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Taste of Rushcliffe Food Festival returns to West Bridgford this July

Food lovers across Rushcliffe can enjoy delicious dishes and tasty treats from local food and drink businesses on Saturday July 15 as the Taste of Rushcliffe Food Festival returns to Central Avenue in West Bridgford.


Rushcliffe Borough Council’s free annual food festival takes place in the town from 10am to 4pm and all market traders will be open for business from 9am. 


Visitors can explore a range of mouth-watering food and drink stalls offering local produce, street food, authentic recipes and signature dishes. 

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Throughout the day there will also be cookery demonstrations and masterclasses from talented local chefs presenting their hot tips and showcasing their top recipes. 


Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Cabinet Portfolio Holder for Transformation, Leisure and Wellbeing Cllr Jonathan Wheeler said: “I’m excited to see the return of our annual Taste of Rushcliffe event which shines a light on the talented local businesses that we are proud to have in the Borough.


“It’s a fantastic day out and gives eventgoers a chance to sample the wide range of food and drink options from cured meats to tasty pies, preserves and pastries and plenty more!


“There’s something for everyone, whether you want to tantalise your tastebuds at the street market, top up your culinary skills at a food masterclass or head over to the kid’s cookery sessions.


“I encourage everyone to come down to Central Avenue for the event and explore the diverse food stalls, free activities throughout the day and soak up the atmosphere!”


Tracy Harker, from Harker’s Farm Shop is delighted to be one of the family businesses showcasing their local produce at the event. 


She said: “The team at Harker’s Farm are looking forward to being part of this fantastic event! 


“As an independent and local family business, this food festival is a great opportunity to highlight our products in the centre of West Bridgford.


“We’re a traditional farmers and butchers producing our own beef and lamb here on the farm in Clipston On The Wolds.


“Our ethos is to source the majority of our products from local suppliers including our honey, potatoes, bread, cakes, beer and jams plus lots more.


“If you’re attending Taste of Rushcliffe, please come and say hello!”


Next month, as part of Taste of Rushcliffe’s celebration of food and drink, West Bridgford Way is launching an exclusive coffee and cocktail trail.


Buy a coffee or cocktail from each of the following participating businesses in the town and receive 50% off a drink at your choice of venue:


  • The Botanist
  • Yumacha
  • Parlour
  • Little Green
  • White Rabbit
  • Fordes


Loyalty cards will be available to collect from Saturday July 1 at any of the participating venues.

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