Food Festivals

Longleat food and drink festival has the right ingredients

LONGLEAT’s inaugural Food and Drink Festival proved a hit with visitors and foodies who visited the stately home over the weekend to sample interesting regional food and drink and enjoy the celebrity chef demonstrations. On the Saturday there were three cooking masterclasses with the 2015 Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain and on Sunday…

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Microbreweries on tap at Salisbury Beerex

THERE is a great line-up of music, entertainment and more than 60 beers and ciders for the 37th annual Beerex festival at Salisbury Arts Centre on 16th and 17th June, organised in collaboration with CAMRA – Campaign for Real Ale and Salisbury Rotary Cogs. There will be more than 50 beers from microbreweries around the…

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Gin festival is a tonic for Frome

FROME’s Cheese and Grain venue hosts a gin festival on Friday and Saturday, 19th and 20th May, with more than 70 different gins on offer. Gin is currently having a moment – or rather a major revival, with big names like Sipsmith reminding drinkers just how good proper gin tastes, and small batch distilleries popping…

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Top chef returns to Christchurch

POPULAR star chef Dean Edwards returns to the Christchurch Food Festival this year, on Saturday 6th May, to headline a gala dinner at the marquee on the Quay. Christchurch Food Festival has teamed up with Bournemouth and Poole College students ‘Pop up Restaurant’  hosted by the Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry and sponsored by…

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