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6th, 7th & 8th



Staffordshire's Biggest
Gastronomic Gathering


Save the date for Staffordshire’s biggest gastronomic gathering!

With the Stone Food & Drink Festival now just 3 months away, food and drink fans are urged to keep the weekend of Friday 6th, Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th October clear in their calendar.

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All systems go for Stone food & Drink Festival 2017 following council resolution

Staffordshire’s biggest gastronomic gathering will be going ahead as planned on Friday 6th, Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th October 2017 following meetings between organisers and Stafford Borough Council.

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Winners of Stone’s inaugural ‘Tapas Trail’ announced

Following the huge success of the newest addition to Stone Food & Drink Festival’s packed programme, the town centre ‘Tapas Trail’, the winners of the event’s two competitive elements have now been announced.

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Talks and Tastings to tickle the tastebuds at 2016 Stone Food & Drink Festival

Among the most popular attractions on Westbridge Park over Food & Drink Festival weekend is the Talks and Tastings Tent; offering food and drink lovers with a chance to hear and learn direct from passionate producers and sample their wares.

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Cook up a storm in a Stone Food & Drink Festival cookery masterclass

Visitors to this year’s Stone Food & Drink Festival will have the chance to get ‘hands on’ with food in some fantastic cookery masterclasses.

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See top local chefs in action at this year’s Stone Food & Drink Festival

Foodies can pick up tips from some of the county’s leading chefs in a packed Demonstration Kitchen programme this year.

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A brand new event is set to bring some Mediterranean flavour to Stone town centre during food festival week this year.

The ‘Tapas Trail’ is inspired by an event that takes place in Stafford Borough’s Spanish twin town, Tarragona, which local accountant Bob Knight, has enjoyed numerous times. Believing the trail would be a great addition to the Stone Food & Drink Festival programme, he approached the board and has worked closely with them to bring the event to reality, kindly sponsoring it in its inaugural year.

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Joule’s Brewery to return to ‘spiritual home’ with sponsorship of festival beer tent

The beer tent at Stone Food and Drink Festival is among one of the events most popular attractions, drawing real ale fans from far and wide with its strong showing of Staffordshire breweries.

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Local businesses get behind 2016 Festival

The 2016 Stone Food and Drink Festival will see a host of new local businesses sponsoring the event alongside long term supporters.

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