Shrewsbury School

eNewsletter: Friday 23rd February 2018

Notices to Parents and Guardians

Shrewsbury School musical highlights in Hereford, Oxford, Birmingham and Shrewsbury this term

We have a veritable feast of major musical events taking place during this second half of term and we very much hope that as many parents, guardians and friends of Shrewsbury School as possible will be able to come and enjoy them.

Next Wednesday 28th February at 5.30pm, the Chapel Choir will be singing Evensong in Hereford Cathedral, which will be followed by a Drinks Reception for all members of the congregation at the nearby Hereford Left Bank Village, in the Garden Room.

On Saturday 3rd March at 7.30pm, our Music Scholars and other top musicians will be performing a Concert of Chamber Music at the Holywell Music Room, Oxford. Tickets are free, and you are also warmly invited to join us for a pre-concert Drinks Reception in the Oxford University Museum of Natural History from 6.00pm.

On Sunday 18th March at 7.30pm, the School Symphony and Wind Orchestras will be joining forces with the Shrewsbury School Community and Chapel Choirs for a Gala Concert in Birmingham Town Hall. The programme will include Mozart’s wonderful Requiem and works for Symphony and Wind Orchestras. Tickets are £10 and available from the Birmingham Town Hall Box Office, or 0121 780 3333. We very much hope that as many audience members as possible will join us for a Drinks Reception from 6.15pm in the Birmingham Art Gallery nextdoor to the Town Hall.

We will also be organising a Supporters' Coach to Birmingham, departing from the Alington Hall at 4.30pm and returning to Shrewsbury School after the concert. Tickets for this are £10 per person and must be booked in advance, please, via the Marketing Office

And as if all that wasn't enough, next Friday 2nd March at 7.30pm, we are thrilled to be welcoming pianist Steven Osborne - one of Britain's most notable and exciting musicians - to perform a Recital of Piano Music in the Alington Hall. Tickets are still available via

Full details of all these concerts are included under 'Forthcoming Events' below.

School trips and expeditions 2018-2019

Please use the following link to find information on the forthcoming trips and expeditions planned for the year ahead: Shrewsbury School trips 2018-2019

Full details on each of these will be published and circulated to parents in due course, but we hope you will find it useful for family holiday planning purposes to have a general overview of what is being planned and organised for the year ahead. Please do not hesitate to contact the individual member of staff organising the trip for further details, or contact the Deputy Head Co-Curricular ( for more general enquiries.

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