September, 2023

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Ludlow Food Festival08sep10:00 AM9:30 PM10:00 AM - 9:30 PM Ludlow Castle, Castle Square, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1AY, UK

Event Details

Ludlow Food Festival

The Ludlow Food Festival is a renowned culinary event that takes place in the charming market town of Ludlow, located in Shropshire, England. Celebrated annually, the festival brings together food enthusiasts, producers, chefs, and visitors from all around to indulge in a diverse array of gastronomic delights. With its rich history, picturesque setting, and focus on high-quality, locallysourced food, the Ludlow Food Festival has become a significant highlight on the UK’s food festival calendar.

The festival spans the weekend allowing you the opportunity to explore an enticing variety of food and drink stalls, workshops, cooking demonstrations, tastings, and much more. One of the festival’s main attractions is its bustling food market, where local farmers, artisans, and producers showcase their finest products, ranging from artisanal cheeses, freshly baked bread, and organic vegetables to cured meats, craft beverages, and delectable desserts. This emphasis on showcasing local and regional fare highlights Ludlow’s commitment to supporting sustainable and locally sourced food production.

Ludlow Food Festival not only caters to those who appreciate good food, but it also offers a range of activities for individuals who are interested in enhancing their culinary skills. Renowned chefs and experts will lead cooking demonstrations, sharing their expertise and techniques, which are both informative and entertaining. These sessions provide a platform for visitors to engage with professionals, ask questions, and gain insights into the culinary world.

In addition to the market and cooking demonstrations, the festival frequently hosts talks, discussions, and interactive workshops that delve into various aspects of food production, sustainability, and culinary trends. This educational element underscores the festival’s commitment to promoting awareness about responsible food practices and fostering a deeper connection between consumers and the food they consume.

Ludlow itself provides a captivating backdrop for the festival. The town’s historic streets, medieval architecture, and vibrant atmosphere create an inviting environment that perfectly complements the event’s focus on tradition and quality. Many local eateries also get involved in the festivities, offering special menus and promotions that showcase the region’s diverse flavours.

Inside Ludlow Castle with more than 180 local food and drink producers and suppliers:

  • Real food
  • Ale
  • Cider
  • Perry
  • Wine
  • Interactive workshops
  • Tastings

We bring together a thrilling line-up of chefs, food writers, producers, and authors across the weekend. They’ll be sure to entertain and inspire.

From vegan and vegetarian cooking, to meat and fish, we have something for everyone on each day of the festival.