What's On in Ludlow in May, 2016

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Apley Craft Fair

Start Date: 01 May 2016
End Date: 01 May 2016
Time: 10 - 4pm
Venue: Apley Farm Shop
Type of Event: Craft Fair

Apley Craft Fairs are the perfect occasions to browse handmade Shropshire crafts & chat with the crafters themselves. Discover your new favourite piece of jewellery or fi

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Ludlow Local Produce Market at Brewery

Start Date: 01 May 2016
End Date: 01 May 2016
Time: 11-3pm
Venue: Ludlow Brewery
Type of Event: Market

For the first time ever Ludlow Local Produce Market will take place at Ludlow Brewery. They will turn it into an indoor farmers market for the day.

There will be h

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Apley Bake Off

Start Date: 02 May 2016
End Date: 02 May 2016
Time: 10 - 4pm
Venue: Apley Farm Shop
Type of Event: baking competition & demo

Don't miss Apley Farm Shop's 1st Apley Bake Off on bank holiday Monday 2nd may, 10-4pm. Demonstrations from 6 of Shropshire's chefs , have a go yourself, Cake competition

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Apley Bake Off - baking competition

Start Date: 02 May 2016
End Date: 02 May 2016
Time: 10 - 4pm
Venue: Apley Farm Shop
Type of Event: baking competition & demo

Don’t miss Apley Farm Shop’s first ever Apley Bake Off on bank holiday Monday 2 May, 10-4pm. Watch demonstrations from 6 of Shropshire’s talented chefs, then have a go yo

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Guided Tour of Stokesay Court

Start Date: 03 May 2016
End Date: 03 May 2016
Time: 14:30
Venue: Stokesay Court
Type of Event: Guided Tour

Stokesay Court is a magnificent Grade II* late-Victorian mansion imposingly set within landscaped grounds, with views towards Ludlow. Still a lived-in, private home, Stok

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Truth (15)

Start Date: 03 May 2016
End Date: 04 May 2016
Time: 19:30
Venue: Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Type of Event: Film

Oscar winner Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine, Carol) is typically brilliant in James Vanderbilt’s (screenwriter of Zodiac) tense, fiercely intelligent newsroom thriller, tel

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Fly-tying Tuition

Start Date: 05 May 2016
End Date: 05 May 2016
Time: 7.00pm
Venue: The Unicorn Inn
Type of Event: Fly-tying

On the 1st Thursday of each month fly-tying lessons are on offer in The Unicorn Inn, Lower Corve Steet, Ludlow. (minimal cost for materials used). If you fancy tying your

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Apley Cookery Club

Start Date: 07 May 2016
End Date: 07 May 2016
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Venue: Apley Farm Shop
Type of Event: Cookery club

For all you foodies out there, come & enjoy our Apley Cookery Club with Gilly Clayton. Travel with Gilly on a cook’s seasonal journey with demonstrations, guest speakers,

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Knowle Sportsground First Saturday Sale 7 May 7.45 till 11.00

Start Date: 07 May 2016
End Date: 07 May 2016
Time: 7.45 till 11.00
Venue: Knowle Sportsground
Type of Event: Market & Garage Charity Sale

We are open, rain or shine, on the first Saturday from now until November. If you have never been, come and take a look in our pavilion and sheds:- clothes, linen, shoes,

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Tweed Ride

Start Date: 07 May 2016
End Date: 07 May 2016
Time: 14:00
Venue: Castle Square
Type of Event: Bike ride

Dig out your Tweed and join an easy ride through local lanes. All styles of wear from yesteryear welcome. If you have an old style bike that's great, but most important i

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Guided Tour of Stokesay Court

Start Date: 08 May 2016
End Date: 08 May 2016
Time: 14:30
Venue: Stokesay Court
Type of Event: Guided Tour

Stokesay Court is a magnificent Grade II* late-Victorian mansion imposingly set within landscaped grounds, with views towards Ludlow. Still a lived-in, private home, Stok

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Ludlow Races

Start Date: 08 May 2016
End Date: 08 May 2016
Time: 2.15pm
Venue: Ludlow Racecourse
Type of Event: Horse Racing

Racing at Ludlow racecourse.
This friendly National Hunt racecourse, often referred to as "Lovely Ludlow" by Radio 5 Live, is just 2 miles north of Ludlow town centre.

