Sunday 8 Oct 2017
1o.30am – 4pm, Hungerford Town Hall & High Street.
A full day of local foodie fun with over 40 stalls, sizzling street food, live cooking demonstrations, Cook-Off competition, pumpkin challenge, apple quiz and lots more – kindly sponsored by Doves Farm, Audley Inglewood and The Three Swans.
Come hungry as there will be plenty of stone baked pizza, Thai curry, burgers, sausages, veggie specials and lots more. Local producers will range from grass fed beef and rapeseed oil to local beer and confectionary.
Our live demonstration schedule will include Audley Inglewood Head Chef Gert Pienaar, Masterchef Semi-finalist Ollie Hunter and Hungerford’s very own Nicholas Lumley aka The Old Trout Smoker! We are also delighted to have one of the UK’s top organic and sustainable food experts Lawrence Woodward to talk about alternatives to GM farming and answer any questions about where your food comes from.
Newbury & District Beekeepers will explain to visitors where their honey comes from and The Naked Grape will be running a bar with local beers, ciders & other tipples.
Hungerford Allotments will inspire people to grow their own My Apple Juice will be happy to turn your surplus apples into fresh, delicious juice. Teas and cakes will be provided by Hungerford Scouts.
This year for the first time there will be:
a special Hungerford Food Festival Cream Tea trip on The Rose of Hungerford starting at 2.30pm from Hungerford Wharf
a special service at St. Lawrence’s Church at 6.30pm after the Food Festival. Everyone is invited to a relaxed celebration with harvest hymns and a collection for the Food Bank.
If you’ve not experienced the festival before, take a look at this video of the 2013 festival which came third in The Telegraph’s national Bring Home the Harvest competition:
If you would like to assist with the running of the festival then please use the Contact Us form. All support appreciated.