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Festival Hub

Gastr-avaganza! The MFDF Big Festival Hub, Albert Square, Thursday 18th Sept - Sunday 28th Oct 

This year's Festival Hub is happening on Albert Square for 11 days. This pop up food village will provide a gastro honeypot of food adventures with the Festival Bar, Street Food Fair, Wine Bar, Live Entertainment, and Producer Market

Open from 12noon - late daily and with entry completely FREE this is Manchester's food destination of the year so make sure you're a part of it!

You can now start planing ahead by downloading the Festival Brochure from our website homepage!

Festival Hub (18th - 28th September)

 The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a whole new and improved Festival site and programme.

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over 2 sessions, so there's double the reason to come visit.

 

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Festival Hub 

The UK's penchant for streetfood is still going strong and this year we've curated a range of the best around. Not only
do we have operators from all around the country descending on Manchester for the occasion, the city's finest restaurants and chefs are getting ...

Thursday 18th - Tuesday 23rd September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Festival Hub

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze! 

 The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a whole new and improved Festival site and programme.

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over 2 sessions, so there's double the reason to come visit.

 

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Festival Hub 

The UK's penchant for streetfood is still going strong and this year we've curated a range of the best around. Not only
do we have operators from all around the country descending on Manchester for the occasion, the city's finest restaurants and chefs are getting ...

Thursday 18th - Tuesday 23rd September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Festival Hub

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze! 

 The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a whole new and improved Festival site and programme.

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over 2 sessions, so there's double the reason to come visit.

 

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Festival Hub 

The UK's penchant for streetfood is still going strong and this year we've curated a range of the best around. Not only
do we have operators from all around the country descending on Manchester for the occasion, the city's finest restaurants and chefs are getting ...

Thursday 18th - Tuesday 23rd September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Festival Hub

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze! 

 The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a whole new and improved Festival site and programme.

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over 2 sessions, so there's double the reason to come visit.

 

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Festival Hub 

The UK's penchant for streetfood is still going strong and this year we've curated a range of the best around. Not only
do we have operators from all around the country descending on Manchester for the occasion, the city's finest restaurants and chefs are getting ...

Thursday 18th - Tuesday 23rd September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Festival Hub

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze! 

 The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a whole new and improved Festival site and programme.

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over 2 sessions, so there's double the reason to come visit.

 

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Festival Hub 

The UK's penchant for streetfood is still going strong and this year we've curated a range of the best around. Not only
do we have operators from all around the country descending on Manchester for the occasion, the city's finest restaurants and chefs are getting ...

Thursday 18th - Tuesday 23rd September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Festival Hub

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze! 

 The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a whole new and improved Festival site and programme.

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over 2 sessions, so there's double the reason to come visit.

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Festival Hub 

The UK's penchant for streetfood is still going strong and this year we've curated a range of the best around. Not only
do we have operators from all around the country descending on Manchester for the occasion, the city's finest restaurants and chefs are getting ...

Thursday 18th - Tuesday 23rd September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Festival Hub

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!  

 The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a whole new and improved Festival site and programme.

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over 2 sessions, so there's double the reason to come visit.

 

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Festival Hub

Continuing our Street Food celebration session 2 sees a whole new set of the UK's greatest food adventurers roll up to Albert Square for the second round of street banqueting with cuisines from right around the globe... bring your spends! 

FoodMarkets at The Hub...

The fine food ...

Wednesday 24th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Festival Hub

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze! 

Today we've got Unabombers doing the Food Fest..

The world famous, local boys will be playing an exlcusive set at the Hub, come chill out and enjoy the atmosphere!

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a whole new and improved Festival site and programme.

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over 2 sessions, so there's double the reason to come visit.

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Festival Hub

Continuing our Street Food celebration session 2 sees a whole new set of the UK's greatest food adventurers roll up to Albert Square for the second round of street banqueting with cuisines from right around the globe... bring your spends! 

FoodMarkets at The Hub...

The fine food ...

Wednesday 24th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Festival Hub

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze! 

Vermilion presents: PYRAMIDS, their weekly friday club night on Friday 4th October with DJ Damien Johnstone (of the popular CLIQUE DJS), playing retro and nu-disco.

 The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a whole new and improved Festival site and programme.

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over 2 sessions, so there's double the reason to come visit.

 

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Festival Hub

Continuing our Street Food celebration session 2 sees a whole new set of the UK's greatest food adventurers roll up to Albert Square for the second round of street banqueting with cuisines from right around the globe... bring your spends! 

FoodMarkets at The Hub...

The fine food ...

Wednesday 24th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Festival Hub

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

BierKeller Brings you...Oktoberfest!

For one day only, stomp out the Festival with Bavarian Booze and Live Music in the Drinking Den, not to be missed!

 The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a whole new and improved Festival site and programme.

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over 2 sessions, so there's double the reason to come visit.

 

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Festival Hub

Continuing our Street Food celebration session 2 sees a whole new set of the UK's greatest food adventurers roll up to Albert Square for the second round of street banqueting with cuisines from right around the globe... bring your spends! 

FoodMarkets at The Hub...

The fine food ...

Wednesday 24th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Festival Hub

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze! 

MFDF bring you Johnny Bramwell of the Mercury nominated I Am Kloot.

Closing the Festival in style, Johny Bramwell  is just the man, come down for some great tunes and a final feats for this year at MFDF.

Join us for the final day of the Festival, get the best of what's on offer and treat yourself to a drink in our beer tent!

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Festival Hub

Continuing our Street Food celebration session 2 sees a whole new set of the UK's greatest food adventurers roll up to Albert Square for the second round of street banqueting with cuisines from right around the globe... bring your spends! 

FoodMarkets at The Hub...

The fine food ...

Wednesday 24th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Festival Hub

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze! 

festival event highlights

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Thursday 18th - Tuesday 23rd September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

MFDF Gala Dinner & Awards

MFDF Gala Dinner & Awards

Monday 29th September 19:00 at Manchester Town Hall , M2 5DB

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Wednesday 24th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

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