The final line-up for the Tideswell Food Festival

The final line-up is now in place for the Tideswell Food Festival and we are all getting peckish!FF2016logo

 

The Parish Church at the Food Festival

On Tideswell Food Festival day, there’s something for everyone at St John’s Church.

Tideswell’s beautiful 14th C Parish Church, also known as the Cathedral of the Peak, will be open 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday 30 April 2016.

 

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Space for quiet reflection away from the business and bustle of the Food Festival

Music from Tideswell Singers and others during the day

Crafts in the Chancel 10 am to 4 pm – a chance to meet local craftspeople, and buy hand dyed yarns, felting, jewellery, cards and other crafts

Nibbles in the Nave 10 am to 4 pm, with the chance for a taster from 1 pm – talk to local people about their favourite recipes, try the results, buy the recipe booklet to take home, and browse the kitchenalia and table linens available for a donation.

Visit the Community Garden behind the Church

Tideswell Food Festival 2015 – entertainment and events

Food Festival Crowds 2012

Community Garden Feb growing day

There’s something for everyone at the Tideswell Food Festival this year, from food to music, and from donkey rides to kitchen gardens!

 

 

 

11–11.30

Time Event Venue
11–11.30am Tideswell Band Fountain Square
11–11.30am Rayburn demonstrations Stove Centre @ The Courtyard
11am-1pm Craft activities for kids Flossie Teacake Shop, Commercial Rd
12–12.20pm Ripley Green Garters Morris Dancers Fountain Square near War Memorial
12.30pm Madame Zucchini vegetable entertainer Walkabout the village
1–1.20pm Ripley Green Garters Morris Dancers Fountain Square near War Memorial
1–1.30pm Wine tasting with John Hattersley – “Wines Around The World“ The George Inn Lounge Bar

(£5 – Tickets from Tideswell Stores)

1.30–2pm Tideswell Singers Gratton Gardens (opp Natwest)
1.30–2pm Rayburn demonstrations Stove Centre @ The Courtyard
2pm Madame Zucchini vegetable entertainer Walkabout the village
2–2.30pm Wine tasting with John Hattersley – “Wines Around The World “ The George Inn Lounge Bar

(£5 – Tickets from Tideswell Stores)

2.15–2.45pm Tideswell Singers Outside St John’s Parish Church
2.45pm Madame Zucchini vegetable-based theatre St John’s Parish Church
2.45-3.15pm Tideswell Male Voice Choir Outside St John’s Institute
3-3.30pm Wine tasting with John Hattersley – “Wines Around The World “ The George Inn Lounge Bar

(£5 – Tickets from Tideswell Stores)

3.25-3.55pm Tideswell Male Voice Choir Outside St John’s Institute
3–4pm Rayburn demonstrations Stove Centre @ The Courtyard

Donkey Rides throughout the day – outside St John’s Institute (behind St John’s Parish Church).

Tickets for John Hattersley’s wine tasting – Wines Around The World in 30 Minutes, with the opportunity to taste 6 wines – are available at Tideswell Stores £5.

Markovitz Stove Centre will have wood oven demonstrations throughout the day.

Tideswell Kitchen Garden (behind St John’s Institute) is open all day – learn how to make paper pots, chat with the volunteers (and maybe get a few hints and tips), and buy plants, herbs and books to give your garden a kick start for 2015.

Look out for the All in the Same Boat Street Theatre in Tideswell’s streets throughout the afternoon.

St John’s Parish Church is open 1.30-4.30 –talk to local people about their creations, try samples, and buy the recipes. Get hints and tips, and look at the ‘pre-loved’ cookery books on sale. Home-made refreshments available. The church will be closed in the morning for a wedding.

Tideswell Food Festival 2015

Soup and Bread Day

Veg prep at Bishop Pursglove SchoolIn preparation for tomorrow’s Soup day at Chantry Court, year 5 children at Bishop Pursglove School in Tideswell, today spent the morning chopping veg (lots of tears over the onions) and making bread.  The staff room was filled with lovely soupy smells and most of the children ended up with the same number of fingers as they started with.

Down at Tindalls, Carol showed the children how to knead dough and they produced lots of yummy looking rolls for tomorrow’s feast.

Thanks to Tina for coordinating it all and the helpers for overseeing the chopping.  Hopefully this is the first of many such occasions when we see the children developing their cooking skills.  Quote of the day was from one child who said “I’ve never chopped a vegetable before.”