Check out all of our venues including address details and maps over on our Venues page.


The Rainbow Film Festival endeavour to make the festival accessible to as many people as possible. Please check our Accessibility Statement for more details.

Directions to Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury is the county town of Shropshire. As England’s largest inland county, Shropshire is easy to find! The county is situated between the West Midlands and Wales. Use the links on this page to plan your route. Follow the link to ShropMap for interactive maps of Shropshire which includes roads, towns, villages and places of interest.

By Car

The Old Market Hall is located near to Barker Street Car Park. If using a satnav system please use the post code SY1 1LH.

The Hive is located 4 minutes walk from St Julian’s Friars Car Park. If using a satnav system please use the post code SY1 1XL.

Other Available Parking

By Bus

Shrewsbury Bus Station is about a ten-minute walk from the OMH and 15 from the Hive.

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Directions to Oswestry

By Car

Kinokulture is located close to Oswestry Library and the castle. If using a satnav system use the post code: SY11 1JN


The Horsemarket car park is about a five-minute walk:

By Bus

Oswestry Bus Station is about 10 minutes walk from Kinokulture

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By Train/Air

For the OMH and the Hive, the nearest train station is Shrewsbury, located in the town centre. The station has good links with Wolverhampton, Birmingham and Manchester as well as many smaller nearby towns (e.g. Church Stretton, Craven Arms, Chester, Wellington and Telford). The railway station is located within a 10 minute walk from The Old Market Hall and 11 minutes walk from The Hive.

There is no railway station in Oswestry, the nearest is at Gobowen, but to link with buses or taxis maybe complicated

The nearest airport is Birmingham International which has a rail station with direct trains to Shrewsbury; journey times depend on the time of day; usually about 90 minutes (the same by car)

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Transport for Wales

West Midlands Railways

Avanti West Coast also run a train service, which links Shrewsbury direct to London, and includes the nearby towns of: Wellington, Telford, Wolverhampton, Birmingham and Birmingham International

For more information visit:

Avanti West Coast


There are loads of great places to stay in Shrewsbury and Oswestry, however we recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment. See our recommended Accommodation page for nearby hotels to our venues.