Shrewsbury School

Music Events

Hardly a week goes by at Shrewsbury without something musical happening.  For a full listing of all events, please see our Calendar.

Details of our 2017-18 season of events are also available to download in pdf format: 61st Season of the Performing Arts at Shrewsbury School - brochure

For further information and tickets to free concerts or to be added to our mailing list, please contact Juliet Young, Operations and Events Manager on 01743 280812 or

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

Forthcoming Music events for the current term

Saturday 23 June 2018

    Movin' On - A Blues and Pop Concert performed by pupils and staff (Maidment Building)

Monday 25 June 2018

    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 or from Juliet Young on 01743 280812.

Friday 29 June 2018

    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.

    The sparkling programme includes popular classics, music from screen and stage, and finishes with a Last Night of the Proms finish. Something for all tastes and ages!

    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.

    Free admission. Reserve your concert tickets at

Monday 20 August 2018

    'Rebecca - The Drowned Bride' at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 20th - 25th August (Paradise in Augustines, venue 152)

    ‘Rebecca – The Drowned Bride’ is the latest in a long and distinguished list of home-grown Shrewsbury School musicals, with lyrics by Director of Drama Helen Brown, music by Director of Music John Moore and featuring a hugely talented young cast.

    It will be performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival each day from Monday 20th to Saturday 25th August at 1.15pm at Paradise in Augustines (venue 152), 41 George IV Bridge, EH1 1EL.

    The show received rave reviews from audiences when it was performed in workshop in the Ashton Theatre in February (see review and photo gallery). The final version promises to be very special indeed.

    Please do come and see it live in Edinburgh! Tickets will be available from

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