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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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10th anniversary food festival up and running!

Stone Baked cake

The Stone Food and Drink Festival got under way today (3rd October) with the cutting of a special 10th anniversary cake. Supplied by Stone’s High Street bakery Stone Baked, the cake was cut by Festival chairman Richard Stevens, town mayor Jill Piggott and Tina Clare from the bakery. Westbridge Park was bustling, with hundreds of people enjoying the sunshine and the ...

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Our guide to the 2014 Stone Food Festival


It’s the big Stone Food and Drink Festival weekend on Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th October. There is so much going on right across the town for the 10th anniversary event, but here’s a flavour of what to expect. For a full programme, make sure you have a look at the Stone Food and Drink Festival website. You ...

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Cullens restaurant makes 2015 Michelin Guide

Richard and Kara Cullen

  Cullens will be celebrating its first birthday in style after the Stone restaurant made it into the 2015 Michelin Guide. The Radford Street restaurant, which opened in October 2013 and is run by husband-and-wife team Richard and Kara Cullen, was visited – out of the blue – by a Michelin inspector back in March. Kara said: “We had no ...

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Explosive start to food fest with Chilli Off!

Festival chairman Richard Stevens, left, with Viv and Brad from Lymestone Brewery

This year’s Stone Food & Drink Festival gets under way in earnest on Saturday (27th September) with Lymestone Brewery’s Chilli Off competition. Doors will open at the Mount Road brewery at 7pm, with judging starting at 7.30pm with the starters, followed by main courses, then desserts, condiments and finally drinks. There will be a prize for each of the courses ...

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Festival diners set for a ‘Manger a Trois’

Manger à Trois

The three restaurants that will be doing the wining and dining for this year’s Stone Food & Drink Festival’s annual ‘Musical Meander’ roving meal on Wednesday 1st October have been revealed – and just a few tickets remain if you want a foodie night out with a difference! The event sees diners enjoy a three-course meal with a twist – ...

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Win tea for 2 at this years food festival


With less than a month to go until the 10th annual Stone Food and Drink Festival we have an opportunity to win tea for 2 at the Goose on the Loose pop-up tearoom. Tickets are selling well for the myriad of events that take place during the food festival.  To purchase and check the latest availability visit the direct ticket ...

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Lymestone’s 20:20 festival this weekend


Stone’s Lymestone Brewery are staging their second 20-20 beer and cider festival this weekend (12th to 14th September) at their Mount Road brewery. Friday 12th – doors open at 7pm and the live music starts at about 8.30pm. The Jake Leg Jug Band will be performing their fantastic American rag time jazz, blues and gospel music. Tickets cost £5 per ...

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