To buy tickets call 01743 258888 / The Edge Box Office from 9.30am Thursday & Friday

  • Competition Deadline extended Midnight March 29th

    Competition Deadline extended Midnight March 29th

  • Michael Rosen - Tickets on sale now!

    Michael Rosen - Tickets on sale now!

  • Now open for submissions

    Now open for submissions

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

    24 Buskers Countdown to Festival - from April 1st 2015

  • Paul Evans & Gladys Mary Coles celebrate Mary Webb's Birthday

    Paul Evans & Gladys Mary Coles celebrate Mary Webb's Birthday

  • Maurice Riordan - Tickets on sale now

    Maurice Riordan - Tickets on sale now

  • Readings, Workshops, PoetryFilm, Music and Art

    Readings, Workshops, PoetryFilm, Music and Art

Festival News

  • 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,...