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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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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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The New G&T: Gins & Trains!

Following its successful debut in 2016, preparations are well under way for the return of a popular event at the Churnet Valley Railway. G&T prepares to take on a whole new meaning once again over the bank holiday weekend 25th to 28th August, for the 4-day Gins & Trains festival. A unique opportunity to sample from a selection of nearly ...

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New Food & Drink festival Comes to Market Drayton

Market Drayton will play host to a brand new food and drink festival celebrating the culinary, heritage and historical links of spices, food and gingerbread. The brand new Festival, taking place from Wednesday 27th September to Saturday 30th September 2017 has been backed by the Market Drayton Town Council. It has been sponsored by local businesses such as Image on ...

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“Stone Rocks” at Christ Church Academy

For the third year running, on Saturday 15th July, Christ Church Academy will be hosting their very own Music and Arts Festival. All musicians, singers, dancers and artists, past, present and future will have the opportunity to take part in this popular event. The festival will also include a number of food, drink and craft stalls, gates will open at ...

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George comes to slay the dragon

George and Dragon

Experienced publican and restaurateur George Gannon comes roaring back to slay the dragon! Having had tenures at the Crown Hotel, The Star and most recently The Blue Rooms, George and his wife Gill will soon be taking on the George and Dragon at Meaford. George said about his return “We are both looking forward to meeting old, present and new customers and ...

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Joule’s bid to return to Stone receives boost

Joule’s Brewery’s bid to return to Stone received a boost last week as parliamentary candidate Bill Cash visited a possible development site in the town centre. Bill met Joule’s MD Steve Nuttall and head of the Crown Wharf steering group, Rob Kenney at the Crown Wharf which is currently owned by the Canals and Rivers trust. The trust is currently ...

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