Medieval Christmas Fayre returns to stunning Ludlow castle

Advertisement Feature

Ludlow’s hugely popular Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre returns to the town’s stunning castle this month for two days.

Take a step back in time at Ludlow Castle this Christmas, with everything from jesters and giant puppets to interactive theatre, live music and fighting knights – there is a packed programme all weekend.

The Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre is on Saturday 23 November and Sunday 24 November 2019, at Ludlow Castle.

Included in the ticket price are lots of hands-on activities, from circus skills workshops and special sword school for young budding knights to have-a-go crafts. Take home a personalised spell from the Medieval Spellwright or why not make your own illuminated letter?

Something for everyone to join in

Join in with the mass carol-singing and wassailing sessions, plus there’s an interactive theatre for all ages. On Sunday, there are extra Children’s activities in the Inner Bailey all day; dress up medieval style or paint a flag to take home! See the brand new walkabout entertainment on Sunday too, with the wonderfully funny – and adorable! – Crumpet the Elf and Blitsen the Reindeer.

New this year, Ludlow Castle Medieval Christmas Fayre welcomes Diabolus In Musica, a fiery medieval musical foursome who will knock your socks off with their foot-stomping tunes! And for those with a steady aim, visitors can try axe-throwing at the Fayre for the first time alongside their ever-popular have-a-go archery.

Cheer and boo as two houses of ferocious knights pit their wits and strength against each other in the Tournament of Knights and join them on Saturday night for a fiery night finale, where the knights fight with flaming swords and mace!

Music all weekend

Enjoy more music all weekend from The Bagshotte Waytes, wandering minstrels, Fayre favourite wynndebagge and The Quire. Theatre includes the Shrewsbury Mummers, Hand to Mouth Theatre, BZ Ents’s hilarious historical re-enactments and pantomime alongside the Yarnsmith of Norwich and four fabulous jesters.

With over 100 stalls to explore, it’s the perfect opportunity to find a unique treat or the perfect gift. From historical goods, clothing and textiles, to homeware and jewellery, leatherwork, artwork, Christmas decorations and one-off ceramics.

Late Night at the Castle

From pasties and pies to roast chestnuts and venison burgers, there’s a whole array of treats to enjoy on the day or to take home as a gift. Whatever your tipple of choice, you can find something special for you, from artisan liqueurs and spirits to beautiful beers and warming beverages. On Saturday night only, the Fayre’s open until 9pm – join them for an evening only pop-up hot cocktail bar and a spectacular fiery extravaganza to round the evening off.

For more info and tickets, head to www.ludlowmedievalchristmas.co.uk

The Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre 2019
Saturday 23 November – 10am – 9pm
Sunday 24 November – 10am – 4pm
Ludlow Castle, Castle Square, Ludlow SY8 1AY

Advertisement Feature
Shropshire Live
Shropshire Live has been providing Shropshire with independent news and entertainment since 2009. Send us your news to interact@shropshirelive.com or call 01743 818 095. For advertising information call Fiona on 01743 816 817.
- Advertising -

Featured Articles

Christmas Food 2019

Where to eat and party in Shropshire Christmas and New Year 2019

The festive season is upon us and if you are looking for somewhere in Shropshire, to eat, drink and party then here is our guide.
Christmas Time - Generic - Image by Jill Wellington from Pixabay

Christmas Events and Attractions in Shropshire 2019

Christmas is such a wonderful time in Shropshire and there is so much to see and do, here are some of the great events and attractions.
General Election 2019

Election 2019: Shropshire’s Conservative MPs hold their seats

Shropshire's five Conservative MPs will be returning to Westminster to represent their constituencies following yesterday's general election.

