The Wenlock Edge
Festival of the
Spoken Word

                     8th-10th July 2022                     

Much Wenlock, Shropshire

  • Storytelling
  • Poetry
  • Music
  • Comedy
  • Food & drink
  • Workshops
  • Displays
  • Demonstrations
  • Healing
  • Folklore
  • Bonfires
  • Street performance

A family-friendly festival of the spoken word bringing together the best poets and storytellers from all countries and cultures plus lots more; comedy, folklore, music, dancing, sacred fires and workshops in everything from learning to be a poet to how to tell a story.

We have everything here; now all we need is you! Come along and see if you can “Get a Word in Edgeways.”

Check out the ever-expanding line up of fantastic artists and performers for the festival.

  • No booking fee
  • Free camping
  • Dogs welcome

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Regular events

Monthly concerts

On the second Thursday of each month there is an evening of Poetry, Storytelling, Song and more.


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What you've said

“Wonderful Evening! Story, Poetry, Song, Music, Art! Wow!!”

“Feels like another world tonight, one with people sharing amazing gifts and talents - thank you all.”

“I am one that hardly ever pays attention to poetry, but that had my full attention.”

“Ah - this has been a wonderful celebration. Thank you!”