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Powderham Food Festival announces its return

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 04/12/2018 - 2:45pm

Devon’s popular Powderham Food Festival will return this autumn as organisers announce this year’s dates.

Powderham Food Festival, the autumnal foodie event that celebrates the South West’s finest food and drink producers, will return on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th October 2018, 10am to 5pm. Now in its seventh year, the festival will be hosted in the grounds of the beautiful Powderham Castle and promises to provide a fantastic family, foodie and fun day out for all to enjoy.

Brimming with all things edible, drinkable and delectable from over 150 producers, there are also...

Tickets go on sale for the 2018 Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 02/24/2018 - 11:34pm

Tickets for the 2018 Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink have been released and are now available from the festival website.

For the second year, 2018 sees the festival take place over the early May Bank Holiday weekend, from Saturday 5th May to Monday 7st May, running for all three days of the Bank Holiday.

The 15th Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink will take place in Northernhay Gardens and Exeter Castle and will feature a wide variety of producers from the region as well as demonstrations from top chefs, hands-on workshops, live music and food-...

Food Drink Devon 2018 Awards Launched

Authored by kath@raw
Posted: Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:52am

Following 2017's record-breaking year, entries are now open for the prestigious Food & Drink Devon Awards 2018. These gold standard awards celebrate the very best Devon has to offer by recognising the county’s most respected, influential and passionate artisan food and drink producers and establishments.

The awards, currently in their eighth year, continue to grow with 2017 recording the highest number of entries to date as well as boasting a glittering sell out awards evening. Last year the judges tasted over 250 of the finest products and visited nearly 100 establishments...

Food & Drink Devon 2018 Awards launched

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:43am

Following 2017's record-breaking year, entries are now open for the prestigious Food & Drink Devon Awards 2018. These gold standard awards celebrate the very best Devon has to offer by recognising the county’s most respected, influential and passionate artisan food and drink producers and establishments.

The awards, currently in their eighth year, continue to grow with 2017 recording the highest number of entries to date as well as boasting a glittering sell out awards evening. Last year the judges tasted over 250 of the finest products and visited nearly 100 establishments...

River Cottage Food Fair

Event Date: 
26/05/2018 - 10:00am to 27/05/2018 - 6:00pm
Venue: 
River Cottage HQ, Trinity Hill Road, Axminster

The River Cottage Fair returns for 2018 over the May Bank Holiday. It’s a real family occasion and ALL under 16s can come for free.

It is packed full of activities and family fun - from chef demos, artisan food stalls, kids' workshops, talks and live music, to garden and foraging tours.

£12.50 per adult, children under 16 go free.

Tel: 01297 630300

email: events@rivercottage.net

https://www.rivercottage.net/festival/fair-2018

Thousands of meals provided to needy by Tesco shoppers in Devon

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 12/28/2017 - 12:33pm

Thousands of meals have been provided to people in need this Christmas thanks to customer donations at Tesco stores in Devon.

Across the UK a total of three million meals worth of food has been donated to charities FareShare and The Trussell Trust thanks to the Food Collection that ran in Tesco stores until December 2.

Supermarket shoppers were asked to donate long-life items to help people in need as part of their usual shop with Tesco topping up the value of the customer donations by 20%.

Thanks to customers’ generosity and the Tesco top-up this year’s collection...

Scripts for Supper present The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Event Date: 
15/12/2017 - 7:00pm to 17/12/2017 - 6:00pm
Venue: 
Bickham Barn

Coming to Bickham Barn next weekend 15th and 16th December at 7pm and 17th December at 2pm!

Scripts for Supper is brought to you by MasterChef Semi-Finalist Annie McKenzie, following two 5* runs of our inaugural theatrical dining experience Twelfth Night in London earlier this year and features in Hello! Magazine, Luxury London and Devon Life, our Arts Council Funded Christmas production The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe will follow Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy through the wardrobe and into the land where it is always winter and never Christmas.

A six course Narnia...

Scripts for Supper present The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Event Date: 
08/12/2017 - 7:00pm to 10/12/2017 - 6:00pm
Venue: 
Tapeley Park

Coming to Tapeley Park barn near Instow this weekend 8th and 9th December at 7pm and 10th December at 2pm!

Scripts for Supper is brought to you by MasterChef Semi-Finalist Annie McKenzie, following two 5* runs of our inaugural theatrical dining experience Twelfth Night in London earlier this year and features in Hello! Magazine, Luxury London and Devon Life, our Arts Council Funded Christmas production The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe will follow Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy through the wardrobe and into the land where it is always winter and never Christmas.

A six...

Food & Drink Devon Awards shortlist announced

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:41am

he long-awaited shortlist of finalists for the 2017 Food & Drink Devon Awards has been announced, following months of blind tasting, deliberation and judging. Entries from across the county included 250 products, 63 producers, 65 hospitality and 25 retail establishments, all judged by experts from the industry. The winners will be revealed at a prestigious ceremony at the stunning Deer Park Country House Hotel on Monday 9th October.

Commenting on the high standard of this year’s awards entries, Barbara King, Chair of Food & Drink Devon, says: “As an organisation we champion...

Nourish Festival returns for its 4th year

Authored by Fran Moorhouse
Posted: Tue, 08/15/2017 - 12:52pm

The Nourish Gin Festival & The Devon Street Food Awards return to Bovey Tracey in September

Music: Fri 1 & Sat 2 September Food & Craft: Sat 2 September

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