Nelson Food Festival


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Saturday September 16 2017

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Head to the quaint town of Nelson in Lancashire this September for a fantastic day of food and drink. This year will mark the third edition of this annual event, and it promises to bring just as much fun to the town as ever before. Sitting outside the Shuttle Monument will be the worldwide food market, which promises to be a have a plethora of locally sourced tasty wares, plus a selection of Continental treats.
Those looking to pick up some new tricks will be delighted to hear that celebrity chef Richard Fox will also be in attendance and taking to the cookery stage. Local chef Gill Watson will also be making an appearance, informing visitors about food waste.
The Nelson Food Festival promises fun for the whole family, thanks to the free face painting, henna art stalls and the cake decorating competition. Entertainment comes in the form of Punjabi Roots Academy.
If you fancy spending the whole day exploring Nelson and sampling the town’s tasty treats, pick up or download the official brochure – there’s a whole page dedicated to the food trail. Visitors can even make us of the free shuttle bus to get from stop to stop. 

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Festival type: 

Food Festival


North West, Lancashire


Food & drink, Celebrity chefs, Dancing, Cookery demonstrations

Disabled facilities

Access, Toilets, Parking

Festival address

Manchester Road
B9 7EJ

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Opening times
  • (09:00 to 16:00)
Contact information
01282 426846
[email protected]

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