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Devizes Food & Drink Festival is sponsored by Wadworth Brewery

LATEST NEWS

The 2019 Festival is coming!!

Dates for your diaries:
28th September - 6th October 2019

One week of fabulous food filled events plus wine and spirit explorations!

Tasty old favourites and delicious NEW events!

More information to follow! Keep checking back to this page for the latest news and we'll keep you posted!

(Last updated 26th February 2019).

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WANT TO GET INVOLVED?
Help us put on the 2019 Festival! We need helpers for all sorts of tasks, big and small.
It's rewarding and fun, a good way to meet new people.
>>Click Here To Find Out More

Sunday, 14 May 2017

Do you want help us put on the next Festival?

Food fans braved grey clouds and gusting winds,
but still enjoyed the 2017 Grand Festival Market .

Do you want help us put on the next Festival?

The Food Festival is a genuine community event
and we really do need more people willing to help to put it on.

There are a variety of things you can do in combination with others or on your own.
Many are quite straightforward and only require a short amount of time,

but there is plenty of scope for getting more involved if you want to.
There's a selection below.


New to Devizes?
This is a great way to meet people 
and get involved in the Community!
 About Us
We would love to have your help with these tasks
or any part of them
(the experienced hands will be on hand 
with mentoring and advice if needed)
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Organising
  • Help draw up the Programme of Events
  • Devise new events
  • Get local restaurants and business to participate and define event details 
  • Organise one of our independent events and run the night
  • Organise the Raffle
  • Be a host for 'Come Dine With Us'
Practical Jobs
  • Man the Festival Stall on Market Day (selling tickets, giving out leaflets)
  • Act as a steward at the market and other popular events
  • Help to set an event up - set out tables & chairs, decorations etc
  • Transport equipment to an event and set it up (and take it back after)
  • Put up publicity signs on approach roads (and take them down afterwards)
  • Distribute leaflets/posters in the run-up to the Festival
  •  Design and create a window display (Bookshop)
  • Get hold of prizes for the Raffle
  • Sell raffle tickets at our events
  • Make or serve food for an event (e.g. canapes, bangers and mash) 
  • Prepare Cocktails for guests at our principal event 
Back Office/Technical jobs

  • Ticketing: Organise ticketing and Box Office
  • Website: Update with programme and items of interest
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Interested? Want more information? 



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Photo courtesy of DM

Thursday, 11 May 2017

It's looking good for the market!

About Us
BBC Weather is promising a dry day and

 sunshine for Devizes

in the afternoon on Saturday
should be a great place to be!
....................
We're hoping to get some additional
street entertainers 
who will be filling in the gaps on the programme
.................
that's if you get tired of eating  the
fabulous street food  and sampling  all manner of 
edible treats
.........
See You Saturday in the Market Place!

Friday, 5 May 2017

Festival Raffle in aid of the Mayors Fund



Thank you to all the businesses who have donated prizes
 to the Food Festival Raffle in aid of the Mayors Fund (details here)