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Telfood Feastival: Excitement grows for weekend Telford festival

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Excitement is growing as a huge food festival prepares to return to Telford this weekend.

Crowds at Telfood Feastival

More than 100 of the region’s best food, drink and craft producers will be heading to Telfood Feastival at Southwater QEII Arena, Telford Town Park, tomorrow(2) and on Sunday.

It will feature demonstrations from the region’s best chefs on the Lanyon Bowdler demonstration stage, live music, talks and tastings.

The event, organised by Shropshire Festivals, will also feature a tasting theatre courtesy of Sofood! and details of the shows for both days have been announced.

At 11am Idris Hughes will be showing visitors how to make cupboard essentials for parties. At midday chef Peter Roberts from The Orchard in Newport will be giving a demonstration of chicken dishes.

People can find out more about pastry and picnic food at 1pm.

It also features an introduction to Telford-based artisan producer Dukeshill Ham, whose commitment to quality led to it being awarded a Royal Warrant to supply hams to the Queen.

Cheese and drink pairings will be the subject of a show by cheese producer Martin Moyden at 2.15pm. Desserts with an alcoholic twist will be showcased at 3.15pm.

Children can also enjoy a hands-on cookery area and learn circus skills, meet some creepy crawlies from Dudley Zoo, practice cycling and tennis skills, have a go at go-karting and bubble football.

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There will be a climbing wall, soft archery, crossbar coaching, pottery painting, Leo Loco’s Circus and the Kids Cookery Bus.

Tickets are £6 adults, £2 children and £13 for a family ticket.

Tickets can be bought on the door and give entry for one day only.

The gates open at 10am until 5pm each day. For more information, visit http://www.telfood.co.uk/.

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