A 3 day festival of contemporary poetry

  • A Festive Poem a Day from one of Shropshire's finest poets

    A Festive Poem a Day from one of Shropshire's finest poets

  • Join us in a celebration of poetry

    Join us in a celebration of poetry

  • Contemporary poetry, live and engaging

    Contemporary poetry, live and engaging

  • Bringing the best of contemporary poetry to Shropshire

    Bringing the best of contemporary poetry to Shropshire

  • "The perfect place for poetry" Carol Ann Duffy

    "The perfect place for poetry" Carol Ann Duffy

  • 3 days, 7 venues, 40+ events

    3 days, 7 venues, 40+ events

Festival News

  • Imtiaz Dharker joins 2015 Festival line up
    Wenlock Poetry Festival is thrilled to be welcoming Imtiaz Dharker to its 2015 line up. Imtiaz, who today was awarded Her Majesty’s Gold Medal for Poetry for the year 2014, will...
  • 24 Poets Countdown to Christmas
    24 of Shropshire’s finest poets have been invited to come together for Wenlock’s Poetry Festival’s first advent calendar. From Jean Atkin to Gladys Mary Coles, to Much Wenlock’s Pauls Evans and Francis,...
  • Simon Armitage talks about Wenlock Poetry Festival
    Native Monster caught up with Wenlock Poetry Festival 2014 headliner Simon Armitage before the festival weekend. Follow this link to read what Simon had to say about Wenlock Poetry Festival...