Welcome to the Much Wenlock Festival

Much Wenlock are proud to announce the calendar of events for this year’s festival. In 2016, Much Wenlock are raising the bar in festival entertainment with an entirely new and updated programme of events with broad appeal across the entire Shropshire community and beyond!

You’re invited to bring your friends and family to celebrate with us as Much Wenlock plays host to renowned gardening TV star, Chris Beardshaw, 21st Century Shakespeare plays, a swinging sixties band, folk music legends, the stunning voices of a male voice choir, stars from the West End musicals, the incredibly talented Hatstand Opera Company and so much more!

What’s more the show will go on, no matter what the weather, as the entire festival will take place under an enormous marquee and every event will be accompanied by a café bar serving a delicious array of hot & cold drinks and snacks.

Explore our website and see the fabulous programme of events on offer at the Much Wenlock Festival 2016. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook & Twitter for up to the minute news and information as the festival unfolds.


4th June – 18th June: Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt

£1 per Entry from Participating Shops Watch out for the Scarecrows! These lovely fellows will be popping up throughout the town during ...
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4th June: Art Fest

Celebrating the Square Art Exhibition, Guildhall - event will run throughout the month of June. Art at Your Feet, on the ...
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4th June: Proms On The Church Green

Saturday 4th June, 7.30pm Tickets: £16.00 BOOK ONLINE NOW All the excitement of Last Night at the Proms is provided by the exceptional ...
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5th June: Church Service

Sunday 5th June, 11am Holy Trinity Church Much Wenlock comes together to celebrate the launch of the festival with a special ...
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6th June: 1960s Music Night

Monday 6th June, 7.30pm Tickets: £14.00 BOOK ONLINE NOW The Essential 60's are a young and energetic 4-piece band who look and sound ...
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7th June: Showcase of Young Talent

Tuesday 7th June, 7pm Tickets £8.00 BOOK ONLINE NOW William Brookes School and Live Arts combine to produce a memorable evening of song, ...
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8th June: Gilbert and Sullivan Gala Night

Wednesday 8th June, 7.30pm Tickets £14.00 BOOK ONLINE NOW Come and enjoy famous songs from the beautiful Gilbert & Sullivan operas, performed by ...
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9th June: Macbeth

Thursday 9th June, 8pm Tickets £16.00 BOOK ONLINE NOW Shakespeare’s dramatic story of ambition turned bad is brought vividly to life in Oddsocks’ ...
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10th June: Much Ado About Nothing

Friday 10th June, 8pm Tickets: £16.00 BOOK ONLINE NOW Oddsocks present a high octane musical version of Shakespeare's witty battle of the sexes ...
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11th June: Hatstand Opera Company

Saturday 11th June, 8pm Tickets £18.00 BOOK ONLINE NOW Hatstand Opera offer you the laughter, passion and sheer joy of professional opera, sung ...
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12th June: Open Gardens

Sunday 12th June, 2pm - 5pm Tickets £5.00 A rare opportunity to see some of the most beautiful and hidden gems of ...
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12th June: Queen’s 90th Birthday Tea Party

Sunday 12th June, 2pm - 4pm Prices as Per Menu Celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday in style, with a traditional tea party ...
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12th June: Quilt Show

Sunday 12th June, 11am - 5pm Entry Fee: £3 A talented group of Shropshire quilters showcase their exquisite wares. A great show ...
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13th June: Dance The Night Away – The Conversation of Bodies

Monday 13th June, 7pm Tickets: £8.00 BOOK ONLINE NOW enCompass Collective are hosting an evening of dance involving performances from four professional companies ...
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14th June: An Evening With Chris Beardshaw

Tuesday 14th June, 7.30pm Tickets: £16.00 BOOK ONLINE NOW Garden & Landscape Designer, BBC TV presenter, BBC Radio 4 Gardeners' Question Time broadcaster, ...
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15th June: Literary Evening

Wednesday 15th June, 7pm Tickets: £20, Morville Hall, Morville. The Literary Evening is in conjunction with and supported by Wenlock Books www.wenlockbooks.co.uk Morville ...
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16th June: Male Voice Choir and Soprano, Bethan Langford

Thursday 16th June, 7.30pm Tickets: £10.00 BOOK ONLINE NOW A stunning evening of traditional songs performed by the Much Wenlock Male Voice Choir ...
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Harvery Andrews

17th June: Folk Night Extravaganza

Friday 17th June, 7.30pm Tickets: £14.00 BOOK ONLINE NOW An evening packed with beautiful folk music from some of the best talent in ...
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18th June: Songs from the West End

Saturday 18th June, 7.30pm Tickets: £20 BOOK ONLINE NOW This year’s festival is brought to a close by four of the West End’s ...
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