Ludlow Spring Festival

Barrels of Fun, Feasting, Live Music and Motors

Kids Fun Activities

Where: Castle Inner Bailey

Kids Activities

Head over the drawbridge, to the Inner Bailey of Ludlow Castle over the Festival weekend, and you'll find the Kids Activities area - where ALL the activities are completely FREE!

You'll find hands-on activities with Grow Cook Learn and the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, kids cooking with Outside The Box, a Fast 5 entertainment show and a Taste Adventure with Slow Food.

All our Kids Activities are completely FREE - no need to book, just turn up on the day for these fun hands-on sessions from:

  • Grow Cook Learn: link food, history and habitats with knowledgable helpers
  • Outside The Box: hands-on cookery sessions creating something simple, tasty and delicious! Friday is for pre-booked school groups, then Saturday and Sunday at 11am, 12.30pm, 1.45pm and 3pm
  • Fast 5 Show - a fast-paced kids entertainment show
  • Taste Adventure - get all your senses involved with Slow Food

There's no need to pre-book for any of the fun - just turn up on the day; these activities are sure to keep the little ones busy and entertained!

Please Note: Kids Cookery and the Fast 5 Show are timed events, the remainder are all on a "drop-in" basis. Please visit the What's On pages below for more information.

You can find out more about each of the activities on offer here:

Grow Cook Learn

Outside The Box

Fast 5 Show




A chef doing a demonstration

11th, 12th & 13th
September 2020

Inside Ludlow Castle with more than 180 local food and drink producers and suppliers: real food, ale, cider, perry, wine and more from the Marches, with samples and tastings.

A musician playing at ludlow spring festival

8th & 9th
May 2021

Held in Ludlow Castle, more than 200 real ales, 150 classic vehicles and live music all weekend. That’s not forgetting over 60 food and drink producers to discover!

Happy walkers following the mangalonga walk

Sunday 9th
August 2020

A food and drink walk of approximately 8 miles adapted from our Italian twin town. A unique experience for food lovers and those wanting to explore the Ludlow landscape.