Summer Fete and Dog Show

Shrewsbury Abbey 25 Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury

Fete Join us for a Fun filled Day for the Summer Fete and Inaugural Abbey Dog Show Stalls from 10am until 3pm Best Cat Photo Judging 11am Dog Show Registration 11.30am Dog Show Judging 12.00pm Most Handsome Hound Most Beautiful Bitch Best Pup Golden Oldie Best Rescue Dog with the Waggiest Tail Best Trick Dog that looks most like it's Owner Best Fancy Dress Dog the Judge Would most like to take home Best Child Handler Bouncy Castle, Face painting, China Smash Shy, Giant Bubbles, Raffle, Tombola, Cake Stalls, Decorate a Gingerbread, Crafts, Books   If you would like a stall or for any further information please email 

Shropshire Scribes – Hands Across the Centuries and The Natural World

This exhibition of calligraphy will be the culmination of the Shropshire Scribes exhibition season during 2021. Work from Hands across the Centuries an exhibition held in earlier in the year in Hereford Cathedral Chained library. Comparing present day calligraphy with images of medieval manuscripts which inspired it. And exhibits from The Natural World, an exhibition at Bear Steps in August 2021, will display calligraphy that takes its inspiration from various aspects of nature Thanks to Hereford Cathedral for the image

The Natural World – Autumn Flower Festival 2021

Shrewsbury Abbey 25 Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury

The Shrewsbury Flower Club are presenting "The Natural World Festival" - a stunning display of floral arrangements and installations Refreshments will be available on Friday and Saturday. Donations gratefully received for Entry Shrewsbury Flower Club

Words to be Seen, Images to be Read

Shrewsbury Abbey 25 Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury

Words to be Seen, Images to be Read - The Forms and Functions of Medieval Manuscript Illumination By Professor Michelle Brown Michelle is one of the leading experts of Medieval Manuscripts. She was the Curator of Illuminated Manuscripts at the British Library and Professor of Manuscript Studies at the University of London. Prof Brown has written many books, features on TV and Radio and lectures worldwide. Tickets are £10 (excluding Booking Fee). Tickets are available via Eventbrite with the link below: Or send a Cheque made payable to Shrewsbury Abbey in an envelope marked Michelle Brown Lecture and a SAE With an engaging style Michelle presents a fascinating topic with good humour. As a result the lectures are engaging and captivating, appealing to a wide audience. The illustrated talk will look at the styles and purpose of manuscript illumination. She will Examine the wider historical and cultural context and the effect of the manuscripts on the Arts. How the manuscripts affect architecture, sculpture, metal work and stained glass. Manuscripts connected to Shrewsbury and the local area will be featured, including the historical works of Orderic Vitalis. Orderic was born in Shropshire in 1075. He was the boy prodigy of Shrewsbury…