Ludlow Winter Festival

Ludlow Winter Festival 2023.

Kick-start your festive season with Ludlow's wonderful Winter Festival; a series of events including lights, music, Santa, food, crafts and more hosted around the town over the weekend. See below for more...

5-10pm: Castle Light Trail, Music & Food, Ludlow Castle

As part of Ludlow Winter Festival and the Ludlow Christmas light switch-on, Ludlow Castle & Ludlow Food Festival are pleased to present a magical evening. You will experience the castle as you never have before. Buildings will be transformed with lights and music and you never know, we might even be able to make in snow.......

The circular route will bring you to Castle House Gardens where you can enjoy some festive entertainment from local choirs, bands and singers, enjoy mulled wine, and feast with firm favourites from Ludlow Food Festival. Be sure to stop off at the Artisan Makers Market in the Beacon Rooms, with plenty of opportunity to find those special Christmas gifts.

Early bird tickets for local residents on sale from Monday 2nd October and general sale from Friday 6th November. Tickets can be purchased HERE

5-9pm: Makers Market, Castle Beacon Rooms

Late Night Shopping
Ludlow's independent shops will be keeping their doors open whilst the tractors parade through town, so take the opportunity to kick-start (or complete!) your Christmas Shopping.

7-9pm: Christmas Bazaar, Poetry, Pizza & Beer, St Laurence's Church
7pm: Orleton Young Farmer Club (YFC) festive tractor run

7.30pm: Folk Music, Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Ludlow Folk' have been curating the pop-up Folk Cafe events at Bill's Kitchen over the last year. We've had several sell out evenings with incredible musicians entertaining well fed customers. Come and enjoy a showcase some of the area's finest folk musicians - tickets are just £5 and you can choose to book dinner at Bill's Kitchen beforehand if you wish to make a night of it!

9am-6pm: Christmas Market
10am-5pm: Craft Fair & Refreshments, St Laurence's Church
1-9pm: Makers Market, Castle Beacon Rooms
2-4pm: Santa's Grotto, Market Square
5pm: Christmas Lights Switch On
5-10pm: Castle Light Trail, Music & Food, Ludlow Castle
6.30pm: Winter Ball, Feathers Hotel

7.30pm: Open Mic, Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Mark Richards from the Rhythm Thieves will be organising the LAR Winter Festival Open Mic. Come along after you've enjoyed the atmosphere of the Christmas Lights switch on and enjoy listening to a variety of local talents in Oscars. The bar will be well stocked, we look forward to seeing you there!

9am-4pm: Christmas Market
4pm: Christmas Concert, St Laurence's Church
2-9pm: Makers Market, Castle Beacon Rooms
5-9pm: Castle Light Trail, Music & Food, Ludlow Castle


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