A Ledbury Celebration on Ledbury High Street – Sunday 8th July

Canapes by Gill, Ledbury Celebration 2017

Ledbury’s High Street is the place for a town party and food fair celebrating all that’s best in Ledbury on the last day of the Ledbury Poetry Festival.

Food and drink stalls will recall markets of yore lining Ledbury’s historic High Street leading to an entertainment area around the 17th century Market House.

The poetry and music stage compered by comedy poet Rob Barrett will provide entertainment from 12 noon to 5pm featuring poets Kurly McGeachie (“hip hop Shakespeare”) and Nico Reznick, plus music from the Ludlow Jazz Collective and SassCappella singing group, and dance from 365Dance.

LADs will be around to provide drama and local poets will add to the day. Watch out too anywhere for Ledbury Fringe buskers, popping up with instant entertainment.

Celebrate the best of scrumptious produce from the Three Counties with 30 food and drink stalls in the High Street featuring food to eat on the spot and to take home to savour.

Those currently confirmed include:

  • Bentley’s Castle Fruit Farm
  • Canapes by Gill
  • Crazy Creperie
  • Croome Cruisine
  • Fresh @ Eat your Veg
  • Friday Beer
  • Haven Distillery
  • Imaginative Gourmet
  • Just Rachel
  • Kitchen Flowers
  • Ledbury Real Ales
  • Little Marcle Farm Shop
  • Miniyakis
  • Myrtle’s Kitchen
  • Old Granary Pierogi
  • Pearson’s Cider
  • Peter Cooks Bread
  • Pork & Two Veg
  • Season Cordials
  • Seb’s Cider
  • Simply Seasonal
  • The Handmade Scotch Egg Company
  • The Tipsy Tap
  • The Vine Tap
  • Tigg’s
  • Trumpet Tearoom
  • Vincenta’s Empanadas
  • Wychbold Fudge
  • Wykeham Gardens

The market will open at 11am and close at 5pm with entertainment from 12 noon.

Don’t forget to visit Ledbury’s heritage buildings including the Master’s House (opening specially), the Classic Car display, the art competition in the Market House and the children’s “Box of Delights” garden competition. Don’t miss the celebration cake cutting.

Public car parks will be open and free – additional parking is available at John Masefield High School (by donation) and Ledbury Primary School.

We will publish on this website details of the programme times for the day nearer the day.

Colour in the market place, Ledbury Celebration 2017
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