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Canterbury Food & Drink Festival - 2019


September 2019


From the 26th -28th September Historic Canterbury springs to life with the sights, sounds and smells of annual Canterbury Food & Drink Festival.

With over 150 mouth watering produce stalls lining the ancient city walls, a weekend long program of music, street entertainment and family workshops there really is something for everyone from serious foodies to those just looking for a fun filled day out.


A Kentish Farmers Market: Presenting the very best produce from of The Garden of England. Made in Kent and fresh from field to fork.

The Green Hops Beer Tent: Autumn is the season of fresh hops and the ultimate seasonal beverage. Green Hop Beers, served straight from the cask, are celebration of the Kentish hop harvest and the elemental essence of late summer. Kicking off the Green Hop Beers Fortnight Canterbury Food and Drink Festival is the only occasion and location when all the Green-Hopped beers will be available at the same time. So drink them fresh, drink them local and get them while you can!

Best of British Street Food: It's no secret there has been a recent surge in the British street-food scene and we are proud to present some of the most exciting on the block. So move over stale and greasy hot dogs, we have everything from fresh fish suppers to Singaporean comfort food to delight and inspire.

Bakers and sweet makers: We have a multitude of delicious home -made sweet treats on offer - seriously who knew marshmallows could taste this good!

Cider Bars: Try some new flavors and sup up the old favorites from brewers all over Kent.

The Band Stand and Buskers Stage: After all that delicious grub what’s better than letting out those belt buckles, sitting back and relaxing to some great music in the late summer sun.

The Little Lounge & Funfair: Dedicated family facilities, activities and shows for our littlest visitors and their grown ups.

Tinkerers, Tailors and Makers: If you fancy getting crafty and hands on or just want to find that special little something to take home a visit to our artisan quarter is a must. From traditional leather, metal and wood work to contemporary jewelry and fashion - all hand made and of exceptional quality.

The Lock In: For the first time ever Canterbury Food and Drink will spill out into the city after dark. At a top secret city center location festival friends can carry on the merriment and feasting into the small hours.

Full listings and special guests are yet to be announced so do keep an eye on the website for updates!

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