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Noble (15)

Start Date: 09 May 2016
End Date: 09 May 2016
Time: 19:30
Venue: Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Type of Event: Film

This fascinating and moving film tells the true story of the life and work of Christine Noble, the children’s rights campaigner, charity worker and writer. Fourteen years

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BAFTA Shorts 2016 (15)

Start Date: 10 May 2016
End Date: 10 May 2016
Time: 19:30
Venue: Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Type of Event: Film

The BAFTA Shorts returns! Watch the best in contemporary British short filmmking in our feature-length selection of short live action and animated films from the EE Briti

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How to be Single (15)

Start Date: 11 May 2016
End Date: 11 May 2016
Time: 19:30
Venue: Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Type of Event: Film

Reminiscent of Bridesmaids, this hilarious and touching comedy stars Dakota Johnson, Rebel Wilson and Leslie Mann. After four years of college, young Alice (Johnson) deci

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Food and Craft Market

Start Date: 12 May 2016
End Date: 12 May 2016
Time: All Day
Venue: Ludlow Market
Type of Event: Market

A Thursday market with the emphasis on Food and Crafts.

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How to be Single (15)

Start Date: 12 May 2016
End Date: 12 May 2016
Time: 14:00
Venue: Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Type of Event: Film

Reminiscent of Bridesmaids, this hilarious and touching comedy stars Dakota Johnson, Rebel Wilson and Leslie Mann. After four years of college, young Alice (Johnson) deci

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Ludlow Local Produce Market

Start Date: 12 May 2016
End Date: 12 May 2016
Time: 9am to 2pm
Venue: Ludlow Market
Type of Event: Market

Ludlow Local Produce Market is a large, twice-monthly farmers' market selling a wide range of everyday and specialist food and drink produced within 30 miles of Ludlow.

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Tales & Tunes with Story Sue

Start Date: 12 May 2016
End Date: 12 May 2016
Time: 11am
Venue: Appletree
Type of Event: Storytelling for children

Come inside our very own whizzy, buzzy story tent and discover a magical world of stories, songs and crafts all designed for children under 5. Story Sue will entertain u

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High-Rise (15)

Start Date: 13 May 2016
End Date: 13 May 2016
Time: 19:30
Venue: Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Type of Event: Film

Tom Hiddleston, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons and Elisabeth Moss star in Ben Wheatley's (Kill List, Sightseers) much-anticipated adaptation of J. G. Ballard's savage, brill

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Ludlow Spring Festival

Start Date: 14 May 2016
End Date: 15 May 2016
Time: All Day
Venue: Ludlow Castle
Type of Event: Festival

Like a Beer Festival but Better - 14th -15th May 2016

Take 200 Real ales, combine 60 passionate, local food and drink producers, mix in toe tapping live music, ove

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Antique & Collectors Fair

Start Date: 15 May 2016
End Date: 15 May 2016
Time: 9am to 4pm
Venue: Ludlow Market
Type of Event: Antiques

Antique and flea market held in Ludlow's market in Castle Square

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Rhododendrons Open Gardens

Start Date: 15 May 2016
End Date: 15 May 2016
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Venue: Stokesay Court
Type of Event: Open Gardens

A chance to enjoy the magnificent rhododendrons and walk through the grounds and gardens of Stokesay Court. Visitors will be able to take in new views of the pools now op

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Wigmore Plant Sale

Start Date: 15 May 2016
End Date: 15 May 2016
Time: 2.00-4.00pm
Venue: Village Hall
Type of Event: Plant Sale

Wigmore and District Gardening Club will be selling plants of all sorts, vegetable seedlings, herbaceous plants, herbs, annuals and shrubs, you name it we do it, at their

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High-Rise (15)

Start Date: 16 May 2016
End Date: 16 May 2016
Time: 14:00
Venue: Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Type of Event: Film

Tom Hiddleston, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons and Elisabeth Moss star in Ben Wheatley's (Kill List, Sightseers) much-anticipated adaptation of J. G. Ballard's savage, brill

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The Club (18)

Start Date: 16 May 2016
End Date: 16 May 2016
Time: 14:00
Venue: Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Type of Event: Film

Chilean auteur Pablo Larraín's (Post Mortem, No, Tony Manero) incendiary, Oscar-nominated The Club follows four Catholic priests, shipped off to a seaside monastery in Ch

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Guided Tour of Stokesay Court

Start Date: 17 May 2016
End Date: 17 May 2016
Time: 14:30
Venue: Stokesay Court
Type of Event: Guided Tour

Stokesay Court is a magnificent Grade II* late-Victorian mansion imposingly set within landscaped grounds, with views towards Ludlow. Still a lived-in, private home, Stok

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500 Years of English Gardening – The Dower House Garden

Start Date: 19 May 2016
End Date: 19 May 2016
Time: 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Venue: Ludlow Methodist Church
Type of Event: Talk

Dr Katherine Swift, garden historian and writer, talks about her 1.5-acre garden, which tells the history of English gardening in a sequence of separate gardens designed