Man suffers life threatening injuries after Telford stabbing

A 27-year-old man has suffered potentially life threatening injuries after being stabbed in a Telford street.
mobile hand generic crime B&W

County Lines: 12 sentenced for heroin and crack cocaine dealing in Shrewsbury

Twelve people have been sentenced for their part in a ‘County Lines’ drugs network operating between Merseyside and Shrewsbury.
The Shrewsbury Club is looking forward to hosting the prestigious $60,000 tournament. Photo: Richard Dawson Photography

World Tennis Tour $60,000 event to return to Shrewsbury in March

Top players from around the world will compete to lift the Citroen Trophy when a leading international women’s tennis tournament returns to Shrewsbury next year.
2019 Senior Champion - Stephen Davies being presented with the Colin Turner Seniors Championship Trophy by Captain Colin Turner

New Seniors Championship Trophy for Bridgnorth Golf Club

This year's Bridgnorth Golf Club Competitions Committee has decided to start a Senior Championship competition for the Senior Men.
Corey Goodison celebrates after Nick Oliver sores for the Tigers. Photo: Steve Brodie

Brad saves the day in Tigers’ shootout win

Hexagon Telford Tigers looked to return to winning ways when facing off against Peterborough Phantoms on Sunday night at Telford Ice Rink.
- Advertising -
New recruits, from back left, Emma Truslove, Helen Hanson, Dawn Tuck and David Philips, and front, Hollie Styles and Sarah Bond

FBC Manby Bowdler strengthens team with new recruits

Law firm FBC Manby Bowdler has strengthened its team with a series of new recruits.
New Finance Director, Jonathan Glover

Whittingham Riddell appoints new Finance Director

Local firm Whittingham Riddell has welcomed a new Finance Director, Jonathan Glover to their team, as the firm continues to grow and develop its business.
Jennifer Sibbald Wall (left) and Cristina De Oliveira-Frewen

Shropshire hotel receives prestigious Planet 21 award

A Shropshire hotel has been presented with a pair of prestigious awards in recognition of its efforts in support of an ambitious sustainable development programme.
The Barker Jones family - Mum Lindsay, Dougie, big brother Reuben and Dad Gareth

Charity whisks brave Shropshire youngster to Lapland

WHEN You Wish Upon A Star has gifted a shropshire child with a life-threatening illness a trip to Lapland to meet Santa Claus this Christmas.
Two year old Macey-Rose Lumby, nursery manager Kayleigh Dance and four year old Perrie Williams at ABC Day Nursery in Telford

Telford nursery staff get behind baby bank campaign

Staff at a Shropshire day nursery group have expanded their help into the community by opening their doors as drop-off points for the new Telford Baby Bank.
Members of the RJAH Physimo team with Karl Mcguire, Healthcare Assistant, at the end of Movember

Hospital heroes raise mo-ney for men’s health charity

Staff at Shropshire’s specialist orthopaedic hospital have let their moustaches run wild throughout Movember – all in a bid to raise money and awareness.
- Advertising -
Jack Savoretti

Jack Savoretti to headline ‘A Summer’s Evening in Telford’

Jack Savoretti is to headline 'A Summer's Evening in Telford' in June 2020 with special guest Imelda May.
The festival has four main music stages, a dance tent, children and youth festivals, workshops, a craft fair, food village, real ale, cocktail and gin bars and on-site camping and glamping. Photo: Drone Rangers

Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2020: First names revealed as tickets go on sale

The first names on the line up of next year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival have been confirmed as 2020 tickets go on sale.
Canadian iconoclast Tom Stade

Canadian iconoclast Tom Stade to perform at Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival’s 2020 Gala Show

Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival’s 2020 Gala Show is now on sale at the Theatre Severn Box Office and organisers have announced the first act.
Pictured sampling the new beer, from left Councillor Karen Sawbridge, Lorna Walker of The Falcon and Steve Farrell of Bridgnorth Brewery

New beer brewed for Bridgnorth hotel

A Bridgnorth hotel has collaborated with a local brewery to brew up a treat for local people.
Hencote Estate Winemaker Gavin Patterson has over 30 years’ experience in the industry

Shropshire vineyard to release first estate red wine

A Shropshire vineyard is to launch its first estate red wine just over a year since the winery opened to the public.
Christmas Food 2019

Where to eat and party in Shropshire Christmas and New Year 2019

The festive season is upon us and if you are looking for somewhere in Shropshire, to eat, drink and party then here is our guide.
- Advertisment -

Featured Articles

Weather

Shropshire
light rain
5.3 ° C
6.7 °
3.9 °
81 %
5.1kmh
100 %
Fri
6 °
Sat
5 °
Sun
5 °
Mon
5 °
Tue
5 °
- Advertisment -
- Advertisment -

Latest Articles

- Advertisment -