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Great British Food Festival
Saturday, September 19, 2015 - Sunday, September 20, 2015
Preparations are well under way for the Great British Food Festival taking place at the stunning Arley Hall, nr Northwhich in Cheshire, over the 19th & 20th September.
Lots of food producers and street food vendors will be busy pickling, preserving, baking and packing, jams, cakes, cheese, pates and lots of other tasty treats! Along with wonderful food and drink producers there will be fantastic free chef demos, foodie talks, man vs food competitions, kids entertainment and live music throughout the day.
The Chef Demo stage hosts a headline name for each day, Luis Troyano (Great British Bake Off 2014) demoing on the Saturday and Luke Owen (MasterChef 2014) taking the lead on Sunday. Alongside the celeb chefs, some of the best regional talent will be showcasing their skills; so from baking tips to fine dining know-how the demo theatre is the place to be for any budding chef. On top of cooking up treats on the demo stage, Luis & Luke will be helping to judge the popular Great British Cake Off, where amateur bakers compete head to head in two baking categories (see www.greatbritishfoodfestival.com for details and to enter), and best of all the public get to try every entry!
A popular addition to the programme of events has been the in-house Forager, who leads small groups around the estate searching for wild foods. The walks take place daily and can be booked in advance or on the day, they are a real eye opener!
There is entertainment for all the family throughout the weekend, including kid’s cookery lessons, circus skills, craft workshop, storytime and children’s rides. Live music from some great local bands can be heard throughout so you can do some shopping, grab some food and then have a well earned relax with a drink (or two)!
The perfect recipe for a fun, foodie day out for the whole family.