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Taste of the North

A celebration of Northumberland's food and crafts in the atmospheric surroundings of Alnwick Market. Free admission, live music and plenty of stalls and food providers

Event date: June 23, 2018 - June 24, 2018

A celebration of Northumberland’s food and crafts in the atmospheric surroundings of Alnwick Market.  With over 50 traders, there is plenty of choice and some great bargains to be had. Free admission, live music and plenty of stalls and food providers


Traders at this event

  • Grant’s Butchers
    www.grantsbutchers.co.uk

    Grants Butchers are specialists in well over 100 different flavoured sausages, with top quality products sourced as much as possible locally and keeping in with a competitive market.

  • Earth & Fire Bakery
    earthandfire.net

    Earth & Fire specialise in artisan breads, pastries and sweet bakes at markets and events around the region. They are a firm favourite at our Farmers Market and our main events - especially their special wood fired pizzas!

  • Greenbrae
    www.greenbrae.co.uk

    Located in the heart of the Coquet Valley, Greenbrae produce beef, lamb, mutton and rarebreed pork, where the animals are born on the farm and reared using age old techniques.

  • Hadrian’s Game Larder
    hadriansgamelarder.co.uk

    Hadrians Game Larder specialise in game produce, from field to fork. Here at Alnwick Market at the Regular Farmers Monthly Market and on our special events, you will find Silver with her ever so popular venison scotch eggs, pheasant pies and locally sourced game meat. There's always a sample on the go too, so try before you buy!

  • Northumberland Cheese Company
    www.northumberlandcheese.co.uk

    Northumberland Cheese Company are regular traders at Alnwick Market. There's so many of their handmade artisan cheeses that have won awards. My favourite is the Nettle Cheese - you can try before you buy too!

  • Picolo Caffe
    www.facebook.com/piccolocaffe2017

    Harry provides a variety of coffees, unicorn drinks (!) and freshly squeezed orange juice. The perfect morning pit stop.

  • Snapper Photography
    www.snapperphoto.org

    Richard has been attending Alnwick Markets for a number of years now, he produces stunning photography prints of Northumberland and beyond. You can pick up some great gifts too, from glass coasters to large framed prints, all at reasonable prices.

  • Canny Coffees
    www.facebook.com/cannycoffees

    Canny Coffees provides a great selection of artisan coffee, liqueurs, rainbow lattes and vegan cake!

  • Mivesi Cafe
    www.facebook.com/Mivesi-Indian-Restaurant-1595224714076879

    Mivesi is situated in Alnwick Market Square, the aroma of indian food is divine. On the 23rd and 24th June you will find Amina joining in with the Taste of The North as she prepares homemade gourmet curries. A firm favourite street food trader, in Alnwick and beyond.

  • Canny Candy Gadgies
    cannycandygadgies.com

    They are back in Alnwick with their awesome new range of flavoursome fudge! You can try before you buy and I highly recommend trying the Rhubarb and Custard combination. Yum!

  • Longhorns Smokehouse BBQ
    longhornsbbq.co.uk

    Longhorns Smokehouse BBQ brings their delicious food to Alnwick's Taste of The North Event this year on the 23rd & 24th June.

  • Basket & Co

    Carol often trades at our weekly Saturday and occasional Friday Market but also is a regular at our main events throughout the year. Different styles of handwoven fair trade made baskets.

  • Charred Wood
    www.charredwooduk.com

    Charred Wood sources & shapes wood & adds a handmade design by scorching the wood for a unique and striking finish. Based in & inspired by Northumberland. Make great gifts, especially for Fathers Day. Here today at Alnwick Markets.

  • Geordie Bangers
    www.geordiebangercompany.co.uk

    The Geordie Banger Company is a local family business (3rd generation butchering family) that sells hand crafted sausages with a Geordie twist.

  • Memories of the Blackforest
    www.memoriesoftheblackforest.com/about

    Gunther is a regular trader at our popular events. Traditional gluten free bratwurst sausages are on offer!

  • Taste of Northumbria

    Taste of Northumbria is located in Alnwick Market Square. For this event they are joining us on the stalls where you can view a wide selection of their gins, rums and more!

  • Boulevard Ltd
    boulevardcuisine.com

    Audrey provides smoked salts, peppercorns, oils and mushrooms. You can try before you buy, watch out the chilli oil is hot!

  • Brockbushes
    www.brocksbushes.co.uk

    Brocksbushes has evolved over the last 25 years from an acre of soft fruit with a tiny farm shop which was open for 8 weeks in the year to a thriving rural Retail Centre with an award winning Farm Shop, Tea Room, Pick Your Own and Garden/Gift Centre.

