Ashby Food Gusto Christmas Fair – Just Over One Week Away!

Great Food and Drink At The Ashby Food Gusto Christmas Fair – Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd December! 

The Market Street in Ashby de la Zouch will come to life with the sights, smells and tastes of Christmas this year as the perfect setting for Food Gusto largest Food & Drink Christmas Fair yet. Event organisers, Food Gusto, will be bringing their unique festively-themed food, drink and artisan fair to the town on December 2nd and 3rd following successful events in the town.

In keeping with the Food Gusto ethos, the Christmas Fair will be made up of the finest quality food and drink producers from across the region, each bringing a taste of something truly unique to the town, alongside a range of festive entertainment for the whole family, including live music and children’s rides.

The quality food and drink on offer, as well as a range of selected handmade artisan crafts, will provide the perfect opportunity for people to pick up some special Christmas gifts, while enjoying the seasonal atmosphere.

Whether you’re aiming to buy a stand out gift for that special someone, or simply want to eat, drink and be merry, the Ashby de la Zouch Food Gusto Christmas Fair will have plenty to offer, from beautifully spiced mulled wine to freshly-made mince pies.

Other offerings include award-winning Melton Mowbray pies, assorted home baked cakes, flavoured liqueurs, farm produced cider, handmade chocolates and fudge, pink gin and vodka, sparkling gold bubbly, jams, chutneys and preserves, local honey, Asian street food, cheeses, vegan food, and much, much more.

Hot food is available both days, so you can dine out on anything from Organic Beef, Burgers & Sausages, Samosas to Thai , Wood Fired Pizza and freshly made Crepes. This can be washed down with a Hot Chocolate, Specialist Tea or Barista Coffee.

Food Gusto Event Manager Wesley Ewing says “We’re hoping to fill the length Market Street with some wonderful seasonal produce and Christmas entertainment for all the family, which will include performances by our festival favourites Sincerely Yours and the Strife Of Riley on Sunday, along with the Community Entertainment Programme on Saturday. Saturday’s event will close with a specialist One Direction Tribute Band and Snowflake Finale!

The event runs between 10.30am and 5.00pm Saturday, 10.30 to 4.30pm Sunday. The Event is Free to attend with free Parking in NWLDC car parks (please check as fees will apply in private car parks).

If you would like more information, visit or email Tel 01530 411337

Smell The Quality At The Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival

Harris – Williams will be joining us for the Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival this August bank holiday. They are a home based, hand crafted, luxury home fragrance business located in Ashby de la Zouch, in Leicestershire. They make and sell Reed Diffusers, Refills, Room/Fabric Sprays and Scented Sachets made from the finest ingredients. They have an initial collection of 5 signature, nature inspired, aromatic scents to beautifully fragrance your home. Affordable luxury, locally produced. Make sure you come down and try some of their amazing scents.

The Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival takes place on 26th of August. Gates open 10:30am-4:30pm at the Sir John Moore Foundation, Top Street, Appleby Magna, just of junction 11 of the M42. For more information call us on 01530 411337 or email us at



Treat Your Pooch to Delicious Treats at The Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival

Do  you want to treat your four legged friend? If so, then The Doggy Cookie Company have homemade treats made from local ingredients for your dog, as well as wonderful accessories that are the perfect gift for any dog lover. If you have a dog or know a friend whose dog might enjoy a treat, make sure you give them a visit!

The Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival takes place on 26th of August. Gates open 10:30am-4:30pm at the Sir John Moore Foundation, Top Street, Appleby Magna, just of junction 11 of the M42. For more information call us on 01530 411337 or email us at


Beautiful Handsewn Gifts by Elizabeth

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Elizabeth uses fabric to craft a wide range of beautiful gifts, as well as useful and decorative things for your home, such as bunting, door stops, cushions, aprons, cosmetic and toiletry bags, mini Ipad covers and lavender hearts, all by hand.

You can find her at

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The Ashby Food Gusto Festival takes place on Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th of May, Gates open 10:30am-5:00pm at the Bath Grounds in Ashby. For more information call us on 01530 411337 or email

Grab a Local Christmas Gift This Sunday From GracieJaynes

Join us with GracieJaynes this Sunday at the Ashby Food Gusto Christmas Fair. GracieJaynes is a local, independent business offering a beautiful range of shabby chic and vintage inspired homeware and gifts. Our products are all chosen by Gracie personally and are of the highest quality. Christmas 2016 features beautiful products from brands such as East of India and Sass & Belle. Make sure you give their stall a visit as their products make for great Christmas Presents!

The Ashby Food Gusto Christmas Fair is held on Lower Market Street, Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1AF on Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th December. For more information call Jaime on 01530 411337 or email her at


Beautiful Designs From Duck and Peach

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Sophie from Duck and Peach will be joining us at the Ashby Food Gusto Festival on Saturday the 28th of May.

Sophie designs beautiful illustrations that she then adds onto products. She will be bringing some of her wonderful bits and bobs, including Framed Art Prints, Mini Art Prints, Greetings Cards, Notebooks, Totebags and Mugs.

Find her at

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Bespoke Handmade Gifts From Aluminium Art

Aluminium Art Food gusto 2016 2Aluminium Art will be joining us for the Ashby Food Gusto Festival on Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th of May.

Coming from a studio from the heart of the National Forrest in Ashby de la Zouch, Aluminium Art produce bespoke gifts, sculptures and artwork, all handmade in aluminium, creating a gift that maintains its original colour and beauty as it ages.

You can find them at

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Rose & Dot – Handmade Treats for Your Skin & Home

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Rose & Dot will be showing off their beautiful skin and home products at the Ashby Food Gusto Festival on Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th of May.

Rose & Dot are a company that specialise in producing natural products. They make wonderful homemade products for your skin and home that are all handmade, ranging from moisturiser creams to personalised hand stitched pictures.

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