Food Gusto 2015

The Food Gusto team are currently working hard behind the scenes planning our events for 2015. An application form for all events will be available shortly.

Dates for your diary are:

Ashby Festival – Saturday 23rd May 2015
Appleby Festival – Saturday 29th August 2015
Tamworth Festival – Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th September 2015
Ashby Christmas Fair – Saturday 28th November 2015
Everyone at Food Gusto is excited about our events this year. We look forward to seeing you there.

Appleby Magna Festival Today 23rd August Saturday – Music Line Up

Appleby Magna Food Gusto Food & Drink Festival Today Sat 23rd August
Over 60 great exhibitors and hot food available
Starts 10.00 at Sir John Moore Foundation, Appleby Magna.
£1 Entrance, Children Free
Plus Great Music Line UP- Come and join us.
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RUNNING ORDER : August 23rd 2014

Food Gusto – Music and Dance Competition –

11.30 Fifty Shades of Smoke

12.15 Rob & Jas (acoustic duo) Shane & Jamie (rappers)

1-2.30 Steel Pan Drumming performance & public workshop

1.45 Star from Ivy

2.30 The Kill Joys

3.15 Snarestone Panto Choir

4pm Down Page Liberation

Hosts – Rob Lea, Joel Wildgoose

Judge – Mark McGraw & Martin Sandels

Sir John Moore Foundation Music Night – in the Marquee

Compere Pip Gorringe

6pm Snarestone Panto

6.30 Youngsters from the summer course with Rob Lea and Joel Wildgoose

7.30 Kill joys

8pm Star from Ivy

8.45 The Four Kicks

9.15 Rapper – Curtis Clacey & Dj

10pm The River Chickens

Sir John Moore Foundation Music Night – Cellar Bar

8pm Jas and Rob


9pm Big Mog and the Alley Cats


11pm Sir John Moore Jam

Appleby Magna Food Gusto Food & Drink Festival 23rd August 2014

EVENT TIMES 10.00-16.45


Sir John Moore Foundation
Top Street, Appleby Magna

DE12 7AH

Over sixty great food and drink producers as well as entertainment for the entire family.  For More information call Wesley 07966019133

Why not join us for Lunch (wide range of hot food) and listen/enjoy the Gusto Music and Dance Competition.
Wide range of Food, Drink and Artisan Products.

Food gusto Appleby Festival
Food gusto Appleby Festival

Entrants for Gusto Music and Dance Competition Finalised

Here is the final line up for the Appleby Gusto Music and Dance Competition.  Saturday 23rd August 11.00 to 4.30pm Sir John Moore Foundation.

Come and along and give them your vote.

11.30     Fifty Shades Of Smoke

12.15     Jas & Rob (Acoustic Duo) & Shane & Jami

12.40    Shane & Jamie – Young Rappers

1-2.30   Steel Pan Drumming workshop & performance

1.45        Star from Ivy

2.30        The Kill Joys

3.15        Snarestone Panto Choir

4.00       DownPage Liberation

Rob Lea, Joel Wildgoose & Ben Milner – a collaboration will play through the day.

Main Judge Mark McGraw

Prize: A photo shoot by the Sir John Moore Studio plus 1000 promotional flyers from Context Print.

Gusto Music Competition
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Gusto Music And Dance Competition

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Gusto Talent Competition – Can you do it with Gusto

Have you got the talent to be the best band, musician, dancers or entertainers. Do it with GUSTO! and you could win a Media Package. We are looking for the regions best musicians, dancers or entertainers and will holding the Gusto Talent Competition at the Appleby Gusto Festival. On the 23rd August 2014 – bands, dancers and artists will battle it out to be crowned Gusto Champion and win our fantastic media package prize. Only one band, musician/artist can take home the top prize of a Photo Shoot by Sir John Moore Studios As well Context Products will offer a promotion package of a personalised promotional banner and 250 business cards Amazing – How can I enter?

You will be judged both the public and main judge Mark McGraw We will be looking for

Musical quality
Crowd reactions
Entertainment value
We aim to reply to your entry within 5 working days.
See you at The Gusto Talent Competition

Queries:  Call Wes on 07966019133

Appleby Festival 2014-Saturday 23rd August

We are looking forward to the 2014 Appleby Festival at the Sir John Moore Foundation, on Saturday 23rd August in Appleby Magna. There will be incredible food and drink from our local and regional food producers, music by the Sir John Moore Foundation and for this year our first Music & Dance Tallent Competion which will be great family entertainment so save the date!


Demonstrations at Food Gusto Ashby Festival by Clarissa

We are pleased to have Clarissa from Clarissa’s Culinary Creations host our demonstrations on Saturday 24th May

She will be showing you the following simple dishes sure to wet your appetite

Chocolate and Chestnut Dessert
Aduki Bean and Rice Salad
Savoury Pancakes
Pancakes filled with rhubarb


Visit her facebook page – clarissasculinarycreations