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Hopton Court Festival and Event Venue For Hire 

Hopton Court is situated in South Shropshire near to the village of Hopton Wafers between Kiddeminster (10 miles) and Ludlow (8 miles)

The site at Hopton Court is fully licensed for plays, both live and recorded music and dance indoors and outdoors, late night refreshment and alcohol on and off the premises. We also allow firework displays at your function provided a bona fide fireworks provider is used. We suggest you contact Galaxy Fireworks, Tel : 0115 855 9000 or 07970 520492   

For details of 'The Venue' see this website

The site comprises two areas licensed as above namely, ‘The Hole in the Wall Festival’ (Site 1) and ‘Hopton Court Festival fields’ (Site 2).  They can be hired separately or together. 

Site 1

This contains Hopton Court, The Walled Garden .75 ha, Camp Site 5.5 ha, Conservatory, located in the garden area of about 1.7 ha including lake (.35 ha) and two other fields of about 1.25 ha and .70 ha. The total area is approximately 10. ha. The Walled Garden is the site most often used for presentation of concerts.  It is on a gradual incline, forming a natural auditorium, and dropping down to the stage area on which there is an existing uncovered stage measuring about 150 sq. metres. There are services on site but it is assumed generated electricity will be used for the production of sound for staged events and other areas needing power. There is a fully functional Box Office located at the entrance to the Walled Garden. 

This site is licensed for up to 4999 people. 

Site 2

There are two licensed fields and a licensed wooded site licensed as above, the two fields are 2 ha, 3 ha, and the wooded are approximately .33ha. Site 2 also has other fields for parking (5 ha), camping (6.2) etc. extending to about 11.5 ha in total. There is water throughout the site but it is assumed generated electricity will be used for the production of sound for staged events and other areas requiring power on this site.  

This site is licensed for up to 4999 people. 

These sites are in a rural setting in scenic parkland, farmed agricultural land and woodland over an area in excess of 600 ha. 

It is possible, by arrangement, for country walks and other activities of a Festival / Event nature to take place on the Hopton Court Estate.

There are two large banner boards with planning permission located at Hopton Wafers on the A4117 which can be used for advertising events throughout the year.

Although the sites are fully licensed, all events taking place at Hopton Court need to be risk assessed to satisfy and be approved by local authorities before an event can take place.  Hopton Court Estate has a standard contract which will need to be agreed before any event can take place.

Enquiries to: - Chris Woodward (Designated Premises Supervisor), Hopton Court Estate, Cleobury Mortimer, Kidderminster, Worcs. DY14 0EF. Tel 07711 731896. 

This site has been used for the production of musical and equine events over many years including over 20 concerts at the Hole in the Wall events for the last 15 years. 

“The only restriction to doing what you want to do here is your imagination!!”