Pictures from two local food festivals

By Matt Wright

Without further ado, here are the pictures from Leicester’s Summer Food & Drink Festival and Stamford Feast, both of which took place on Sunday May 29.

Above left are Everards ladies Sam Ball and Claire Cannell.

Leicester Market, complete with new branding

Andrew Fear, who makes Thirsty Farmer Cider and owns Budgens Mountsorrel

Nottingham’s Jason Horeesorun (left) and Jaques Ferreira of Mauritian Street Food at Stamford Feast

Caitlin McReynolds and Joe Petch of Leicester’s Entropy restaurant

Leicester Market Development Manager Joe Harkin on the mic

Ben Robson of Oakham Italian wine specialist Bat & Bottle

Andy Ritchie of Leicester’s Deli Flavour

Faiza of Al-Mishkat, creators of delicious Middle Eastern food

Annie & Eric Simpson of Cherizena Coffee Beans

Keith Charlton from WH Gayton & Sons, Grendon, Warks

Wendy & Eddie Fletcher of Simply Cupcakes, Lutterworth

Tina Morgan and Darren Purkiss of the Green Dragon, Rhyall

Hog Roast by Woodhouse Farm, Burbage

Prasanta Das (left) and Amardeep Singh of Anjuna, Leicester

Leicester’s Tiny Deol with her low fat, gluten-free curry sauces

Alastair Chapman (left) and Dave Dyson of Langton Brewery

Dalia Barghouthy and Sam Hagger of deli pub the Rutland & Derby

Stamford Cookery School’s stand at Stamford Feast

Matt Wright
The author:

Matt lives in Leicestershire with his wife, two kids and dog. He is passionate about British pubs, slow food and home brewing. He founded Great Food Club (originally as Great Food Magazine) in 2010 after being inspired by local producers near his home town of Melton Mowbray - Britain's 'Rural Capital of Food'.