Food Connections is over for another year and what a magical nine days we had! A huge thank you to everyone who came down to this year’s festival, to those who participated in coffee raves, church bake-offs, cookery class speed dating, and banquets in locations ranging from stately homes to underground wine cellars! We were choppin’ … Continue reading Thank you, and goodnight!
After a city centre extravaganza at the weekend, The Fringe Festival is now well and truly in full swing, showcasing the city’s greatest chefs, restaurants and food organisations. Please join us in celebrating them, by enjoying the wealth of one-off events they’re hosting this week as part of Food Connections: from coffee raves to honey tastings … Continue reading The Fringe Festival in full swing!
What a wonderful weekend in Bristol City Centre! We ate delicious street food, we bought our ingredients in the producer’s market, and then learned how to cook with them at some of the fantastic chef demos and workshops in the Orangery. It’s not over yet though; we’re only a few days into the festival. There’s five more days … Continue reading A magical weekend & more to come!
The time has come to beat the drum for South West wine producers. The Food Connections Wine Fair offers a chance to meet local growers and vintners making a big splash in the world of wine. Here, Guardian wine critic Fiona Beckett selects the pick of the bunch: There was a time when English wine … Continue reading Fiona Beckett picks the best South West wine
Bristol Food Connections is about bringing good food to everyone, so we’ve made sure there are plenty of free, as well as ticketed, events. All celebrity chef cooking demos are free, which means that learning to cook good food from the experts won’t cost you a thing. And over the bank holiday weekend, all children’s … Continue reading Free Events at Food Connections
Do you have a creative talent that you’d like to showcase to the city? 91 Ways to Build a Global City are looking for stall holders for the 91 Ways Festival. 91 ways is a truly unique festival, taking place in the iconic Malcolm X Community Centre in St Pauls. There are 91 languages spoken in Bristol, … Continue reading 91 Ways Festival
As part of her groundbreaking performance piece ‘The Milking Parlour’, Nessie Reid is going to be living with two cows in the centre of Bristol for five days. She talks to us about why she’s doing it and what she hopes will be the outcome. From tomorrow I am moving into a marquee in Anchor Square, … Continue reading Nessie Reid: The Milking Parlour
My name is Martin. I’m a full time foraging teacher, based in Bristol, and I’ll be leading the foraging walks at Brandon Hill and Blaise Estate in Bristol during Food Connections. 1. What sparked your interest in foraging? How did your first forage go? I grew up in the countryside and my interest in foraging … Continue reading Interview with Martin Bailey
You can rest assured that the kids will be kept well entertained over the nine days of Food Connections: we’ve got plenty of educational events, cooking classes and fun and games. If, like us, you believe that kids are never too young to be introduced to the joys of good food and learn about where it … Continue reading Fun for all the family