EVENT PLANNER

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Saturday 29th June

Defence Lab

12:00am

Defence Lab is an exciting, action packed activity for kids! Aimed to develop confidence, discipline, and respect as well as physical skills in martial arts... all using FUN!!

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Alison's Bee Class

10:00am

Alison's Bee Class is 'Buzzing About Education.' Whether you're a child fascinated about these amazing creatures, an adult interested in taking up the craft of bee keeping or simply fancy listening to Alison 'drone on,' you'll bee captivated with their stand! 

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Baked for You Gingerbread Decorating

10:00am

Decorate your own gingerbread from Baked for you!

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Dog Creche

From the Dogs Trust

10:00am

Thanks to the Dogs Trust! Your Four legged companion can have a relaxing hour away from the festival fun!

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Nerf Wars

10:00am

Battle your friends and family in Nerf Wars!

£2

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Go Kart Party

10:00am

Zoom around in one of Go Kart Party's go karts!!

£2.50

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Telford Tigers

10:00am

Roar with delight and have a go at goal with the Telford Tigers!

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Giant Games

Sponsored by DM Recruitment

10:00am

Come and enjoy a family game of chess or connect 4 in the DM Recuitment Games area 

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Explorers Cooking

with Explorers Childcare

10:00am

Bake some yummy treats with Explorers Cooking!

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Shropshire Music Service

10:00am

Come and have-a-go at learning a new instrument!

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Sandpit

Peakes Travel Elite

10:00am

Peakes Travel Elite are bringing the beach to Shrewsbury!

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Stan's Cycle Trek Concept Store

10:00am

Learn to ride a bike! Discover a new hobby!

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Climbing Wall

10:00am

Feel on top of the world when you make it to the top of the climbing wall from Edge Adventure £3

 

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Soft Archery

10:00am

Test your aim with this soft archery.

Bullseye! £3

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Food through the Ages

10:00am

Take a journey into the living history area covering all things food and farming. From the early man hunting to the mechanisation of farming.
Featuring Saxon cookery, Medieval, Roman, the 1950's and 1930 land army....and WW2 military rations

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Putter Madness

10:00am

Putter Madness offers a fully portable 9 hole crazy gold course! What more could you want for a fun afternoon golfing!

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Revel In Dance

Charleston Workshops

10:00am

Performances and workshops from the Charleston Pros Revel In Dance!

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Attingham Park

National Trust

10:00am

See if you can complete any of the National Trust challenges to do before you turn 11 3/4

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WM Bubble Football

10:00am

Enjoy a game of bubble football for £2

 

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Rob Swift

Wenlock Spring Demonstration Stage

11:00am

Shropshire baker Rob Swift is born and bread in the county. And he'll be showing people how to create the perfect bake in this eagerly-anticipated masterclass. 

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Nakatomi Plaza

Sponsored by Adcote School

11:00am

A dynamic two-piece acoustic act who cover indie/alternative tunes with a couple of unexpected classics from other genres thrown in. 

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Ice Cream You Scream We All Scream Ice Cream

Sponsored by FBC Manby Bowdler

11:30am

Pat Parkes, from the Shropshire Ice cream Company, team up with Vicky Enderson from industry flavour leaders MSK ingredients to tantalise your tastebuds & make some truly awesome recipes. 

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Marcus Lewsey (Marcus Cooks)

Sponsored by Kadai Firebowls

11:30am
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Liam Tinsley

Wenlock Spring Demonstration Stage

12:00pm

12 years later after putting in the hours in some of SHropshire's top restaurants including The Peach Tree, Lion and Pheasant, The Haughmond and Drapers Hall. Liam is now Head Chef of not only Chris Burt's River Town but the iconic Mytton and Mermaid Hotel as well.

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Andy O'Brien

Sponsored by Adcote School

12:00pm

He will be live and acoustic, treating you to a collection of classics from the likes of Oasis, Coldplay, Stereophonics and The Beatles - guaranteed to get your toes tapping. 

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Some Like It Hot

Sponsored by FBC Manby Bowdler

12:30pm

Uk Firebox & charcoal oven manufacturer expert John Fogerty joins Chris Burt on stage to show that indoor BBQ is a thing, with superb build, quality and design, these fireboxes are used in the kitchens of Carters of Moseley by Michelin starred Chef Brad Carter. 

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Robert Gibson (roots and wings)

Sponsored by Kadai Firebowls

12:30pm
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James Sherwin

Wenlock Spring Demonstration Stage

1:00pm

Foraging fan James Sherwin is passionate about local produce and has put home-grown ingredients front and centre of his menus in recent years. He's developed quite a following for his experimental cookery, with dishes built upon ingredients that are grown close to home. 

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Two Blank Pages

Sponsored by Adcote School

1:00pm

A three-piece Alt Folk band who take their inspiration from American Bluegrass, British Folk and classic rock, with the aim being able to get any audience dancing!

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Down The Rabbit Hole

Sponsored by FBC Manby Bowdler

1:30pm

For 3 years Vicky Enderson MSK ingredients head hancho has dazzled us with cutting edge techniques & tasty treats. What does Alice have up her sleeve this year? Well book in and you may very well find yourself down the rabbit hole. 

