Shropshire Events and Whats On Guide

Shropshire Events and Whats On Guide

Shropshire Festivals and Main Events

This is a list of Festivals and Main Events in Shropshire and nearby.  Listings are FREE – submit your event here!

You can see our full events list here.

  • 7th July 2022 10th July 2022 Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, All Day
    At Royal International Pavillion, Llangollen
    Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod
    For one week in July each year, the small Welsh town is descended upon by the world. During the day, international musicians and dancers compete in over 20 high quality competitions. Each evening the best and most colourful competitors share the stage in renowned concerts given by professional artists, many of whom started their careers…
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  • 9th July 2022 Newport Show, All Day
    At Chetwynd Deer Park, Newport

    A festival fun day out for all the family at the beautiful Chetwynd Deer Park venue, you will be treated to a large variety of entertainment, displays, activities, music, food, competitions and much more.
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  • 9th July 2022 10th July 2022 Oswestry Food & Drink Festival, 10:00
    At Bailey Head, Oswestry
    FoodFest Oswestry
    The Oswestry Food & Drink Festival will this year return to its traditional summer spot! We look forward to seeing you on the weekend of 9 & 10 JULY 2022 – with the finest local food and drink producers and makers. Once again, the food festival is free entry, fun, friendly and welcomes everyone to enjoy…
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  • 9th July 2022 10th July 2022 Ironbridge Gorge Brass Band Festival, 10:30
    At Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, Telford
    Ironbridge Brass Band Festival 9th to 10th July 2022
    The Ironbridge Gorge Brass Band Festival will finally be running again on 9th & 10th July 2022, after having to take a 2 year break due to Covid. Our aim is to run an annual live music event open to all people to enjoy, with no set admission fee and a request for donations instead,…
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  • 10th July 2022 LivingWell 2022, 10:30
    At Quarry Park, shrewsbury
    LivingWell 2022
    The best local and nationally acclaimed holistic and wellbeing practitioners and teachers, psychics and readers, healers, local producers, coaches and natural beauticians as well as environmentalists to enlighten, inspire and educate you. With around 100 exhibitors and 30 speakers from around Europe, this is still one of the largest free wellbeing events in the UK.…
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  • 15th July 2022 17th July 2022 Festival at the Edge, All Day
    At Hopton Court, Cleobury Mortimer
    Festival at the Edge
    Enjoy a weekend of superb storytelling and music in the spectacular South Shropshire countryside. STORY Tremendous tales, from terrific tellers. Festival at the Edge strives to bring you the very best in traditional, and contemporary storytelling from the British Isles, and around the globe. Stories that will make you think, make you happy, make you…
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  • 16th July 2022 Classic Ibiza, All Day
    At Weston Park, Nr Shifnal
    Weston Park
    Classic Ibiza are bringing their heady blend of Balearic beats back to Weston Park on Saturday 16th July 2022. Starting with a chill-out set where people can enjoy their picnics and a drink, or dance along as the sun fades. Then DJ Goldierocks will turn things up in the interval, getting the crowd in the…
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  • 16th July 2022 Funtopia at Ellesmere, All Day
    At Ellesmere Rangers Football Ground, Ellesmere

    The BIG day out for little kids is coming to Ellesmere for the first time ever! We’ll be offering TWO incredible Funtopias on two different dates over the summer!!! Our fun-filled festival is packed with Bouncy Castles, Obstacle Course, Inflatable Slide, Bungee Run, Human Wrecking Ball, Inflata-Bull, Nerf Wars, Driving School, Circus Skills, Sumo Suits,…
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  • 16th July 2022 Alderfest, 12:00
    At Alderford, Whitchurch

    Join us for a day of summer family fun! Dance the night away with an incredible line-up. As well as that we have some amazing tribute acts including Little Mix and more. There is also children’s entertainment, a wide selection of food, open-air shopping and even water sports! You don’t want to miss out. Headliners:…
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  • 23rd July 2022 13th August 2022 The Church Stretton Arts Festival,
    At Various locations around Church Stretton,

    The Church Stretton Arts Festival will run from Saturday 23rd July to Saturday 13th August and the Art Exhibition will be held from Monday 25th July to Saturday 6th August. There will be a range of performance arts to suit all tastes, including classical & contemporary music concerts, drama, speakers, free coffee concerts, free organ…
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  • 23rd July 2022 24th July 2022 Severn Hospice - Dragon Boat Festival, 10:00
    At Severn Hospice, Telford

    Come and support Severn Hospice from the banks of the River Severn in Shrewsbury for its oar-some Dragon Boat Festival. There will be fun for the whole family at this amazing fundraiser. Come and see the dragons roar!
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  • 24th July 2022 Cuan Wildlife Rescue Open Day & Dog Show, 10:00
    At Cuan Wildlife Rescue, Much Wenlock

    Come and support one of the UK's busiest Wildlife Hospitals. A fantastic day out for all the family, come and see our wildlife, take part in our fun dog show, stalls with lots of goodies, games activities and lots more!
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  • 4th August 2022 Burwarton Show, 08:00
    At The Showground Burwarton, BRIDGNORTH

