Appleby Food Gusto Food & Drink Festival

Saturday 26th August – 10:30am to 4:30pm

The Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival is held on the August Bank Holiday weekend, with a wide range of great food, drink, music and activities for all the family and is a great way to end the holidays.

Where is it held?

The festival is held on Saturday 26th of August from 10:30 – 16:30 on the beautiful grounds of the Sir John Moore Foundation, Top Street, Appleby Magna, just of junction 11 of the M42.

Use the postcode DE12 7AH to find us on a sat nav or use the google maps link here. Entrance is £2, with children under 12 going free. Parking is available opposite the site.

What To Expect

The Food-Producers will be selling meats, cheese, wine, beer, artisan breads, vegetables, jams, pickles, pates, herbs, charcuterie, crepes and more.

The Drink – Enjoy a glass of wine, prosecco, champagne, farm produced cider, barista coffee

The Music – The Headhunters, The Old Dogs, The Paul Morrel Band, Coriel, Andy Fern, Mark John, The Acoustic Fellas, Mick Smith, David Gray, Roger Woodard, Green Fortune …

For The Children – Childrens rides, heritage tours, face painting

There will be a wide range of entertainment throughout the day with some great local music. If you get peckish while browsing the stalls, why not join us for a juicy hog roast, organic beef burger, Asian food, wood-fired pizza or even venison which will definitely satisfy your hunger.


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