Brigg Market Place will be transformed into a gastronomes’ paradise for the town’s first food festival on Saturday, August 25, from 9am to 3pm.
Tasty local produce will be on offer from farmers’ market traders with additional stalls selling speciality Italian and Indian food, maple syrup products, confectionery and rare-breed pork.
Visitors can also pick up goods from the town’s Saturday general market and make the most of their day by popping into Brigg’s many unique shops.
Brigg Food Festival attractions include:
- Local restaurateur Harry Wu of the Kar Restaurant on Old Courts Road will share some of his award-winning secrets and show visitors how to create mouth-watering oriental food in their own kitchens
- Renowned local chef Nigel Brown will be giving cookery demonstrations and the chance to win a half day at his cooking academy in Barton
- Children’s entertainment from Looby Loo and Nutty Norman and live music from accordionist Hugh Barwell
- Farmers’ market fans can try their luck on the free prize draw for a chance to win an impressive hamper of local produce worth more than £100
- The winner of Brigg Treasure Trail will be announced and presented with a prize donated by Brigg businesses - the Treasure Trail runs from Monday 20 August until the Food Festival on Saturday 25 August. Entry sheets available from the Tourist Information Centre in the Buttercross.
Cllr John Briggs, deputy leader of North Lincolnshire Council, said: “Brigg Food Festival is a marvellous way to celebrate our fantastic food heritage.
“It’s a great opportunity to sample some of the finest produce on offer in North Lincolnshire, pick up a bargain from the general market and explore the town’s distinctive shops.”