St Mary’s is the most complete medieval church in Shrewsbury, with world-famous stained glass. It is cared for by The Churches Conservation Trust – the national charity protecting historic churches at risk.
Visitors can enjoy special talks, tours and performances:
Free recorder performance by ‘Tempus Infinitum’ – Friday 8th from 11:30am until 2pm
• Drop in to hear this Birmingham ensemble perform from their repertoire of early recorder music from the Baroque and Renaissance period.
Looking Up; A Stained Glass Tour of St. Mary’s - Thursday 7th, Friday 8th & Saturday 9th at 2pm
• Join us to discover the history behind the beautiful glass housed at St. Mary’s Church, from the world-famous fourteenth-century Jesse window to the remarkable examples brought from Europe and installed during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Free guided talk lasting 30 minutes.
Altar Cloths Uncovered - Friday 8th & Saturday 9th 1pm-4pm
• We will be opening up our altar cloths cupboard up to the public to have a look at the intricate design and colours of these amazing textiles. We will also answer your questions about the significance of the colours and the history of the cloths. Free; drop-in.
The church will be free to enter and open to explore from 10am until 4pm Thursday 7th to Saturday 9th, with the Battlefield 1403 café serving delicious cakes and lunches.
This February, we will celebrate Shrewsbury as "The Origin of Independent Thinking" and birthplace of Charles Darwin -...
Brick History takes you on a journey through pivotal moments in world history, modelled in LEGO® bricks. This is...
Join one of our Visitor Information Centre guides exploring Shrewsbury and the places associated with Charles Darwin.Due...
SHREWSBURY FLEA is a fabulous mixture of Antiques and collectables, antique furniture, vintage clothing & fabrics,...
With stress and anxiety being so prevalent and effecting more of us than we think, Naomi...
Go along to Enginuity, near Ironbridge during the school half-term holiday between 19th...
Shropshire Council Outdoor Partnerships Team are delighted to be welcoming renowned...
Discover more about digital coding at a new series of workshops for all ages in the...
This is the official tourism and visitor website for Shrewsbury provided by Shropshire Tourism, the official destination marketing organisation for Shropshire - read more