Green Meadows Festival, the annual charity music festival near Oundle, has announced this year's line up. The Festival, which is held on the weekend of July 4-6, features three stages and free children's area. On the main stage, sponsored by Brewsters Brewery, The Wonderstuff's Miles Hunt and Erica Nockalls are joined by Glastonbury Festival regulars By The Rivers, Irish chart act The Raglans as well as local bands and artists. The Bentwood Stage, which mainly hosts acoustic acts, features former The Bluetones front man Mark Morriss as well as a host of other singer songwriters. The DJ stage, called The Beats Boutique, features international producers Pimpsoul and Mooqee, Ministry of Sound regular Martin Holden and Where's North? who
was nominated in Breakspolls DJ of the year competition. The Festival, which supports the Teenage Cancer Trust, also features a free children's activities area with inflatables, yoga and face painting. Organiser Ollie Sharp told ESP – "We are delighted to have such a wide range of quality acts this year as the Festival goes from strength to strength. There is something for everyone and we hope to raise more money for such an important cause." Tickets range from £5 - £25 in advance including camping and are available from www.greenmeadowsfestival.org. So far the Festival has donated nearly £3500 to The Teenage Cancer Trust.
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JEAN-CHRISTOPHE NOVELLI @ FOOD & DRINK FESTIVAL If you’re a bit of a foodie make sure you get yourself along to the Elton Hall Food and Drink Festival his month. It all takes place on Friday June 6, Saturday June 7 and Sunday June 8, promising a feast of entertainment for all the family in the grounds of the hall. It’ll feature some of the best regional, national and international food and drink available in the UK – alongside high-quality products and services for homes and gardens. That’s not all though, you can also enjoy a tipple at the beer festival, watch foodie film screenings, enjoy a Medieval banquet, children's cooking workshops by local Coco's Kitchen and a live music event accompanied by delicious Indian cuisine. The highlight of Sunday's entertainment will be three cooking demonstrations by internationally renowned celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli. The 5 out of 5 AA Rosette and Michelin award-winning French chef will be in the kitchen theatre cooking one of his favourite classic dishes at 11am, a Mediterranean meal at 1pm and, at 3pm, a culinary creation focusing on locally sourced produce. In addition to the cooking theatre there’ll be a tasting arena open on all three days where local producers will be showcasing, and offering visitors sample tastings, of their products.
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ESP Magazine June 2014