This year Ludlow Food Festival is 24 years old. Held from Friday 7 – Sunday 9 September at Ludlow Castle, Shropshire.
Ludlow Food Festival is one of the town’s biggest events of the year, regularly attracting around 15,000 people to the grounds of Ludlow Castle across three days. The UK’s first food festival, Ludlow Food Festival was established back in 1995 and continues to push the agenda on food issues, attract the top names from the culinary world and celebrate local producers from the Marches area.
Headliners for 2018 include Headliners include Wahaca founder Thomasina Miers, Saturday Kitchen regular Brad Carter and multi-award winning food writer Rachel Roddy, Michelin starred chefs and over 180 different food and drink producers.
With a whole array of things to do and get involved, with be sure to plan your itinerary before arriving so you are all set to explore the Festival.
There is plenty happening all weekend. A huge range of produce will be available to sample and buy throughout the weekend too, everything from fresh vegetables to chocolate, from locally produced meats and cheese to unusual wines and beers, honeys and herbs and much more.
The Friday night will also see a brand new Fire & Feast event celebrating outdoor cooking in the Castle, whilst Saturday night sees Rachel Roddy and Claire Thomson taking over the newly opened Dinham Weir House with an exclusive one-night only menu.
The Ludlow Food Festival opens on Friday 7th September from 10am-5pm, Saturday 8th from 10am-6.30pm and Sunday 9th from 10am-5pm.