  • Quirky To The Core
    www.quirkytothecore.co.uk

    Quirky to the core brings you a quirky selection including Mansacks, my " once, twice, three wines a lady range" and fabulous Ciders.

  • Spud Gun Loaded Fries
    loadedfries.co.uk

    Serious about their loaded fries, they have a wide selection that will tickle all taste buds!

  • Barista Sisters
    www.facebook.com/baristasistersLtd

    The girls are back with their converted horse trailer serving a selection of hot and cold refreshments.

  • Dawson’s Delights
    www.dawsonsdelights.co.uk

    Megan, founder of Dawson's Delights specialises in creating easy to make cookies in a variety of flavours. Great gift idea and fab for the kids to take home and make themselves.

  • Feather Fine Art
    www.etsy.com/shop/StephenAllenArtist

    Stephen Allen is a firm favourite here in Alnwick. Watch him create stunning pieces of art all hand painted on feathers. Unique gift ideas.

  • Howey Nichols

    Supplier of artisan Gins, Whiskies, Vodkas and Gin Liqueurs.

  • Murphys Kitchen

    Murphys Kitchen are back! Mouthwatering selection of pies, quiches, brownies and cupcakes.

  • Passion Du Fromage

    French & continental cheeses, dry-cured sausages, cassoulet and other regional specialities

  • Old English Falconry
    oldenglishfalconry.com

    Delighted to welcome back Old English Falconry with their amazing birds of prey. The kids absolutely love holding Chloe the beautiful owl and posing for pictures.

  • Sloe Crafts
    www.sloecrafts.com

    This delicious recipe, together with more recent inventions of Damson Liqueur (Gin), Raspberry Liqueur (Vodka) and Cherry Liqueur (Brandy) are produced naturally at Lorbottle West Steads and contain no artificial additives of any kind.

  • Rose Cottage Drinks
    www.rosecottagedrinks.co.uk

    High quality alcoholic mixers for champagne, prosecco cocktails and desserts.

  • R Place
    www.facebook.com/itsrplace

    They serve fresh, home made donuts, with fresh home made fillings from their converted Bedford CF truck. They also sell beverages and were the first people in Newcastle to start selling the Unicorn Hot Chocolates when they had a pop up alongside Hadrian's Tipi at Christmas.

  • Renaissance Pattisserie
    www.facebook.com/renaissancepatisserieuk

    Award winning chef of 27 years specialising in on trend patisserie. Seasonal desserts all beautifully hand made.

  • SHAK The Sanctuary
    www.shak.org.uk

    SHAK The Sanctuary is a charitable organisation, founded in June 2009 it's mission is to offer sanctuary for abused, mistreated and neglected dogs. Since setting up this charity, SHAK have hit the headlines with their devotion, kindness and sheer determination at making a difference.

  • Weardale Cheese
    www.facebook.com/Weardale-Cheese-987924841235778

    Producing a range of hard and soft artisan cheeses: Weardale, Prince Bishop, Brie de Weardale and St. Cuthbert

  • The Chirnells Farmhouse Kitchen
    www.thechirnellsfarmhousekitchen.co.uk

    The Chirnells Farmhouse Kitchen produces all types of bread, biscuits, a variety of cakes, cupcakes and scones.

  • Goat Company
    www.thegoatcompany.com

    At Lakewood The Goat Company began by breeding Aberdeen Angus in 1996. They won an award in 2010 which recognised their herd as the most improved in terms of genetic merit. Many of their cattle our classed in the top 1% of their breed for their traits.

  • Merry Mare Prosecco and Gin Bar
    www.facebook.com/themerrymare

    The Merry Mare Prosecco and Gin Bar provides a variety of the popular and trendy gin drinks along many other beverages. Whatever your thirst, they can quench! The bar is certainly becoming a firm favourite across the festival and fete scene.

  • The Mad Jam Woman
    www.madjamwoman.co.uk

    The Mad Jam Woman is a firm favourite at all of the TOP festivals, fairs and events in the North East. She has so many award winning sauces and jams it's difficult to keep track of! The latest award goes to the absolutely delicious gin flavoured jam but I also have to mention the morello cherry jam - our family can't get enough of it.

  • Cherry Tree Jams
    www.cherrytreepreserves.co.uk

    Cherry Tree Jams provides multi award winning chutneys, preserves, curds and cheeses. Orange whisky marmalade sounds devine!


Location map

Alnwick Market, Market Square, Alnwick

Other events

  • Alnwick Food Festival 2018
    September 22, 2018 - September 23, 2018

    Alnwick Food Festival, now in its 15th year, draws large crowds to the town centre with its varied menu of sweet and spicy treats, hot food and drink and magical family entertainment

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