Friday 2nd June
The Dukes - Lancaster
The Dukes Theatre will be hosting its first ever food festival, celebrating different cuisines and tastes from around the world.
The festival is on the 2nd of June and celebrates diverse cuisines from food suppliers, restaurants, and independent food businesses based in Lancaster and Lancashire.
Entry tickets for the festival are free, however, an arrival time must be booked in advance anytime from 10:30 am until 2:30pm.
Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th June
Taste of Chorley
A Taste of Chorley returns on Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 June 2023 to once again showcase the great food and drink culture Chorley has to offer. The event will celebrate food and drink related activities, businesses and products that can be found in Chorley and the surrounding areas, whilst also pointing the way towards a healthier more sustainable future for residents and businesses in Chorley.
Throughout the two days there will be cooking demonstrations, food tasting, advice on healthy eating including on a budget, recipes and cooking tips. There will be a wide range of excellent food to purchase on the day from local producers, whilst visitors will have the opportunity to purchase produce they can take home.
There will once again be competitions for budding cooks and bakers to enter.
Saturday 10th June
Cumberland Show - Carlise
The Cumberland Agricultural Society has been promoting agriculture and rural life for over 180 years with the main event of the year been the Cumberland Show held in June.
The Show combines tradition and agriculture with a fresh, modern focus to create a real celebration of farming, food and countryside.
There is a range of livestock classes including beef, dairy and sheep; heavy & light horses; poultry classes; vintage vehicle classes as well as wrestling and a fun dog show. The Countryside Area displays rural crafts and skills; a Home Industries Marquee; Craft Marquee; Country Living Arcade; Food Hall; a wide range of Trade Stands; and a variety of entertainment around the Showfield, which all make for a great family day out.
Saturday 17th June
This year’s Leyland Festival traders include a bumper crop of food, beverages, crafts, and artisanal talent setting up stalls.
There will never be a better opportunity to support small businesses, shop local, choose sustainability and discover new and exciting makers of all kinds.
Sunday 25th June 10am - 4pm
Whalley Artisan Market
A one-of-a-kind event that will transport you into a world of creativity, design, and inspiration. The Whalley Monthly Artisan Market, organized by the award-winning Crafty Vintage, is a monthly market that brings together over 40 North West based creators, makers, and curators. From art and design to fashion and vintage, you'll find a diverse range of wares to peruse and purchase.
At the Whalley Monthly Artisan Market, they believe in the power of community and bringing like-minded individuals together. The market is not just a place to buy and sell goods, but also a social gathering where you can meet new friends, share ideas, and gather inspiration.