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Cocktail king at Stone Food and Drink Festival

The UK Bartender of the Year and one of the UK’s most innovative cocktail makers will be causing a stir during this year’s Stone Food and Drink Festival. Paul Gilmore from The Wheatsheaf, and Whitebridge Wines, have both enticed Ali Reynolds back to Staffordshire to showcase his abilities. Ali, who can be found on Instagram as @alicampari, a former student of Staffordshire’s ...

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Foodie fun for the whole family at Stone Food & Drink Festival!

The 2015 Stone Food & Drink Festival is set to offer even more for families this year with some great new attractions at Westbridge Park, including a circus big top with puppet shows, workshops and more. Alongside old favourites like the demonstration kitchen, the Talks & Tastings Tent and stalls from 100 artisan producers, there are some exciting new additions to the ...

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Food festival’s economic boost for Stone revealed

Stone Food and Drink Festival generated over half-a-million pounds of economic activity in the town at last year’s event. A survey of visitors to the 2014 festival by Staffordshire University estimates that it generated a total net spend of around £567,000. This was money spent directly at the festival – at the farmers’ market and at Westbridge Park – but also in Stone ...

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Food festival survey prize winners revealed


Ho ho ho!  Christmas has come early for the lucky winners of a host of fantastic foodie prizes up for grabs as part of the visitor survey at this year’s Stone Food & Drink Festival. The winners were picked at random from over a staggering 600 entries; and all have now been informed by post or email. Winners include (drum roll, ...

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Couple clock up 8,000 miles for food festival

As the Stone Food & Drink Festival marked its 10th birthday, there were probably plenty of visitors who could lay claim to having attended each and every event in its 10-year history. However, it’s unlikely that anyone has clocked up 8,000 miles in the course of travelling to the event over the past decade – like Aberdeen-based Graeme and Karen ...

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Stone Rangers team up on safety messages

Stone Rangers support firefighters

Community spirited young women in Stone teamed up with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service to spread safety messages. Members of the Stone Outward Division Rangers supported crews at the Stone Food and Drink Festival by giving out leaflets and talking to visitors about fire safety in the home. Firefighters demonstrated the risks posed by cooking with chip pans on Sunday, ...

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ALBOS Team Member Spices Up the In-Tent-Sity


A Little Bit of Stone’s own Kris Grainger was invited to take part in the ‘goings on’ at the Cookery Classroom at last weekend’s Stone Food & Drink Festival when he attended a lesson in Indian Cuisine hosted by the iCookIndian School of Authentic Indian Cookery. Here’s how he got on… What makes Britain Great is its multiculturalism. Very few ...

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