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Your Visit

Market Drayton is the third largest market town in Shropshire with a population of 12,000 and is within easy reach of Stoke-on-Trent, Nantwich, Shrewsbury and Chester. It is within easy reach of the M6 and M54 motorways with access to Birmingham and Manchester.

Getting here

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Access Information
We aim to make everyone feel welcome at the Festival Drayton Centre. Staff and volunteers are available to help, so please ask us if you need any assistance. To ensure any special requirements you have are met, we would encourage you to contact the Box Office/Reception in advance of your visit. 

  • Access to the first floor can be gained via a lift
  • Wheelchair accessible toilets are available on all floors
  • Parking spaces for wheelchair users are available on the Pay and Display car park, opposite the venue on Frogmore Road
  • The Auditorium is equipped with an infra-red system for the hard of hearing; headsets or neck loops are provided 
  • Induction Loop system operates in the rest of the building
  • Guide dogs and assistance dogs are welcome in all parts of the building



Opening hours
Reception/Box Office
Mon 9.30am - 4pm 6.30pm - 9pm
Tue 9.30am - 4pm 6.30pm - 9pm
Wed 9.30am - 4pm 6.30pm - 9pm
Thu 9.30am - 9pm Open all day
Fri 9.30am - 4pm 6.30pm - 9pm
Sat 9.30am - 2pm * 

Coffee Shop
9.30am - 1.45pm Monday to Saturday

Coffee Shop and Licensed Bar

Open 45 minutes before the performance start of a live event, film or satellite screening.



Useful Local Websites


Shropshire Tourism:


Virtual Shropshire:


The local area:


Market Drayton Town Council:



Accommodation link


If you are planning to stay nearby, check Hotels Combined for accommodation in Market Drayton.


The Festival Drayton Centre reserves the right to make changes, alterations and cancellations to any event, at any time.