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Events in Ludlow and Shropshire

Ludlow Food Festival

With so much going on throughout the year there is always a good excuse to come to Ludlow and South Shropshire. Sutton Court Farm Holiday Cottages makes an ideal place to stay whether sampling the wares at the Ludlow Food Festival, placing a wager at Ludlow Race Course or enjoying a wide range of music and art at the Fringe Festival. Ludlow also stages the Spring Festival, the sister event to the food festival which happens in May. Further Afield you can enjoy the Burwarton Show – one of the countries biggest agricultural fairs, Shrewsbury Flower Show and Shrewsbury Folk Festival. Late in the year comes the Ludlow Medieval Fayre, which, like the Spring and Food Festivals, is held in the grounds of Ludlow Castle. For the past couple of years Sutton Court Farm has had the honour of hosting some of the musicians that perform at the fayre.

If you after something smaller and more eclectic there are numerous smaller events around Ludlow and Shropshire that are worth looking in to including the Bishops Castle Beer Festival and the Michaelmas Day celebrations, the Sheep Music Festival held in Presteigne and many others.

Here are a selection of the best annual events in Ludlow and Shropshire:

Ludlow Spring Festival Ludlow Spring Festival - Ludlow Spring Festival is the sister event of the Food Festival organised by the same team with a similar vibe, but takes place in May so gets the festival season off to a great start. Like the Food Festival, the event takes place in the dramatic setting of Ludlow Castle. The SIBA (Society of Independent …
Ludlow Food Festival Ludlow Food Festival - Ludlow Food Festival was started in 1995 as a way of promoting the small food and drink producers of Ludlow and the surrounding area. It started as a relatively low key affair in the Castle Square but rapidly grew and then moved into the Ludlow Castle grounds. The area has always had an abundance of …
Burwarton Show Burwarton Show - The Burwarton Show is organised by the Burwarton Agricultural Society and is one of the biggest agricultural shows in the country.  Hundreds of trade exhibitors from all over Shropshire and beyond are joined by conservation and wildlife groups, food producers, local farms and livestock, food producers, craft demonstrations, and horticultural displays. The main ring hosts …