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Cathedral Gardens Hub and Across The City

Festival Hub Thursday 16th September

Market

Devil Dog Sauces

Devil Dog Sauces

Creators of small batch sauces and seasonings. Made in Manchester 

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September

Cafe Cannoli

Cafe Cannoli

Traditional Sicillian cannoli made with the fines ingriedients. 

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September

Chorlton Cheese Mongers

Chorlton Cheese Mongers

Specialising in farmhouse and artisan hand-made cheese from the UK and Ireland. Their cheese are made by the farmers or by dairies located on the farms where there is a direct link between the pasture, the grass and feed, the herds and the cheese itself.

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September

Chorlton Bread Co.

Chorlton Bread Co.

Chorlton Bread Co. is a Manchester plant-based bakery delivering simple, homemade and hearty bread to your doorstep

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September

Cocoa and bloom

Cocoa and bloom

Cocoa & Bloom was born out of frustration at the amount of unnecessary chemicals and packaging used in on-the-shelf Chocolates. The Artificial preservatives needed to make chocolates sit on a shelf for two years are not good for our bodies, and the packaging used to keep them fresh definitely isn't ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September

The Manchester cheesecake company

The Manchester cheesecake company

Handmade ready to eat mini cheesecakes in a variety of flavours, free from gelatine and artificial ingreidients, flavours and colour. Also... frozen cheesecake on a stick and raw 'vegan' cheesecake bars. 

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September

Prestwich Gin

Prestwich Gin

Locally produced, award nominated, small batch gin! A London Dry with 12 natural botanicals. Lavender and Rose give the gin a floral feel, grapefruit and orange peel add a citrus flavour, with a touch of cardamom adds a touch of spice.

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Jack Berry

Jack Berry

Gluten free and speciality flours and bread mixes. Raw, natural honeys, seeds and No BEE Vegan HONEE® (the recently launched, unique vegan honey alternative)

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Bread Flower

Bread Flower

Inspired by co-owner Maya's Jewish heritage, Bread Flower specialises in artisan sourdough bagels. At the market they will have fresh sourdough bagels, schmears and salmon alongside other baked goods.

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September

Twisted Wheel Beer Co.

Twisted Wheel Beer Co.

We brew beers that we want to drink, and strongly believe that great beer is something to be enjoyed by everyone

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September

Urban Farming UK

Urban Farming UK

Urban farming uk growers of organic micro greens and edible flowers

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September

o'donnells moonshine

o'donnells moonshine

O'Donnell Moondshine are a small Manchester-based company that sell moonshine, something unique. It is bottled in 700ml glass jars, something that looks grea on any shelf. 

Thursday 16th - Sunday 26th September

Meatless Farm

Meatless Farm

Over both long weekends plant-based meat alternative makers of the moment, Meatless Farm will be serving their excellent vegan cooking products with a full food menu of Meatless Farm Burgers.

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September

Street Food

What’s Your Beef

What’s Your Beef

Meat maestros, What’s Your Beef have been serving up locally and ethically sourced grass-fed beef burgers to the masses for 7 years… Often tagged as ‘Manchester’s best burger’ – MFDF festival-goers can make their minds up for themselves by tucking in at the Hub. Their menu includes huge, unforgettable ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Maison Breizh

Maison Breizh

Briezh is Breton for Brittany… the gastro-rich north west of France. And Maison Breizh will be bringing an authentic taste of this incredible region to the Festival… Think classic savoury galettes using the best Breton buckwheat & butter, and dessert crêpes with the finest French chocolate, alongside quality Lancashire & Cheshire produce ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Oh My Glaze

Oh My Glaze

Wraps, wings and delicious things. The street food inspired, Stockport bar and restaurant owned by Oh My Glaze street food hero Scott Graham, and Emmerdale star Adam Thomas (what a pairing!) will be bringing the likes of their famous wings, halloumi fries and jackfruit wraps to the Hub. 

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

The Just Eat Street Kitchen

The Just Eat Street Kitchen

As proud sponsors of MFDF, Just Eat will be bringing some of their top Manchester restaurant partners to the Just Eat Street Food Chalets. The exciting culinary concepts on the line-up include: 

Thursday 16th - Sunday 26th September

Mi & Pho

Mi & Pho

Northenden’s Award-winning Vietnamese restaurant brings Bahn Mi and Pho to the Festival. 

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Bars

Franklin & Sons Gin & Tonic Bar (weekend one)

Franklin & Sons Gin & Tonic Bar (weekend one)

Premium tonic brand Franklin & Sons will be serving up a range of G&T’s at the Cathedral Gardens in partnership with the Finders Range by Sloemotion Distillery. Discover some creative flavours with the Finders Range as they bring Fruits of the forest, Lemon & Lime and London Dry gin to ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

The Manchester Beer Bar (weekend one)

The Manchester Beer Bar (weekend one)

The biggest beer bar in town is back! The MFDF Manchester Beer Bar will serve up a beautiful bounty of the best beers from around the region, celebrating our incredible and inventive craft beer scene. There’ll be tonnes of beers on site, locally brewed by the likes of Burton ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

Truly Hard Seltzer Bar (Weekend one)

Truly Hard Seltzer Bar (Weekend one)

Hard seltzer brand, Truly, will pop up to sample and serve the drink of the moment, the brand’s alcoholic sparkling water at the Truly Hard Seltzer Bar.  Truly will be at the Festival serving up their refreshing, fruity cans including Wild Berry  and Black Cherry made with some of ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September

Music

BEN WILLIAMS

BEN WILLIAMS

Thursday 16th September 2:15pm - 1:00pm and 1.30pm - 2.15pm

Ben P Williams is a difficult artist to pigeonhole and is all thebetter for it. Discovering TheBeatles LP’s in his parents cupboard aged 5, he instantly became obsessed and began a voyageof musical discovery which has lasted ...

Thursday 16th September 12:00

Mr Wilson's Second Liners

Mr Wilson's Second Liners

Thursday 16th September 6.30pm - 7.15pm and 8.30pm - 9.15pm

Mr. Wilson’s Second Liners are revolutionary genre-bashers who knock traditional Second Lining sideways, opting for upbeat dance tracks over traditional hymns. Hot-stepping out in uniformed style, they channel the spirit of the 24-hour party people, guaranteed to ...

Thursday 16th September 18:00 at The Hub, M4 3BG

STANLEY CHOW DJ

STANLEY CHOW DJ

Thursday 16th September 7:30pm - 8:15pm and 9:15pm - 10.15pm

Stanley Chow is a Manchester born resident, best known internationally for being anillustrator, with clients such as The New Yorker, Empire Magazine and Manchester United toname a few.Back in the 90s and early 00s Stanley was resident ...

Thursday 16th September 19:00

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