Music and Arts Events

Listed below is a selection of Music, Drama and Arts events taking place at Shrewsbury School.  For a full listing of all events here, please see our Calendar.

Details of events are also available to download in pdf format: 59th Season of the Performing Arts at Shrewsbury School - brochure

For further information and tickets to free concerts, please contact Juliet Young, Operations and Events Manager on 01743 280812 or jyoung@shrewsbury.org.uk.

Follow Shrewsbury Music and Arts Events on Twitter for regular news and updates: @ShrewsEvents

Forthcoming Music and Arts events for the current term

Friday 6 May 2016

  • 13:30
    Music: Lunchtime Concert (Maidment Building)

    The weekly lunchtime concerts given by students at the School are of an excellent standard and a wonderful opportunity for many of the School's extremely talented musicians to perform in public.

    The concerts are open for anyone to attend and there is no charge for admission.

    Each concert lasts about half an hour, and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided afterwards.

    This week’s lunchtime concert programme:

    'Poor Boy' (Traditional)
    Stephanie Worthington and Olivia Moir

    'Somewhere over the Rainbow' from ‘The Wizard of Oz’ by Arlen
    Mary Lees

    ‘Til there was you' from ‘The Music Man’ by Meredith Willson
    Abi Watkinson

    Chorale - Bach
    Anna Cowan

    'Not a day goes by' from ‘Merrily We Roll Along’ by Sondheim
    Eve Hartley

    'Clusters of crocus/Come into my garden' from ‘The Secret Garden’ by Lucy Simon
    Emily Hartland and Amelia Cox

    'God help the Outcasts' from ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ by Mencken
    Theo Jarvis

    'The Rose' by McBroom
    Singing Group

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  • 19:30
    Junior Concert (Maidment Auditorium)

    This is a new concert for this year, designed to give some of our younger players their own platform for performances. Do come along to a joyful celebration of young Salopian musical talent.

    Admission FREE with a retiring collection for the School's nominated charities.

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Sunday 8 May 2016

  • 20:00
    Music: Open Mic Night (Maidment Building)
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Friday 13 May 2016

  • 13:30
    Music: Lunchtime Concert (Maidment Building)
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Friday 20 May 2016

  • 13:30
    Music: Lunchtime Concert (Maidment Building)
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Friday 27 May 2016

  • 13:30
    Music: Lunchtime Concert (Maidment Building)
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Wednesday 8 June 2016

  • 18:30
    Music: Summer Organ Recital (Chapel)
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  • 19:30
    Art Society: ''A Journey to Landscape and Echoes'': John Doubleday (Art School)

    John Doubleday is a British sculptor and painter famous for his public sculptures. Since his first show at the Waterhouse Gallery in London in 1968, he has enjoyed more than 30 one-man exhibitions in Britain, America and the Continent.

    His commissioned portraits include: The Queen (Gibraltar), HRH Prince Philip (Royal Marines Museum), Isambard Kingdom Brunel (Bristol and Paddington Station), Charlie Chaplin (Leicester Square, London), The Beatles (Liverpool), Sherlock Holmes (Baker Street), Gerald Durrell (the Durrell Wildlife Park, Jersey) and Nelson Mandela (South Africa).

    There will be a private view of John's work at Hambrook House, 13 Kennedy Road, Shrewsbury SY3 7AD on Thursday 9th June from 6.00 - 9.00pm.

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Friday 10 June 2016

  • 13:30
    Music: Lunchtime Concert (Maidment Building)
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Wednesday 15 June 2016

  • 18:30
    Music: Summer Organ Recital (Chapel)
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Friday 17 June 2016

  • 13:30
    Music: Lunchtime Concert (Maidment Building)
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Saturday 18 June 2016

  • 10:00
    Music: ABRSM Music Theory Exam (Maidment Building)
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Wednesday 22 June 2016

  • 18:30
    Music: Summer Organ Recital (Chapel)
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Monday 27 June 2016

  • 9:00
    Art: End of Year Exhibition (open all week) (Art School)
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Tuesday 28 June 2016

  • 19:30
    Music: Leavers' Concert (Maidment Building)
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Wednesday 29 June 2016

  • 18:30
    Junior School Play ''The Picture of Dorian Gray'' (Ashton Theatre)
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  • 20:00
    Music: A Concert of Light Popular Music (Marquee)
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Thursday 30 June 2016

  • 19:30
    Junior School Play ''The Picture of Dorian Gray'' (Ashton Theatre)
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Friday 1 July 2016

  • 18:30
    Junior School Play ''The Picture of Dorian Gray'' (Ashton Theatre)
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  • 20:00
    Music: Eve of Speech Day Classical Gala Concert (Marquee) Picnics from 6.30pm, concert starts at 8pm
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