River Severn in 40ft long Viking Dragon Boats. The mini festival sets up on Beck's Field next to the Pengwern Boat...

Pengwern Boat Club, founded in 1871, is located in Shrewsbury Town Centre, Shropshire, in a picturesque river-side setting. The current clubhouse was built in 1881 and is undoubtedly one the most attractive in the UK.

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