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Shrewsbury Prison is back with another great value February Half Term Promotion

Shrewsbury Prison is back with another great value February Half Term Promotion

23rd January 2023

  It feels like we’ve only just entered 2023, but already February half term is fast-approaching, so much so, that most may not have had the chance to give a second thought to how to entertain the whole family during this little break. Stuck on what to do with the kids? Shrewsbury Prison has come […]

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December's Educational Tours

December's Educational Tours

5th January 2023

Amongst the hustle and bustle of December with Christmas arriving quickly, Educational Visits at Shrewsbury Prison were coming to an end for 2022. From quotes from one school saying, “It was the best school trip they had ever done!” to stories of the shock on students faces when being issued with their standard issue orange […]

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Shrewsbury Prison Christmas Market 2022 was a Huge Success!

Shrewsbury Prison Christmas Market 2022 was a Huge Success!

27th December 2022

Over the weekend of the 10th and 11th December Shrewsbury Prison held our annual festive Christmas Market. Following the success of last year’s market with a difference combined with the recent cost of living crunch, we made the decision to once again give back to the public and residents of Shrewsbury by making entry to […]

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Shrewsbury Prison Private Party Visits were Aplenty this November

Shrewsbury Prison Private Party Visits were Aplenty this November

12th December 2022

If you’ve been keeping up with our articles for the month of November it won’t be news to you that Shrewsbury Prison has been full of Film Crews, Educational Visits, and Paranormal Encounters. You might be thinking we hadn’t possibly been able to squeeze anything else in, but we didn’t stop there! Our Activities and […]

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Shrewsbury Prison Uncovers a Month of Chilling Ghostly Sightings

Shrewsbury Prison Uncovers a Month of Chilling Ghostly Sightings

12th December 2022

Whilst the days have been taken up by lights, cameras and lots of action, with two different productions filming this November, the Paranormal world has still had a firm grasp on the cold, winter nights at Shrewsbury Prison. We have recently welcomed a new Night Supervisor to our team and it’s safe to say that […]

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Shrewsbury Prison welcomes local schools for a day of discovery and learning behind bars

Shrewsbury Prison welcomes local schools for a day of discovery and learning behind bars

1st December 2022

With the Christmas period just around the corner and two productions filming on-site, November has been a busy one for Shrewsbury Prison; with only 12 days open to the public. Despite this, even with so many exciting things going on behind the scenes our amazing Heritage and Tours team still managed to welcome over 450 […]

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Shrewsbury Prison hosts unique Christmas Market Behind Bars

Shrewsbury Prison hosts unique Christmas Market Behind Bars

24th November 2022

Shrewsbury Prison is delighted to announce the Christmas Market with a difference is back for its second year. Due to popular demand, the Shrewsbury Prison Christmas Market will be running over two days this year – Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th December from 10am to 4pm. A traditional style market full of festive atmosphere, showcasing […]

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The spookiest month of the year to join us behind bars for a Paranormal Investigations at Shrewsbury Prison

The spookiest month of the year to join us behind bars for a Paranormal Investigations at Shrewsbury Prison

9th November 2022

During the spooky month of October, the paranormal sightings ramped up in the run up to the night of Halloween. Shrewsbury Prison welcomed more than 600 ghoulish guests, hoping for a glimpse of the ghosts that echo the prison’s history. We welcomed numerous Paranormal Investigation groups, including Most Haunted Experience, HD Paranormal and Haunted Happenings […]

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New Productions being filmed at Shrewsbury Prison in November

New Productions being filmed at Shrewsbury Prison in November

7th November 2022

Some very exciting things are happening here at Shrewsbury Prison this month! We are delighted and elated to announce that a number of productions are being filmed within the walls of our Victorian prison. Filming will take place from 7th – 11th November and again from 13th – 25th November 2022 and during this period […]

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A month of thought-provoking educational tours, activities and exercises with some unexpected occurrences at Shrewsbury Prison

A month of thought-provoking educational tours, activities and exercises with some unexpected occurrences at Shrewsbury Prison

26th October 2022

It’s October, the spookiest month of the year and in the run up to Halloween we have welcomed a total of over 450 students through our ghoulish gates, including Birkenhead School, Baschurch Primary School and University of Gloucester amongst more. We always love to see our primary school students getting stuck into their team building […]

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Shrewsbury Prison Welcomes Schools and Colleges for New Educational Escape Room Experiences

Shrewsbury Prison Welcomes Schools and Colleges for New Educational Escape Room Experiences

5th October 2022

The summer holidays are over and it’s back to school! This month Shrewsbury Prison has already welcomed over 220 students through its doors for the first term of the new academic year. It was a pleasure to take students, from The Streetly Academy, Parrs Wood High school, Walsall College and Oswestry School around our Victorian […]

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Shrewsbury Prison – Productions to Date Article 2022

Shrewsbury Prison – Productions to Date Article 2022

24th August 2022

Over the years we have had an abundance of productions at Shrewsbury Prison, using this iconic building as their backdrop, which means we have seen and met a variety of different actors and celebrities. If you didn’t already know Shrewsbury Prison is the prison home for 3 major soaps; Coronation Street, Casualty and Holby City. […]

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