Shrewsbury Cathedral


Shrewsbury Cathedral SY1 1TE. Very limited parking, otherwise in town car parks. Wheelchair access.

Press Release
Songs from The Americas.  A unique concert on June 29th at Shrewsbury RC Cathedral. Midlands Chorale, under their young American conductor Daniel Galbreath, will perform music from the US and Latin America spanning 5 centuries. Drums, multiple other timpani, guitars, recorders, and keyboard will accompany the choir as they sing Incan processional music, Mexican Baroque Cathedral pieces, Cuban love songs, songs from the Appalachian gospel bluegrass tradition, and one of the great classics of Latin American Music – Arial Ramirez’ 1964 Misa Criolla(Creole Mass), which incorporates Argentinian street dance rhythms, and is a powerhouse of excitement, contrasts and expressiveness. This concert may change what people think of when they think of “choral music”. Tickets available from Theatre Severn / OMH 01743-281281
Proceeds to Samaritans

The Cathedral Church of Our Lady Help of Christians and Saint Peter of Alcantara "Shrewsbury Cathedral"

Shrewsbury Cathedral is dedicated to Our Lady Help of Christians and Saint Peter of Alcantara.  It is the Mother Church of the Diocese of Shrewsbury and the seat of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury.  The Cathedral was designed by Edward Pugin, opened in 1856 and contains seven stained glass windows of the 1910s, 20s and 30s by the world renowned Margaret Rope, of the Arts and Crafts movement.


The Cathedral is open to visitors from Easter to the end of October Monday to Friday 1pm to 4pm and Saturday 10am to 4pm.  The rest of the year for services and Saturdays 10am to 4pm only.  Learn more about the building and work of the church community from their website.

Photo: Cathedral website.