🎨Unlock your creativity with exclusive art activities for Art Behind Bars, running over May half term from 25th May - 2nd June 2024🖌️ Learn More

Art Behind Bars

Unlocking Creativity Behind Bars

Join us at Shrewsbury Prison for a renowned prison experience plus gain free access to a series of four specially curated art activities, designed to provide both fun and insightful learning experiences, making them perfect for families, art enthusiasts, and curious minds of all ages.

Event Overview

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May Half Term - Art Behind Bars Workshops

Featured Activities

  • Prison Pictures: Dive into the world of prisoner-made art and create your own masterpiece. 
  • Matchstick Mayhem: Build and craft using simple materials with complex imagination. 
  • Fingerprinting Frescoes: Turn your fingerprints into a colourful canvas. 
  • Cuddly Creations: Design and create your own furry friend in this family-friendly activity.
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May Half Term Art Behind Bars

Why Visit?

Unique Art Activites: Engage in hands-on activities perfect for families and children looking for a blend of fun and learning. 

Educational Experience: Each activity is designed to educate and inspire, using the rich historical backdrop of Shrewsbury Prison to enhance the learning experience. 

A Family-Friendly Event: With activities designed to be accessible for all ages, it’s the perfect family outing for the May half term. 

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Children running through A Wing at Shrewsbury Prison

Kickstart Your Experience  

Take a Self-Guided Tour or join a Guided Tour and delve deeper into the rich tales and dark history of The World’s Most Interactive Prison.

Want something different?

Try to break out of a real prison cell by experiencing one of our renowned Escape Rooms, includes a Self-Guided Tour.   

All Shrewsbury Prison ticket and Annual Pass holders will gain access to our Art Behind Bars activities.

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Opening Hours

Mon-Sun: 10am-5pm