THE ALTHORP FOOD AND DRINK FESTIVAL CELEBRATES QUALITY PRODUCERS AND SUPPLIERS IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRE AND THE SURROUNDING COUNTIES.
WINNER OF THE 'BEST EVENT - HISTORIC HOUSE' AT THE NORTHAMPTONSHIRE HERITAGE FORUM AWARDS 2017, THE FESTIVAL IS NOW ENTERING ITS 4TH YEAR.
Join us for the biggest celebration of the best food and music the country has to offer. With a stellar line-up of chefs, pubs and music, Pub in the Park will play host to Tom’s two Michelin-starred pub, The Hand & Flowers, plus a selection of other top UK pubs and restaurants who will serve signature tasting dishes. Combined with great live music, chef demos, top quality shopping and other festival fun, Pub in the Park has become the UK’s fastest growing food and music festival. Tickets go on sale on 1 February, but to avoid missing out on the festival that everyone’s talking about, sign up to the newsletter to get access to the pre-sale on 31 January.
This year’s festival will feature more demonstrations, more local producers and more tastings than ever before, with a fantastic range of food, drink, and activities for the whole family to enjoy.
The festival promises regional food and drinks from 130 stallholders, including artisan bakers, craft brewers, gourmet burgers, international cuisine, traditional ice creams, and handmade sweets. And our delicious ciders, of course.
Accessibility: Mobiloo will be at this event, an attended mobile changing facility for people with specific personal care needs.
Annual Pass: Free with Annual Pass
The Oundle Food Festival street market remains one of the most popular dates in regional foodies’ diaries, when over 75 of the region’s finest independent food and drink producers as well as makers of kitchenware gather in the town's Market Place and New Street.
Set against the stunning backdrop of Woburn Abbey and within 42 acres of Abbey Gardens, "The Gardener’s Garden Show" offers one of the best locations of any show in the UK.
Now in its 10th year, the show has become an important diary date for gardening enthusiasts. Set in Woburn Abbey’s beautifully landscaped gardens, the show offers unparalleled access to award-winning exhibitors and nurseries that have been handpicked by Woburn.
The displays are complemented by an array of live entertainment, artisan foods, shopping, demonstrations, informative talks and gardening advice, tips and tours.
Be amazed, delighted and entertained by a range of extraordinary street theatre and arts performances. See the North Front transformed with flowers, colourful flags and decorated tables. Take a seat and enjoy a picnic, or try some of the mouth-wateringly good hot food on offer.
Wander through the Aviary glade and peruse the shopping village featuring a selection of quality arts and crafts, plants and homeware stallholders. With all this, family activities, acoustic music on Saturday and the Waddesdon choir on Sunday, there’s something for everyone to delight in!
Sunday 26th August - Monday 27th August
Food markets with a difference! Come and meet around 30 local suppliers in a celebration of local produce with handmade cheeses, artisan breads, organic vegetables, luxury sweet treats and rare breed meats at one of our seasonal Fine Food Markets.
The Courtyard. Open 10am to 4pm. Free admission.
The Frosts Foodie Festival has a renowned place in the Milton Keynes Food Calendar. 2019 marks its 10th year and it’s going to be bigger and better than ever.
Frosts' vision is to offer their customers an array of local artisan brands, within the beautiful surroundings of our Woburn Sands store, including Saxby's Cider.
Thursday 6th December - Sunday 9th December
Food markets with a difference! Come and meet over 30 local suppliers at our biggest ever 4 day festive celebration of local produce. With handmade cheeses, artisan breads, organic vegetables, luxury sweet treats and rare breed meats.
The Courtyard. Open 9am to 4pm. Free admission.
Food markets with a difference! Come and meet a large range of local suppliers in a celebration of local produce with handmade cheeses, organic vegetables, luxury sweet treats and rare breed meats at one of our seasonal Fine Food Markets.
The market takes place in The Courtyard. Open 10am to 4pm. Free admission and free parking.
This year there's even more to see and do, with an unrivalled collection of over 825 independent boutiques and designer-makers. Expertly created for you, we present our widest ever collection of beautiful and exquisite gifts and treats, all hand-picked by our expert team and approved by House & Garden for their style, design and elegance.
We've introduced a dedicated Designers Gallery with The Princes Trust, a bigger and better Food Hall – AND in response to your feedback a new Food Court giving you even more catering options! Plus a brand new layout and fresh new look.
You’ll find us in the Great Taste area on the lower ground floor. Great Taste, organised by the Guild of Fine Food, is the acknowledged benchmark for speciality food and drink. It has been described as the ‘Oscars’ of the food world and the ‘epicurean equivalent of the Booker prize’. Quite simply the Great Taste logo is the sign you can trust when buying food and drink in your local, quality retailer.
Bernie Spain Gardens is situated on the riverfront next to the OXO tower. The park lies at the very heart of London, on the southern side of the Thames. It has sweeping views of the river, and iconic sights. The grassy flats & riverside walks of Bernie Spain Gardens are also one of the few remaining green open spaces along the riverside.
Throughout this weekend we will have chefs giving demonstrations and food tastings that will champion Good Food.
Come to Eats and Beats on Saturday 25th August at Delapré Abbey in Northampton for a relaxed afternoon / evening in the beautiful grounds of Delapre Abbey. Listen to a variety of live music, and share great street food and local cider, gin and beer with friends and family! Plus, it's free admission and parking!
1pm - 8pm.
The Swivel Club has over the last few years donated in excess of £100,000 to local good causes and we have ‘turned their lives around’.
We continue to strive to enhance the musical entertainment we offer and in 2018 we will be putting on the first ‘Swivel Fest’, which will take place in the open air at the walled garden within the Hall Park, Rushden, where there will be an array of music for all ages.
Blenheim Palace is the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and is a World Heritage Site.
The Battle Proms takes place overlooking the iconic Column of Victory in the stunning Palace grounds, which include 2100 acres of formal gardens and ‘Capability’ Brown landscaped parkland.
Widely regarded as the most exciting summer proms concert in the country, the Battle Proms is a firmly established favourite that thousands of fans return to year after year. Pack up a picnic and join the party; whether you’re planning a romantic evening as a couple, a celebration as a group, or want to enjoy an informal concert as a family then this could be the unique experience you have been looking for.
FREE ENTRY: a pop-up family-friendly street food event with great food, drink and music.
Saturday 7th April - Sunday 8th April
Come and meet around 30 local suppliers in a celebration of local produce with handmade cheeses, artisan breads, organic vegetables, luxury sweet treats and rare breed meats.
The Courtyard. Open 10am to 4pm. Free admission.
Lots of local producers at the Victorian Christmas Fayre next to Santa's Grotto at Wyevale.
We will be serving hot mulled cider!
Saturday 2nd December 10am - 4pm
Sunday 3rd December 10am - 4pm