Shrewsbury Food Festival

Beth Heath from Shropshire Festivals, with Emmy Grantham from Fibre Heroes, who are sponsoring the main stage
21 Jun 2022
Marquees and tipis are going up in preparation of the ninth Shrewsbury Food Festival this weekend. Organisers are expecting more than 25,000 visitors to descend on the 29 acres of parkland at Shrewsbury’s Quarry. There will be over 180 food, drink, home and garden stalls, street food and bars, chef demonstrations and cook alongs, free kids’ activities, an educational field to fork area, and a...
Shrewsbury Food Festival this year
27 May 2022
The award-winning festival returns to Shrewsbury Quarry on 25th & 26th June 2022. The ninth Shrewsbury Food Festival is just weeks away from being held in Shrewsbury’s Quarry Park on the 25th and 26th June. The Shropshire Festivals team will once again be providing a weekend of foodie, family entertainment, celebrating independent businesses and championing the local food and drink sector....
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...
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