Events in August
17 Gardening for Bees
23-26 Shrewsbury Folk Festival
23/24 Maeflower Dance: Earth, Water, Fire, Air
25/26 Shrewsbury Steam Rally
7 Open-Air Cinema: Bohemian Rhapsody
7 Late Night at the Market Hall
13-22 Shrewsbury Heritage Open Days
12 Made in Shropshire Craft Market

to 8 Sep Faces of Change: Nature’s Champions
to 3 Nov Drawn of the Dead

‘The Shrewsbury Flower Show usually takes place in mid-August. If the fixture computer or the League Cup draw gives your team an early-season visit to the Shrews, you may be in luck’

What to See
You’ll find accounts of Shrewsbury’s tourist attractions in Towns of Two Halves (and of 91 other places: order the book now for £8 from For additional information plus shopping, eating out etc there’s Original Shrewsbury.
Links to Shrewsbury attractions include:

Shrewsbury Castle: the town was briefly Charles I’s capital

Shrewsbury Abbey
Shrewsbury Castle
Shrewsbury Cathedral
Shrewsbury Festivals
Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery
Shrewsbury Prison
Shropshire Regimental Museum
Shropshire Wildlife Trust
The Quarry