Ludlow Spring Festival

Barrels of Fun, Feasting, Live Music and Motors

over 150+ cask and craft keg beers to choose from on Friday, Saturday & sunday!

You’ve got as long as it takes to sample the carefully selected real ales, wines, local fruit-flavoured liqueurs, ciders and perry. With a full line up of live music to keep you entertained throughout the weekend, you’ve time to sit back, relax and simply enjoy the weekend. Grab a spot near the live music stage to enjoy a mix of traditional and contemporary music and beat a path to the pumps when you need a refill.

You’ve Friday, Saturday & Sunday to take advantage of plenty of different varieties of ales - select beers that best suit your palate and sample the best that our local and regional breweries have to offer. With plenty of ales on sale, you will have lots of opportunity to seek out new favourites too - we'll have handy tasting notes to help you hunt down your favourite.


Plentiful barrels of real ale for your delight! Supplied and operated for us by SIBA (Society of Independent Brewers), featuring small breweries from Wales and the West, whose draught ales will be entered into the SIBA Wales & West Beer Competition. The judging for this will be taking place during behind closed doors, and the winners will be announced at the Festival.


The draught beers, which will be on sale, must be purchased with tokens - no cash will be accepted - to allow us to offer a speedy bar service. These will be available at the Token Stand situated in the Festival Pub, or you can purchase in advance here.

MORE…in the ‘Festival Pub’ AREA

WINE - offering a selection of wines - selling by the glass or bottle.

CIDER AND PERRY - there will be a number of local cider and perry producers in attendance so if you need a break from Real Ale don't worry you wont go thirsty!

NON ALCOHOLIC - There will be non-alcoholic drinks too with a range of delicious non-alcoholic cocktails from local producers.


Will be running continually over the weekend adding some atmosphere, but at a volume that will not interfere with the general ambience of the event.

More about WHAT'S ON here



A chef doing a demonstration

13th, 14th & 15th
September 2024

Inside Ludlow Castle: with local food & drink producers, talks & demos, Live Fire Stage, trails and kids’ activities.

A singer at ludlow spring festival

10th, 11th & 12th
May 2024

Inside Ludlow Castle: with real ales, live music, comedy, classic vehicles over the weekend. That's not forgetting local food and drink producers to discover!

Happy walkers following the mangalonga walk

Sunday 11th
August 2024

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.