17th & 18th October 2015, 10am - 4.30pm
Mendip Hall & Showering Pavilion,
Royal Bath & West Showground
The Somerset Food and Drink Fest 2015 will be held in the Showering Pavilion at the Royal Bath and West Show Ground over the weekend of the 17th and 18th October 2015 and on the corresponding dates in coming years. After last years event when we were able to present the Children's Hospice South West with a cheque for £1600.
The event will showcase the very best in local food and drink producers from within the County of Somerset and the surrounding areas.
Demonstrations by Chefs from some of our best local Restaurants; meet them, watch and listen and learn.
Kids can get hands on experience and take home to cook. Listen to the Brunel Quartet and The Pocket Orchestra, enjoy some great street food and real ales and cider or if the mood takes you a pleasant glass of wine from the wine bar.
The event will have opportunities to taste, learn about and enjoy locally produced food and drink from small and medium sized producers along with some famous local names. Cider makers, real ale brewers, cheese producers and retailers, wine and spirit makers, butchers, bakers, chocolate makers together with hot foods, cold foods, spicey and tasty. The Somerset Food and Drink Fest aims to bring the best of the region to one place for a rather special weekend of great fun for all the family to enjoy.
This year a new event will also take place at the same time in the Mendip Hall. The Somerset Art Fair 2015 is also being run to help raise funds for Children's Hospice South West. It will feature artists from throughout the region and will be Organised on our behalf by professional artist Alce Harfield (who has been a professional artist for over 25 years and has shown her own work at all the major art fairs in the country including Edinburgh, Reading, Windsor, Affordable Art Fair in London, Manchester But Art Fair)
The fair aims to provide a platform for self representing professional artists and galleries to show and sell their work in a relaxed but dynamic well known space in the heart of Somerset. Contemporary Art direct from the Artists at reasonable prices.
Both Events have budgeted for Advertising via a 150,000 County wide leaflet delivery undertaken by Royal Mail Local and regional media advertising via local newspapers, listings and lifestyle publications.
The Art Fair with Somerset Art Week publication exposure (45,000 copies).
Social media including a dedicated Facebook Page and Twitter Feeds.
Whats On websites.
Local road signage.
Total Advertising budget of over £10,000
Buy Tickets In Advance
CHILDREN GO FREE
When you buy two tickets in advance you will get a free Catalogue Voucher which entitles you to a free Catalogue and Programme when you visit the event.
You can call us on:
We will sort your tickets out for you over the phone or you can log onto www.netaticket.co.uk and book you tickets on line.
ADVANCE ADULT TICKETS ARE £6 each
including a free catalogue.
Children GO FREE
Tickets on the day £7 and Catalogues £2
Win a Champagne Gourmet Tea for two!
A special afternoon out at Ston Easton Park a Champagne Gourmet Tea for two
Ston Easton Park are offering two people the chance to win a Gourmet Afternoon full Tea for two, this includes; A Selection of Finger Sandwiches, Scones with Jam and Clotted Cream and a Selection of Homemade Cakes served with a glass of Champagne.
Just go along and visit your stand to enter.
Terms and Conditions:
The Winner will receive a gift voucher which will be valid between Monday to Friday, subject to availability, excluding bank holidays and special event dates, valid for 12 months from when the prize draw takes place. Additional food and drinks are not included in the prize. This prize is non-transferable and no cash alternative will be offered
Book A Stall
Artists can book a stand by going to the Book a Stand page