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Edible Forest Festival

Edible Forest

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Celebrating the produce and producers of Charnwood Forest

Friday 16th to Sunday 18th September 2016

We are thrilled that this new festival has proven to be so popular. 

If you have booked tickets and have any last minute questions please call 07973 882549.



Quorn Bacon Rolls Day - Friday 16th September

The air in Quorn was full of the delicious aromas of bacon, onions, herbs, suet pastry and perhaps some little secret ingredient as contestants descended on Odd John’s Kitchen clutching their lovingly prepared Quorn bacon rolls.

Sourdough Bread Session - Friday 16th September

As part of The Real Bread Campaign's month long promotion of the benefits of sourdough, Ian Waterland, from Knead Good Bread Artisan Bakery, hosted a special sourdough session during the Edible Forest Festival at Loughborough College.

Tea in the Tower - Friday 16th September

Old John folly

This event has taken place.  What a fantastic venue to eat afternoon tea - Old John Tower in Bradgate Park.

Cocktails and Canapes - Friday 16th September

Cocktails and Canapes event

This event has now taken place and was a great night out in The Outwoods with cocktails and canapes and live music.

Apple Pressing Demonstration - Saturday 17th September

Apple pressing
Demonstration by Rob from Charnwood Cider on apple pressing together with a tasting of the fresh juice and the cider which is made from it. Bookings now closed.

The Enchanted Forest - Saturday 17th September

Enchanted Forest

This event has now taken place and everyone enjoyed the circus acts, dancing, storytelling in the forest and great food from Charnwood Forest.

The Secret Gourmet - Sunday 18th September

Nanpantan Hall

We are sorry but this event is sold out

Old John folly
We are sorry but this event is sold out.
The edible forest festival
The Edible Forest is developed and promoted by Leicester Shire Promotions and supported by Charnwood Borough Council, the National Forest Company and Everards
Leicester Shire Promotions
Borough council
The National Forest