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The annual East Midlands Food Festival, which takes place in Melton Mowbray, is getting underway this weekend. It is now in its 14th year, and is one of the UK's largest regional food festivals.
There will be around 200 stands showcasing the best food and drink in the East Midlands. These will include the traditional Melton Mowbray Pork Pies.
There will be talks, tastings and demonstrations in the Food Theatre with entertainment from a Ukulele band and local Gospel Choir.
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Melton Mowbray Food Festival: Sat 1st - Sun 2nd Oct (The Cattle Market, Melton Mowbray)
Organisers say they are expecting record numbers at the Melton Mowbray Food Festival this weekend.
More than 160 food and drink producers from across the East Midlands, UK and Ireland are expected to exhibit at this year’s event.
Now in its 13th consecutive year, the Festival is one of the largest in the Midlands.
As well as the old favourites including the world-famous Melton Mowbray Pork Pies and Stilton Cheese, all produced locally, there will be many new stands with delicious food and drink for people to see, taste and buy.”
For times, prices and more information: www.meltonmowbrayfoodfestival.co.uk
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