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What's On in Shrewsbury This Weekend? May 13 - 15
11 May 2022

Our What's On weekly guides bring you the most up to date events happening in Shrewsbury every weekend - we check to see if events are still on, or sold out and we give you the hottest news about upcoming shows and exhibitions. If you'd like to always be sure of receiving this directly to your inbox every week, please SUBSCRIBE HERE and help support our local content. 

Gaza (15)

Friday, May 13, 8pm

The Hive, 5 Belmont

Presented by the Shrewsbury Film Society Ireland/Canada, 100 mins, cert 15 A powerful documentary about the everyday lives of people living on the Gaza Strip

Book Tickets Here 

Suggested donation £6

Film poster for Gaza

VIVA Neil Diamond

Friday, May 13, 8pm

Walker Theatre, Theatre Severn

Stripped back as they were originally written, prepare to be blown away by Bob Drury’s vocal likeness and stunning acoustic prowess on legendary Neil Diamond songs such as Sweet Caroline, Cracklin’ Rosie and lesser-known gems. 

Tickets £18.50 HERE 

Just over 20+ tickets remaining

 Neil Diamond concert poster

P!NK in Concert

Friday, May 13, 8pm-10.30pm

The Buttermarket

A special night dedicated to the hits of P!NK with Europe’s No.1 tribute Vicky Jackson and her full live band! Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets £14 - £35 HERE 

 Lunchtime Concert

Friday, May 13, from 12.30pm

Admission free

Students from Chetham’s School of Music. Light lunches follow all Friday lunch time concerts, in the hall.

 Made in Shropshire Fair in the Square

Saturday, May 14, 9am – 5pm

Shrewsbury Town Square

The most beautiful array of locally produced artisanal goodies! We’re all very proud of this wonderful market that comes to town every second Saturday of the month, showing off the based Shropshire artists, craftspeople and food producers.

 Made in Shropshire Fair

The Big Eurovision Party Live on the Giant Screen

Saturday, May 14, from 2pm to late

The Buttermarket

Bring your Eurovision Party to the Buttermarket! Your host for the evening DJ Wez will be giving out lots of freebies, and lots of prizes to be won for the best Eurovision fancy dress, and each party scores each song and there will be prizes for choosing the winning song too. No age restriction (U18s must be accompanied).

Tickets £5 - £15 HERE 

 

Fit Fest

Saturday, May 14

Shrewsbury Town FC

NB This event has been CANCELLED

 

Trish Clowes – My Iris

Saturday, May 14, 8pm

The Hive, 5 Belmont

An intense and thrilling band that represents the front rank of the contemporary UK jazz scene. Lauded for her imaginative approach to improvisation and composition, saxophonist Trish Clowes provides a unique platform for individual expression, delivering driving grooves and lingering melodic lines.

Tickets £12 - £23 HERE 

 Trish Clowes in concert

Rebecca Loebe

Sunday, May 15, 7.45pm

The Hive, 5 Belmont

True Songs and a Lie, a storytelling concert adventure by troubadour Rebecca Loebe. An award-winning songwriter, a celebrated vocalist, a world-traveling performer. Rebecca was a contestant on the first season of NBCs The Voice; she turned her office into a studio and began broadcasting online concerts.

Tickets from £12 HERE 

 Rebecca Loebe in Concert

Rent the Musical

Sunday, May 15

2.30pm & 7.30pm

Walker Theatre, Theatre Severn

Curtain Call Theatre Company are back with Rent The Musical!

Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rent has become a pop cultural phenomenon with songs that rock and a story that resonates with everyone! 

Tickets £18.50 HERE 

 

Skerryvore

Sunday, May 15, 7.30pm

Theatre Severn, Auditorium

Blazing bagpipes, fiddle and accordions, electrically fused with funky rhythms and soul-gripping songs Skerryvore represent the best in contemporary Scottish traditional music creating a ‘Trad-rock’ fusion for the 21st Century.

Very few stalls and some upper circle tickets remaining

Tickets £22 HERE 

 Skerryvore in concert

Ongoing...

Keith Jepson Art

At Bear Steps Gallery

St Alkmonds Place

Until May 14

Keith paints contemporary landscapes inspired by Shropshire and the places he visits. Created using acrylics, water colour, collage and mixed media, his paintings have an atmospheric, textural quality.

 Keith Jepson Summit Flags painting

Coming Up this Week…

Paul Janczykowski

At Bear Steps Art Gallery

St Alkmonds Place

From May 15 – 28

Paul’s paintings are based on the local landscape around the Wrekin and Shrewsbury. They are impressions based on many years of living surrounded by Shropshire countryside.

Paul Janczykowski Exhibition at Bear Steps in Shrewsbury

Concert at St Alkmund's Church

May 17th, 1pm

Stuart and Celia Spiers will be playing saxophone and piano in a FREE concert at St Alkmund’s Church.

 Events at Theatre Severn this week...

And don’t forget that High School Musical, Banff Mountain Film Festival and Dylan Moran – are all on at Theatre Severn this week!