22 April 2024

TASTE Salisbury Festival returns for 2023

Get ready to indulge in a feast for the senses as TASTE Salisbury, the city’s premier food and drink festival, returns for its third year from 28th September to 1st October 2023.

With a line-up of exciting events and renowned personalities, this year’s festival promises to be bigger and better than ever before.

Bake -Off judges Dan Mills of the Cake Forge and Head Chef Danny Bozic of Charter 1227 Catering

There is so much happening during this years festival, it’s impossible to list is all, so here are some highlights.

Thursday 28th September

The much-loved Giuseppe Dell’Anno, winner of The Great British Bake Off 2021. This “Britalian” baker, engineer, and author will showcase his love for delicious food, using local ingredients to create mouth-watering recipes live.

Friday 29th September

Rums & Drums in the TASTE Marquee, a Book & Pudding Club at The Wood Bar, and a scientific food sensation in the Guildhall.

During the day, there is lots going on, including a table scaping workshop with Casa Fina, a cookbook binding workshop at Fisherton Mill, Herb & Foraging Walks starting at Five Rivers Leisure Centre, as well as a whole host of free activity on at Salisbury Library.

Saturday 30th September

The Guildhall Square will be taken over by an incredible City Beer Festival and the amazing TASTE Marquee featuring some amazing foodie names.

Lorna Cooper, founder of the ‘Feed Your Family for Around £20 a Week’ Facebook community, will be there on the Saturday to share her expertise on budget-friendly cooking, minimising waste, and creating delicious meals.

This is a FREE event, kindly sponsored by Central Fruits, that requires a pre-reserved ticket.

Also joining the jam-packed TASTE Saturday, is Omari Mcqueen, CBBC star and viral sensation. At just 15 years old, Omari is a renowned vegan chef, author, and TV personality.

Join him as he prepares delicious dishes using local ingredients and shares his inspiring journey.

Sunday 1st October

It’s the return of the super popular Foodie Sunday: an all-day food and drink extravaganza featuring a fantastic array of local food producers and suppliers.

Get inspiration for your future cooking creations with fab food demos, tastings, and local chefs at the demo kitchen stage.

Fancy some live music? Visit the music stage showcasing great local live performances throughout the day.

Why not wow the city with your bakes and creations as part of the Great Salisbury Bake Off too?

NEW for 2023, there is Gritchie Brewing Company, eating competitions & challenges, and some stalls have smaller portions available for smaller tummies.

Celebrate the culmination of four days of foodie fun with this great gastronomic event for all the family! 

To be a part of this culinary extravaganza, book your tickets early. Don’t miss your chance to experience the tantalising flavours and vibrant atmosphere of TASTE Salisbury 2023. 

Visit www.experiencesalisbury.co.uk/what-s-on/taste-salisbury-2023 to explore the events, secure your place and prepare for an unforgettable gastronomic journey. 

Written by
Andy Munns
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Written by Andy Munns