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Abergavenny food festival is not in town, it is town

Christian Fernsby |
First timers can sometimes be a little surprised to discover the Abergavenny Food Festival site isn’t in the town of Abergavenny in Wales, it is the town.

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Markets, street food, cookery lessons, talks and debates, our festival fringe and all manner of tasty treats can be found around every corner, so comfortable shoes, and good hydration are a must!

There are a whole host of events taking place over festival weekend, from talks and debates on the current food climate, to wild forages, drinks tastings, cookery classes and demonstrations, many of which are free when you buy your festival wristband.

Make sure you check out what’s on and when you get on site, grab a copy of the festival programme and a pen so you can mark down where you want to be when.

If you don’t want to miss out on seeing some of the biggest names in food from Monmouthshire, across the UK and coming all the way from America, book your tickets early.

Abergavenny Food Festival events all have limited tickets available, so get in early to avoid disappointment. There will be evening street food markets and parties happening at the festival too!

There are a whole host of separate areas, all packed with delicious stalls and demonstrations going on all day Saturday and Sunday.

Get your map out and follow festival signage to be sure to don’t miss out on The Market Hall and Upper Brewery Yard, Fish and Fizz, Cheese and Wine with a new wine tasting stage, New Producers Market, Tiverton Producers Market, The Farmyard, Horsingtons Yard, The Castle, The Festival Farmyard AND our late-trading Street Food and Night Market.

There are plenty of stewards too, just ask someone in a crew t-shirt to point you in the right direction.

Due to all the enticing smells and delicious delights, Abergavenny Food Festival can’t allow 4-legged friends into the festival, and they are not allowed to be left in cars at any festival car park. Make sure your dog is well looked after at home and keep your eyes out for a treat to take home for them.

Bring a reusable water bottle with you and you can fill it up at any of the water points. Canned water will also be available at our bars, but no single use plastic please!

There will be demonstrations going on all day at our Cooking over Fire area where you can get top tips from DJ BBQ, BBC TV’s Dirty Vegan and Sam and Shauna from Hang Fire amongst others.

Where: 11 Market St, Abergavenny NP7 5SD


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