Friday, 22 May 2015

14 AFN members will be represented at Largs Food and Drink festival 23/24th May

 The   Largest    food    and drink festival  in Ayrshire in 2015, the  Year of  Food  & Drink is   taking place  this weekend  23rd /24th of May ..  in a  a large marquee on the promenade  at Largs, North Ayrshire .

Over 40  food, drink and  hospitality providers  from across the west of Scotland , are scheduled to attend  the two day event .

There  are   major cookery  demonstrations  planned by the Cook  School Scotland ,  presentations  regarding Dunlop PGI status  cheese ,and  other tastings , both in the Marquee  and   selected venues elsewhere in the town..

live music ,  entertainment  and interactive   learning  programmes   are also included ..

the event  is scheduled to  be open  from 11.00 -18.00  both days

The  Ayrshire   Food  Network  is delighted  to be  supporting this important event  with the best of Slow Food   from Ayrshire

we  look forward to  greeting  you there .

Sunday, 3 May 2015

The Ayrshire food and drink events weekend is coming up 9th and 10th May

This coming weekend  9th and   10 th  May   there will be two exciting food and drink events in Ayrshire

On the 9th the Ayr  the  County Show takes place  at Ayr Racecourse , with @tasteayrshire     coordinating  the  Food and drink   marquee  complete with @cookschoolscotland cookery    demonstrations and   many  artisan food an drink providers  attending  ,with hot food provided

the 10th  sees the very exciting   innovative inaugural  Ballantrae food festival with  more than 32 producers and providers present  ..including   17  members of the Ayrshire Food Network   represented..

the programme  includes  3 pop up restaurants , afternoon tea with  fizz !;  talks  , cookery  demonstrations  including  TV  presenter and author  Kirsty  Walk.;  foraging with  Galloway  Wild Foods,  a  presentation and tasting of  the newly  awarded PGI  Traditional  Ayrshire  Dunlop  cheese;  horse  trailer wine  bar   and sales,  plus   a jazz trio !!,,,

the main events are being held  in  a  spacious steel framed   marquee   on the seashore  overlooking Ailsa  Craig  .  so  a stunning   setting  & backdrop

 the event   is being held in conjunction  with  the #Galloway &  Southern Ayrshire  Biosphere and supported by @slowfoodwestscotland  and  @tasteayrshire

Special  public transport arrangements have been set up ,and for sat  nav   followers  the post code is KA26ONQ

Timing 12 noon -18.00   there   are no   entry  fees   to the  Festival   so   you can enjoy  the event even more !

htcu there