Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th October 2014
Thousands of visitors expected at one of the largest regional food festivals in the country
The 11th annual Melton Mowbray Food Festival returns to the UK’s Rural Capital of Food from 4-5 October 2014
The Melton Mowbray Food Festival is one of the largest regional food festivals in the country, set in the heart of the town known as the UK’s Rural Capital of Food.
Over 150 exhibitors will be showcasing their produce at the Festival and this year, visitors can sample not only the local, traditional Melton Mowbray Pork Pies and Stilton Cheese, but also a range of delicious foods such as stunning new alcoholic ice creams, artisan cheeses, gold-infused bubbly, steamed puddings, chocolate kebabs, gourmet British game, locally-brewed ales and many more, from the region and beyond.
Celebrity chefs, regional cooks, bakers and bread makers including Rachel Green, Linda Hewitt, Joe Hunt, Stephen Hallam and Jo Pratt will be demonstrating a range of recipes in the Festival theatre. Uniquely this year, to commemorate the start of WW1 in 1914, the Women’s Institute will be organising displays on a WW1 theme. A family food and fun area will keep the kids entertained as well as teaching them about food in a fun and interactive way.
Tickets are priced at £6 on the day or £5 in advance from www.goleicestershire.com online here or in person from Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe in Melton Mowbray. For more details on the Festival, visit www.meltonmowbrayfoodfestival.co.uk
The Festival is organised by the Melton Mowbray Food Partnership, with support from Samworth Brothers, NFU Mutual, Bouverie Lodge and Melton Borough Council