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Five star festival for food lovers
- 21 July 2015
On the Saturday TV chef and best-selling author Rachel Khoo, known for her acclaimed ‘Little Paris Kitchen’ BBC television series, headlines a group that also includes ‘Ready, Steady, Cook’ star and TV presenter Kevin Woodford and the return of Indian food guru Aazam Ahmad.
Councillor Janet Emsley Cabinet Member for Culture, Health and Wellbeing at Rochdale Borough Council said: “We’ve got some fantastic names in our Celebrity Kitchen who’ll be bringing us flavours from across the world and it looks like being another great year with over 30 food and drink stalls on our festival market letting you taste, try and buy fabulous food and drink too.”
On Friday afternoon Rochdale AFC Manager Keith Hill accompanied by players from the League One club will be trying their hand in the Celebrity Kitchen, along with catering students from Hopwood Hall College.
Traders at the festivals Food Market will offer a vast range of food and drink including wood fired pizzas, BBQ pulled pork, Italian and Polish street food, Chinese food, deli stalls, barista coffees, gourmet homemade beef burgers, homemade lemonade and more.
There are still a small number of stall spaces available – email firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.
Rochdale Feel Good Festival returns on Friday 4 and Saturday 5 September, for its eighth year, promising another incredible showcase of entertainment, food and culture. There will be live music across indoor venues a main stage sponsored by The Flying Horse Hotel and a second outdoor stage showcasing local acts. Music acts on the main stage line up include The South, Toploader, Kirsty Almeida, ska band The Uplifters, new indie band Shakedown Stockholm and rock trio The Renegade Girls.
The summer festival is funded by Rochdale Borough Council with sponsorship from local businesses including Hopwood Hall College, The Flying Horse Hotel, Rochdale Football Club, o2 Rochdale, Balfour Beatty Living, Link4Life and The Royal Toby.
Issued by Rochdale Borough Council 21/017/15.