Fabulous food festivals and fiestas to enjoy this August

Hazel Roberts rounds up the top local food events to attend this month, including Wharf Distillery’s Summer Fiesta of Gin, Beer, Cider and Food.

With the summer holidays here, it is time to relax with some good food, good company and a glass of something refreshing.

This month has a number of local food festivals to enjoy.

On 18th August, Wharf Distillery is hosting a Summer Fiesta of Gin, Beer, Cider and Food at York House from 12pm to 10.30pm.

There you can enjoy an afternoon and evening of locally produced food and drink, street food and craft stalls.

The Big Food Festival is taking place at the Milton Keynes Rugby Club on 18th August. This event, in support of Willen Hospice, will offer a fantastic array of street food, an artisan market, craft fair and live entertainment for the whole family.

Frosts Garden Centre has a summer of Artisan Food Festivals with one on 18th and 19th August at Willington and another one over the August bank holiday weekend at Woburn Sands.

Its events will feature artisan food and drink producers from across the UK, including many local businesses, selling products ranging from gin and chutney to sauces and cheeses.

The Stony Stratford Town Fayre returns on Monday 27th August to Wolverton Road Recreation Ground.

With plenty of stalls, children’s activities and live music, it promises to be an enjoyable event for all. This is one you certainly won’t want to miss.

This column was published in the August 2018 issue of Celebrate:MK lifestyle magazine. Read the full magazine above or by clicking on this link.

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