    One day agricultural show with activities and displays throughout the day for all ages. Livestock, horses, tradestands, craft demonstrations and market, Aldabra giant tortoises, rare breed poultry, local food arena, Handicraft and Horticulture displays., vintage tractors and stationary engines and much, much more. Main ring attractions in the afternoon include the Atkinson Action Horse display…
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  • 6th August 2022 7th August 2022 Vintage Transport Extravaganza, All Day
    At The Severn Valley Railway, Bridgnorth
    Severn Valley Railway
    This festival of transport brings together the best of vintage vehicles throughout the ages for one bumper weekend across the full length of the line.
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  • 6th August 2022 Oswestry Show, 08:00
    At Oswestry Showground, Oswestry
    Organisers of the Oswestry & District Agricultural Show are looking forward to another great day on Saturday 6th August 2022, when people from far and wide will gather at the Park Hall Showground to celebrate this prestigious event that dates back to 1862. Not only does the Show endorse the best of British agriculture it…
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  • 13th August 2022 Boots and Roots, All Day
    At Battlefield 1403, Shrewsbury

    Boots and Roots is an activity packed festival for the whole family offering inclusive activities, sports and fun for kids (and big kids) of all ages!
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  • 13th August 2022 14th August 2022 War of the Roses Re-enactment, 10:00
    At Whittington Castle, Oswestry
    Whittington Castle
    The Harrington Household and Corbett Re-enactment groups bring to life the 15th Century in a weekend of living history, displays, games and fighting
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  • 18th August 2022 21st August 2022 Camp Bestival Shropshire, All Day
    At Weston Park, Nr Shifnal
    Weston Park
    Experiemce all the things that make Camp Bestival one of the country’s favourite festivals and a six-time winner of the UK Festival Awards Best Family Festival, including theatre, shows, wellbeing workshops, circus spectacles, sideshow commotions, comedy, lashings of incredibly delicious food and drink and the very finest in outdoor living from spacious general camping, Camping…
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  • 20th August 2022 21st August 2022 Oswestry Balloon Carnival, 06:00
    At Cae Glas Park, Oswestry
    Oswestry balloons
    Huge town centre event with over 25 balloons launching from Cae Glas Park. Food and craft stalls, live music, street entertainers etc. Free family event.
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  • 20th August 2022 Made in Shropshire Artisian Fair, 09:00
    At High Street, Much Wenlock,
    Maade in Shropshire
    Much Wenlock Town Council are happy to have arranged for Made In Shropshire Artisan Fairs to attend the High street for three dates throughout this summer this year. Made in Shropshire is an organisation of like minded independents from around our beautiful county.  Markets are fully curated, ensuring no duplication, offering visitors the opportunity to…
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  • 26th August 2022 29th August 2022 Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2022, All Day
    At Greenhous West Mid Showground, Shrewsbury

    One of the country’s leading folk festivals – the most fun you can have during August Bank Holiday weekend! The 2022 Shrewsbury Folk Festival takes place from August 26 to 29. Four days packed with fantastic music and much more on a riverside site in the heart of Shrewsbury. See latest information at
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  • 9th September 2022 11th September 2022 Ludlow Food Festival, All Day
    At Ludlow Castle, Ludlow
    Ludlow Castle
    Inside Ludlow Castle with more than 180 local food and drink producers and suppliers: real food, ale, cider, perry, wine and more from the Marches, with samples and tastings.
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  • 17th September 2022 18th September 2022 Weston Park Country Fair, All Day
    At Weston Park, Nr Shifnal
    Weston Park
    There’s something for every age and interest at the Weston Park Country Fair. With lots of acts, demonstrations and country-inspired activities in store, visitors of all ages will be spoilt for choice. From a jam-packed Main Arena timetable, which includes the spectacular sights and sounds from the Band of Brigade of Gurkhas, to the wonderful…
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  • 24th September 2022 Ginger and Spice Festival, 09:00
    At Various locations around Market Drayton,

    Ginger and Spice Festival, Market Drayton, Shropshire The annual festival celebrates the culinary heritage and history of the rural Shropshire town of Market Drayton (UK) - famous for a revered local gingerbread. The festival is dedicated to all things ginger and spice and will take place for the 6th year this September. What’s On Visitors…
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  • 28th September 2022 9th October 2022 Gandeys Circus ROAR 2022 - Telford, 18:30
    At Broadoaks Playing Fields ,
    An international cast of over 30 artistes come together to wow audiences in a production staged in Gandeys Big Top of Dreams equipped with the latest theatre-standard lighting and sound effects!
    An international cast of over 30 artistes come together to wow audiences in a production staged in Gandeys Big Top of Dreams equipped with the latest theatre-standard lighting and sound effects! It’s even bigger! Even more spectacular! It is thrills, excitement and laughter for the entire family, as you’re elevated to new heights of world…
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  • 30th September 2022 1st October 2022 Shropshire Oktoberfest, All Day
    At Quarry Park, shrewsbury

    Dust off your lederhosen - Shropshire’s biggest beer festival is back in Shrewsbury’s Quarry on 30th September and 1st October. Shropshire Oktoberfest brings together independent brewers from the region and beyond to serve up to 150 real ales. If ale isn’t your drink, there will also be lager, cider and perry on tap, plus wine,…
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  • 15th October 2022 16th October 2022 Historic Rally Festival, All Day
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    Weston Park
    The award nominated Historic Rally Festival returns for 2022 and expands to a two day Motorsport UK permitted multi-venue event featuring stages at the iconic Ironbridge Power Station plus dusk stages at Weston Park. The rally will feature up to 80 specially selected cars to take on famous stages with a festival atmosphere created for…
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  • 5th November 2022 Bonfire & Fireworks Night, 18:00
    At Brogyntyn Park, Oswestry
    GM Fireworks
    6pm until 7.30pm - Huge annual event held at Brogyntyn Park and managed by volunteers the Borderland Rotary. All proceeds to local charities.
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