24th - 25th NOV 2018
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Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre

24th - 25th NOV 2018

Celebrating 20 amazing Medieval years!

Join us in Ludlow Castle for the start of the Christmas season

Our online admission prices will be held at the same price this year for early bird booking - keep your eyes peeled in the summer for details.


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Eat, Drink and be Merry

Mingle with medieval jesters and enjoy live music as you browse over 100 stalls selling quality wares, handmade gifts and seasonal products. You’re bound to find the perfect presents - and unique treats for yourself too! When you’ve worked up an appetite, why not tickle your taste buds with our tempting food and drink stalls?

With a full timetable of entertainment all weekend including music, comedy, fighting knights, theatre and puppets, the Fayre is fantastic fun for all ages! Join in our carol singing sessions and our panto – oh yes you will! Have a go at archery and sword-fighting or why not try your hand at juggling and circus skills? Find out more about what was on offer in 2017 below:

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What's On

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Exhibitors (2017)

With stalls spread throughout the Castle grounds in our decorated marquees and historical tents, you'll find all our exhibitors dressed in their Medieval finery ready to help you find your perfect Christmas gift.

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Plan Your Visit

Tickets are available on the gate and online.
Don't forget that on Satruday we are open until 9pm, so why not offer your customers a different experience of the Medieval Christmas Fayre?

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Tickets are not yet available for 2018 but when they are, click below for more. Book online for the cheapest price or you can also pay on the day.

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With two dedicated stages – the Market Place Marquee and the Castle Garden Stage - plus more in the Inner Bailey, there’s plenty to keep you entertained.

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medieval christmas food and drink

Food & Drink

With stalls spread throughout the Castle grounds in our decorated marquees and historical tents, you'll find all our exhibitors dressed in their Medieval finery (with a few peasants and monks in the mix) ready to help you find your perfect Christmas gift or a unique treat.

Keep an eye open for the parcel crèche for when you need a break from the shopping bags!

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We’ll be bringing you the best in medieval.

To find out more about last year's line-up, events and activities
click on our areas below for more details:

Hands On History

Situated in the Inner Bailey, the Hands on History tent is jam-packed with a wide range of games and activities (including Medieval games, castle-building and brass rubbing).

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Inner Bailey

Wander over the drawbridge into the Inner Bailey for hands-on activities, sausages and beer and more. Meet the Master Falconer’s beautiful birds of prey, listen to The Yarnsmith of Norwich’s tall tales and try your hand at archery and circus skills.

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Castle Garden Stage

Join us at the Castle Garden Stage for brand new theatre from Fayre favourites BZ Ents, jesting and japes with Peterkin and Kris Katchit, Sword School, wassailing and more.

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Market Place Stage

There’s plenty to do and plenty to see on the Castle Garden Stage this year including music, interactive theatre and a brand new Tournament of Knights!

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