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Top tips for 2019 festival

News • 16th Sep, 19

 

THE 14th Mold Food Drink & Festival is just days away.

With Flintshire’s top food festival on the horizon, organisers have lifted the lid on the menu for the two-day extravaganza.

Headlined by award-winning cheesemaker and Coronation Street actor Sean Wilson, the festival is set to attract thousands of people from across North Wales and the North West.

Mold Food & Drink Festival co-chair Richard Howells said the event promised to be a great weekend for visitors.

“Our festival has had something of a refresh this year with new activities and experiences on offer alongside fabulous food and drink exhibitors. It is a great platform for up-and-coming businesses and this year is no exception. There is also plenty for little ones to do with everything from cooking to playing on the menu.”

  1. When and where is it on?

The festival will be held on September 21st and 22nd  on Mold’s New Street Car Park. The festival runs from 10am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday. The outdoor food court is open until around 8pm on Saturday, with live music on the stage.

  1. Free transport

A free park and ride bus will run from Theatr Clwyd, Mold, over the weekend. The postcode for the park and ride is CH7 1YA. It will also be free to park there.

  1. Celebrity chefs

The festival has a packed line up of celebrity and local chefs. Cheesemaker and former Coronation Street star Sean Wilson will take to the stage on Sunday (11.20pm, 1.30pm, 3.35pm). Celebrity chef Graham Tinsley MBE leads Saturday’s line-up (10.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm) along with up-and-coming vegetarian chef Eddie Shepherd (12.30, 2.30pm)

  1. Leading exhibitors

More than 100 food and drink exhibitors will be on hand to share the very best produce.

  1. Top tips

Make a memento of your day and learn new skills with Bodfari’s Woodland Skills Centre. Sneak a selfie with the Comedy Chef duo. Sing along with the bands with live music on both days. Book online and whizz past the queues.

  1. Getting in

Admission is £6 for adults, £1 for children (aged 4-15, under 4s free) Book online by 5pm Friday September 20thand children get in free. There are free wristbands for children and a team of dedicated volunteers will be on hand to help. Guide or assistance dogs are welcome.

  1. Flintshire’s best baker?

Could you be Flintshire’s best baker? Mold Women’s Institute will be running a carrot cake competition in their bake-off hunt. Details on the website – www.moldfoodfestival.co.uk

 
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Mold Food & Drink Festival is organised by a dedicated group of volunteers from local businesses and councils and other willing individuals all with a passion for local food and a commitment to developing the Festival year on year. The Committee meets regularly and also calls upon the services and expertise of other supportive people and professionals in their field who attend meetings by invitation to assist with particular aspects of the Festival.

Contact

  • New Street Car Park
    Mold, Flintshire
    CH7 1NY
  • Lindsay Hicks, Treasurer 07545 431723
  • Richard Howells, Co-Chair 01352 744949
  • Gwenan Roberts , Co-Chair 07807 566483
  • info@moldfoodfestival.co.uk
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    Registration number: 07007099
    Registered office address is Unit 11 Mold Business Park, Wrexham Road, Mold, Wales, CH7 1XP

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