Ludlow Food Festival

The Original Festival for Food and Drink Lovers

Charlotte Pike

Where: Castle Garden Stage - Castle Gardens

Charlotte is a graduate of the Ballymaloe Certificate Course and is a UK based food writer, cookery teacher and Chef. Charlotte runs a hugely popular catering company, 'Charlotte’s Kitchen,' cooking for high profile clients, weddings and parties all over the UK and Europe, and is also the Founder and Director of 'Field & Fork School' social enterprise. She has also recently been accepted as part of the Slow Food Chef Alliance.

Charlotte's fifth book, SMOKED, was published in May 2017. Her last book, FERMENTED, was published in Summer 2015 and was shortlisted for the André Simon Award in January 2016. Her first three cookery books, The Hungry Student Cookbook series, were published simultaneously in August 2013 won best series at the International Gourmand Awards in January 2014.

Charlotte has contributed to many cookery books and publications by writing recipes and food styling and occasionally broadcasts on food on BBC Radio.

Charlotte’s recipes are simple, delicious and really work. Always keen to share her knowledge, Charlotte’s writing aims to inform and clearly instruct, and she also works as one of the UK's leading Independent cookery teachers.



A chef doing a demonstration

9th, 10th & 11th
September 2022

Inside Ludlow Castle with more than 180 local food and drink producers and suppliers: real food, ale, cider, perry, wine and more from the Marches, with samples and tastings.

A singer at ludlow spring festival

14th & 15th
May 2022

Held in Ludlow Castle, more than 200 real ales, 150 classic vehicles and live music all weekend. That’s not forgetting over 60 food and drink producers to discover!

Happy walkers following the mangalonga walk

Sunday 14th
August 2022

A food and drink walk of approximately 8 miles adapted from our Italian twin town. A unique experience for food lovers and those wanting to explore the Ludlow landscape.