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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 22nd September – Sunday 25th September and then again from Thursday 29th September to Sunday 2nd October.

 

22nd September - 25th September

The Doughnuteers

The Doughnuteers

Hand crafted Delicious doughnuts 

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

The Chocolate Cafe

The Chocolate Cafe

We are an artisan chocolate brand that specialises creating chocolate bars with the very best British ingredients to create a range of quality handmade chocolate bars with exciting and innovative flavours. 

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

Global Nomad

Global Nomad

Internationally Inspired Artisan Sauces, Spices & Preserves. Homemade by us (Brother, Sister & Mum team) in lovely Lytham St. Anne's on the Lancashire coast.

Our product range includes a fabulous selection of Hot Sauces, Jams, Marinade, Spice Blends & Gourmet Salts.  Home of Ginalade®, our range of specialist marmalades infused with luxury ...

Thursday 22nd - Sunday 25th September

Prendi di Biscotti

Prendi di Biscotti

Authentic artisan Italian biscuits and sweet treats, inspired from childhood family holidays

Thursday 22nd - Sunday 25th September

Elliot Eastwick's World Famous Hot Sauce

Elliot Eastwick's World Famous Hot Sauce

Hand made Small Batch Hot Sauce

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

Root2Ginger

Root2Ginger

Root2Ginger is a family business founded by Mancunian Deanne who has been making ginger drinks for over 30 years influenced by her Jamaican heritage.   Root2Ginger began trading in 2021 following Deanne being encouraged by family and friends to sell the drinks she had been gifting them for special occasions over ...

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

Ancoats Distillery

Ancoats Distillery

Luxury craft gins, rums, vodka and ale

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

Prestwich Gin

Prestwich Gin

Award-winning local small batch craft gin, gifts based on gin, brand merchandise and Artisan Tonics & Mixers

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

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

Prodjuicery

Prodjuicery

Cold pressed juice. This is unlike any other juice you can purchase in a shop - its revolutionary. They use the top of the range ‘Goodnature’ cold pressed machine from the USA. Their cold pressed process slowly and gently presses raw fruit and veg ingredients to estract pure smooth juice. They ...

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

29th September - 2nd October

 ARTISAN FOOD MARKET [ 29th - 2nd OCTOBER ]

ARTISAN FOOD MARKET [ 29th - 2nd OCTOBER ]

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

Thursday 29th September - Sunday 2nd October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Dghnt MCR

Dghnt MCR

Artisan brioche doughnuts with exciting flavours - think mango lassi, raspberry pavlova and flavours with inspiration from my Asian heritage such as Singaporean kaya jam

Thursday 29th September - Sunday 2nd October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Paradiso Authentic Italian

Paradiso Authentic Italian

They will be offering restaurant quality italian desserts such as Tiramisu’ and cannoli in different flavours, including alcohol free, vegan and Gluten Free options

Thursday 29th September - Sunday 2nd October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Gourmet Jay

Gourmet Jay

Gourmet Sausage rolls, pork pies, pasties and pies 

Thursday 29th September - Sunday 2nd October

Two Lasses

Two Lasses

Two Lasses Spirits launched in December 2021 with x2 British Made 42% Rums and x2 Rum Liqueurs.  Their Rum is made from scratch in England as opposed to using Caribbean rum which is then re-blended. They are the first ever rum brand to be conceived, crafted and bottled from scratch ...

Thursday 29th September - Sunday 2nd October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Devildog Sauces

Devildog Sauces

Devildog Sauces aim to provide the most flavoursome hot sauce out there by using the best ingredients and combining a wide array of chillies to create a range of sauces that suit all taste and tolerances.

Their sauces are hand made in small batch so they ensure you get the ...

Thursday 29th September - Sunday 2nd October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Ogglio Olive Oil

Ogglio Olive Oil

Our artisanal extra virgin olive oil is produced in the Belice Valley in Sicily from olives grown, harvested, and pressed locally, on the same day of picking, within a five-mile radius from the grove.

The olive trees are of the Nocellara cultivar, arguably one of the world’s finest varieties ...

Thursday 29th September - Sunday 2nd October

O'Donnell Moonshine

O'Donnell Moonshine

O'Donnell Moonshine UK

Handcrafted Spirits & Liqueurs! 

As seen on Dragons’ Den - Unique taste, unique design! 

Thursday 29th September - Sunday 2nd October

Flat Baker

Flat Baker

We are an artisan bakery with a Brazilian twist. For the MFDF we are coming out with

our range of mouth-watering pastries and cakes + the Brazilian style churros and sugar cane juice (imported straight from Brazil).

Our products are freshly baked everyday and packed in cardboard/paper packaging. We try ...

Thursday 29th September - Sunday 2nd October

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