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Weekend Picks: Cosford Food Festival

Cosford Food Festival: Sat 23rd - Sun 24th July (Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, Shropshire)

Food on the menu includes Indian, Italian and French Caribbean, Cuban and Mexican Credit: Trustees of the Royal Air Force Museum

More than 80 local food and drink producers will be at the Cosford Food Festival this weekend.

Returning to the festival this summer will be popular exhibitors, including Moyden's Handmade Cheese, bringing along a selection of their award winning range of artisan cheeses. As well as Salop Pickle Works who’ll have a wide range of artisan pickles, with exciting flavours to choose from including hot chilies.

The diverse menu on offer will include everything from Indian, Italian and French cuisine to a taste of the Caribbean with Cuban and Mexican food.

With additional entertainment and live music being lined up for festival goers, organisers say they are confident the event will not only appeal to food lovers, but also families looking for an enjoyable day out.

For opening times and more information visit: www.rafmuseum.org/cosford

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Spitfire flypast at RAF Cosford

Spitfire will flypast RAF Cosford today and tomorrow Credit: PA Pictures

Visitors to the RAF Museum in Cosford will be treated to a spitfire flypast as part of the events to mark 75 years since the Battle of Britain.

Spitfire's won immortal fame during the summer months of 1940 by helping to defeat the German air attacks during the Battle of Britain.

The unmistakable Spitfire sound and silhouette will be filling the skies over Shropshire at 4pm today and 11.25am tomrorow as it flies over the Museum.

Visitors can also view the world's oldest Spitfire displayed next to a Hurricane in the Museum's 'War in the Air' hangar at Cosford.

They'll also be music from a 1940's Home Front Cabaret and children will be able to experience life in 1940's classroom - air raid sirens and all.

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