Guest Night


On Friday October the 12th, The Shrewsbury Drapers were pleased to welcome Members, guests and friends to their annual Guest Night. The reception was held in the Trinity Chapel of St Marys where the entries and prize winners for the annual Textile Design Competition were on display. At the reception the Master, Mary Rose Bone, presented a cheque for £2500 to The Bookfest Charity which had been the Masters Charity for 2018.

Following the reception a dinner was held in Drapers Hall with speeches by the Master and replying on behalf of the guests Professor Lalage Bown, OBE who entertained us with a number of facts about the Drapers and Shrewsbury that she had unearthed.

The guests included representatives from The London Drapers, The Haberdashers of London, The Merchant Taylors of York, The Livery Company of Wales, Worcester Clothiers, Coventry Drapers and The Incorporation of Weavers, Fullers and Shearman of Exeter



Vacancies in our Almshouses occur from time to time and we currently have a ground floor, one bedroom apartment at Drapers Place shortly becoming available. If you would like to register your interest please complete our Application Form and we will contact you. Details of the accomodation are on this website - look under Almshouses and  Drapers Place