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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Cherish the Cheese at the Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival

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We  can all agree that cheese makes everything better, whether it’s with a cream cracker or on a sandwich. This year at the Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival, the Leicestershire Handmade Cheese Company will be bringing along a selection of beautiful cheeses that are perfect for every occasion. Made using raw milk, their cheeses are made using traditional methods to create brilliant flavour. 

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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Have You Got a Craving For Cupcakes?

Bedazzled Cupcakes

Give your sweet tooth what it wants with these beautiful cakes from Bedazzled Cupcakes at the Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival. With a selection of wonderful handmade cupcakes made using the finest ingredients, be sure to taste the mouthwatering flavours. These range from a traditional vanilla sponge and frosting, to a more contemporary selection of new favourites, such as Oreo or Chocolate Orange. Make sure your first in line so you don’t miss out!

You can find out more about Bedazzled Cupcakes at www.facebook.com/Bedazzled-Cupcakes.

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.