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Antique & Collectables Sale

Start Date: 19 May 2016
End Date: 19 May 2016
Time: 15.00
Venue: Portcullis Saleroom, Ox Pasture
Type of Event: McCartneys Auction

Antique & Collectables Sale at McCartneys, The Ox Pastures, Overton Road, Ludlow. Sales commence at 3.00pm. Viewing is available on the Wednesday prior to each sale da

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Rag Rug Workshop

Start Date: 20 May 2016
End Date: 20 May 2016
Time: 10.30am-3.30pm
Venue: Loudwater Studio
Type of Event: Craft Workshop

Join creative textile artist Stephanie Gaston and discover new rag rugging techniques not usually known. Using the materials and tools provided you can create you very ow

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Hanging Basket Workshop

Start Date: 21 May 2016
End Date: 21 May 2016
Time: 2pm - 3pm
Venue: Percy Throwers
Type of Event: Gardening workshop seasonal

Hang out with brilliant colour
Join us in The Greenhouse and learn how to make the perfect hanging basket for your garden this summer. Our Nursery Manager, who grows a

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HiJinx Ceilidh Band

Start Date: 21 May 2016
End Date: 21 May 2016
Time: 19:30
Venue: Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Type of Event: Music

A night of dance and laughter with traditional music from HiJinx Ceilidh Band, aided and abetted by expert dance caller, Hilary Harrison. Never danced before? No problem

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Workshop

Start Date: 21 May 2016
End Date: 21 May 2016
Time: 10.30am to 6.00pm
Venue: Ludlow Methodist Church
Type of Event: Choral Workshop

Ludlow Choral Society's Workshop focuses on Vivaldi's other "Gloria RV 588".
The workshop is led by Patrick Larley, LCS Music Director, and accompanied by Steve Dunach

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Craft and Garden Fair

Start Date: 22 May 2016
End Date: 22 May 2016
Time: All Day
Venue: Ludlow Market
Type of Event: Market

A craft and garden fair in Ludlow's Castle Square

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Guided Tour of Stokesay Court

Start Date: 22 May 2016
End Date: 22 May 2016
Time: 14:30
Venue: Stokesay Court
Type of Event: Guided Tour

Stokesay Court is a magnificent Grade II* late-Victorian mansion imposingly set within landscaped grounds, with views towards Ludlow. Still a lived-in, private home, Stok

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Ludlow Local Produce Market

Start Date: 26 May 2016
End Date: 26 May 2016
Time: 9am to 2pm
Venue: Ludlow Market
Type of Event: Market

Ludlow Local Produce Market is a large, twice-monthly farmers' market selling a wide range of everyday and specialist food and drink produced within 30 miles of Ludlow.

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My Mountain Life with Simon Yates

Start Date: 26 May 2016
End Date: 26 May 2016
Time: 19:30
Venue: Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Type of Event: Lecture

On the remote Siula Grande in Peru in June 1985 mountaineer Simon Yates found himself in a desperately unenviable position. He was slowly being pulled off the mountain fa

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Jazz at The Cliffe

Start Date: 27 May 2016
End Date: 27 May 2016
Time: 8.00pm - 10.30pm
Venue: The Cliffe at Dinham
Type of Event: Live Jazz

Free admission:- Live Jazz with our house quartet.
Popular jazz standards latin and blues, played in our bar where you are very welcome to join us for just a drink, a

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Book and Craft Fair

Start Date: 29 May 2016
End Date: 29 May 2016
Time: All Day
Venue: Ludlow Market
Type of Event: Book Fair

A book and craft fair in Ludlow's Market Square

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Hope Bagot Fete & Dog Show

Start Date: 29 May 2016
End Date: 29 May 2016
Time: 14:00
Venue: Hope Court
Type of Event: Village Fete

Come and enjoy Hope Bagot Fete and Dog Show in the beautifully laid out gardens of Hope Court. Always a popular afternoon with tombola, cakes, teas, plants, music from Te

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Pesky Pirates!

Start Date: 29 May 2016
End Date: 29 May 2016
Time: 1pm & 3pm
Venue: Appletree Studio
Type of Event: Children dance show

A HIP HOP ADVENTURE: Our cheeky pirates love playing, dancing & having fun. They would love to have some fun with you, so come & help them find their treasure!
Sometim

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Guided Tour of Stokesay Court

Start Date: 31 May 2016
End Date: 31 May 2016
Time: 14:30
Venue: Stokesay Court
Type of Event: Guided Tour

Stokesay Court is a magnificent Grade II* late-Victorian mansion imposingly set within landscaped grounds, with views towards Ludlow. Still a lived-in, private home, Stok

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