shropshire festivals

A boy taking part in teddy bear surgery
19 Jan 2022
Shropshire Kids Festival returns to the International Centre in Telford on February 26 and 27 2022, to finish off half term with some family fun. This will be the first time the festival has been held in Telford since 2018.  Shropshire Kids Festival brings together a range of activities in one place, for a jam-packed day of enjoyment for children aged 0-14. All activities are included in the cost...
People enjoying a Shropshire Festivals event
14 Jan 2022
Shropshire’s award-winning events team are launching a brand-new festival this year - Shropshire Party at the Quarry Park. The event will be held in Shrewsbury Quarry on Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21 and will be an outdoor festival with local tipples and tasty street food being served up alongside a music stage, tipis, and live entertainment. Local brewers and producers will be serving real...
Shrewsbury Food Festival this year
23 Nov 2021
A local, award-winning events business is urging Christmas shoppers to give the gift of experience this Christmas to reduce the £42million worth of unwanted Christmas presents that end up in landfill every year. Tickets are on sale on the Shropshire Festivals website for Shropshire Kids Festival, Shrewsbury Food Festival and Shropshire Oktoberfest all taking place in 2022. The tickets can be...
Benyon Street Shrewsbury getting in voice for Doorstep Carols 2020 - credit Birgitta Zoutman
09 Nov 2021
Doorstep Carols is back this year – and with an ever-growing list of mega organisations jumping on board, it looks set to be Britain’s biggest ever carols singalong. Carols on the doorstep brought people together in the midst of the pandemic last year. Broadcast on over 30 local radio stations, it led to wonderful scenes of families singing on doorsteps, sharing mulled wine over the fence with...
Shropshire Kids Festival Telford
25 Oct 2021
Shropshire Kids Festival returns to the International Centre in Telford on February 26 and 27 2022, to finish off half term with some family fun. This will be the first time the festival has been held in Telford since 2018. Shropshire Kids Festival brings together lots of activities in one place, for a jam-packed day of enjoyment. All activities are included in the cost of admission. Shropshire...
A group at Shropshire Oktoberfest
11 Oct 2021
This month’s Shropshire Oktoberfest event attracted 10,000 people to Shrewsbury’s Quarry. The event from the award-winning Shropshire Festivals team took place on October 1 and 2. For the first time in the event’s 4-year history, tickets for Saturday night sold out, and the Chrisbeon VIP tent sold out on both days. Local solicitors, Aaron and Partners, held a corporate party at the event. Stuart...
A group at Shropshire Oktoberfest
21 Sep 2021
The town’s biggest beer festival is set to return on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd October. Shropshire Oktoberfest is set to come back to the Quarry with a bang! Independent brewers from the region and beyond will be serving up to 150 real ales. If ale isn’t your drink, there will be lager, cider and perry on tap too. The Buttermarket will have a rum shack and Gindifferent will bring their finest...
The Shropshire Festivals team with Jean-Christophe Novelli
08 Sep 2021
Shropshire Festivals are celebrating a successful Shrewsbury Food Festival weekend. The event was attended by thousands of people who enjoyed a sunny September weekend. Sunday’s visitors had the opportunity to meet multi-Michelin star celebrity chef - Jean-Christophe Novelli. Over 180 different independent businesses and producers attended to provide food, drink, homeware and craft stalls. There...
01 Sep 2021
Organisers of this weekend’s Shrewsbury Food Festival have made the surprise announcement that Jean-Christophe Novelli will be attending the festival on Sunday. The multi-Michelin star and 5 out of 5 AA Rosette winning chef and restaurateur will be giving a masterclass on The Kitchen Depot Cook Along with the Chef Stage. Jean-Christophe, who has catered for Heads of State, Royalty, and renowned...
Shrewsbury Food Festival
13 Aug 2021
Shropshire Festivals are preparing for the Shrewsbury Food Festival, which has not taken place for over two years due to Covid restrictions in the town. The festival will take place on September 4 and 5 at Shrewsbury’s Quarry. New for this year is the Monks Home and Garden area, which organisers believe will be the best place to kick off your Christmas shopping. Another new offering is the Field...
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