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Edible Forest Festival 2017

Edible Forest

Celebrating the produce and producers of Charnwood Forest

Friday 15th - Sunday 17th September 2017


The Edible Forest team are busy beavering away to make this year's festival bigger and better! Watch this space for announcements and information on Edible Forest 2017. 


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Highlights from Edible Forest 2016
Tea in the Tower

Tea in the Tower

This was a rare opportunity to enjoy a traditional afternoon tea, supplied by The Grey Lady, in the iconic Old John Tower in Bradgate Park. 


Quorn Bacon Rolls Day

Who did make the best bacon roll? Quorn was filled with the aroma of tasty bacon, onions, herbs as contestants headed to Odd Johns Kitchen. 

Cocktails & Canapes

A mini-festival was had by all at The Outwoods whilst sipping on cocktails, munching on canapes and dancing to live music as the sun went down. 


Sourdough Bread Session

Ian Waterland, Knead Good Bread Artisan Bakery gave all a special masterclass on sourdough at Loughborough College. 

Enchanted Forest

Big kids and little kids alike enjoyed local food, circus acts, entertainment, dancing, storytelling, craft making and much more. 

Apple Pressing Demo

Is cider your tipple? Charnwood Cider gave a great demo on apple pressing along with the chance to taste fresh juice and cider. 


Secret Gourmet

Guests headed to the stunning Nanpantan Hall to enjoy a gourmet experience cooked up by Paul Leary, The Woodhouse. 


An extra slice!

The Tea in the Tower afternoon tea was so popular, we hosted more sittings to keep up with everyone! 

The Edible Forest is developed and promoted by Leicestershire Promotions and supported by Charnwood Borough Council, The National Forest Company and Everards.
Borough council
The National Forest