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Cathedral Gardens Hub and Across The City

Festival Hub

The free to enter Festival Hub in Cathedral Gardens will be at the heart of the MFDF action. It will be home to an eclectic array of bars and street food vendors for the duration of the festival. The Festival Hub will be open from Thursday 16th – Sunday 19th September and then again from Wednesday 22nd to Sunday 26th September. Some tables within The Hub will be available to book over the two long weekends and there will also be plenty of opportunities for walk-ins as large areas will not require reservations. 

 

16th September - 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

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

23rd September - 26th 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

H M Pasties

H M Pasties

H.M Pasties was set up by Lee Wakeham, an ex-offender with the aim to 'bring out the good inside' by employing ex-offenders to make and sell delicious handmade Cornish-style pasties. 

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September

The Gourmet brownie co

The Gourmet brownie co

Hand-made, hand-finished, gourmet brownies and broni flapjacks in over 80 amazing- flavours including a wonderful range of gluten-free varieties. 

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September

Chorlton Cheesemongers

Chorlton Cheesemongers

Chorlton Cheesemongers will also join us for the second weekend of our Festival Market with their best quality farmhouse and artisan handmade cheeses, chutney and pickles.

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September

Companio Bakery

Companio Bakery

Companio Bakery is a friendly bakery in Ancoats, Manchester. They producde sourdough breads, pastries and Viennoiserie daily.

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September

Ribble Valley Gin

Ribble Valley Gin

All of the botanicals used in our signature gin “Little Lane” can be easily recognised in the beautiful British countryside.

Our gin is lovingly created on our 83 litre column still in our stone outhouse, built in 1888 from local stone, which at one time would have housed livestock.

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September

Paradiso Authentic italian

Paradiso Authentic italian

With family and culinary roots in Puglia Italy, @paradisoauthentic will be bringing their range of carefully crafted tiramisú to the festival. This hero of Italian desserts will be prepared by Mattia and his team using only the freshest of ingredients

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September

Crozier Drinks

Crozier Drinks

Crozier delivers the sophisticated taste and exoctic aroma of a professional cocktail experience straight to your door 

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

The Andalucian Olive Company

The Andalucian Olive Company

The Andalucian Olive Company is a family run business with a deep passion for olive oils and their many health benefits.

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September

Gola Treasures

Gola Treasures

Gola Treasures started as a sustainable bean-to-bar chocolate company,
working with farmers in the Gola Rainforest to source ethically grown cocoa
beans. The company was built on the belief that these suppliers deserve to be
paid for their experience and expertise - and a commitment to pay prices that reflect that ...

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September

Eat Well

Eat Well

Manchester’s social enterprise, Eat Well, will be bringing some of the the finest artisan produce from a hand selected bunch of the best indie food heroes.

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September

Ancoats Distillery

Ancoats Distillery

Luxury craft gin and rum from Ancoats, Manchester

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September

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