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St Ives Food & Drink Festival

Event Date(s)

29/09/2018 - 30/09/2018 - 2 day(s)

Information For Trader/Participants

The ancient market town of St. Ives is a commuter town for Cambridge, Peterborough and London and we expect the weekend to be busy. The St. Ives Food & Drink Festival will be located on Market Hill and Sheep Market (wide paved area on Market Hill) - a well known event space.

We are looking for hot and cold food of all types for this event. Certain crafts may also be appropriate.

Information For Visitors

St Ives is located 5 miles east of Huntingdon and 12 miles North West of Cambridge and can be reached easily from the A14.

A true part of British history, there are many historical landmarks and a museum.

The pretty market town of St. Ives offers a lovely backdrop to what promises to be a most enjoyable weekend with quality crafts, fantastic food, craft beer and live music. What a tasty offer!

Interesting Facts About The Venue

This attractive market town build on the banks of the River Ouse dates back to well before the Doomsday Book. Known for centuries as one of the largest markets in Europe, St Ives was a thriving hub for East Anglian trade.

Interestingly, St Ives is named after St. Ivo who was a Persian Bishop whose remains were discovered buried in 1001AD.

St Ives was also in the middle of Oliver Cromwell's constituency and a statue of the great man, warts and all, can be seen on Market Hill.

The bridge across the Ouse is well worth a visit and is unusual both in its design and the fact it has a chapel in the middle which became home to the local Prior after the disillusion of the monasteries in 1537.

There are a number of interesting shops including one of the best whisky shops in the country.

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