It’s back and now in it’s third year, Castlefield Food Festival is set to fill Castlefield Bowl with a dazzling array of tastes, smells, sights and sounds next month.
The unique urban Food Festival has established a reputation for serving up lip-smacking Sizzling Street Food alongside the best our local farmers and producers have to offer while real Ale to Craft Gin’s and Quirky Cocktails from on-site bars will be serving up liquid refreshment to suit every taste.
After seeing over 40,000 visitors last year, the Castlefield Food Festival returns this May for a four-day run and festival organisers are predicting 50,000 people over the 4 days.
Famous Five inspired cooking capers will take centre stage as 2017 see’s the addition of an exciting, unique collaboration between the Festival and Celebrity Chef, Robert Owen Brown.
In honour of Visit England’s Year of the Literary Heroes 2017, Castlefield Food Festival is proud to present, “Tea-Sup”- Camp-Fire cooking with “lashings of ginger beer”, OK, well, Ginger Beer cocktails! With only 20 places available for each session, this is expected to be one of the hot tickets in town when tickets go on sale.
Visitor favourites are back, like the Demonstration Kitchen, where the best and brightest of our region’s chefs show off their skills in free to attend Cook Off Challenges, Food Demonstrations and Food and Drink Master-Classes.
Hands on masterclasses for the budding master chefs in your family are also back by popular demand. Bobby’s Bangers, Gingers Comfort Emporium and Icky Sticky Cakes are just some of those lined up to offer these ever popular, hands-on masterclasses for children.
In Partnership with Manchester Gin creators Zymugorium and Castlefield’s number one party boat, The Dry Barge, this year will provide people with the opportunity to embark on a Swallows and Amazon style, unique Gin and Cocktail Experience. More details and tickets released soon.
As if that wasn’t enough, Castlefield Food Festival has a packed, free to attend, 4 day music line up featuring the very best of local signed and un-signed musicians, bands, vocalists and performers.
The Castlefield Food Festival is free to attend and will feature entertainment for all the family.