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Events & Festivals

The first event of the year is the Chester Food and Drink festival which takes place at Chester Racecourse at Easter. With almost 30,000 people attending it kicks off the food events in the county.

In June the Congleton Food Festival runs through the streets of this wonderful market town, with lots of local traders, events for kids and a great family feel it grows every year as people discover this special rural event.

Later this is followed by the Nantwich Food and Drink Festival in September, The Cheshire Food Festival in September and the North West Food Lovers festival in October.

Our nearby neighbours stage the Wirral Food Festival in August making a huge array of quality food events right across the spring, summer and autumn period.

Look out for the taste Cheshire pavilion at major events, like the Bolesworth International in June, the Cheshire Show, Cholmondeley Pageant of Power and Celebrate Cheshire, all major events that will be featuring Cheshire food producers to enhance your visitor experience.

Cheshire's food festivals celebrate the best of food and drink in Chester and Cheshire.

Outside of festival time for a healthy serving of seasonal produce visit your local Farmers Market, one of the best is at the Grosvenor Garden Centre. Why not download full list of Farmers Markets in Cheshire and then be prepared to take yet another journey through our taste sensations.

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  1. Add The Nantwich Show & International Cheese Show to your Itinerary

    The Nantwich Show & International Cheese Show

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    Show / Display

    Add The Nantwich Show & International Cheese Show to your Itinerary

    Nantwich

    Nantwich and South Cheshire Show organisers are promising a 'Day Not To Be Missed' when the historic town sees the return of its fantastic farming extravaganza.

    Dates

    From:
    30 July 2014to30 July 2014
  2. Add CarFest North  to your Itinerary

    CarFest North

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    Festival

    Add CarFest North  to your Itinerary

    Vale Royal

    CarFest North and South have been a dream team of cars, music, food, family and ultimately some good honest fun, all in aid of BBC Children in Need.
    From 12pm Fri & 10am Sat & Sun
    Various ticket prices

    Dates

    From:
    1 Aug 2014to3 Aug 2014
  3. Add Arley Chilli Festival  to your Itinerary

    Arley Chilli Festival

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    Fete / Fair

    Add Arley Chilli Festival  to your Itinerary

    Northwich

    Food traders with chilli products, salsa dancing and a chilli quiz with prizes of meals at Nandos as well as the Arley Gardeners display of chilli plants.
    Adult £1.50, Child: Free
    Time: 10am-4pm

    Dates

    From:
    3 Aug 2014to3 Aug 2014
  4. Add Winsford Off-Cut Folk and Ale Festival to your Itinerary

    Winsford Off-Cut Folk and Ale Festival

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    Festival

    Add Winsford Off-Cut Folk and Ale Festival to your Itinerary

    Vale Royal

    The second Off Cut Folk n' Ale Festival gets underway against the idyllic backdrop of the Weaver Valley on Sunday 10th August.

    Dates

    From:
    9 Aug 2014to10 Aug 2014
  5. Congleton Artisan Market

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    Sale

    Congleton

    Situated right in the centre of Congleton’s pedestrian shopping area, Congleton Artisan Market is a fabulous monthly event for the local community and for visitors from further afield.

    Dates

    From:
    10 Aug 2014to10 Aug 2014
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    13 Sept 2014to13 Sept 2014
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    12 Oct 2014to12 Oct 2014
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    9 Nov 2014to9 Nov 2014
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    14 Dec 2014to14 Dec 2014
  6. Add Helenium National Collection Weekend  to your Itinerary

    Helenium National Collection Weekend

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    Show / Display

    Add Helenium National Collection Weekend  to your Itinerary

    Cheshire

    The collection is planted through out our small plantsman’s garden (open for the NGS as well) providing visitors with ideas and inspiration for using these wonderful bee and butterfly attractors in their own gardens. Garden open from 2pm until 5pm.

    Dates

    From:
    13 Aug 2014to13 Aug 2014
    From:
    16 Aug 2014to17 Aug 2014
  7. Add Boredom Busters Nature Day to your Itinerary

    Boredom Busters Nature Day

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    Participatory Event

    Add Boredom Busters Nature Day to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Join the Rangers to hunt for mini-beasts in the park’s ponds and woodlands and take a trailer ride to get a close look at Tatton’s deer. Minimum age 5 years.
    10am - 1pm
    Tickets: £6

    Dates

    From:
    13 Aug 2014to13 Aug 2014
  8. Add Just So Festival to your Itinerary

    Just So Festival

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    Festival

    Add Just So Festival to your Itinerary

    Alsager

    The Just So Festival is a boutique, weekend-long festival of creativity aimed at children, young people and their families. The 2014 festival will take place 15 -17 August 2014 at Rode Hall Parkland in Cheshire.

    Dates

    From:
    15 Aug 2014to17 Aug 2014
  9. Add Taste Cheshire Farmers Market to your Itinerary

    Taste Cheshire Farmers Market

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    Sale

    Add Taste Cheshire Farmers Market to your Itinerary

    Chester

    At Taste Cheshire Farmers Market some of the outstanding products offered by the traders include, Award winning sausages, Cheshire Artisan Cheeses, some of the best homemade pies you will find, Healthy luscious soups and more.

