Food and Drink What’s On

Codsall Station Beer Festival @ Station Codsall
Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm – Aug 25 @ 11:00 pm

Start the bank holiday the right way… at a beer festival

Over 30 real ales & ciders!

On-site catering all weekend

Live music all weekend!

Lichfield Food Festival
Aug 24 – Aug 26 all-day

2019’s Lichfield Food Festival will take place over the whole August Bank Holiday weekend on Saturday 24, Sunday 25 and Monday 26 August.

Put a date in the diary for what promises to be another huge celebration of food and entertainment. Expect a massive selection of food and drink stalls, free cookery demonstrations, street food and pop-up coffee and cocktail bars, live music, a brewers event, free children’s activities, and much more!

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Lichfield Grub Club @ Lichfield Cathedral
Aug 28 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

On the last Wednesday of every month from 5pm- 11pm there is a street food event for ALL the family to come along and enjoy.

The Lichfield Grub Club is back in the Market Square (it sometimes is based around the Cathedral).

We’ve got fabulous music, comedy and street food.

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Birmingham Oktoberfest @ Digbeth
Aug 29 – Sep 1 all-day

Welcome to the Birmingham Oktoberfest!

Birmingham Oktoberfest will be in the middle of the city.

Our venue is transformed into a traditional Oktoberfest with live music and great atmosphere.

(This taken from their website 24th July, which seems a bit disorganised and last-minute.)

Sourdough September @ United Kingdom
Sep 1 – Sep 30 all-day

Sourdought logoThe ninth month of the year is when the Real Bread Campaign goes on a mission to help everyone discover that life is sweeter with sourdough!

From 1-30 September, Real Bread bakers everywhere organise their own local events and activities to help share sourdough secrets and demystify the delicious delights of the oldest way of raising a loaf.

Across thirty days of sharing food, facts and fun, Real Bread bakeries, baking schools, mills and food festivals around the UK and beyond will be running sourdough classes, tastings, feasts and more to help everyone experience and enjoy the power of sour.

proud to support the real bread campaign

Food Gusto Tamworth Festival @ Tamworth Pleasure Grounds
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm

2019 Dates/Times:
Saturday 7th September 2019: 10.30am – 5.00pm
Sunday 8th September 2019: 10.30am – 5.00pm

Taste the quality of local and regional products at the Tamworth Food Gusto Festival on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th September 2019. The aim of the event is to bring the region’s best Food & Drink to one beautiful venue, along with an entertainment programe including live music, cooking and butchery demonstrations and children’s rides.

There is something for everyone with culinary delights such as a beef burgers, artisan pizza, Thai curry and Vegan cuisine on offer, it’s sure to satisfy your hunger. Local producers will be selling a range of hams, sausages, organic meat, handmade cheese, creamy ice cream, fudge, vegetables, jams, pickles, pates, herbs, homemade cakes and much much more.

Codsall Food Fayre @ Village Hall
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Codsall Food Fayre is happening again following the success of the event this year. We will be even bigger next year and have lots of opportunities for stallholders to get in early and book your space.

We had great feedback from visitors and stallholders in 2018. Many start up businesses who provided food for all diets. We had over 500 visitors in our first year.

The event raises money for Codsall Village Hall and enables us to continue to improve the facilities on offer.

Reserve a stall here


Stafford Grub Club @ Market Square Stafford
Sep 12 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Stafford’s Grub Club, based on and organised by the successful Lichfield Grub Club and Lichfield Food Festival people.

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Ludlow Food and Drink Festival @ Ludlow Castle
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – Sep 15 @ 10:00 pm

The line-up for 2019 is already underway and we promise it will be spectacular! – keep checking back for more details and make sure you’re signed up to our newsletter… but you will be guaranteed talks, demonstrations and tastings across Ludlow’s three main stages including the Wots Cooking Stage (Inner Bailey), Graeme Kidd Stage (Outer Bailey) and The Fire Stage (Outer Bailey). Each stage hosts different Chef and Producer appearances every day of the Festival. 

Penkridge Fine Food and Craft Market @ Penkridge Market
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Monthly Fine Food and Craft Market run alongside the regular stall market.

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