food and drink

Shrewsbury Food Festival
28 May 2019
The Shrewsbury Food Festival returns on the 29th and 30th June for its seventh year, with 200 exhibitors, a bigger, better BBQ area, demonstrations, chef school, live music and lots of fun activities for kids.  The festival was attended by around 30,000 people last year. For the third year running the festival was named the ‘Best Food Festival in the Midlands’ at the What’s On Readers’ Awards...
At Whitchurch Civic Centre
07 May 2019
The Whitchurch Food & Drink Festival 2019 is to be held at the Whitchurch Civic Centre on the 18th and 19th May.  Shropshire’s premier events company is to play a major role in this year’s festival, organisers have revealed. Shropshire Festivals boss Beth Heath said she was delighted to have been asked to get involved in helping take the Whitchurch event to new levels of success this year. “...
Shrewsbury Market Hall Late Nights
03 Apr 2019
Shrewsbury Market Hall’s late night events are returning for 2019, launching on Saturday April 6. The Saturday night markets, in which street food traders, cafes, bars and a selection of retail stalls open until 10pm, are also scheduled for May 4, July 6, September 7, November 2 and December 7. Market Facilities Manager Kate Gittins said: “We’re thrilled to announce a series of eagerly awaited...
28 Nov 2018
This FREE one-day festival will be a great day out for the entire family, from more than 70 food, drink and crafty stalls to live music, loads of kids entertainment, sports, hands-on experiences, displays, animals and much more. Everything to entertain and educate your youngsters with tractor rides, farm visits, hands-on activities, pond dipping and taking part in the field to fork journey,...
08 Nov 2018
Shrewsbury Market Hall is staging a line-up of late night festive events in the lead up to Christmas, including an extra popular Saturday Late Night. The late nights kick off on Wednesday November 14, followed by events on Saturday December 1 and Wednesday December 12. The market will be swinging on November 14 – the night of the Shrewsbury Christmas Lights Switch-on and Christmas Cracker – when...
Shrewsbury Market Hall enters Farm Shop and Deli Awards
01 Oct 2018
Shrewsbury Market Hall has entered the national Farm Shop & Deli Awards and is urging its customers to get behind it and cast their votes. The indoor market, which earlier this year won the national title ‘Britain’s Favourite Market 2018’, is competing in the Best Food Hall category of the Farm Shop & Deli 2019 Awards. The annual awards are highly respected in the industry and play an...
Shrewsbury Market Hall late night
29 Aug 2018
Shrewsbury Market Hall is throwing open its doors for another of its popular late night events on Saturday September 1. The market’s street food venues, bars and a selection of retail stalls will be open up until 10pm. The late nights, which launched in May last year, have become a huge hit in the town, attracting crowds of up to 1,700 people during the course of an evening. Facilities manager...
10 May 2018
Food is always at the top of every visitor's mind here at the Ironworks.  As they arrive, the first building they visit, our showroom and cafe, filled to the brim with the scent of home cooking, who can resist. Once they have worked out where the enticing smell is coming from, they take a seat and peruse or menu, including the daily chef specials. It's essential for us that this offering is the...
24 Aug 2017
Some of the best restaurants in Shrewsbury are once again helping to raise thousands of pounds for an African charity by taking part in a secret dining event. Shrewsbury-based Self Help Africa are hosting their first-ever Autumn edition of Secret Supper on Tuesday 17 October. Steph Smith, Fundraising Officer, said guests will visit three restaurants during their evening. She said: “Marking World...
25 Jul 2017
Shrewsbury Market Hall is to become a regular Saturday night food and drink venue following the big success of two recent late evening openings that attracted large crowds. The indoor market will stay open late on the first Saturday of every month, starting on August 5, with bars and restaurants open until 10pm. A selection of retail stalls also plan to open until 7pm. “Following the great...
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