Our Town Festival of Words

Our 2024 festival is in planning and will take place in October in various venues in our picturesque town. Dates to be advised!


Our festival, held in various venues in Much Wenlock, will have events during the day and in the evenings. Some evening events will be adults-only, the remainder being family-friendly. Within and across the town, there will be pop-up events


Performers for 2023 were HERE


The festival takes place in the beautiful Shropshire town of Much Wenlock, which lies on the stunning limestone ridge of Wenlock Edge.

The 2024 festival will be held in the town itself in various establishments. You may book specific performances and an e-ticket sent to you to show the Steward at the door. Entry to an event is mostly on a ticket-only basis.

Staying Locally

There are plenty of places to stay in Much Wenlock. Further afield are Shrewsbury, Telford and Bridgnorth

Eating & Drinking

There are plenty of places to eat and drink in Much Wenlock, and many more in the surrounding area

Getting here

Click here to be taken to Visit Much Wenlock’s directions

The nearest train stations are at Telford Central and Shrewsbury. Both are about a 20-minute taxi ride away.

Car parking

Getting around

Much Wenlock is an ancient town but very accessible.

FAQ more about booking dogs and other things

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