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Summer Food Fair

Summer Food Fair 6th July

We are well underway in the planning of our forthcoming Summer Food & Craft Fair on 6th July 2019.  We have a fabulous mix of local producers, skilled craftsmen and entertainment for all the family. Here are a sample of stallholders who look forward to seeing you on the day…

Free Fun kitchen
4 x 1 hour sessions (30 children per session)
10.30, 11.45, 13.30, 14.45

Book Here For Fun Kitchen


Live Demo Stage
10.30-11.00 – John Hughes – Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre
11.15-11.45 – Jim Fisher – Exeter Cookery School
12.00-12.30 – Oliver Cowmeadow of International Macrobiotic School
12.30-1.30 (lunch break)
1.30-2.00 – Ethan MacDonald – The Salutation
2.15-2.45 – The Chefs of Gather - Totnes
3.00 – 3.30 – David Beazley – Foraging Expert 

Music
Pippa Langhorne
10.00-10.40
12.30-1.10
1.45-2.25

Lipstick and Lashes – From 3pm to close of Food Fair

List of Food Stalls on the day:

Angelchops ~ Cakes
Ashtree Farm ~ Dried Herbs
Cherrytree ~ Jams & Chutneys
Cocorico ~ G/free Flapjacks & Tray Bakes
Chocolate Orchard ~ Chocolate Bars & Lollies
Cornish Cream ~ Cream Liqueurs
Curworthy Cheese ~ Artisan Handmade Cheese
Dartington Dairy ~ Goat’s Milk Ice Cream
Extreme Chocolate ~ Brownies Gf & Vegan
From Harry ~ Homemade Confectionary
India In A Jar ~ Indian Snacks & Chutneys
Kingston Preserves ~ Jams And Chutneys
Love To Taste ~ Flavoured Vinegars
Luscombes ~ Organic Soft Drinks
Monarch Liqueurs ~ Artisan Liqueurs
Mrs Gills Cakes ~ Luxury Bakes & Cakes
Oakcroft Farm ~ Bacon, Sausages, Pies
Papillon Gin ~ Locally Made Gin
Red Earth Kitchen ~ Pies, Quiches, Tarts & Traybakes
Riverford Home Delivery ~ Organic Vegetable Boxes
Salcombe Dairy ~ Chocolate Bars
Srf Catering Events ~ Retro Sweets & Candy Floss
Tors Vodka ~ Locally Made Vodka
Voyager  Coffee ~ Cupping Displays & Retail    

List of Craft Stalls on the day:

Anne Turner ~ Fabric Boxes, Bags Etc.
Amazing Sharpener ~ Knife Sharpener
Body Shop At Home ~ Natural Skincare Etc.
Childhood Treasures ~ Pottery, Painting & Needlecraft
Chris Courts’ Art ~ Handmade Fabric Bags, Cushions
Devon Fairyhouse ~ Fairy Houses
Devon Wildlife Trust ~ Information Stand
Ermestone Leather ~ Hand Crafted Leather Goods
Essential Creams ~ Natural Skincare Products
Face On Publishing ~ Gifts, Mugs, Coasters
Fernley & Patricia Tout ~ Wood Art
Granite Maiden ~ Granite & Marble Chopping Boards
John Howells ~ Photography
Jacquie Hemmings ~ Paintings & Cards
Karen Wilson ~ Handmade Cushions
Kubis Silks ~ Silk Scarves
Neal’s Yard Remedies ~ Organic Skin & Beauty Products 
Papermix Devon ~ Paper Covered Items
Seagulls ~ Pebble Art & Paintings
Spangled Treasures ~ Old Jewelry Key Fobs & Cards 
Taylored For You ~ Aromatherapy Oils
Storm & Grace ~ Handmade Gold & Silver Jewellry
Wivey Weaver ~ Hand Spun & Woven Yarn

Food To Eat/takeaway

GRANGE BBQ,  CREPE ESCAPE, KUMBITES, WORLD FOODS

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Oaks and Acorns

Please note that the session on the 18th June has been cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience that this may cause. Buckfast Abbey is 'branching' out with a series of sessions for grandparents and toddlers. 10:30am to 12pm £2.50 per child (for children aged 2-5) - Grandparents FREE! (only pay for childrens tickets during booking) Book is essential
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Summer Food & Craft Fair 2019

Summer Food & Craft Fair at the Grange Restaurant

10am - 4pm Free Entry and parking, assistance dogs only. Public parking for this event is located off the old A38, Buckfastleigh to Ashburton Road. A shuttle bus operates to and from the Fair site. (The main Abbey car park is reserved for coaches and Blue Badge holders only). We are well underway in the planning of our forthcoming Summer Food & Craft Fair on 6th July 2019, 10am - 4pm. We have a fabulous mix of local producers, skilled craftsmen and entertainment for all the family. Live Demo Stage We are pleased that Peter Gorton, Michelin Star Chef, will be compèring live demos on the day. 10.30-11.00 – John Hughes – Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre 11.15-11.45 – Jim Fisher – Exeter Cookery School 12.00-12.30 – The Chefs of ColJan - Ashburton 12.30-1.30 (lunch break) 1.30-2.00 – Ethan MacDonald – The Salutation 2.15-2.45 – The Chefs of Gather - Totnes 3.00 – 3.30 – David Beazley – Foraging Expert

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