Discover Northampton’s independent businesses at Guildhall Food Fair

The Love Northampton Food Fair will take place at the Guildhall onSaturday, 24 Februaryfrom10am to 3pm.Entry is free.
The Love Northampton Food Fair will take place at the Guildhall onSaturday, 24 Februaryfrom10am to 3pm.Entry is free.

Shoppers and visitors to Northampton can discover the best of the town’s businesses and producers under one roof at the Love Northampton Food Fair on Saturday, 24 February.

Taking place in The Guildhall, the Food Fair will provide a showcase of stalls from local businesses, producers and makers offering dozens of delectable delights such as bread, spices, chutneys, cakes, wine and cider.

In addition, the fair will also host a number of demonstrations and tastings from local food and drink enthusiasts including Carmela Sereno Hayes, Elsie’s Café and Phipps Brewery.

On the day visitors will get to watch Carmela as she shares her ‘Passion for Pasta’ at 10.30am.

Following that Elsie’s Café will demonstrate how to make the perfect sandwich filling and the best ways to use up leftover or stale bread at 12pm.

Phipps Brewery will then be on hand at 2pm, to provide tastings of their new gin, which can be purchased, along with a selection of their beers, from their stall in the Great Hall.

Councillor Jonathan Nunn, leader of the council, said: “We are looking forward to welcoming businesses and customers alike to the beautiful surrounding of The Guildhall for the Love Northampton Food Fair.

“Entrance to the fair is free and will provide visitors with a great opportunity to get a flavour of the wide range of independent businesses, and the services and produce they have to offer, that are available in and around town.”