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Christmas Market coming to Stone High Street

On 7th December 2016, with a mixture of retail and food, Stone High Street will be hosting a Christmas Market. Along with late night opening of Stone’s independent traders, it is hoped there will be something for everybody. Stone Traders are organising the event with the market stalls being donated by Stone Town Council. The market, with late opening from ...

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Griffins of Stone pick up sausage awards

Griffins of Stone

Griffins of Stone scooped 2 awards in The Great British Banger – National Sausage Week Awards which was judged at Harper Adams University in Shropshire. Each class has around 600 entrants and for the classes that Griffins entered they achieved 2 silver awards. The first class was “Best Traditional Sausage” where they entered their traditional sausage which they named “As ...

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Rain doesn’t stop play at this years food festival

Despite the rain, floods of visitors descended on Westbridge Park as the Stone Food and Drink festival showed why it is Staffordshire’s best attended foodie festival! More visitors than ever before attended the Stone Food and Drink Festival on Friday with traders reporting their best sales for what has traditionally been the quietest day of the event; with talks and ...

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Cupcake Class Hits Choccy Top Spot

Stone Food Festival is well under way, & we kicked off Friday with a Cupcake Decorating class from Beth Lauren. Walking in to the tent and being greeted by rows of yummy looking cakes in pretty boxes was certainly a good start. Beth was welcoming & confident, and once everyone arrived we took our places behind the tables. Beth walked ...

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Little Switzerland’s Oktoberfest

Prost!  The Churnet Valley Railway is getting ready for a brand new event on the line, with Little Switzerland’s first Oktoberfest as Bavarian Culture is brought to the valley. Providing something different from a traditional beer festival, the Churnet Railway is delighted to announce that it has been able to source five of the six official Oktoberfest beers for this ...

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Talks and tastings to tickle the tastebuds

That’s adequate alliteration!  Among the most popular attractions on Westbridge Park over Food & Drink Festival weekend is the Talks and Tastings Tent, offering food and drink lovers a chance to hear and learn direct from passionate producers and sample their wares. 2016 looks set to be no exception, with the Talks & Tastings Tent once again kindly sponsored by ...

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Local chefs will be cooking up a storm

Matt Davies

Foodies can pick up tips from some of the county’s leading chefs in a packed Demonstration Kitchen programme at this year’s Stone Food & Drink Festival. Kindly sponsored by Platt’s Garage Group, Westbridge Park’s Demonstration Kitchen will feature live cookery demonstrations on the hour, every hour on Friday 30th September, Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd October 2016. Festival regulars will ...

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