Food Festivals

Take the Somerset Food Trail

THE Somerset Food Trail, a ten-day festival celebrating the county’s farms, landscapes, people and places, and the best of locally produced, delicious and sustainable food, runs to Sunday 24th July. It is described as a “farm-to-fork showcase that puts the spotlight on Somerset’s smaller-scale, more regenerative farmers and artisan producers, and the stores, cafes, pubs…

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Beer and music by the beach

LIVE music from around the West Country and a range of regional real ales return to the Jurassic coast after a three year hiatus, thanks to Covid, on Friday 22nd July and Saturday 23rd, for the Lyme Regis Beer Festival, based at the Marine Theatre. Lyme Regis Brewery is gathering a selection of outstanding craft…

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In a tasty groove at Upton

BILLING itself as a tasty alternative to Glastonbury Festival – back in all its glory at Worthy Farm this year – south Dorset’s Upton House Food and Drink Festival, from 24th to 26th June, is a feast for all the senses, a family day out in beautiful surroundings with food and drink from around the…

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A right royal seafood festival

POOLE Seafood Festival, Dorset’s only free celebration of our marine culinary heritage, has moved dates this year to Jubilee weekend, 3rd to 5th June, to mark Her Majesty’s 70-year reign with a magnificent haul of great fish and shellfish, fine local produce, and glorious live music The three-day celebration of Poole’s lengthy and proud maritime…

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Explore the Somerset Food Trail

SOMERSET is home to some of the finest and most innovative food producers in the country. From traditional farmhouse Cheddar to milk-based vodka, the county has so much to offer. Some of these outstanding products will be showcased at this year’s Somerset Food Trail Festival, from 15th to 24th July. The food trail is an…

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Paw-fect start for new eat:Festival year

BURNHAM-on-Sea based eat: Festivals has had a great start to 2022 with the news that they are finalists for the Dog Friendly Business of the year in the Bristol, Bath & Somerset Tourism Awards. Joint organiser Sarah Milner Simonds says: “We work really hard to make our one-day food and drink festivals welcoming for the…

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