Record-breaker for Food and Drink Festival
This year’s Stone Food and Drink Festival attracted around 17,000 people, making it the biggest event in the festival’s seven-year history.
The glorious weather saw people flocking into the town over the weekend to enjoy the farmers’ markets, the Gourmet Food Marquees at Westbridge Park and the many events staged by businesses.
Festival chairman Richard Stevens said: “It was the biggest party that Stone’s ever seen. The weather was glorious, which attracted record numbers into the town. Saturday’s attendance figure doubled any previous Saturday in the festival’s history. We’ve astounded ourselves to be honest!”