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!
11/05/2024 onwards – various weekendsOutdoor cinema at Shrewsbury College. Dates throughout the summer.
16/05/2024 – 19/05/2024 Various guided walks around the Bishops Castle area.
22/05/2024 – 26/05/2024Ludlow Piano Festival – 4 days of concerts and events.
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.
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!
08/06/2024Welshpool Poetry Festival
RAF Cosford Air Show – world famous air show – £40 adults, children free.
13/06/2024 – 23/06/2024Ludlow Fringe Festival, 13th June to 23rd June.
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!
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.
06/07/2024 – 07/07/2024Oswestry Food Festival – free entry!
18/07/2024 – 21/07/2024Welshpool Country Music Festival, 18-21 July at Powis Castle Showground. £20 day ticket, children free.
27/07/2024 – 10/08/2024Church Stretton Arts Festival – 27th July to 10th August. Includes art exhibition by local artists.
09/08/2024 – 10/08/2024Shrewsbury Flower Show – world famous flower show. £20 adults, under 15s free of charge. 2 day event.
09/08/2024 – 11/08/2024Farmer Phil’s Music Festival, Church Stretton. 9-11 August. – £55 day tickets
17/08/2024 – 18/08/2024Oswestry Hot Air Balloon Carnival.
01/09/2024Brown Clee Burn – well established 11k run, starting from Stoke St Milborough Village Hall. Free sausage bap for all entrants!
05/09/2024 – 07/09/2024Bridgnorth Beer Festival 5th – 7th September. At Bridgnorth train station. 40 cask ales.
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 –
20/09/2024 – 28/09/2024Corvedale Festival – 10 days of poetry, art and music. Range of events on – visit
October – date to be confirmedLong Mynd Hike – 50 mile hike in 24 hours.
07/12/2024Much Wenlock Christmas Fayre –
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