28th - 29th NOV 2020
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28th - 29th NOV 2020

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Eat, Drink and be Merry!

Join us in 2020 to celebrate the start of the Christmas season in the stunning Medieval setting of Ludlow Castle as we mark our 22nd anniversary year!

Over the weekend of 28th and 29th November 2020, join us for our 22nd anniversary Fayre! Explore over 100 stalls selling seasonal wares, food and drink, crafts, historical goods and more; it’s the ideal chance to find the perfect, original gift or indulge in a unique treat.

With a wide range of food and drink stalls to tickle your taste buds, grab a mulled wine, a spiced cider or head over to our local Beer Tent to whet your appetite for our full programme of entertainment.

From live music, theatre, comedy, juggling and swashbuckling sword fights by heroic knights, there’s entertainment throughout the castle all weekend - included in the price of your ticket!

Opening hours

Saturday 28th November
10am - 9pm

Sunday 29th November
10am - 4pm

2019 line-up here


What's On


Plan Your Visit

Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre is organised and run by Dakin Events, a small family business based in Shropshire and working in Ludlow Castle for over 20 years.
Head over to the Dakin Events website to find out more about our work and our events.

We take your privacy seriously.
To see our Privacy Policy please click here, or if you would like to find out more email us at lmcf@dakinevents.com.


2020 exhibitors yet to be announced. With stalls spread throughout the Castle in our decorated marquees & historical tents, you'll find all our exhibitors dressed in Medieval finery ready to help you find your perfect Christmas gift.

See 2019 Exhibitors

Plan Your Visit

Tickets are available on the gate and - at a lower price - online. Don't forget that on Saturday we are open until 9pm, so why not come along and experience the Medieval Christmas Fayre after dark?

Get Planning!

Tickets on sale soon!


We’ll be bringing you the best in medieval.

2020 line-up is yet to be announced, but to find out more
about last year's line-up,events and activities in the meantime,
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 Tournament of Knights!

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