Shrewsbury Heritage Week 2021

11th September 2021

Drapers Hall Preservation Trust,

Drapers Hall, St. Marys Place, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1DZ

Drapers Hall is one of a handful of ancient English guild halls run and managed by the original company .

The Drapers were wool and woollen cloth merchants. Drapers Hall was built in 1575 and retains original features and furniture from the 17th century

A talk on the history of the Shrewsbury Drapers Company and the building will commence at 11-00 and will be given by Nigel J Hinton a past master.

Opening Times Saturday 11 September 2021: 11.00 – 12.00 after the lecture the Hall will be wiped down and remain available to view until 14.00

We have reached our capacity for Saturday and unfortunately no more bookings can be accepted, if you remain interested please register at the email address below and another date will be arranged in the future

Booking Contact: email -

Access:This is an ancient building with uneven steps and floors. There are two uneven steps at the entrance to the Hall

Directions: The Hall is opposite the east door of St Mary's Church on Dogpole in Shrewsbury

Organised by: Shrewsbury Drapers Hall Preservation Trust

Shrewsbury Heritage Week run from 11-19th September 2021



The Heritage Trail is a self-guided walking tour of the buildings associated with the Drapers Company around the centre of Shrewsbury with some brief details of their history.

The Trail starts in the Square and finish at Drapers Hall.  Individuals are responsible for their own safety.

Download the Heritage Trail from link below




Vacancies in our Almshouses occur from time to time and are advertised on this website. 

 If you would like to register your interest please complete our Application Form and we will contact you. Details of the eligibility criteria and accomodation are on this website - look under Almshouses.