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What's On in Shrewsbury this Weekend - Sept 23rd - 25th
21 Sep 2022

It’s a busy weekend in Shrewsbury this September 23 - 25 with the huge art fair ‘DRAWN’ at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery all weekend, plus some terrific events at Theatre Severn

Catch it While you Can! 

September 20-24 

An Inspector Calls

Stephen Daldry’s National Theatre’s landmark production of this classic play by J.B. Priestley comes to Theatre Severn (multiple showtimes). Catch it while it's still in town - and bring the kids. It's on many a GCSE English syllabus! 

Read our review HERE

And book tickets HERE

An Inspector Calls photo of whole cast Pictured: The Cast of An Inspector Calls 

On All Weekend...

September 24 & 25 

DRAWN at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery 

Don’t miss this fabulous showcase of artworks and merchandise - it’s a chance to meet some well-known artists and talk about creative process, plus join workshops from Shrewsbury’s creative community, including calligraphy, bookbinding and journaling - go and see what the buzz is all about!

On all weekend, 10am to 4.40pm - FREE entry, with some fab giveaways too. 

All workshops are listed HERE 

Drawn art fair poster

September 23 - 30 

See How They Run 

A puzzling whodunnit on screen at the Old Market Hall cinema in The Square, starring Saoirse Ronan, Sam Rockwell and David Oyelowo and set in the West End of 1950s London (various showtimes, with a subtitled screening on September 28 at 5.30pm). 

Book HERE

See How They Run film poster


Friday, September 23 

Stars of Irish Country 

Theatre Severn, 7.30pm. 

Join four the Emerald Isle’s favourite country music stars for some hit songs with backing band Keltic Storm - Shawn Cuddy, Stephen Smyth, Curtis Magee and Owen Mac know a thing about Irish country music! 

Tickets £26.50 HERE (last few available)

The Sex Pistols Expose 

The Buttermarket, 6pm

Punk Night Live - the word’s No1 Sex Pistols tribute comes to The Buttermarket, 6pm (18+). Tickets £9 - £35 HERE

Saturday, September 24

5K Run around the Sansaw Business Park 

A non-timed, mixed terrain route, in aid of The Henry Angell-James Memorial Trust. Run it, walk it, ramble, or go for a PB. Tom Brady - ITV News at 10 anchor - will cut the ribbon! 

The link to register is HERE


Rob Lamberti - A Celebration of the Songs and Music of George Michael

The Buttermarket, 8pm (14+). 

Rob made the live final of ‘Stars in Their Eyes’ and went on to become the UK’s number one George Michael tribute artist, capturing the legend’s talent, charisma and passion. 

Tickets £26.50-£45. 

poster of Rob Lamberti
Sunday, September 25

Nikita Lukinov 

The Alington Hall, Shrewsbury School, 2.30pm

Russian pianist Nikita will present some of the most technically challenging works of Schumann and Liszt - a collaboration between The Shrewsbury International Piano Series and Shropshire Music Trust. 

Tickets £18/£5 on the door but in advance online from Ticketsource. Book HERE 

Nikita who will play at Shrewsbury School this Sunday
The Mersey Beatles

Theatre Severn, 7.30pm. 

Fans of The Beatles prepare to be wowed by the world’s favourite Liverpool-born tribute to the Fab Four. This promises to be a gloriously presented hit-packed celebration of the music that changed the world.

Tickets £21-£23 HERE

The Mersey Beatles poster

Coming Up Soon!

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole is at Theatre Severn from September 27 - 30 (a new production from Get Your Wigle On) and a new exhibition ‘Darwin - Evolution and Lace’ by Shrewsbury Lacemakers opens at Bear Steps Gallery on September 26 (until Oct 7). 

Looking further ahead, it would be a smart move to book early for Bill Kenwright’s production of Saturday Night Fever, heading to Theatre Severn from October 4 - 8. Likely to be a big hitter! Book HERE