The historic town of Bolsover is set to become a food lovers’ paradise as the annual Bolsover Food and Drink Festival returns on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 July.
The countdown to this popular culinary event has begun as thousands of people flock to the annual event where a whole host of delicacies are available to taste and buy.
The Bolsover Food and Drink Festival is now in its 5th glorious year and the town’s streets will be lined with over 60 stalls serving up all kinds of street food from gourmet pork pies to sweet cakes and locally brewed ale to ice-cream.
Entry to the event is free and with free car parking as well, Andrew Tristram, Old Bolsover Town Clerk says the event is a massive plus for the town.
He says, "The amount of visitors who come to the town during the weekend can only be good for Bolsover and certainly puts us on the map. We are expecting more stalls and a wider range of produce to be available so it looks like being our biggest and best ever.
“The range of food and drink is brilliant, from all over the world as well as local produce. There is hot food, cold food, food to take away, paellas, vegetarian and vegan food, meat grills, curry, hog roasts, cheese, spices, chutney, ham, jam, bread, sausages, pies, cakes galore, fudge, chocolate, sweets, wine, beer, cider, cordials, spirits the list goes on."
There will also be live entertainment including bands, cookery demonstrations, street entertainers and family activities to keep the crowds entertained.
If anyone would like to book a stall, please telephone 01246 823809 or for more information about the event visit www.discoverbolsover.co.uk
The event is organised by Old Bolsover Town Council. And runs from 10am-5pm on both Saturday and Sunday.