With Christmas fast approaching, it’s time to stock up on festive food, sweet treats, and gourmet gifts for friends and family. You can do it all online these days, but where’s the fun in that? Wrap up warm and check out one of these winter food festivals instead.
Now in its tenth year, the Padstow Christmas Festival is a real treat for foodies. Kids will love Santa’s Grotto and the Friday night fireworks, while grown-ups can watch cooking demos from Rick Stein, Nathan Outlaw, and Angela Hartnett. The Christmas market will be selling local meats, cakes, chocolate, and craft beer, as well as festive staples like cheese, gin, and Christmas pudding.
Each winter, York is transformed into a winter wonderland, complete with ice-skating, Santa’s grotto, and the St Nicholas fair. There will be plenty of festive food on offer at the Shambles Market, plus mulled wine by the fire inside Thor’s Tipi.
With over 170 stalls in one huge marquee, Shrewsbury Winter Festival is the ideal place to start your Christmas shopping. Continue Reading