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Local Businesses in the Running for Good Food Awards

A glittering awards ceremony at Lichfield Cathedral will see food & drink businesses from across the county will go head-to-head this month, with local businesses hoping to win recognition. The Taste of Staffordshire Good Food Awards on Friday 20th October has forty of the best restaurants, pubs, tea rooms and other food & drink businesses are in the running for ...

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Pick your own pumpkin near Stone

Pick Your Own Pumpkin

Halloween is just around the corner so here’s where you can pick your own pumpkin in the Stone area Halloween is celebrated on the 31st of October and the pumpkin is often the centre piece of the decorations. Although local fruit & veg shops as well as supermarkets stock these mammoth orange squashes there’s something special about roaming around a ...

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Stone Food and Drink Festival – Weekend Review

Stone’s most anticipated foodie weekend, Stone Food & Drink Festival, is over for another year. And what a weekend it has been!   The last day saw team ALBOS on our third & final cookery masterclass, our second with iCookIndian, this time whipping up some tasty channa masala, pilau rice and naan breads. Once again Amarpal & the team led ...

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Stone Community Hub Dual Initiative for the Elderly & Vulnerable

Stone Community Hub has two new initiatives this autumn; The Boredom Buster, and Hub Grub! Hub Grub, funded by a £1,500 grant from the Santander Foundation, will provide a hot, healthy meal for those who are struggling due to financial hardship or lack of knowledge/confidence in cooking. The meals will be available on Mondays from 12.30pm to 1.30pm from the 2nd October. No ...

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Live music evenings come to Aston Marina restaurant

Joni Talks

Aston Marina’s No.26 restaurant is hosting two evenings of live acoustic music this Autumn To fit with the eatery’s laid back, cosy style, Friday 6th October and Friday 3rd November will see diners serenaded by two talented songstresses. On the 6th October, Italia Conti trained vocalist Joni Talks will entertain the crowds with her easy-listening renditions of popular covers in ...

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George Egg Comes to Ginger & Spice Festival

The first annual Ginger and Spice Festival taking place in Market Drayton, Shropshire this September will now showcase internationally acclaimed Stand-up Comedian George Egg’s Edinburgh Fringe sell-out show “DIY Chef.” Thursday 28th September will see George Egg perform his latest show as a satellite event of the Ginger & Spice Festival at the Festival Drayton Centre at 7.30pm. George Egg ...

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Real Ale Trail returns for 2017 food festival

Real Ale Trail

Real Ale fans will be delighted to hear that Stone will once again play host to a Real Ale Trail during food festival week, from Monday 2ndOctober – Sunday 8th October Each year the trail goes from strength to strength and this year no less than 15 pubs are taking part – including: The Pheasant The Borehole The Talbot Langtry’s The Crown and Anchor Granvilles The ...

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