Ipswich: Chance to show off produce at foodies’ festival

The Ipswich Food & Drink Festival is returning to Orwell Quay, Ipswich

The Ipswich Food & Drink Festival is returning to Orwell Quay, Ipswich - Credit: Archant

The organisers of Ipswich’s popular Food and Drink Festival are calling on local food and drink producers and growers to reserve a pitch for this year’s event.

Restaurant owners and chefs are also being invited to sign up for the extravaganza on the Waterfront which will include cooking demonstrations, a beer festival, children’s activities and live music.

Last year’s inaugural festival, organised by the Market Square Group, proved extremely popular.

Paul Kennedy, the group event co-ordinator, said: “The 2014 festival promises to be bigger and better than last year, showcasing the very best homemade, locally-sourced seasonal fayre from the local area alongside a tasty, exotic and colourful mix from across the globe.”

Carole Jones, economic development portfolio-holder at Ipswich Borough Council, said: “This is a big date in the Ipswich calendar and offers yet another reason for thousands of people to visit our Waterfront and also explore the town centre.”


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The event is being held at Orwell Quay from May 16-18.

Contact Kirsty Marriott at kirsty@marketsquaregroup.com for more information.

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