Festival News

2017 Photos added.

We've added 107 photos to the online gallery here for this years Festival, you can see them all here ...
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New Champion of The Hill

Congratulations to Rhys McGrath, our new Champion of the Hill with a record breaking time of 18.4 seconds. That's 18.4 seconds to run 82 yards up Gold Hill carrying a 25kg cheese. Respect. Keep an eye out for the rest of the results an images from a fantastic day which ...
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Pick up your Festival Brochure

Be sure to pick up your Shaftesbury Food & Drink Festival brochure with details of all the Live Kitchen times and the Gold Hill Cheese Races ...
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Are you ready for the Gold Hill Cheese Race Team Challenge?

We are inviting teams to compete in this years Shaftesbury Festival Gold Hill Cheese Race Challenge. We will be holding races for men’s, ladies and mixed teams, as a relay up the iconic Gold Hill. Remember, this is not for the faint hearted as you men will be carrying a 25kg cheese, ...
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New Festival Flyers.

We've sent this years Festival flyers off to the printers. Please help us spread them far and wide! ...
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BV Dairy – Let us Introduce Ourselves!

Established in 1958 and located in Shaftesbury, Dorset, BV Dairy is the home of award winning Dorset Clotted Cream and a widely respected independent manufacturer of consistently top quality dairy products for the food service and manufacturing industries throughout the UK. As one of the largest independent dairies in the ...
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2017 Festival Video

With plans well under way for this years Shaftesbury Festival of Food and Drink on Sunday May 14th 2017 here is a fantastic film put together by our partners at The Shaftesbury and District Tourism Association to whet your appetite for this great event.. Make sure to put the date in ...
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Shaftesbury Food and Drink Festival

Shaftesbury Festival of Food & Drink 2016

There were record numbers of visitors to this year's Shaftesbury Food & Drink Festival on Sunday 15th May.  Dorset's beautiful hilltop town was bursting with a variety of sights, sounds, smells and tastes, and all in brilliant sunshine. Festival visitors were delighted by the wonderful array of cakes at the Wonky Cake Company stall, in ...
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