Looking for that special gift, or even a treat for yourself?  Why not purchase one of our special offers below?

Ledbury Poetry Festival mugs by Emma BridgewaterEmma Bridgewater Mugs

These earthenware mugs are a bespoke project by Emma Bridgewater especially for Ledbury Poetry Festival. They are completely unique and once they’re gone, there will be no more! We have only 100 to sell.

Emma has worked closely with the Festival to create a design featuring this year’s festival animal, the hedgehog, and each mug has been hand-sponged

RRP is £19.99 and we are selling for £18 including p&p

Capacity: ½ pint

All profits go directly to the Festival through the generosity of Emma Bridgewater










bowlsFestival Bowls

Each year Ledbury Poetry Festival produces a set of commemorative bowls.

This is your opportunity to purchase some of these.

They are from different years and we have limited supplies so we can’t guarantee which year or years you will get as it will depend on availability.

£10 for one,  £18 for two or £25 for three, including post and packaging.


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2017 Festival Poster

We have a number of 2017 Ledbury Poetry Festival posters (A3 size) available.

Will look good on any wall.

Just £5 including postage and packaging.










Gift Tokens

Not sure what to give to your poetry-loving friends or relatives for a present?  What not give them a Ledbury Poetry Festival Gift Token that can be exchanged for tickets to the 2018 Ledbury Poetry Festival?

Values in the range £10 to £100.

Please note the vouchers cannot be used online, but can be used over the phone or in the box office.


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Hwaet!

192pp D8vo‘Hwaet!’ (rhyming with cat) is the opening word of the great Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf and other poems of that time. It means ‘Listen!’ or ‘How…’ or ‘So…’ – a calling for attention. Which is what hundreds of poets have been saying, both in their work as well as in numerous, highly memorable readings to Ledbury audiences over 20 years.

Mark Fisher’s anthology, Hwaet!, brings together 200 new poems by a wide range of poets who have delighted audiences at Ledbury Poetry Festival over 20 years as well as poems by some unforgettable visitors no longer with us who will always be remembered in Ledbury. Scattered between the poems are anecdotes contributed by poets and others offering a sense of the diverse flavour of an international poetry festival which is possibly unusual in being created, nurtured and loved by the community in which it is based.

The poets saying ‘Hwaet!’ include writers from all parts of Britain and Ireland, from North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. They include writers who’ve been poet-in-residence or worked on popular community and schools projects in Ledbury along with winners of the Ledbury Poetry Competition.

The proceeds from the sale of this book go directly to Ledbury Poetry Festival Schools programme.

Price £10 plus £3 P&P