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 www.foodgusto.com or email info@foodgusto.com. Tel 01530 411337

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

This years Ashby Food Gusto Christmas Fair promises to be the best yet with an even larger range of exhibitors and enhanced entertainment through both days. With local exhibitors bringing amazing hot and cold food and drink, along with artisan gifts, the weekend will be perfect for some Christmas Shopping!

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

There is an amazing list of products on sale, including Afia’s handmade Samosas and Pakoras, artisan cheese, assorted home baked cakes including – Cupcakes, traybakes, cake slices and large cakes, award winning Melton Mowbray pies, Doggy Christmas treats, tasty churros, donuts, popcorn, candy floss, fantastic fresh cookies, handmade chopping boards and kitchen equipment, home crafted garden furniture, homemade truffles, caramels, sweet cones and novelty chocolates, local handmade fudge, local honey, mouthwatering crepes, olives, nuts and baklavas, pick and mix cheese, rarebreed meats, and even Vegan and Vegetarian cooking. We also have artisan coffee, milk shakes and smoothies, Buzzard Valley wines grown in Staffordshire, distinctive London Gins, farm produced cider, flavoured liqueurs, Pink Gin and Vodka and sparkling gold bubbly.

We have got a jam packed entertainment programme, as on Saturday we move from local choirs to a One Direction Tribute band, while on Sunday you can relax to Jazz music from the Strife of Riley and some foot tapping music from Sincerely Yours. There will also be a range of childrens ride for the little ones and even Santa will be visiting!

The Ashby Food Gusto Christmas Fair is held in Ashby on Market Street, with stalls opening from 10.30am to 5.00pm on Saturday and 10.30am to 4.30pm on Sunday. You can find parking in various Council Car Parks in the town. The event is free so make sure you come down! If you would like more information email us at info@foodgusto.com.

Great Taste, Provenance, Enjoyment and Passion at The Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival

Food Gusto Served Up Great Taste, Provenance, Enjoyment and Passion at Bank Holiday Food & Drink Festival

Thousands of people flocked to the Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival last Saturday for an amazing day of local and regional food and drink and great weather. Local exhibitors included the famous Brockley’s pies, Tori and Ben’s mouthwatering local beef, Leicestershire Handmade cheese, Hill Farm Venison Packington.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visitors were entertained by a great line-up of music organised by David Gray including the Old Guys, The Headhunters and Coreil. They were also Heritage tours, art gallery and live art demonstrations by local artist Heather Griffin.

Visitors came from across the region and even included The BBC Apprentice finalist Jessica Cunningham pictured meeting one of her biggest fans Jacob Ewing from Packington.

Event coordinator Vincent Turner stated: “The event was a real success bringing together exhibitors and foodies with a real interest in great food and drink. For those who missed it or want more they can visit the nearby Tamworth Food Gusto Festival on the 9th and 10th of September where there will be over 80 exhibitors, chef demonstrations and live music. More information at www.foodgusto.com or call 01530 411337.”

 

FAQs – Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q: Where is the event?

A: The Sir John Moore Foundation, Top Street, Appleby Magna, DE12 7AH.

 

Q: When is the event?

A: The event is on the 26th of August.

 

Q: How much is entry?

A: £2 for anyone over 12, 12 or under go free.

 

Q: Is there parking?

A: Parking is available for a donation opposite site. All vehicles are parked at owners risk. 

 

Q: Can you take dogs on site?

A: Yes, if they are on a lead.

 

Q: What time does the event run from?

A: 10:30am till 4:30pm.

 

Q: Is there disabled access?

A: Yes, talk to the stewards at the main gate and they will assist you with parking.

 

Q: Is there entertainment?

A: Yes, find a full set list here.

Fantastic Food Just One Day Away!

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With the summer coming to an end, why not come down to the Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival this Saturday. We’ve got a wide range of great local food and drink, along with a great lineup of live entertainment.

The event is at the Sir John Moore Foundation, Top Street, Appleby Magna, DE12 7AH. Entry is £2 for anyone over 12, with children 12 or under going free with entry from 10:30am till 4:30pm. Parking is available for a suggested donation of £1 opposite site. All vehicles are parked at owners risk. For disabled access talk to the stewards at the main gate and they will assist you. You can take dogs on site if they are on a lead.

If you have any other questions please call us on 01530 411337.

Live Music All Day Saturday 26th at Food Gusto Appleby Magna – Join Us

Join us for a great day of Food, Drink and Music at Sir John Moore Foundation, Appleby Magna (Junc 11 M42). Hot Food and Drink available all day and over 7 great acts.

Music Timetable

Start Time Band Style
10:30 Acoustic Fellas 4 piece acoustic guitar violin bass Cahon
11:20 The Old Dogs Guitar Bass Drums – 50s and 60s
12:10 Coreil Folk Harmony
13:00 The Headhunters 60s Rock
13:50 The Midnight
Cowboys
Vintage Rock
14:40 Green Fortune Punk Folk
15:30 Bottom of
The Barrel
Acoustic
16:20 JAM Wrap Up

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Headhunters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green Fortune

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andy Fern

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Old Dogs

 

 

 

 

 

David Gray

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appleby Magna Food Gusto Acoustic Fellas

 

 

The Acoustic Fellas

 

 

 

 

 

The Paul Morrel Band

 

 

 

 

 

   Roger Woodard

 

 

Mark John

Also featuring: Coriel, Mick Smith

Live Music Line-Up For Appleby Food Gusto Festival This Saturday

Join us for a great day of Food, Drink and Music at Sir John Moore Foundation, Appleby Magna (Junc 11 M42). Hot Food and Drink available all day and over 7 great acts.

Music Timetable

Start Time Band Style
10:30 Acoustic Fellas 4 piece acoustic guitar violin bass Cahon
11:20 The Old Dogs Guitar Bass Drums – 50s and 60s
12:10 Coreil Folk Harmony
13:00 The Headhunters 60s Rock
13:50 The Midnight
Cowboys
Vintage Rock
14:40 Green Fortune Punk Folk
15:30 Bottom of
The Barrel
Acoustic
16:20 JAM Wrap Up

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Headhunters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green Fortune

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andy Fern

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Old Dogs

 

 

 

 

 

David Gray

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mark John

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appleby Magna Food Gusto Acoustic Fellas

 

 

The Acoustic Fellas

 

 

 

 

 

The Paul Morrel Band

 

 

 

 

 

   Roger Woodard

Also featuring: Coriel, Mick Smith

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 info@foodgusto.com.

 

 

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 info@foodgusto.com.

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