Shrewsbury has got so much going for it.

Shrewsbury Folk Festival takes up residence from August 24 to 27 in various marquees and tents on a welcoming, family-friendly riverside site, located 10-15 minutes walk from the train station. The line-up includes Richard Thompson Electric Trio, Steeleye Span, Turin Brakes (pictured), Steve Harley And Cockney Rebel, Show Of Hands and Gretchen Peters.

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