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Cathedral Gardens Hub and Across The City

Festival Hub Friday 17th September

Market

Meatless Farm

Meatless Farm

Over both long weekends plant-based meat alternative makers of the moment, Meatless Farm will be serving up samples of their excellent vegan cooking products as well as a full, eat on-site street food menu of Meatless Farm Burgers.

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September

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

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

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

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 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

Bread Flower

Bread Flower

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

Auntie Ji's

Auntie Ji's

South Asian inspired street food with a contemporary twist. This paring and producing unique food combinations

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

Great North Pie Co.

Great North Pie Co.

Traditional shortcrust, all butter, pastry pies and suet puddings served with mash and lashings of gravy

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

Grandads Sausages

Grandads Sausages

Award winning gourmet British hotdogs made using top quality ingredients including our sausages made from our own family recipe and local bread supplied by Robinsons Bakery

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

The Just Eat Street Food Chalets

The Just Eat Street Food Chalets

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: 

  • Peck and Yard  A pan-Asian chicken shop serving up homemade crispy chicken and awesome Asian sauces

  • La Bandera ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September

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

Bars

The Manchester Beer Bar (weekend one)

The Manchester Beer Bar (weekend one)

A banquet of brews await at the famous MFDF beer bar. 
Taking in beers from Greater Manchester’s breath-taking range  of incredible breweries, ale fans can expect the best celebration of regional beers yet at this year’s special 2021 celebration.  A special cider showcase bar will be part of ...

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

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

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

The Lottery Winners

The Lottery Winners

Hailing from Leigh, they will be performing an acoustic preview ahead of their first Manchester Live gig at the Ritz on 25th September.  Their new album “Something to Leave the House for” is set for release on Fri 24th September. The band’s debut album reached No 10 in the ...

Friday 17th September 18:00 at The Hub, M4 3BG

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