Food Festivals

Thou shalt savour Jay Rayner

JAY Rayner, restaurant critic of The Observer, chairman of BBC Radio 4’s Kitchen Cabinet and voted the country’s most influential food journalist, is coming to Bridport Arts Centre on Saturday 15th June, as part of the town’s food festival. The original Ten Commandments have very little to offer when it comes to the complex business…

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Wincanton savours the flavour

FOOD businesses from Somerset and the surrounding counties will be showcasing their produce at a new one-day event in Wincanton, Savour the Flavour, at the Memorial Hall, on Saturday 30th March. The aim of the event, organised by South Somerset District Council, is to showcase and celebrate the high quality produce, producers and food retailers…

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New food event at Castle Cary

SATURDAY, 12th May, is Somerset Day, and it is also a new date in  Somerset’s food and drink calendar with the first Castle Cary Cheese and Cider Market at the Market House in Castle Cary, from 4 to 9pm. Local producers include Tom Calver from Westcombe Dairy doing his brick toasties, Bridge Farm Cider, Renegade…

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Shaftesbury celebrates the best of food and drink

A FAMOUSLY challenging race, some of Dorset’s finest chefs and a line-up of the best in local food and drink will all be on offer for this year’s Shaftesbury Food Festival on Sunday 13th May. There will be stalls throughout the town centre, with Dorset Farmers Market and Dorset Food and Drink members in the…

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Devizes Food and Drink Festival

ONE of Wiltshire’s prettiest towns is the focus for local foodies when this year’s Devizes Food and Drink Festival opens on 5th May for two weeks of tastings, talks, trails and, of course, lots of opportunities to drink the products of historic Wadworth Brewery, the principal sponsor of the annual event. Events during the festival,…

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