Bolton Food Festival

Date: 14/07/15

28th-31st August

Bolton food festival resturns, celebrity chefs will once again rubshoulders with local producers and food lovers, for the annual Bolton Food and Drink Festival. 

The festival always proves popular, with thousands taking to Bolton's streets in the name of good food. At times, there's room to move amongst the displays!

The market square is painted with the stalls of both local and international suppliers, with the aroma of traditional German bratwurst and spicy European meats, melding with the familiar smells of Lancashire cheeses, pies, kippers and cakes. 

 Local talent   

In 2010, 13 year old school pupil William Gallie and school cook Sarah Lawton were given the opportunity to meet their heroes, after their recipes for healthier meals were chosen to be rolled out across schools in the area.

Top TV chef Michael Caines was on hand to get the event off with a bang. The two Michelin-starred chef and restauranteur giving the first demo of the weekend. 

For our coverage of the 2009 Bolton Food Festival with James Martin and the Hairy Bikers, click here!