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Holmfirth Food and Drink Festival

Whether you’re a serious foodie or just enjoy sharing good food and drink with friends and family, there is more than enough at Holmfirth Food and Drink Festival to give you a great time. The fantastic outdoor food market winds its way through the streets of Summer Wine country offering foods from up the road and across the continent. The open air bar and food court can be found in the centre of the town showcasing the restaurants of Holmfirth, a perfect place to relax and soak up the atmosphere. Live music, brewery tours and quirky street entertainment add to the festival atmosphere and there is plenty of free workshops and activities to keep the younger ones entertained. For details on stallholders and how to find us, visit https://holmfirthfoodanddrink.org. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @holmfirthfood and tag your photos #holmfirthfood for a chance of being showcased! We look forward to seeing you there!
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Holmfirth Food and Drink FestivalTuesday, September 26th, 2017 at 12:29pm
Did you take a selfie this weekend for Oscar's Cafe & Wine Bar competition? Don't forget to post it and tag them in it for a chance to win a case of Prosecco!

The winner will be announced this weekend. Good luck everyone 🤞
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Holmfirth Food and Drink FestivalMonday, September 25th, 2017 at 9:45pm
As we wind down for 2017 it’s time to reflect and say a few thank-yous.

Our 12th annual food and drink festival had many firsts:

1️⃣8️⃣ new stall holders
😲 The majority had sold out on the first day!
🚗🚶 The ‘park and walk’ was full for the first time (nearly 700 cars used the free park and walk this year, raising over £700 for 1St Holme Valley Scout Group)
🚙🚕The traffic flow through the town seemed much better at peak times - many said it was better than the usual weekend traffic!
🏧 And all the cash machines ran out of money!

A huge thank you to…

* The festival artists, who did a fabulous job at keeping the crowds entertained as they performed and roamed across the town.

* Our 25 staff and volunteers, who worked tirelessly to help keep everyone safe and the site clean.

* Heart Medical, our medical staff - an estimated 40,000+ crowd came this year and they only had to deal with one bee sting, that is a true testament to how responsible all our festival goers were!

* The stall holders, who were great to work with and it really helps the smooth running of the event when everyone pulls together.

* The local businesses and residents, for allowing us to take over the town for two days. We swell the population of the town by over 4x each day using roads that were built for horse and cart, which makes it especially difficult to keep everyone happy. Thank you for being so accommodating.

* The people that work behind the scenes, that rarely seek and get any public recognition but they know who they are and their efforts are much appreciated.

* Our sponsors, please give them a follow and check them out next time you might need their services - without their financial assistance we really couldn’t put the festival on.

Thanks to:
Aye Agency
BB's Salon - Hair & Beauty
fairandfunky
Federation of Small Businesses
Holmfirth Events
Longley Farm
One Community Foundation
Silcoates School
Suma Wholefoods

And finally, I’d like to thank everyone for visiting and supporting the festival, in your thousands! Without you we really wouldn’t have a festival, so the biggest thank you goes to you.

🗓 Provisional dates for 2018 are 29th and 30th September so get those in your diary now!

Until then,

Jamie and the team 😊
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Holmfirth Food and Drink FestivalMonday, September 25th, 2017 at 9:06pm
A huge thank you to everyone that used the festival 'park & walk' service this weekend. The Holmfirth Scouts - 1st Holme Valley raised an incredible £700 🎉
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Holmfirth Food and Drink FestivalSunday, September 24th, 2017 at 5:15pm
We're into the final 45minutes of the festival - there's still time to come down and grab a bite to eat 😀#holmfirthfood
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Holmfirth Food and Drink FestivalSunday, September 24th, 2017 at 4:10pm
Sass & The Groove are now on at The Box Office #holmfirthfood
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@food4festival Thank you so much @food4festival! Great to hear you had an amazing weekend 😀 Now to plan 2018! #holmfirthfood
Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 6:09pm
A huge thank you to everyone that used the festival 'park & walk' service this weekend. The scouts raised an incredible £700 #holmfirthfood https://t.co/UbbsaPVPvr HolmfirthFood photo

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