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NEWS (Updated July16th 2017) :-

It's all over for 2017 but we're already hard at work planning an even better Festival for next year!
As usual the Festival will be built around the Grand Market on May 12th 2018.

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Thursday, 27 April 2017

Rowdeford Garden Fair

If you're in Devizes for the Food Festival, 
there's another local event on Sunday 14th May 
that will fill a gap in the Festival calendar.

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Rowdeford Garden Fair is an established family friendly fair 
for the gardening enthusiast 
with plants, garden accessories and crafts on sale.
Teas and food available
and entertainments for children

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Family Events at this years Festival

This years Devizes Food and Drink Festival 

includes 3 events especially designed for families.


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Always a great day out and the provision of seating and tables makes it easier to enjoy the food that's on offer from our stall-holders. This year the entertainments include 
'Punch and Judy'
Admission is free
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Visit Netherstreet Farm Cookery School 
and learn how to make your own burger
A safe environment and half price tickets for children under 12
(and no booking fee for children if you book on-line)
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An Argentine extravaganza at the Black Swan in Devizes Market Place
Open air seating area  
 half price tickets for children under 12
(and no booking fee for children if you book on-line)

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In addition, don't miss 
Rowdeford Garden Fair on Sun 14th May

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Did You Know? - Regency Dancing

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Two of our events in 2017 have a Regency theme (see foot of this post), but did you know there is a Regency Dance Group in Devizes? They meet twice a month to practice in St John's Parish Hall in Long Street. Learn how to dance in the Regency fashion.
 Their website is Devizes Regency Dancers

photo from Devizes Regency Dance Group site

In addition, the Jane Austen Dancers from Bath came to Devizes earlier in the year for Devizes Ball, celebrating the bicentenary of Jane Austens death. 
See them rehearsing in theTown Hall for Devizes Ball 2017

To enjoy the taste of  Regency Food try the 'Regency Supper' at the Bistro (17th May) or you can try your hand at preparing Regency food, there's a 'Regency Cookery Class' at Vaughan's Kitchen  Cookery School on the 18th May.