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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

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

23rd September - 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

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

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

Paradiso Authentic italian

Paradiso Authentic italian

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September

Ribble Valley Gin

Ribble Valley Gin

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September

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