Cheers! It’s Ludlow Spring Festival time again

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Every year revellers head to Ludlow Castle for the Spring Festival a weekend packed with fun festivities that start and ends with food and drink.

The Spring Festival bills itself as like a beer festival but with more. Plainly, it’s the classic cars that ahem, revvs up the fun!

The festival, which begins the evening of the 10th May and runs the 11th & 12th May, showcases some of the area’s pioneering food and drink producers. On the first evening there is the ‘Festival Pub’, where you can ‘Meet the Brewer’, ask any burning questions while sampling the winning entries from SIBA’s Wales & West Competition. All tickets are £5 on opening evening.

Naturally, for connoisseurs and enthusiasts the big highlight over the weekend is the impressive line-up of over 200 real ales, craft beers and ciders, wines and spirits. Not to mention, the tempting range of food stalls selling freshly prepared, locally sourced food-to-go.

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 Music on Tap!

Plus, there’s nothing like enjoying a glass of ale and a bite to eat while listening to live music under the big tent. This year the musical line-up includes festival favourites, Call of the Kraken and XL5 along with local talent.

There’s also the chance over the weekend to join the ‘Talks & Tipples’ sessions to learn something new on topics from foraging, cheese,through to gin, vodka, whisky and wine.

What to expect:

  • 2 days of fun, 1 unique location

  • 200 ales, beers, ciders, wines and spirits

  • 150 classic vehicles

  • 60 local food and drink producers

  • Live music

  • Free ‘Talks and Tipples’ sessions with some of the region’s finest producers

  • Car, wine and jewellery valuations with Brightwells Auctioneers

  • Free hands-on kids’ cookery demonstrations 

Full details and latest line-up can be found at

On Friday 10th May tickets are £5, there are special rates for weekend, family and evening only. Children under 5 are free. There is still time for pre festival prices, for more ticket information click here.



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