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Events Saturday 24th September

Main Programme

ARTISAN FOOD MARKET [ 22nd-25th SEPTEMBER ]

ARTISAN FOOD MARKET [ 22nd-25th SEPTEMBER ]

The much anticipated Artisan Food Market will take place across the duration of the Festival, opening 22nd–25th September & 29th-2nd Ocrtober from midday to 7.00pm. This free to attend market will showcase some of Manchester’s finest food and drink producers, including New Market Dairy, The Flat Baker & Dghnt.

Thursday 22nd - Sunday 25th September at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

The Manchester Beer Bar X Joseph Holt

The Manchester Beer Bar X Joseph Holt

Manchester’s best and biggest bar is back, this time with the ‘Unmistakably Northern’ brewery and powerhouse Joseph Holt as the official lager partner, who will be brewing a special 25th Anniversary beer and ale especially for the festival. Since 1849, Joseph Holt has sat at the heart of communities ...

Thursday 22nd - Sunday 25th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

OCTOPUS COOKBOOK CONFIDENTIAL

OCTOPUS COOKBOOK CONFIDENTIAL

The Hub will also host the Octopus Cookbook Confidential demo kitchen on Saturday 24th September in collaboration with Octopus Books. Top chefs and industry experts will be coming together to share their tips, ideas and knowledge in cookery demos, conversations and debate discussions.  A full day of foodie demos and ...

Saturday 24th September 12:00 at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

MFDF FESTIVAL FIRE PIT

MFDF FESTIVAL FIRE PIT

The first ever Festival Fire Pit Takeover will be coming to the Hub for both long weekends.  Sponsored by Weber, one of the world’s leading barbecue specialists, the Festival Fire Pit will invite some of the region’s best loved chefs to cook over fire for a first time ...

Saturday 24th - Sunday 25th September at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Festival Fringe

Specially Curated Martini Menu

Specially Curated Martini Menu

Running the length of the festival we will be offering a MFDF X Spirit of Manchester Distillery Martini Menu at Three Little Words, Manchester

 

The menu will feature a selection of martinis, made predominantly with the spirits made in our on-site distillery ,including our clear espresso martini! This specially curated ...

Thursday 15th - Sunday 25th September at Three Little Words , M3 4LP

BUNDOBAR!

BUNDOBAR!

Bundobust does Oktoberfest with German inspired food and beer specials. 

Taking place at Bundobust Brewery + Bundobust Manchester Piccadilly!

Friday 16th September - Sunday 23rd October at Bundobust, M1 2AG

 £25 FOR 25 YEARS

£25 FOR 25 YEARS

Across the city for the duration of the festival, MFDF are also curating a line-up of fantastic restaurants to take part in their £25 for 25 years menu collaboration. Northern Quarter favourite District will be creating an exclusive £25 menu to showcase their 3 New Wave Thai dishes to celebrate ...

Thursday 22nd September - Sunday 2nd October

UNICORN GROCERY

UNICORN GROCERY

Unicorn Grocery is celebrating 26 years of flooding its local community with delicious, wholesome food. This worker co-operative is rooted in trading in a more ethical & sustainable way than the mainstream supermarkets while keeping prices competitive - they don't have shareholders knocking on their door asking for dividends!

Time has ...

Saturday 24th September 11:00 at Unicorn Grocery, M21 0BN

 Ancoats Popup presents Home’: An Exploration of Meaning

Ancoats Popup presents Home’: An Exploration of Meaning

Ancoats Popup presents an art exhibition featuring local artists whose works reflect the many varied experiences of 'home' and what it means to feel belonging. All artwork is for sale, with proceeds supporting local non-profit Mustard Tree! Opening Night features LOCAL FOOD VENDORS ✷ BAR ✷ LIVE MUSIC. First 100 tickets get ...

Saturday 24th September 17:00 at Ancoats Popup, M1 4JY

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