We are delighted to announce that The Ginger and Spice Festival has been shortlisted for the second year in a row as a Midlands finalist in the ‘Best Social Enterprise, Charity or Community Project of the Year’ category of the Rural Business Awards 2019/20.
The Ginger and Spice Festival, which is now in its third year, is an annual fringe festival which takes place during British Food Fortnight, championing and celebrating the unique culinary heritage and history of the town of Market Drayton. This is achieved via an eclectic programme of fringe events which aim to inspire the local community and enrich the cultural, social and economic vitality of the area.
The events include trails, talks, live music, comedy, a street market, live cookery demonstrations, workshops, pop-up restaurants, panel discussions, children’s education activities & more. The festival acts as a vehicle to promote local food producers, the weekly markets, suppliers, other community groups, plus places of historical interest & significance in and around the rural market town.
The festival’s headline sponsor is Rocket Communications and Events ltd.