Beccles Food and Drink Festival 2019
Celebrating it’s 5th year, the popular Beccles Food and Drink Festival is returning in 2019 to tantalise the taste buds. The free event, set for Saturday 25th May, will showcase over 70 food and drink stalls, many of them local artisan producers, as well as those from further afield in East Anglia. New traders to feature include those making artisan Scotch eggs, Greek Cypriot skewers, Suffolk gin and vodka, and bacon relish, mayonnaise and mustard. Based in the centre of the vibrant market town around New Market, Sheepgate, in St Michael’s Church and the Public Hall, the Festival runs from 10 am till 4 pm and will include cookery demonstrations and talks, street food, music and children’s entertainment. A Park & Ride shuttle service will run throughout the event from Beccles Quay, where additional parking will be available.
A new feature for 2019 is a number of Fringe events held at venues in the town and local area. Running from 18th May till 2nd June, invited businesses in the local area will be running a variety of events, from Thai, Vegan, Japanese and Sushi nights to Suffolk and cheese themed menus, fizzy wine and canapes, gin and cocktails, a lamb themed Farmers Market, sausage making workshop and a farm tour. Host establishments include Graze, Relish Café, Urban Jungle Suffolk, Momiji Japanese, Waveney House Hotel, Baileys, Chet and Waveney Valley Vineyard, Swan House, Beccles Farmers Market and Maisebrooke Farm.
For further information, go to www.becclesfoodfestival.co.uk, Facebook and Twitter.
Beccles Food & Drink Festival