Nov28

Celebrated each year, on the 27th of November, Lancashire Day was first held in 1996 and commemorates the day, in 1925, when Lancashire first sent representatives to parliament. Nowadays, particularly through the use of social media, Lancashire Day appears to get some relatively good exposure and support, and it seemed like a fairly good excuse for a Slow Food Lancashire (food related) celebration ! With no shortage of decent, local...

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The Terra Madre Experience
Oct18

The Terra Madre Experience

I recently heard it called the Olympic Games of food and drink, and that probably sums it up perfectly. A biennial event, which takes place in the Italian city of Turin, Terra Madre – Salone del Gusto is the largest pilgrimage of the world’s most dedicated and passionate food and drink producers. Between them, they represented 300 Slow Food Presidia and 1,000 food communities of the Terra Madre network that stretches across five...

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Slow Food at Countryfile Live
Aug12

Slow Food at Countryfile Live

Amazing Success for Slow Foods from the North West A team of North West food and drink producers recently got together and took their wares on the road south. When long time Slow Food supporter and original founder member of Slow Food Cumbria, Peter Gott was invited to book a space at this year’s inaugural Countryfile Live event, at Blenheim Palace, he wasn’t quite sure what he could pull together. However, after a little pestering,...

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A Special Evening at La Locanda
Jun28
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Can’t Wait for Turin!
Jun17

Can’t Wait for Turin!

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