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June 28th - 29th
Shrewsbury Food Festival 2013
More than 200 of Britain's best food producers will descend on the picturesque market town of Shrewsbury for its second annual food festival. The event launched in 2013 and proved such a great success that organisers have decided to double its size for June 2014.
Where, What and Why…
The festival takes place in The Quarry Park, in Shrewsbury on 28th and 29th June. Featuring demonstrations from the region's best chefs, there will also be free activities for thousands of locals and visitors to the town including; live music, talks, tastings, crafts - and events throughout Shrewsbury - plus a Restaurant Safari. Children will be able to enjoy a hands-on cookery school and a 'how to grow' vegetables
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area. Parents can benefit from a crèche for younger children. For all ages, there will be the chance to watch artisan skills in action such as butter making and iron working. Many highlights are still being planned - there will not be a shortage of foodie fun! Event Chief Executive Beth Heath commented; "The inaugural Shrewsbury Food Festival was fabulously well received and exceeded our expectations for year one. We showcased 130 producers, our top regional chefs and provided plenty of entertainment. This year we are back, twice the size and pleased to say that we are holding our prices for 2014.” As a predominantly rural county, Shropshire is bursting with quality producers that have contributed to the foodie revolution in the area.