shropshire festivals

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...
Sid and Beth Heath
23 Jul 2021
Beth Heath, owner of the award-winning events company, Shropshire Festivals, has scooped the award for Business Chameleon at the National Business Women’s Awards 2020/21 at an awards ceremony in Wembley. The award recognises the work of professionals who have adapted, diversified or changed careers amid the challenges over the last 18 months. During the pandemic, unable to hold their usual...
22 Jul 2021
The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Hospital in Gobowen is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a family fun day. On Saturday, August 7 they are hosting ‘Festival on the Field.’ The event will feature live music, food, drink and craft stalls, and a kids' zone with lots of fun activities. The event also marks 60 years of The League of Friends. Organisers are encouraging locals to join them in...
Shrewsbury Food Festival
19 Jul 2021
Shropshire Festivals are excited to be bringing the Shrewsbury Food Festival back to Shrewsbury’s Quarry Park after a two-year wait on September 4 and 5. The family festival will host 200 food, drink, and craft exhibitors in the 29 acres of parkland. With delicious food and drink to sample, devour and take home, this promises to be a food lover’s dream. The Monks Home and Garden section is brand-...
The Square in Shrewsbury
06 Jul 2021
Shropshire Festivals will be holding a free family event in Shrewsbury on Sunday, July 25, 2021 to spread some happiness through the town. ‘A Mile of Smiles’ will be the town’s first big event after the final easing of lockdown on July 19. Performers and acts will be dotted through town for the event and will be tasked with generating some smiles. The route starts at the Shrewsbury Castle and...
The Shropshire Festivals team who are behind the new platform (copyright Birgitta Zoutman)
25 May 2021
Shropshire Festivals have launched a new online marketplace to support the region’s food and drink businesses. Shropshire Food and Drink is a brand-new website, offering a platform to help local businesses reach more people. Food and drink businesses from Shropshire can sign up to be listed on the website’s local directory, as well as benefitting from shared resources within the network....
A volunteer for Shropshire Festivals
17 May 2021
Aside from socially distanced carols on the doorstep last Christmas and their drive-in events at the West Mid Showground, Shropshire Festivals have not held an event in 19 months. That is all set to change this Sunday as they hold their first ever Shropshire Tasty Trail event. The event will see 600 people embark on an 8 mile walk around the Upton Magna area, with three courses of locally...
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