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Stuart Collins

Wenlock Spring Demonstration Stage

2:00pm

Much-travelled Stuart Collins worked under Gordon Ramsay before travelling the world to soak up inspiration as he learned to cook at the highest level. And now he's back in Shropshire with his own restaurant, in Whitchurch. He'll be showcasing the flavours on offer at Docket 33. 

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Asparagus & the Kilburn Habit

Sponsored by Adcote School

2:15pm

Bringing you some good old-fashioned entertainment to remind you of how things used to be. Fuelled by hearty food and real ale, they aim to bring joy, entertainment and song into your modern lives. 

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The Birds & The Bees

Sponsored by FBC Manby Bowdler

2:30pm

Food blogger & bee keeper Karen Hunter White takes the stage with bee lover Kirstie Lewis in this informative & interactive tasting session, discussing everything from pollincation to global climate change, LETS SAVE THE WORLD one bee at a time!

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Priscilla Queen of the Firepit

Sponsored by Kadai Firebowls

2:30pm
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Ben Hall

Wenlock Spring Demonstration Stage

3:00pm

Hvaing grown up in Shropshire, Ben went to work under the two Michelin-starred Micheal Wignall, at Gidleigh Park, in Devon, before returning to his roots. Since opening up his first restaurant, The Walrus, in Shrewsbury, he's earned nothing but rave reviews. Get a taste of the county's best with Ben. 

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Filipino Food

Sponsored by FBC Manby Bowdler

3:30pm

This on trend regional cuisine that's making huge roads in teh UK cities is fresh & vibrant. Jessa, manager of the ever popular Momo's The Noodle Bar & no stranger to running an Asian kitchen will be talking our students through key Filipino ingredients & cooking up a storm. 

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Jack Lewis

Sponsored by Kadai Firebowls

3:30pm
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The Vertigo

Sponsored by Adcote School

3:45pm

Priding themselves on performing quality live entertainment, and using their state of art sound and lighting equipment to enhance live shows. Make sure you bring your best singing voices for this one. 

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Gennaro Addagio

Wenlock Spring Demonstration Stage

4:00pm

Head Chef Gennaro Addagio of Shrewsbury's No1 restaurant La Dolce Vita.  

College will be showcasing his proud italian heritage with some culinary fireworks thrown in. 

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Bugs Life

Sponsored by FBC Manby Bowdler

4:30pm

No FLICK will be here, but Dr Christopher Jeffs, Education Manager from the British Ecological Society will be. Talking all things bugs & the future of sustainable food. He will be showcasing protein alternatives, from crickets to locusts, buffalo worms to scorpians, it's a Bugs Life. 

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Dirty Rocking Scoundrels

Sponsored by Adcote School

5:15pm

They will bring you the best Rock 'n' Roll music of the 50's and 60's, with an intense live show that's guaranteed to rock your socks off. 

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Sunday 30th June

Defence Lab

12:00am

Defence Lab is an exciting, action packed activity for kids! Aimed to develop confidence, discipline, and respect as well as physical skills in martial arts... all using FUN!!

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Alison's Bee Class

10:00am

Alison's Bee Class is 'Buzzing About Education.' Whether you're a child fascinated about these amazing creatures, an adult interested in taking up the craft of bee keeping or simply fancy listening to Alison 'drone on,' you'll bee captivated with their stand! 

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Baked for You Gingerbread Decorating

10:00am

Decorate your own gingerbread from Baked for you!

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Dog Creche

From the Dogs Trust

10:00am

Thanks to the Dogs Trust! Your Four legged companion can have a relaxing hour away from the festival fun!

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Nerf Wars

10:00am

Battle your friends and family in Nerf Wars!

£2

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Telford Tigers

10:00am

Roar with delight and have a go at goal with the Telford Tigers!

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Giant Games

Sponsored by DM Recruitment

10:00am

Come and enjoy a family game of chess or connect 4 in the DM Recuitment Games area 

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Shropshire Music Service

10:00am

Come and have-a-go at learning a new instrument!

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Sandpit

Peakes Travel Elite

10:00am

Peakes Travel Elite are bringing the beach to Shrewsbury!

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Stan's Cycle Trek Concept Store

10:00am

Learn to ride a bike! Discover a new hobby!

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Climbing Wall

10:00am

Feel on top of the world when you make it to the top of the climbing wall from Edge Adventure £3

 

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Soft Archery

10:00am

Test your aim with this soft archery.

Bullseye! £3

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Food through the Ages

10:00am

Take a journey into the living history area covering all things food and farming. From the early man hunting to the mechanisation of farming.
Featuring Saxon cookery, Medieval, Roman, the 1950's and 1930 land army....and WW2 military rations

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Putter Madness

10:00am

Putter Madness offers a fully portable 9 hole crazy gold course! What more could you want for a fun afternoon golfing!

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Revel In Dance

Charleston Workshops

10:00am

Performances and workshops from the Charleston Pros Revel In Dance!

