24th - 25th NOV 2018
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ludlow medieval christmas fayre

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Entertainment for 2018!


Tryzna: –four fantastic musicians fresh from touring the medieval markets of Europe with tunes and songs from Silk Road, the ancient trade route travelled by Marco Polo. NEW

The Quire: with fine harmonies, festive songs and popular carols to put you in the Christmas spirit

with more surprises yet in store….

Theatre, Walkabout and Stage

The Flying Buttresses: Hodman Dodmanott & Sally Forth Meet Hodman Dodmanott and his beautiful wife Sally Forth as they amble merrily through the crowds Christmas shopping bringing laughter, joy and carols wherever they go NEW

The Tournament of Knights: returning this year with a Saturday special fiery finale to celebrate our twentieth year.

Hand To Mouth Theatre: Flights of Fancy, fascinating & fanciful puppetry with music, laughter and feathers to tickle your fancy!  NEW SHOW FOR 2018 Panto and  medieval slapstick from Shrewsbury Mummers and The Mysterious Crew plus

BZ Ents with their ever-popular medieval tales of heroes and villains in have-a-go theatre style

Swordmanship and battles from our Master-at-Arms Peter Cann and Discover History

Jesters and Giants

It’s laughter all the way with out top trio Peterkin, James the Jester and Kris Katchit. Our own giant monk Brother Sid will be dancing a farandole and St Blaize will be taking giant steps as he processes through the crowds alongside the knights.It

With more to be confirmed!

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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Tickets for 2018 are available online for the cheapest price or can be bought on the gate.

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