Article published: January 23rd, 2023

Key Foodie Dates for Your Diary


Are you looking to get away for the weekend with friends and celebrate your love of good food and drink?
Or you may want to arrange a stag or hen party with a different twist or embraces the foodie groom or bride-to-be!
We hear you!


We can arrange a whole weekend around a food event in the area.
We’ll sort your accommodation, transport and any other activities or catering you may need over the weekend.
Leaving you and your friends to sit back and enjoy your time together, making memories is what it’s all about!


The Great British Food Festival is at Trentham Gardens from the 29th of April to the 1st of May, 2023. The GBFF team combine great food and drink with treasured locations to give you the perfect foodie day out.


Wing Fest is back in Derby at the Chocolate Factory from the 19th – the 21st of May, 2023. Derby Wing Fest is a celebration of the mighty chicken wing and is part of the world’s largest chicken wing festival.


The first of a few Sausage and Cider Festivals being held throughout Derbyshire is again at the Chocolate Factory on the 3rd of June, 2023. The incredible Sausage and Cider Festival has a host of unique Ciders and Sausages available, plus live music throughout both sessions!


Love Cheese Live is a must for any cheese lovers, being held at the Staffordshire County Show Ground between 30th June to 1st July 2023, one of the UK’s largest cheese, drink and food festivals.


The Sausage and Cider Festival at Catton Park between 22nd to 25th June 2023 is billed as ‘the Midlands’ favourite family get-together.


For something really different, why not try the Churnet Valley Ale Trail happening between the 21st to 23rd of July 2023. This festival combines live music and good food with a ride through the beautiful Churnet Valley aboard an impeccably-restored heritage locomotive. The Rail Ale Trail is the perfect way to spend a July weekend with family and friends, spanning five and a half miles, with events on-board and off.


The Great British Food Festival is at Hardwick Hall from the 28th to the 30th of July, 2023. The GBFF team combine great food and drink with treasured locations to give you the perfect foodie day out.


Over the bank holiday (26th to 27th August 2023) weekend, the Matlock Food Festival will hold a two-day festival celebrating great food and drink with fantastic entertainment and live music all day.

That should be enough food for thought right now. But please don’t hesitate to contact us if you want any more details or if you have a specific weekend in mind.