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Attingham Park

National Trust

10:00am

See if you can complete any of the National Trust challenges to do before you turn 11 3/4

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WM Bubble Football

10:00am

Enjoy a game of bubble football for £2

 

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Go Kart Party

10:00am

Zoom around in one of Go Kart Party's go karts!!

£2.50

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Karl Martin

Wenlock Spring Demonstration Stage

11:00am

The silky skills of Old Downtown Lodge chef Karl Martin have earned him four AA rosettes. His cutting edge food will be on display when he opens the demonstration stage by showcasing some of his favourite food. 

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Riverwater

Sponsored by Adcote School

11:00am

Following the battle of the bands at Shropshire Kids Festival - new talent Riverwater are opening the Sunday lineup on the Adcote School Music Stage. 

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Finger On The Pulse

Sponsored by FBC Manby Bowdler

11:30am

The rise of vegetarianism and veganism has focussed minds on new pulses & grains for 2019. And we'll be looking at how you can incorporate healthy pulses and grains into your dishes, taking out needless starch and protein and substituting them for something more tasty. 

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James Sherwin

Sponsored by Kadai Firebowls

11:30am
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Chris Burt & Vicky Enderson

Wenlock Spring Demonstration Stage

12:00pm

Burt has made a success of the Mytton & Mermaid, earning it an AA Rosette, and his demonstrations with Vicky have proved to be a highlight of previous festivals. 

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Reverie Acoustic Duo

Sponsored by Adcote School

12:00pm

They are a North Shropshire based acoustic duo comprising of Clemmie (vocals) and Damian (guitar and vocals). Clemmie's heavy soul influence combined with Damian's indie background create unique fusions which breathe new life into old classics. 

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The Simpsons

Sponsored by FBC Manby Bowdler

12:30pm

Learn from a master as Michellin star holder Leo Kattou shares some of the techniques from Simpsons' Edgbaston kitchen. Oppourtunities to cook with the chefs this good don't come along too often - so make sure you're in the front of the queue. 

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Morgans Country Butchers and Robert Gibson

Sponsored by Kadai Firebowls

12:30pm
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Libby Gilksman

Sponsored by Adcote School

1:00pm

She's a versatile singer with plenty of experience. She performs songs by the likes of Adele, Etta James, Ray Charles and many more.

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Ynyshir Masterclass

Sponsored by FBC Manby Bowdler

1:30pm

Ynyshir restaurant is one of the most exciting restaurants in Britain. It's little wonder that Gareth Ward has been named The Good Food Guide's Chef of the year. But he can't achieve those results without a little help, including that from his head chef Nathan. 

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Brad Carter

Wenlock Spring Demonstration Stage

2:00pm

Bearded wonder Brad Carter has earned a Michelin star and numerous other awards at Carter's of Moseley. He'll be bringing high quality to the event, following the publication of his debut book, Staff, which focuses on the food that he and his fellow chefs love to cook. 

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Jack Lewis

Sponsored by Kadai Firebowls

2:00pm
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DopeSickFly

Sponsored by Adcote School

2:15pm

The lyrically explosive, musically diverse, funk rock hybrid known as DopeSickFly emanate an upbeat feel good vibe, inviting everyone to join in with catchy hooks and to dance their hearts out! 

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Straight Outta Africa

Sponsored by FBC Manby Bowdler

2:30pm

Shropshire chef Chris Burt was brought up in Africa and Straight Outta Africa is the title of his new, crowd-funded book, due for publication later this year. Cooking on the FOGARTY FIRE BOX Chris will show us dishes from the new book, this will be very much a cook along session. 

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Gareth Ward

Wenlock Spring Demonstration Stage

3:00pm

North Wales cook Gareth Ward is one of the best chefs in Europe. We're delighted to welcome him back to Shrewsbury Food Festival following a sensational demo last year. He's the current Good Food Guides chef of the Year and his restaurant, Ynyshir, offers once-in-a-lifetime gastronomic thrills. 

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Vegan Cake Class

Sponsored by FBC Manby Bowdler

3:30pm

Grab the Kids - for this session. Local vegan cake maker Toyah Emily, will be teaching & dazzling you with some amazing cup cake decorations, of which you can be part of including an Instagram competition, so bring your phone and get ready, steady decorate. Look out for special guests. 

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Shropshire Lad & friends

Sponsored by Kadai Firebowls

3:30pm
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Custard Connection

Sponsored by Adcote School

3:45pm

High-energy dancefloor fillers, bang-up-to-date chart hits, dance classics from the 90s to now and some heavier rock-outs. 

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Leo Kattou

Wenlock Spring Demonstration Stage

4:00pm

A relative new kid on the block is the MasterChef The Professionals star Leo Kattou, who delighted us all with his run to the latter stages in the most recent series. Kattou also holds a Michellin star for his dishes at Simpsons, in Birmingham, which is one of the region's finest venues. 

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Genius Bar

Sponsored by FBC Manby Bowdler

4:30pm

Ask the expert - Grab a beer, pull up a chair and settle down for the Genius Bar. A number of chefs and experts from Day Two of Shrewsbury Food Festival will be sharing their wisdom and tips during an informal Q&A. 

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