Shropshire is a very active county all year round, with lots of activities to suit everyone. This is a list of events we have collated and add to regularly. If you want to add any events to this page, please drop us a note with details.

DateEvent Description
08/03/2024 onwards – various datesBack to the 80s River Cruise, Shrewsbury. Boozy disco boat on the River Severn for 80s enthusiasts! https://sabrinaboat.co.uk/tickets/back-to-the-80s/
11/05/2024 onwards – various weekendsOutdoor cinema at Shrewsbury College. Dates throughout the summer. https://www.cinemaoutdoor.co.uk/shrewsbury-outdoor-cinema
16/05/2024 – 19/05/2024https://www.bishopscastlewalkingfestival.co.uk/ Various guided walks around the Bishops Castle area.
22/05/2024 – 26/05/2024Ludlow Piano Festival – 4 days of concerts and events. www.ludlowpianofestival.com
23/05/2024 – 02/06/2024Hay Festival 2024 – 23rd May to 2nd June. World famous literary festival in the capital of bookshops. Tickets usually need purchasing very quickly. Hay on Wye is an easy 1 hour drive from St Milburga Chapel. https://www.hayfestival.com/wales/home
08/06/2024Church Stretton Running Festival – 5k run, 10k run and 50 mile ultra marathon from Shrewsbury to Church Stretton, finishing at the Church Stretton Beer Festival! https://www.tickettailor.com/events/ukadventurechallenges/942784?
08/06/2024Welshpool Poetry Festival
09/06/2024
RAF Cosford Air Show – world famous air show – £40 adults, children free. https://cosfordairshow.co.uk/the-air-show/air-show-2024/
13/06/2024 – 23/06/2024Ludlow Fringe Festival, 13th June to 23rd June. www.ludlowfringe.co.uk
29/06/2024 – 30/06/2024 and 06/07/2024 – 07/07/20241940s weekend – Severn Valley Railway. If you like dressing up as WInston Churchill or Charles de Gaulle, this is the weekend for you! https://svr.co.uk/event/step-back-to-the-1940/
29/06/2024 – 30/06/2024Shrewsbury Food Festival, Quarry Park. £17.50 adults, £10.50 children. 2 day food festival with lots of samples and live music. https://www.shrewsburyfoodfestival.co.uk/
06/07/2024 – 07/07/2024Oswestry Food Festival – free entry! https://www.oneoswestry.co.uk/event/oswestry-food-and-drink-festival/
18/07/2024 – 21/07/2024Welshpool Country Music Festival, 18-21 July at Powis Castle Showground. £20 day ticket, children free. https://www.countrywestern.org.uk/
27/07/2024 – 10/08/2024Church Stretton Arts Festival – 27th July to 10th August. Includes art exhibition by local artists. https://strettonfestival.org.uk/
09/08/2024 – 10/08/2024Shrewsbury Flower Show – world famous flower show. £20 adults, under 15s free of charge. 2 day event. https://shrewsburyflowershow.org.uk/
09/08/2024 – 11/08/2024Farmer Phil’s Music Festival, Church Stretton. 9-11 August. https://www.farmerphilsfestival.com/ – £55 day tickets
17/08/2024 – 18/08/2024Oswestry Hot Air Balloon Carnival. https://www.oswestryballooncarnival.info/
01/09/2024Brown Clee Burn – well established 11k run, starting from Stoke St Milborough Village Hall. Free sausage bap for all entrants! https://browncleeburn.weebly.com/
05/09/2024 – 07/09/2024Bridgnorth Beer Festival 5th – 7th September. At Bridgnorth train station. 40 cask ales. https://bridgnorth.camra.org.uk/
13/09/2024- 15/09/2024Ludlow Food Festival. 3 day event starting on the 13th September. Saturday prices £15.50 adults, £5 children. Family tickets available. World famous event. Word of warning – the Friday night event is a bit overhyped – we recommend going on the Saturday if you can.
19/09/2024 – 22/09/2024Steam Festival – Severn Valley Railway – https://svr.co.uk/event/autumn-steam-gala-2023-4/
20/09/2024 – 28/09/2024Corvedale Festival – 10 days of poetry, art and music. Range of events on – visit www.corvedalefestival.org
October – date to be confirmedLong Mynd Hike – 50 mile hike in 24 hours. longmyndhike.org.uk
07/12/2024Much Wenlock Christmas Fayre – https://wenlockchristmasfayre.org.uk/
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