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Abergavenny Food Festival 2014

The 2014 Abergavenny Food Festival takes place on 20th and 21st September. Box office goes live 16th July and tickets can be purchased at abergavennyfoodfestival.com or through the Borough Theatre on 01873 850805.

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As well as the Festival markets with over 200 top-notch exhibitors across five locations (accessed on a stroller ticket) there’s a fabulous line-up of guest performers for the Special Events programme.

Cookery-comp---Toril-BrancherSome of the brightest lights of the culinary world now have Abergavenny as a firm date in their diaries and will be heading for the Welsh Borders for a weekend of fun and feasting. So here’s the perfect opportunity to join them and take your culinary skills to another level by learning from masters of the art.

A little taster….

A New Way to Eat:

Hugh-Fearnley-Whittingstall-(1)One of the UK’s best-loved cooks, Hugh Fearnley Whittingshall, will be opening the festival with a talk on the Friday evening at the Borough Theatre. He’ll be talking to award-winning journalist Joanna Blythman about his new wheat and dairy-free book, River Cottage Light and Easy – Healthy Recipes for Every Day’.

A Taste of Morito:

Sam-and-Sam-ClarkHusband and wife team, Sam and Sam Clark joined forces to open Moro, a restaurant inspired by Morocco. Little sister Morito is an intimate tapas bar specialising in fast mezze-style dishes. Sam and Sam will be preparing a selction of Moorish tapas from their fourth book, Morito.

Chilli Notes:

Thomasina-MyersDo you know your Ancho from your Jalapeno? Thomasina Miers certainly does. Join the Masterchef winner and founder of Mexican Restaurant Group Wahaca as she explores the world of chilli and cooks up warming dishes from her latest book, Chilli Notes.

When box office goes live on 16th July you can download a full diary at a glance to help you plan your visit. Special events start at £8. Stroller tickets for the main markets start at £6.50 and children with a paying adult get in for free. Now that’s something to celebrate.

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