Sunday 27th

This year the programme of events is bigger and better than ever before. At this stage, events are being added all the time so please ensure you follow us on twitter for updates @wexfordfoodfest and facebook @wexfordfoodfestival

  • “Weighing In” @ 8pm in Wexford Arts Centre. This hilarious fast paced comedy about life, love and dieting is returning to Wexford by demand. Written and Directed by Ger Gallagher, this is a calorie free treat.  Starring Rose Henderson (Fair City, Father Ted) and Isobel Mahon (The Clinic, Glenroe). To book please contact Wexford Arts Centre Tel: (053) 9123764 (office hours) or visit wexfordartscentre.ie . Numbers are limited, first come first served.
  • “Free Open air Food Producers Market”: Selskar Square, South Main Street and the Bull Ring in the heart of Wexford town. We will host an outdoor food producers market featuring local & regional and Welsh artisan producers. Food producers and growers will display fresh produce ranging from breads, cakes, ice cream, seasonal fruit including Wexford’s famed strawberries, eggs, cheese meat and much more! To add to the festival atmosphere a tasty side helping of family entertainment will also be provided. Open from 10am till 6pm. Free Entry. Street Entertainment. Street Entertainment. Kidz Zone in the Bullring for face painting artisan ice-cream etc.
  • “Fulacht Fiadh” in the Irish National Heritage Park from 11am until 1pm. Radiocarbon dating indicates that the majority of fulachtaí fiadh were constructed during the mid to late Bronze Age (c.1500- c. 500 BC), though some Neolithic examples are known. It is postulated that these pits were filled with water and heated stones thrown in to create a pool of boiling water in which meat was cooked. Transport yourself back in time for this exciting demonstration. To book please contact the Irish National Heritage Park Tel: (053) 9120733 (office hours).
  • “Guided Foraging”: Back by popular demand, this fantastic Guided Foraging excursion is by Blackstairs Eco Trails will take place at 3pm . Meeting at the Public Car Park, The Raven, Curracloe. Wear appropriate clothing. Children Under 12 Free. Cost €10 PP. Free Food Tastings and Recipes. Trips last 90 minutes. No advance booking required but please be nice and confirm your intention by calling Mary on 0872707189.
  • “Greenacres Emporium & Foodie Paradise”: A very special destination for tastings and product launches all throughout the festival.
  • “South Main Ale Trail” takes place between “Simon Lambert & Sons”, “The Sky & The Ground” and  “Bugler Doyles”. Bourbon whiskey tasting from 4pm to 5pm & 7pm to 8pm in “The Sky & The Ground”. Welsh producers tastings in beer garden Sunday evening. Live Music from 5pm onward and much much more. Follow social media for more details. No entry fee.

 

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