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Published : 29/Jul/2020

We've been so grateful for your support and patience this year. Here's a quick update on our re-opening and future plans.


The cinema at OMH remains closed for now, but that won't stop us bringing you fantastic films on the big screen. Our film programme has moved temporarily to Theatre Severn where we can offer more seats and maintain social distancing for audiences. Screenings are available daily, Monday to Saturday. Check film listings via the link below.

view film listings @theatresevern

We know how much our audiences have missed visiting the cinema in recent months, and the team at Theatre Severn have put everything in place to make your visit a safe and enjoyable experience.


The Cafe Bar is open again and we hope to welcome you soon to the Old Market Hall... OUTSIDE! We're bringing the Cafe Bar to you, with the introduction of tables and seating outside in the heart of Shrewsbury's historic square. 

To safeguard the well-being of both staff and visitors as the Cafe Bar re-opens, we have also made a few other changes to our usual set-up:

  • Upon arrival, please wait to be seated and use the hand sanitiser available

  • We support NHS Test and Trace as part of the ongoing response to COVID-19. You will be asked for a few details on arrival.

  • A table service will be provided by a designated member of staff. Please use the disposable menu provided to make your order

  • Card payments only, preferably contactless

  • Please maintain 2 metre social distancing during your visit

Our team have undergone extensive training in order to work safely to Covid-19 regulations which includes extra hand washing and sanitising, personal protective equipment and social distancing.

OMH OUTSIDE will be open 10am - 4pm, Monday to Saturday.

Best wishes from all of us at OMH


If you are yet to contact us about your tickets for any events which have been cancelled or rescheduled due to our recent closure, please contact the Box Office (01743 281281) when convenient. A full list of confirmed cancellations or rescheduled dates can be found below. Please note that Box Office telephone service is currently operating reduced opening hours of 10am - 2pm, Monday to Friday. Box Office are currently unable to accept payments but seat reservations can be made. 


Original date(s)      
Fri 27 Mar - Thu 2 Apr Radioactive (12A) Cancelled  
Tuesday 31 March In Search of Haydn Cancelled  
Wednesday 1 April Swan Lake (ROH Live) Cancelled  
Fri 3 - Tue 7 April Portrait of a Lady on Fire Cancelled  
Sat 4 - Thu 9 April The Call of the Wild (PG) Cancelled  
Monday 6 April Easter Parade (U) Cancelled  
Tuesday 7 April Easter in Art Cancelled Will return in 2021
Wed 8 - Thu 9 April The Great Buster Cancelled  
Sunday 19 April And Then We Danced (15) Cancelled  
Wednesday 22 April Elvis: That's the Way It is Rescheduled Thursday 13 August 2020
@ Theatre Severn 
Fri 24 - Sun 26 April Misbehaviour (12A)  Cancelled  
Tuesday 28 April The Prado Museum TBC  
Wednesday 29 April King John (RSC Live) TBC  
Thursday 28 May The Dante Project (ROH Live) Cancelled  
Wednesday 3 June Hermitage: The Power of Art Cancelled  
Friday 12 June Berlin Philharmoniker Live Cancelled  
Saturday 13 June Puss in Boots  Cancelled   
Monday 6 July Frida Kahlo Rescheduled Tuesday 20 October 2020
@ Theatre Severn
Thursday 23 July NT Live: Jack Absolute Flies Again Cancelled  


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