Tickets available at Wenlock Books or call Shrewsbury Visitor Information Centre - 01743 258888

  • Michael Rosen - Tickets on sale now!

    Michael Rosen - Tickets on sale now!

  • 24 Buskers Countdown to Festival -  from April 1st 2015

    24 Buskers Countdown to Festival - from April 1st 2015

  • Maurice Riordan - Tickets on sale now

    Maurice Riordan - Tickets on sale now

  • Hannah Lowe's Arvon workshop for under 25s - Book now!

    Hannah Lowe's Arvon workshop for under 25s - Book now!

  • Emergency Poet: Cabinet of Curiosity: Perch Talk: Poetry Cafe & marketplace: Presenting our Festival Fringe

    Emergency Poet: Cabinet of Curiosity: Perch Talk: Poetry Cafe & marketplace: Presenting our Festival Fringe

  • Click on Craig Bradley's face to Rhyme it, rhyme it!!

    Click on Craig Bradley's face to Rhyme it, rhyme it!!

  • Readings, Workshops, PoetryFilm, Music and Art

    Readings, Workshops, PoetryFilm, Music and Art

Festival News

  • Meandering around our Festival Fringe
    There’s just 9 days to go before the 6th Wenlock Poetry Festival opens it doors and welcomes friends old and new to the medieval streets of Much Wenlock. And to...
  • 3 make shortlist for Young Shropshire Poet Laureate
    Wenlock Poetry Festival is thrilled to announce that Oliver Turner, Emma Fletcher and Hazel Rogers have made the 2015 shortlist for the Young Shropshire Poet Laureate. Laureate Ambassador Emma...
  • Wenlock Poetry Festival celebrates Mary Webb
    Paul Evans and Gladys Mary Coles: Celebratory poems for Mary Webb’s Birthday  On March 25th 1881, one of Shropshire’s most prominent poets, Mary Webb, was born. 134 years later,...
  • Poetry at the Priory: New event time
    Festival go-ers are advised that Poetry at the Priory with David Morley, Gregory Leadbetter and Luke Kennard has now been moved to the earlier time slot of: 4pm – 5.15pm on...
  • Competition Deadline Extended!
    The 2015 Wenlock Poetry Festival International Poetry Competition deadline has been extended to Midnight on Sunday March 29th 2015 in response to requests from those attending events on World...
  • 2015 Laureate Longlist Announced
    ‘The freshness and vitality makes them a joy to read. All of these young people have worked hard to produce beautifully crafted original work. ‘ Pam Parish, Laureate Judge 2014,...
  • Festival Founder on Bard Hunt for 2015 Anthology
    Wenlock Poetry Festival is hunting for poetry lovers to help fund the exciting and unique Wenlock Poetry Festival Anthology. The brainchild of Festival Founder, Anna Dreda, owner of Wenlock Books,...
  • Introducing Wild Wenlock & events for children and young people
    Wenlock Poetry Festival 2015 proudly presents ‘Wild Wenlock’ and its events programme for children and young people. Curated by Festival Coordinator Jade Cancelliere, it’s the first time the festival has hosted such a...