    Dates

    From:
    16 Aug 2014to16 Aug 2014
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    20 Sept 2014to20 Sept 2014
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    18 Oct 2014to18 Oct 2014
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    15 Nov 2014to15 Nov 2014
  10. Add English Country Weeekend at the Farm to your Itinerary

    English Country Weeekend at the Farm

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    Participatory Event

    Add English Country Weeekend at the Farm to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    English Country Weekend. A terrific celebration of English country life. Visit the farm for a weekend of traditonal English fayre and fun. Take part in the egg and spoon race or show your strength in the Farm's tug of war.
    Normal entry charges and £

    Dates

    From:
    23 Aug 2014to25 Aug 2014
  11. Add Romans: Love Food, Hate Waste to your Itinerary

    Romans: Love Food, Hate Waste

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    The Mix

    Add Romans: Love Food, Hate Waste to your Itinerary

    Come and smell some Roman food and find out what can we learn from their food packaging? Composting, sewage and archaeology are explained with ancient and modern objects and activities.
    11am-12.30pm & 2-4pm
    Free drop in

    Dates

    From:
    27 Aug 2014to27 Aug 2014
  12. Add Spanish Wine Tasting Evening to your Itinerary

    Spanish Wine Tasting Evening

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    Participatory Event

    Add Spanish Wine Tasting Evening to your Itinerary

    Chester Centre

    Join us for an exclusive evening out on the terrace at Restaurant 1539

    Dates

    From:
    28 Aug 2014to28 Aug 2014
  13. Italian Evening

    Add Italian Evening  to your Itinerary

    Italian Evening

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    Participatory Event

    Add Italian Evening  to your Itinerary

    Chester Centre

    Experience La Dolce Vita this summer at Chester Cathedral! Enjoy authentic Italian food cooked by our Italian chef, Michele Venezia.

    Dates

    From:
    29 Aug 2014to29 Aug 2014
  14. Add Kiddy Cook to your Itinerary

    Kiddy Cook

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    Participatory Event

    Add Kiddy Cook to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Aspiring young chefs pick seasonal fruit and vegetables in Tatton’s Walled Garden with a servant from the past. Then cook in the Victorian Mansion to create a culinary delight to take home.
    10am - 12pm
    Tickets: £22

    Dates

    From:
    30 Aug 2014to30 Aug 2014
  15. Add Macclesfield Treacle Market to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield Treacle Market

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    Fete / Fair

    Add Macclesfield Treacle Market to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield

    Treacle Market is an eagerly awaited monthly event in the Macclesfield calendar which also attracts a loyal following of regular visitors from much further afield who love its unique ambience and 130+ stalls in and around the cobbled Marketplace.

    Dates

    From:
    31 Aug 2014to31 Aug 2014
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    28 Sept 2014to28 Sept 2014
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    26 Oct 2014to26 Oct 2014
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    30 Nov 2014to30 Nov 2014
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    21 Dec 2014to21 Dec 2014
  16. Add Nantwich Food and Drink Festival 2014 to your Itinerary

    Nantwich Food and Drink Festival 2014

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    Festival

    Add Nantwich Food and Drink Festival 2014 to your Itinerary

    Nantwich

    The Nantwich Food and Drink Festival takes place over the first weekend in September each year in the historic market town of Nantwich, Cheshire.

    Dates

    From:
    5 Sept 2014to7 Sept 2014
  17. Add Late Summer Wine Tasting Afternoon to your Itinerary

    Late Summer Wine Tasting Afternoon

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    Participatory Event

    Add Late Summer Wine Tasting Afternoon to your Itinerary

    Chester Centre

    As summer prepares to draw to a close, we’ll share some amazing wines to enjoy over the coming weeks and a few great options to consider for the autumn too.

    Dates

    From:
    6 Sept 2014to6 Sept 2014
  18. Add Walton Hall Gardens Country Fayre to your Itinerary

    Walton Hall Gardens Country Fayre

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    Fete / Fair

    Add Walton Hall Gardens Country Fayre to your Itinerary

    Warrington

    Sunday 14 September - 11 – 4:30pm
    WALTON HALL GARDENS COUNTRY FAYRE

    Dates

    From:
    14 Sept 2014to14 Sept 2014
  19. Add The Best of Italy to your Itinerary

    The Best of Italy

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    Participatory Event

    Add The Best of Italy to your Itinerary

    Chester Centre

    Taste your way around the wine regions of Italy. We'll be introducing some superb wines from all over this ever popular wine growing nation from Chianti to Sicily!

    Dates

    From:
    20 Sept 2014to20 Sept 2014
  20. Add Autumn Craft and Food Fair at Lyme Park to your Itinerary

    Autumn Craft and Food Fair at Lyme Park

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    Fete / Fair

    Add Autumn Craft and Food Fair at Lyme Park to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield

    Celebrate autumn at Lyme Park by picking up some terrific local food, inspirational gifts, and enjoy the stunning gardens.

    Dates

    From:
    20 Sept 2014to21 Sept 2014

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