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Events Saturday 6th October

Main Programme

Double Dutch G and T Bar

Double Dutch G and T Bar

Created by Dutch twin sisters Joyce and Raissa de Haas, Double Dutch's drinks range is developed using flavour pairing techniques to create uniquely-balanced drinks. They employ only natural ingredients blended with the highest quality water from the North of England to create crisp and fresh mixers. This award-winning new ...

Thursday 27th September - Sunday 7th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Vin Van Voom

Vin Van Voom

There's always Voom for improvement! Vin Vam Voom's 50s style silver van has long been a Festival Hub magnet for wine lovers. Now there's a look the whole enterprise, featuring a reclaimed bar, new under covering seating. Expect a few surprises among the wines on offer, too ...

Thursday 27th September - Sunday 7th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

The City Life Stage at the Hub

The City Life Stage at the Hub

If you thought the Manchester Food and Drink Festival was just about eating and drinking, think  again. Where would we be without our usual fantastic music line-up? Across the 11 days of the Hub, you will be able to tune in, dance or just chill-out, to an eclectic mix of ...

Thursday 27th September - Sunday 7th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Bookatable Festival Feast

Bookatable Festival Feast

Go on a culinary adventure in Manchester...

As the exclusive booking partner of Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2018, Bookatable helps you discover and book the city's best restaurants. This celebration of dining out takes place across Manchester's favourite restaurants: you'll find festival menus at your chosen ...

Thursday 27th September - Monday 8th October

The Big Indie Wine Fest

The Big Indie Wine Fest

After a fabulous debut in Manchester Hall’s grand, Grade II listed surrounds last year, Festival favourite, the Big Indie Wine Fest will be returning to the venue for an extra special, bigger than ever Big Indie Wine Fest with an extra session added for a three-day extravaganza! As ever ...

Friday 5th - Sunday 7th October at Manchester Hall, M3 3BT

 How to make bread with Mary-Ellen McTague

How to make bread with Mary-Ellen McTague

Chorlton's Creameries restaurant/dairy showcases farmhouse cheeses and bread (sourdough baked on the premises by Sophie Yeoman). Together they make a beguiling combination. Chef Mary Ellen-McTague, ex-Aumbry and The Fat Duck, shows you how easy it is to make your own loaves at home. Get it right and you ...

Saturday 6th October 13:00 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

How to make sushi with Omar Rodriguez Marrero

How to make sushi with Omar Rodriguez Marrero

Creating your own sushi may sound a daunting project but who better to learn from than Umezushi exec chef Omar? The Gran Canaria born Japanese food whizz is shortlisted for Chef of the Year in our 2018 Awards and his base under the arches near Victoria Station for Restaurant of ...

Saturday 6th October 13:00 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

Woodall’s Charcuterie Masterclass with Steven Lamb

Woodall’s Charcuterie Masterclass with Steven Lamb

In this unique collab MFDF brings together acclaimed Manchester charcuterie specialists Woodalls and River Cottage's curing and smoking guru Steven Lamb. At Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's idyllic HQ near Axminster, Devon, Steven runs courses in every aspect of charcuterie. If you want to learn how to make your own ...

Saturday 6th October 13:00 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

 Fermenting Masterclass with Julia Goddard  and Emma Thackray

Fermenting Masterclass with Julia Goddard and Emma Thackray

Fancy making your own kimchi sauerkraut or kombucha? Julia Goddard from Altrincham Market's Plucky Pickle and Emma Thackray from Booch and Brine will show you how. Julia specialises in widely available small batch pickles and ferments with fresh ingredients and no additives; Emma, who got into wild fermenting while ...

Saturday 6th October 16:00 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

Fiona Beckett - Six Wines that Shaped My Career

Fiona Beckett - Six Wines that Shaped My Career

A treat for all wine lovers. Fiona Beckett is an award-winning food and drink journalist, author and web publisher with over 25 years experience of writing for the UK's top newspapers and magazines. She is currently wine columnist for The Guardian and National Geographic Travel Food magazine and restaurant ...

Saturday 6th October 18:30 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

Festival Fringe

Afternoon Tea and Coffee Masterclass at Clink

Afternoon Tea and Coffee Masterclass at Clink

Celebrate Manchester Food Festival with The Clink. Join us for afternoon tea and a coffee masterclass hosted by our expert baristas and receive a Clink mug and tea towel to take home as a gift from us.

Our afternoon tea menu includes freshly-made sandwiches, sweet treats, tea, coffee and a ...

Thursday 27th September - Monday 8th October

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