Tag: Bolton

Top traders set for Bolton Food and Drink Festival 2016

Top traders set for Bolton Food and Drink Festival 2016

Great Britain’s best sausages, award winning cheese, the finest malt whisky in the world and amazing burgers are just some of the highlights of Bolton Food and Drink Festival. More than 180 food, drink and craft traders will take over the town centre for the festival, which takes place from August 26 to 29. The market, opening daily from 10am, will…

Malaysian market hits Bolton

Malaysian market hits Bolton

Hi all, I hope you’re all doing well. It’s Friday, hallelujah! What plans have you got for the weekend? I’ll be writing and editing all weekend, but as a treat, I’ll be popping into this gorgeous artisan market on Sunday in Bolton. Why? A taste of Malaysia from a Manchester street food favourite will be there this Sunday (March 20 2016).…

Bolton Food & Drink Festival 2015

Bolton Food & Drink Festival 2015

I can’t believe it’s been a week since the Bolton Food Fest. It’s one of the biggest food festivals in the country. Latest figures show over a whopping 200,000 people were in attendance (THAT’s why it was so crowded), with many making the trans-atlantic foodie pilgrimage from far afield as Cyprus and Australia. So, what’s so great about the Bolton…

Bolton Food Fest smashes all records!

Bolton Food Fest smashes all records!

Hey guys, what were you up to this lovely Bank Holiday weekend? I had the best time ever. I was one of hundreds of thousands of foodies who flocked to Bolton for the town’s biggest and best food and drink festival yet. Organisers are still calculating visitor figures but early indications suggest they are set to top last year’s 152,000, with…

Great British Bake-Off returns (& Cake-Pops rule)!

Great British Bake-Off returns (& Cake-Pops rule)!

Hey all, How are you doing? I’m trying to keep my posts weekly, but because it’s such a manic week, this Derby Foodie has lots going on so I just HAD to hop online again. So the Great British Bake Off (GBBO) started again, with 12 new contestants braving the marquee and Mary and Paul’s discerning stares. I only started…