The Independent Street Food & Drink Village coming to Manchester this Weekend

The Artisan Market comes to Cathedral Gardens from Thursday...

By Manchester's Finest | September 13th '21

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As part of Manchester Food & Drink Festival this year, there's set to be two weekends of 'artisan' food and drink markets, featuring a long list of the region's best independent food and drink producers, makers and businesses. The Artisan Market will take place at the Festival Hub in Cathedral Gardens between Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th Sept & Thursday 23rd – Sunday 26th Sept. From Midday - 7pm each day. Here's who you can expect... Eat Well Manchester’s social enterprise, Eat Well, will present their limited edition hampers containing the finest artisan produce from a hand selected bunch of the best indie food heroes.

Baked Goods

Chorlton Bread Co Serving handmade plant-based, sourdough bread and cookies all the way from Chorlton.   BreadFlower Handmade bagels and seasonal bouquets from MFDF Award-nominated new local producers BreadFlower.   Companio Bakery Ancoats’ neighbourhood, sourdough bakery will be serving up their fresh loaves to the festival customers.   HM Pasties Pies and Pasties handmade in Bolton with the social mission of reducing re-offending by employing people with criminal convictions.

Sweet Treats

Café Cannoli Bringing handmade, authentic Sicilian cannoli to the Festival.   Cocoa and Bloom Beautiful, sustainable, handmade chocolates made with natural fresh, inventive fillings.   Manchester Cheesecake Co Homemade, locally produced small batch cheesecakes in an array of amazing flavours.   Paradiso Authentic Italian Freshly made, authentic Italian desserts including their famous flavoured Tiramisu… Bellissimo!   The Gourmet Brownie Co Gorgeous gooey brownies handmade and brought to the Festival to fulfil the needs of even the sweetest of tooths.  

Hot Sauces

DevilDog Sauces Small batch chilli sauces and seasonings made right here in Manchester.

Beer & Spirits

O’Donnell Moonshine Handcrafted spirits and liqueurs presented in their now iconic glass jars. A throwback to American prohibition usually found at Hatch and coming to the Festival for the first time.   Twisted Wheel Brew Co Craft Beer brewed in the Northwest and celebrating the spirit of Northern Soul!   Prestwich Gin Locally produced, award nominated, small batch gin!   Ribble Valley Gin Small batch, multi award winning gins brough to the Hub direct from the Ribble Valley.   Crozier Drinks Professional, premixed Artisan cocktails specialising in inventive combinations of fruits spirits and spices. .............................. MFDF Artisan Food Market Dates: Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September, Thursday 23rd – Sunday 26th September Times: Midday - 7pm Cost: FREE Venue: Cathedral Gardens More Info