Immerse Yourself in Stories, Music, Dance and Fun at Festival at the Edge

In its 31st year, Festival at the Edge has become an important date in story lovers’ calendars, as well as capturing and igniting intrigue in curious visitors, who are new to the festival and may return for future visits.

Hopton Court, located between Ludlow and Kidderminster, plays host to the festival with its 1,800-acre grounds providing a stunning backdrop to the festival offering breathtaking views of the house and beautifully landscaped gardens.

A Weekend of Storytelling Magic  

Prepare to be transported into a world of fantasy by incredible tales spun by masterful storytellers. You will be captivated by traditional folklore and contemporary narratives from the British Isles and around the world.

More Than Just Stories

Festival at the Edge also promises lively music, enthralling dance performances, and the rhythmic energy of Morris troops over the course of the weekend.

Fuel Your Festival Fun

No festival experience is complete without delicious food, and Festival at the Edge delivers. A diverse range of caterers will tempt your tastebuds with extensive options ranging from mouthwatering Polish specialties, to delicious Mexican vegetarian and vegan food and classic wood-fired pizzas and fresh seafood. For those with a sweet tooth, worry not – delicious ice cream awaits!

Coffee Trike are on hand with cups of freshly ground, ethically sourced coffee, or you can enjoy a  pint of real ale or cider from Shropshire’s Hobsons Brewery, who are also celebrating their 30th anniversary this year.

Family Fun Awaits

The festival is a family friendly event with a dedicated children’s program running alongside the main events ensuring there’s something to keep everyone entertained throughout the weekend.

Festival at the Edge is a great day out, or a fun filled weekend offering a unique blend of storytelling, music and delicious food in a stunning setting. If you are staying in your holiday home at Orleton Rise during 19th-21st July, Festival at the Edge is only a 30-minute drive away.


Looking to discover more?
 Check out our brochure!

If you’re interested in purchasing a holiday home from us, booking to stay in our touring or camping areas or anything else, download our brochure for full details.