Eat, drink and make merry at Bolsover Food Festival

Bolsover Food and Drink Festival.
Bolsover Food and Drink Festival.

Thousands of foodies will be flocking to Bolsover to snap up tasty treats.

The fifth annual food and drink festival takes over the town on July 21 and 22.

More than 60 stalls will serve all kinds of street food, from gourmet pork pies to sweet cakes, locally brewed ale to ice cream.

Andrew Tristram, clerk of Old Bolsover Town Council which organises the festival, said: “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.

“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 bands, cookery demonstrations, street entertainers and family activities.

The festival runs from 10am to 5pm on both days. Entry to the event is free and there is free car parking.