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Win a pair of tickets to the Stone Food and Drink Festival!


Tickets are now on sale for this years Stone Food and Drink Festival! Tickets went on sale on the 1st September and are limited in supply. You can purchase tickets for the 3 main event days as well as the various other events that take place in the week leading up to the event weekend. Tickets are available from http://www.stonefooddrink.org.uk/tickets.htm ...

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Do you fancy a Manger à Trois?

Manger à Trois

It’s the halfway point, week 5, in our countdown competitions to the 10th Stone Food and Drink Festival so here is our fifth goodie give away! The ever popular Manger à Trois roving meal returns for 2014. This musical meander will take place on Wednesday 1st October and consists of a 3 course meal with a difference! The roving element ...

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There’s a Goose on the Loose

Stone Food & Drink Festival directors Mick Powell (far L) and Richard Stevens (far R) raise a glass with Mandi (CL) and Tessa (CR) from Golden Goose Events

At this year’s Stone Food & Drink Festival, which will take place on the town’s Westbridge Park on Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th & Sunday 5thOctober 2014, visitors are in for a real treat as Goose on the Loose’s pop-up tearoom graces the event for the first time. Run by sisters Mandi – otherwise known as ‘Mrs Goose’ – and Tessa, ...

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C&A re-opens after ‘nightmare’ for owner

The Crown and Anchor

The Crown and Anchor will be open again on Thursday (21st August) from 12pm after a week that owner Custodio Pinto called a “nightmare”. Custodio was forced to close the popular Stone pub and restaurant last week after he discovered that – because he’d gone into voluntary liquidation last month – the venue didn’t have a licence. The pub will ...

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Win food festival Indian cookery class place

Darts legend Phil Taylor took part in an iCookIndian class recently!

We’re counting down to the 10th anniversary Stone Food and Drink Festival in October with 10 weekly competitions to win tickets, goodies and more – and it’s time for competition number four! For the first time ever, 2014 will see visitors offered the opportunity to develop their own cookery skills in the festival’s new ‘Cookery Classroom’. There are a host ...

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Food festival teams up with Staffs Uni

Staffordshire University

As Staffordshire’s biggest gastronomic gathering prepares to mark its 10th anniversary in October, the team behind the event have joined forces with staff and students at Staffordshire University in a move that will not only bolster the festival’s volunteer workforce but provide Tourism and Events Management students with vital work experience. Students have already attended several other food festivals alongside ...

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Competition: Food festival 10 Years #3


Following the first festival in 2005, 2014 marks the 10th year for the Stone Food & Drink Festival. A Little Bit of Stone has teamed up with the Stone Food & Drink Festival to run 10 exclusive competitions to mark this big milestone. Before we get on with the details for competition #3 here are the results for competition number ...

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Competition: Food festival 10th anniversary #2


2014 marks the 10th anniversary of Stone Food & Drink Festival.  A Little Bit of Stone has teamed up with the Stone Food & Drink Festival to run 10 exclusive competitions to mark this big anniversary. We’ll be running a competition each week up to the start of the Stone Food & Drink Festival and our 1st competition results are ...

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