Archive for August, 2009
I love all the events that are coming up.
The Wirral Food and Drink Festival is a particular favourite of mine as it is near home, the setting is amazing, particularly in the courtyard and the team running it are all absolutely fabulous. The atmosphere is wonderful … for the past 3 years they’ve even managed to get the weather right! (Well almost!) If there is only one event you go to all year, make it this one! We will be launching our Chocolate Tasting Club here!
Last year was the first “opening event” for Liverpool Food and Drink Festival … very different in style to the Wirral, but equally fantastic. The organisation was fabulous and I felt very safe taking along my two little ones. The Festival opens with an event at Sefton Park and then restaurants (and chocolateries) hold special events through the week – we have a cheese, chocolate and wine tasting on the Monday and a chocolate tasting on the Tuesday. The week closes with Feast on Hope Street!
For me these events are an eye opener as I see all the amazing foods that are available to us! I always come away with bag fulls of food and brilliant ideas … it is so different buying food from a producer! Their passion for their food is always so intense and they can tell you so much about their food that you would probably never know if you only stuck to supermarkets.
Can you tell I’m getting excited?! Anyway I hope this year will be fabulous again and look forward to seeing both old and new visitors. Enjoy!
Wirral Farmers Market – This Saturday ….. 8th Augut 9am onwards
Wirral Food and Drink Festival – Sunday 30th and Monday 31st August
Our next Chocolate Half Day Workshop - Saturday 5th September 1pm onwards
Wirral Farmers Market - 12th September 9am onwards (2nd Saturday of every month)
Liverpool Food and Drink Festival Launch Day – Sunday 13th September
Liverpool Food and Drink Festival Week – 14th – 20th September
Hope Street “Feast” – 20th September
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So we are finally out of the chasm of Christmas and New Year – I believe it really is “back to school” for us all now! 2016 was a magical and crazy year for us – we made many new friends both personal and business. Here are some of the highlights: We took on the […]
It’s this Saturday…. views: 231
Quite often, as small independent businesses, it is easy to get lost in the day to day running of the business. There are always deadlines to be met, phonecalls to be made, leads to be followed up. The big picture can often get lost in the big buzz of business. This is why we […]