We are delighted to announce that The Ginger and Spice Festival has been shortlisted for the third time as a Midlands finalist in the ‘Best Social Enterprise, Charity or Community Project of the Year’ category of the Rural Business Awards 2021/22.

The Ginger and Spice Festival, which is now in its 5th 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 Rural Business Awards are divided into six regions nationally. The final round of judging for the Midlands region will take place in the week commencing 19th July 2021 and the winner will be announced via an online Midlands Region Presentation on Friday 8th October 2021.  The regional winners from each category will then go onto the grand final taking place on Thursday 24th February 2022 for a chance of being crowned National Category Winners.

2021/22 Midlands Regional Finalists Announcement