Clitheroe Food Festival 2016


Nigel Evans MP of the Ribble Valley is looking forwards to Clitheroe Food Festival 2016 which is set to live up to its previous years expectations in its sixth year. The event which is taking place on Saturday 13th August from 9am till 4:30pm, sees people flocking in the tens of thousands to experience a Saturday of pop-up bars, live folk/jazz music and local street food.

Nigel went on to say,

“I am very excited for the 2016 Clitheroe Food Festival. As one of the Ribble Valley’s best annual events, it provides Clitheroe with exciting opportunities and the recognition it deserves.”

Dedicated local food and drink producers grasp the opportunity with open arms and open stalls, with tasty samples of fresh meats, chocolates, juicy ciders, wines and much more. With a friendly and inviting atmosphere, this Festival sees the local community come together in high spirits to host a fantastic family day-out.

Local Businesses in Clitheroe such as the popular Apricot Meringue and Cowman’s Famous Sausage Shop, also take to the streets to display a range of delicious foods which are available to sample and buy on the day.

Nigel added,

“This festival has proven a huge success in previous years and really encourages local communities to team up and provide the public with a day to remember. It also allows local businesses to thrive with thousands of visitors exploring Clitheroe for what it has to offer.”


Various music artists, well known to local residents are also planned to perform on the Castle St Stage throughout the day, and with the recent Summer Days Festival being cancelled, which was also set to take place in Clitheroe, the Food Festival should provide those disappointed with this cancellation with another opportunity to enjoy a lively day of entertainment.