Shrewsbury Food Festival

The Shropshire Festivals team with Jean-Christophe Novelli
08 Sep 2021
Shropshire Festivals are celebrating a successful Shrewsbury Food Festival weekend. The event was attended by thousands of people who enjoyed a sunny September weekend. Sunday’s visitors had the opportunity to meet multi-Michelin star celebrity chef - Jean-Christophe Novelli. Over 180 different independent businesses and producers attended to provide food, drink, homeware and craft stalls. There...
01 Sep 2021
Organisers of this weekend’s Shrewsbury Food Festival have made the surprise announcement that Jean-Christophe Novelli will be attending the festival on Sunday. The multi-Michelin star and 5 out of 5 AA Rosette winning chef and restaurateur will be giving a masterclass on The Kitchen Depot Cook Along with the Chef Stage. Jean-Christophe, who has catered for Heads of State, Royalty, and renowned...
Shrewsbury Food Festival
13 Aug 2021
Shropshire Festivals are preparing for the Shrewsbury Food Festival, which has not taken place for over two years due to Covid restrictions in the town. The festival will take place on September 4 and 5 at Shrewsbury’s Quarry. New for this year is the Monks Home and Garden area, which organisers believe will be the best place to kick off your Christmas shopping. Another new offering is the Field...
Emma and Gareth Glynn at the new gin school
13 Aug 2021
A gin distillery based in Ellesmere has launched a new gin school and tour experience for gin lovers. The tours will be led by Emma Glynn, one of the UK's few female Distillers. The Shropshire Distillery was launched in 2018 by husband and wife team, Emma and Gareth Glynn. The distillery released their first spirit, Shire Gin, in July 2018 followed by their Spiced Gin later that year. In 2019...
Shrewsbury Food Festival
19 Jul 2021
Shropshire Festivals are excited to be bringing the Shrewsbury Food Festival back to Shrewsbury’s Quarry Park after a two-year wait on September 4 and 5. The family festival will host 200 food, drink, and craft exhibitors in the 29 acres of parkland. With delicious food and drink to sample, devour and take home, this promises to be a food lover’s dream. The Monks Home and Garden section is brand-...
The new Shrewsbury Monopoly game
15 Nov 2019
It has been announced this morning that on the much-anticipated Shrewsbury monopoly game, two Shropshire Festivals’ events will feature on the new board. The events company, whose brand colour is pink, will take up two of the pink spaces with the Shrewsbury Food Festival and Shropshire Kids Festival. Shropshire Festivals Director of Fun, Beth Heath, said, “We are so thrilled that two of our...
17 Jun 2019
Self Help Africa have teamed up with Shrewsbury Food Festival to host an online auction to coincide with this year’s event. Auction for Africa showcases the ‘Best of Shropshire’ featuring one-of-a-kind foodie gifts and fun experiences - it’s a feast for the eyes! Bidding is now open and will close at 5pm on Sunday 30th June, the final day of the Festival. All auction lots have been generously...
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...
20 Jun 2016
SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, has held a special event hosted by the organisation’s county patron the Lord Lieutenant of Shropshire Sir Algernon Heber-Percy at his ancestral home. The evening reception took place in the tea rooms at Hodnet Hall, Market Drayton, to thank the busy team of volunteers, which keeps the Shropshire branch running, for its hard work. The event marked a formal passing...
14 Jun 2016
More than 26,000 people will descend on Shrewsbury’s Quarry Park on June 25 and 26 for the town’s award-winning food festival. The event, dubbed the best in the West Midlands earlier this year at the House of Lords, will bring the region’s best chefs, producers and bands under the spotlight. Visitors can sample the delights of more than 200 artisan producers and experience the best the county has...
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