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Ludlow Winter Festival

Ludlow Winter Festival returns this year from 24 – 26 November with a packed programme of activities in Ludlow and as part of this, Ludlow Food Festival have partnered with Ludlow Castle to open up the castle after hours for three exclusive evenings. Visitors can experience the historic castle as they never have before as the ruins are transformed with a spectacular light show. There will be entertainment from Macy O, Revival, Steady Edd & The Boogiemen, Bella Acapella, Choral Diversity, Ludlow Male Voice Choir and the Ludlow Town Band. There will a selection of food and drink to enjoy from firm favourites of Ludlow Food Festival, including Hobsons Brewery, Nixons Farms, Pizza Girls, Le Flip Creperie and Drink Up Coffee.

The Beacon Rooms in the Castle will be home to a festive Maker’s Market, where you can indulge yourselves in a spot of Christmas shopping. There will be something for everyone with a range of traders so plenty of opportunity to find those special gifts. Exhibitors include:

  • Jules Avery Ceramics
  • Alexa Summers – Local artist – prints, cards, decorations
  • Dizzy Cat – Handmade Luscious Bath Treats
  • Kirkwood Distillery – Small batch distiller
  • Lyn Evans artist – Prints, cards
  • Shropshire Salumi – Locally made artisan salumi
  • Travelling Weaver – Basketry and willow crafts
  • Larches Alpaca – Alpaca products
  • Sue Chadwick Jewellery
  • Julian Road – Ludlow made Tweed Clothing
  • Toots Sweets – Award winning chocolatier
  • AppleTeme – Local apple juice producer
  • Sarah Redland Pottery – Local Potter
  • Bee Biotic – beeswax food wraps/skincare and candle kits
  • Silver King Jewellery
  • Bramble Art – wildlife artist

The evenings at Ludlow Castle are part of a wider series of events involving many businesses throughout the town. Highlights include the town’s Christmas lights switch on, Santa’s Grotto and Christmas market in the square, late night shopping from Ludlow’s independent shops, Christmas Bazaar at St Lawrence’s Church, Young Farmers Christmas Lights Tractor Run, live Folk Music at Ludlow Assembly Rooms and a Winter Ball at The Feathers Hotel. For more details about these events visit the website.

Tickets for the Ludlow Winter Festival are available to purchase now on the Ludlow Castle Website

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Event Location

Castle Sq, Ludlow SY8 1AX

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