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 our 2016-17 season of events are also available to download in pdf format: 60th 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

Monday 26 June 2017

  • 19:30
    Leavers' Concert (Maidment Building)

    This concert will be performed by our very talented musicians as they prepare to leave Shrewsbury School after many terms of wonderful music-making.

    As in previous years, it promises to be a memorable and poignant event and a fantastic evening of music.

    FREE admission. Reserve your tickets at www.shrewsburyschool.ticketsource.co.uk or from Juliet Young on 01743 280812.

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Wednesday 28 June 2017

  • 18:30
    Junior School Play: 'All My Sons' (28th, 29th & 30th June) (Ashton Theatre)

    Tickets are FREE and available from Dawn Dunn - dldunn@shrewsbury.org.uk; tel. 01743 280500.

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  • 20:00
    Top Common Pop - A Concert of Popular Music (Marquee)

    An evening of the very best of Shrewsbury musical talent, the concert is both directed and performed by our own singers and instrumentalists, performing some great covers as well as their own songs too.

    Please feel free to bring along your own seating and picnics, from 6.30pm onwards.  No charge for admission, but please give generously to the pupils' chosen charities. There will be a Charities Committee stall within the marquee selling food and drink to both pupils and parents.

    The Shrewsbury School Parents' Association will be operating a cash bar throughout the evening from 6.30pm, serving a range of wines, beers, and crisps.

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Friday 30 June 2017

  • 20:30
    Eve of Speech Day Classical Gala Concert (Marquee) Picnics from 6.30pm, concert starts at 8.30pm

    The magnificent Eve of Speech Day Concert on the large stage in the main Marquee is a special 'not to be missed' event, with performances from Shrewsbury School's Symphony and Wind Orchestras.

    Highlights will include the Symphony Orchestra playing 'An American in Paris' by George Gershwin, music from Star Wars, Star Trek and Pirates of the Caribbean, and Last Night of the Proms favourites Elgar's Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1, Jerusalem and the Fantasia on Sea Songs.

    The Wind Orchestra will be playing a wonderful piece called 'Cartoon' and the Symphony Orchestra will also perform some of the repertoire from their Cadogan Hall Concert, including 'Finlandia' by Sibelius, the last movement of Haydn's Symphony No. 104 and the fabulous 'Danzon No. 2' by the Mexican composer Marquez.

    Feel free to bring along a picnic and enjoy the wonderful surroundings of the Shrewsbury School grounds prior to the concert.

    The Shrewsbury School Parents' Association will be operating a cash bar throughout the evening from 6.30pm, serving a range of wines, beers, and crisps.

    Free admission. Reserve your concert tickets at www.shrewsburyschool.ticketsource.co.uk or from Dawn Dunn on 01743 280500.

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