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Cathedral Gardens Hub and Across The City
Welcome to the Manchester Food & Drink Festival 2019

Festival Hub Friday 4th October

Events

The Curry Collective with Bundobust, Dishoom, Lily’s & Sanskruti

The Curry Collective with Bundobust, Dishoom, Lily’s & Sanskruti

Fancy joining the ultimate curry club for the night? Well MFDF invite you to kick off your weekend with a curry night curated by the most exciting and revered names from Manchester’s excellent Indian dining scene. 

The banquet will be kicked off with Indian snacks from Gujurat street food ...

Friday 4th October 19:30 at The Dining Dome, M4 3BG

Street Food

Grandad’s Sausages

Grandad’s Sausages

Gourmet banger purveyors still going strong 50 years after Grandad Bernard founded the business in Bury. Going with the times, expect global flavours alongside old favourites.

Wednesday 2nd - Sunday 6th October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Señor Paella

Señor Paella

Partners Fernando and Lesley bring you an authentic taste of Spain with their delicious big pan paellas, chorizo rolls, homemade meatballs in salsa and traditional patatas bravas.

Wednesday 2nd - Sunday 6th October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Golden Nugget

Golden Nugget

This new concept aims to deliver fresh and approachable street food only using high-end techniques and local products. This little gold spec of Manchester street food offers chicken nuggets, tofu nuggets, gourmet wraps, smoked pork hash browns and hand cut chips. 

Wednesday 2nd - Sunday 6th October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Baratxuri

Baratxuri

Basque BBQ specialising in roasting and grilling whole fish and big meat cuts over a wood-fired flame. Meat and fish are sourced both locally and from specialised suppliers in the Basque Country. 

Wednesday 2nd - Sunday 6th October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Cyprus Kouzina

Cyprus Kouzina

Traditional Cypriot food made using locally sourced ingredients.

Wednesday 2nd - Sunday 6th October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Love is Churros

Love is Churros

Churros champions, chef Matt and baker Ruth, run their family business from their gorgeous vintage horse box, importing churros flour direct from Spain. In their quest for authenticity - and for the sheer spectacle - they manually pipe the batter into their large fryer.

Wednesday 2nd - Sunday 6th October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Proove

Proove

Freshly-made wood-fired, topped dough from West Didsbury's favourite pizza joint.

Wednesday 2nd - Sunday 6th October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Parmogeddon

Parmogeddon

Specialising in the chicken “Parmo.” The parmo is an extremely popular takeaway dish native to Middlesbrough and the North East.

Wednesday 2nd - Sunday 6th October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Thanks A Latte

Thanks A Latte

A coffee trailer serving speciality tea and coffee with the little side of a Danish pastries or cookie

Wednesday 2nd - Sunday 6th October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Vive La Crepe

Vive La Crepe

Bringing a sweet twist to a great French classic, they mix fresh local British produce and spin amazing crepes in front of your eyes.

Wednesday 2nd - Sunday 6th October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Backs Deli

Backs Deli

A local independent delicatessen who will be serving authentic Mexican street food

Wednesday 2nd - Sunday 6th October

Bars

Beer at the Hub

Beer at the Hub

22 Beers for 22 years at Mancehster Brew Fest.                                                           

Celebrating the region's beer boom with ales from across the North West,  the MFDF beer bar will feature a wide range of local craft beers from some of Manchester's best independent breweries including Beartown, Brightside, Three B's, Irwell ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

MFDF Cider Fest

MFDF Cider Fest

The Festival's own little apple-fuelled haven, the MFDF Cider Bar will be pitching up again to bring refreshing ciders to the proceedings. FRom Weston's to Addlestone's and Sheppy's to Bad Apple, this is a real mini fest-within-a-fest for cider enthusiasts. There'll also be a range ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Montann English Wine Bar at the Hub

Montann English Wine Bar at the Hub

The Festival is delighted to celebrate the glorious quality of contemporary English wines and mineral waters in collaboration with our official Festival Hub wine partner, Montann. These Manchester-based specialists source their wines from the country’s increasingly acclaimed vineyards, carefully selecting grapes grown in chalk rich soilin the heart of ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

JJ Whitely Cocktail Garden at the Hub

JJ Whitely Cocktail Garden at the Hub

J.J. Whitley, a premium spirits range inspired by the British countryside, and Lamb & Watt, a natural range of premium mixers, will be hosting a cocktail garden in Cathedral Gardens. Think a floral oasis complete with a penny farthing, tuk-tuk, candle-lit miniature ferris wheels and cool trailers serving J.J ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Camden Town Brewery Bar

Camden Town Brewery Bar

Camden Town Brewery will be bringing their shipping container bar to the Festival Hub serving up their best brews including Hells Lager, Camden Pale Ale, Camden Pils and Camden Show Off Juicy Lager. As the Festival’s Official Lager Partner there’ll be plenty of beer activity happening throughout including ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Music

CityLife Stage Presents Becky & Josh

CityLife Stage Presents Becky & Josh

Becky & Josh are an acoustic covers duo, performing a mixture of Pop and Rock songs from the 60's to modern day, from Oasis, to Elvis, to Tina Turner! Having met on the second day of university, this duo have been performing together for three years at events such as ...

Friday 4th October 12:30 at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Citylife stage presents charlotte gallagher

Citylife stage presents charlotte gallagher

Charlotte Gallagher born and bred in Liverpool, started dancing at a young age at Sharon Collins school, at age twelve she trained at Elliot Clarke and carried on to get her performing arts diploma at Dolphin Dance Studios starting her career singing and dancing around the North West.


Charlotte has ...

Friday 4th October 14:30 at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

CityLife Stage Presents Zoe Unsworth

CityLife Stage Presents Zoe Unsworth

Zoe Unsworth is a singer/songwriter from Leigh, Lancashire. Currently studying at BIMM Manchester, Zoe performs each week across the country. Performing at venues such as Old Trafford, the AJ Bell Stadium and at festivals across Europe. Her original song ‘Selfish Love’ was nominated for the Youth Music Award at ...

Friday 4th October 15:45 at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

CityLife Stage Presents Whoever and the Somethings

CityLife Stage Presents Whoever and the Somethings

The female fronted live band can get the party started anywhere they go!

Having graduated from Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, Whoever and the Somethings put on an engaging, classy live show showcasing a repertoire of songs that range from the 1950s through to modern day hits ...

Friday 4th October 20:00 at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

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