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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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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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Stone Food and Drink Festival – Early Bird Offers

Stone Food & Drink Festival crowds on Westbridge Park in 2016

Tickets are already selling fast for Staffordshire’s biggest gastronomic gathering, set to take place on 6, 7 & 8 October on Stone’s Westbridge Park Three-day tickets are currently subject to a special ‘Early Bird’ deal of £12 per ticket (normal price £15) for online purchases until Saturday 9th September 2017. From thereon online advance tickets will be available for a ...

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Businesses invited to a slice of Stone Food and Drink Festival

Joule's Food and Drink Sponsor

Following the news that Staffordshire’s biggest gastronomic gathering is safe for another year, organisers are inviting businesses to sponsor the event, which will take place on 6, 7 and 8 October 2017. A range of packages designed to suit businesses of all sizes and budgets has been launched to encourage companies to get behind the volunteer-run event. Generating some £750,000* ...

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Food and Drink Festival under threat from park development

Westbridge Park

Last week we reported about the positive impact that the Stone Food and Drink festival has on the town (read here) but news from the festival organisers today paints a worrying picture for the event in 2017 and beyond. With the approval by Stafford Borough Council on the re-development of Westbridge Park, which the local town council had rejected, the ...

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Stone Food and Drink Festival 2016 Survey Results

Stone Food & Drink Festival 2016 Survey has shown that the local economic impact to be in the region of £750,000*. Students and staff from Staffordshire University Business School conducted the survey over the weekend of the festival, and comprised interviews with 611 visitors to Westbridge Park and covered questions ranging from average spend to group demographic and visitor satisfaction. Once again ...

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Tapas Trail Winners Announced

  The newest addition to the Stone Food & Drink Festival, the “Tapas Trail” was a huge success, and the winners of the event’s two competitive elements have now been announced. Stafford Borough’s twin town Tarragona provided local accountant Bob Knight with the inspiration for the event. He has enjoyed it’s counterpart in Spain numerous times, and believed the trail would be ...

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