What's On in Shrewsbury This Weekend - June 10th - 12th
07 Jun 2022

The Belle Vue Arts Festival begins this week with a host of fabulous activities, celebrating all things creative on a theme of Journeys. Artwork by Mike Griffiths and Rosie Tasker 

The Road Dance (15)

The Old Market Hall

Friday, June 10th - Thursday, June 16th

Multiple Showtimes

Tickets HERE 

Life in the Scottish Hebrides is harsh. For Kirsty, her love for Murdo and their dreams of America promise escape from the land. But the Great War changes all when Murdo is sent to join the army. The night before the young men head to battle, tragedy strikes for Kirsty whilst the villagers enjoy a ‘Road Dance’. Based on the acclaimed novel by John MacKay.

The Road Dance poster

Midnight Skyracer

The Hive, 5 Belmont, Shrewsbury

Friday, June 10th, 7.45pm

Tickets £14 HERE 

Since forming in 2017, this Anglo-Irish all-female quintet have become festival sensations across the UK, Europe and Australasia, toured regularly at home and released a critically-lauded debut album. They also carry the distinction of being the first British act nominated for an award by the International Bluegrass Music Association.

Midnight Skyracer poster


Walker Theatre, Theatre Severn, Frankwell Quay

Friday, June 10th, 7.30pm

Tickets £24 HERE 

Sat on bar stools and armed with no more than their trademark four part vocal harmony, acoustic instruments and laid back banter, Talon will perform a varied selection of their own arrangements of contemporary acoustic classics.

Talon poster

Concert in the Round

St Chad’s Church, Shrewsbury

Free lunchtime concert, 12.30pm

Enjoy music for soprano, trumpet and piano with performers Catherine Rooney, Wendy Jones and Richard Walker. 

Belle Vue Arts Festival

Multiple Venues

June 11th - 25th

This family-friendly festival begins this Saturday with a launch at Greyfriars Bridge in Coleham from 11am to 3pm. Find out all about the festival and enjoy live music and free drop-in art activities, stalls, toy model railway, Lego and paper planes. For the full list of festival events visit the BVAF website HERE

Belle Vue Arts Festival flags

Made in Shropshire

Fair in The Square

Shrewsbury Town Square

Saturday, June 11th, 9am to 5pm

This Saturday The Square in Shrewsbury will be filled with approximately 40 unique local stalls selling everything from Shropshire honey to handmade glass, hot and cold food, silver, ceramics, crafted wood and so much more! (Picture by Andy Bell) 

Made in Shropshire Andy Bell

Shrewsbury Wellbeing Festival

The Quarry

June 11th & 12th, 10am - 5pm

Tickets from £12.50  HERE

A new festival, bringing local and nationally acclaimed specialists to Shrewsbury to talk, demonstrate and engage in the field of wellbeing. There will be four areas themed Wellbeing, Fitness, Nutrition and Kids, plus a Yoga & Mindfulness zone. 

The Bob Dylan Story

Walker Theatre, Theatre Severn

Saturday, June 11th, 8pm

Few tickets remaining at £21.50! Book HERE 

Hits including Like A Rolling Stone, Subterranean Homesick Blues, Blowin’ In The Wind, All Along The Watchtower, Mr Tambourine Man, Knocking On Heaven’s Door, along with evocative visuals and fascinating anecdotes, transport you to a time when Bob reigned supreme.

The Bob Dylan Story poster

Chris Batchelor - Zoetic

The Hive, 5 Belmont, Shrewsbury 

Saturday, June 11th, 8pm

Tickets from £12 HERE 

Renowned for his melodic and warmly lyrical trumpet playing Chris Batchelor returns to SJN at the Hive with a truly exceptional group of musicians: Margrit Hassler (viola), John Parricelli (guitar) Steve Watts (double bass) and Paul Clarvis (percussion). 

Walk Right Back

Theatre Severn

Sunday, June 12th, 7.30pm

Tickets £25 HERE 

After phenomenal sell out tours, Walk Right Back is...BACK! From the Producers of That'll be the Day, the show tells the story of the most successful duo of all time, The Everly Brothers. 

Walk Right Back poster

Mi Flamenco

Walker Theatre, Theatre Severn

Sunday, June 12th, 8pm. 

Few tickets remaining at £15.50-£17 HERE 

This evocative new production combines engaging imagery and emotive flamenco dance, with soul-stirring music and voices. Blending personal reflections of Spain with the power and poise of flamenco.

Mi Flamenco poster

Coming Up…

Belle Vue Arts Festival

Check out the Belle Vue Festival website for events on during the week, including free Yoga with Jenna Blair (June 16 & 23) and Poets on the Trail, an informal evening with local poets and musicians at Barnabas Church Centre (June 16) and a local artists’ exhibition at Barnabas Church Centre (June 16 - 18). 

At Theatre Severn this week: 

  • The Simon and Garfunkel Story, June 13
  • Anton & Giovanni, June 14 & 15 (last few tickets)
  • Declan Nerney, June 15
  • The Greatest Hits of Motown, June 16 (last few tickets) 
  • Great Expectations, June 16 & 17
Great Expectations at Theatre Severn

Classics at St Chad’s - Ex Cathedra: Summer Music By Candlelight

St Chad’s Church, Shrewsbury

Tuesday, June 14th, 8pm

An enchanting programme of seasonal music and readings. 

Tickets £20, or £10 for 25 & under HERE

Ex Cathedra image
Lunchtime Concert at St Alkmund’s

Tuesday, June 14th, 1pm

Alison Loram & Chris Symons (violin) 

Admission free.