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!
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
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
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).
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.
Sunday, September 25
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
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
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