What's On this Weekend? | 12 - 14 November
10 Nov 2021

Remembrance Parade

Mothering Sunday (15)
Friday, November 12 - Monday, November 15
Old Market Hall
Book Tickets Here

On a warm spring day in 1924, Jane Fairchild - a housemaid living in post World War I England, finds herself alone on Mother’s Day. Whilst her employers are out of the house, she secretly plans to meet with the man she loves before he leaves to marry another woman. But events that neither can foresee will change the course of Jane’s life forever.


Ulrich Heinen (cello) & John Humphreys (piano)

Friday, November 12, 12.30pm

St Chad's Church

Enjoy this very fine, free concert at St Chad's Church with Ulrich Heinen, cello tutor at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, with scores of recordings and solo performances to his name - in 1984 he became principal cellist and section leader of the CBSO at Sir Simon Rattle's invitation. John has appeared throughout the country as a soloist, accompanist and chamber musician and is currently piano tutor at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

Byron Wallen - Four Corners
Saturday, November 13, Doors open at 7.30 pm for an 8 pm start.
The Hive
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Widely recognised as a seminal figure in world jazz, trumpeter and composer Byron Wallen brings his Four Corners band to SJN at the Hive. Rob Luft (Guitar), Paul Michael (Bass) and Rod Youngs (Drums) will perform music from the latest album, Portrait: Reflections on Belonging


Made In Shropshire: Fair In The Square
Saturday, November 13, 9 am - 5 pm
Shrewsbury Town Square

Every second Saturday of the month the Made in Shropshire 'Fair in The Square' showcases a fabulous selection of Shropshire based artists, craftspeople and food producers. You'll find: baked goods, jams and treats, expertly crafted artwork, glass, jewellery, clothing, ceramics and homewares.

Made in Shropshire

Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Saturday, November 13, 7.30pm

Theatre Severn

Tap your toes with the royalty of the ukulele scene! 

Tickets £22.50-£27.50

Booking is via Theatre Severn

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Robin Nolan Trio

Saturday, November 13, 8pm

Theatre Severn

World renowned Gypsy Jazz guitarist Robin Nolan's new and exciting project dedicated to the music of George Harrison, including a previously unreleased Harrison/Nolan composition.

With Shrewsbury's Chris Quinn on guitar and Gypsy Jazz legend Arnoud Vandenberg on Dbl Bass.

Tickets £10.50-£16.50 from Theatre Severn

A picture of the Robin Nolan Trio

St Cecilia Concerts

Saturday, November 13 & Sunday, November 14

Shrewsbury School, The Alington Hall, Ashton Road, 7.30pm

November 13th - Shrewsbury School Community Choir & String Orchestra.

November 14th - Symphony Orchestra, Concert Band & Wind Orchestra. 

Free admission with tickets via ticketsource

Severn Jesters Comedy Club

Walker Theatre, Theatre Severn, 8pm

Discover the new stars of stand-up and the best from the fringe, as this hugely popular comedy club returns!

Featuring MC Lou Conran, Josh Pugh, Matt Bragg and Daliso Chaponda.

Tickets £12 (18+ recommended) from Theatre Severn

the flyer for severn jesters comedy club

Remembrance Parade And Service

Sunday, November 14, 10:45 am - 11:30 am
St Chad's Church

On Sunday, November 14, The Mayor will lead a civic procession with units of HM Forces and Service organisations from Shrewsbury Castle. The procession will leave the Castle at approx. 10.20am following the route of Castle Gates, Castle Street, Pride Hill, Mardol Head and St John's Hill to The Quarry. The procession will be led by music from Shrewsbury Brass Band.

A Memorial Service will take place in the Quarry at the War Memorial at 10.45am, Buglers will sound Last Post, which will be followed by two minutes’ silence and Reveille, after which wreaths will be laid. On conclusion of wreath-laying, the Mayoral party will move to the saluting Dias on St Chad’s Terrace, following which there will be a march-past and salute. Military Units and Organisations will march from the Quarry main gates towards Murivance.

Roads will be closed for various periods between 9am and 11.45am. Roads affected are: Castle Gates, Castle St, Pride Hill, Mardol Head, Shoplatch, St Johns Hill, Murivance and St Chads Terrace.

The Alpinist (12A)
Sunday, November 14 & Sunday, November 21, 7 pm
Old Market Hall
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Marc-André Leclerc climbs alone, far from the limelight. On remote alpine faces, the free-spirited 23-year-old makes some of the boldest solo ascents in history. The Alpinist is an intimate documentary of a visionary climber who follows the path of his own passion, despite the heaviest of possible consequences.


Uncovering Castlefields
Sunday, November 14, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Flaxmill Maltings Visitor Centre
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This is a guided walk led by Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings' volunteer and local historian Pete Dunhill. It will start at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings and head around the Castlefields area, covering the site of the Castlefields flax mill, the local industry, shops, pubs and street parties going right back to the area's early use as a deer park.

The walk is free, is about 2 miles long and will take around two hours to complete. Please note the Visitor Centre at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings will not be open.


Further Afield: 

DarkFest, Carding Mill Valley

November 12 & 13

From fire sculptures to night time photography workshops, silent disco, illuminated after dark aerobics, light sculpture trails, storytelling around the fire, choirs singing in the dark - this is a festival with plenty of unusual and fabulous after-dark activities for all. Find free tickets for the illuminated walking trail of light and fire sculptures, starting from the top car park at various times (accompanied by harmony singing!) here

DarkFest comes to Carding Mill Valley after dark this weekend

Colour By Nature Exhibition

Granary Art Gallery, Weston Park

Until November 30

Support Shrewsbury artists who are exhibiting at this wonderfully vibrant autumnal exhibition and who all share a lifelong passion for nature. Artists include printmaker Karen Sillar, Cheshire artist Alison Stafford and wildlife artists Liselle-Fae. For more information visit @colourbynature

A picture of the artists featured in Colour By Nature at Weston Park