Sunday 8 July 2018      10am – 4pm      Castle Square


Inspiring projects & activities

Clothes Swap   Bring your old stuff, take home some new stuff, give the leftovers to a good cause and have some fun while you’re at it!  There will be rails, hangers and a table for accessories there on the day.  Come and add your things then browse.  Everyone and anyone welcome.

Electric Bikes Display  Come and view and ask questions about the latest range of electric bikes provided by Epic Bikes.

Small Steps Video   A short video featuring a number of local people talking about how they’re attempting to lead more sustainable lives.  Subjects covered include:

  • diet
  • transport
  • food production
  • energy use

Hopefully you’ll be inspired to take your own small steps.

Ludlow Brewery Bar  Our favourite local ale brewery will be providing a bar that will help quench your thirst and help oil the atmosphere.

Ludlow Historical Tour  Departs 2.30 pm from the cannon outside Ludlow Castle.  A 90-minute guided historical tour of the medieval town centre.

Green Walk

Come and see some of what the people and businesses of Ludlow are doing to promote a sustainable future.  Starts 11.00 at the Ludlow 21 stall.  Lasts about 90 minutes.  Click here to find out more about the route.

Live music!

1000   Birdbrother   – original, melodic guitar with beautiful vocals: a charming way to start the day!

1100   Mice in a Matchbox   – electro-acoustic folk rock and songs of the sea

1200   Vintage Jazz Revival   – plenty of recognisable songs with a repertoire based on the jazz of New Orleans, from the late 1800s of Dixieland through to the era of trad jazz in the 1920s, 30s and 40s

1300   Mirasmus   – an eclectic mix of faerie folk and enchantment

1400   Crooked Steeple Morris   – local clog dancers

1500   Marcia, Ami and Friends   – feel the fun and energy with instrumental folk tunes from near and far

All of the above acts will be playing from the amplified castle stage end.   There will also be 4 more acoustic / busking acts playing at the other end of Castle Square.

Children’s activities

Meet the new Green Festival Mascot!   Costume made by local business ‘Julian Road’ from ideas from Ludlow School pupils.   Our mascot will be parading and announcing activities throughout the day on the loud speaker.

Plastic Top Mosaic   Join in and help pupils from Ludlow C. of E. School finish the plastic top mosaic made from hundreds of donated plastic tops.

‘Hands On’ Family Cookery   Sessions throughout the day – ‘Future Foods’ incorporating wild, local and vegan alternatives.

Plastic Pixel Art Painting   Get stuck into this children’s activity, and make something to help raise awareness of how much plastic is used in our everyday lives.

Ludlow 21

Ludlow 21 is a local voluntary group established in 1998 to promote sustainable living in the Ludlow area within a fair and just global society.  We are an independent body with no political or council ties.

We are the principal independent voice for local sustainability, with very active groups that focus on fair-trade, recycling, transport, education, food & farming, swifts and more – not least organising the Green Festival!

Visit our stall to find out more.


Wigley’s Field Organic Allotments

11am – 4pm.   A 10 minute walk from the town centre to the Allotments Open Day, where gardeners will inspire you with new ideas and the fruits of their efforts.