Hythe Food and Drink Festival 2017 - Holman's Field



 Hythe's food & drink festival is back, and better than ever! 

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Following the success of our inaugural event last year with thousands of visitors making their way to the Hythe canal by Holman's Field in July 2016 to sample the culinary treats and thirst quenching drinks on offer.

Our food festivals are designed to promote the cultural identity of the local area against a regional, national and international backdrop, showcasing food and drink products and associated attractions to create a quality community event and provide visitors with an entertaining and memorable experience.

The slides and rides section for children will be extensive with firm favourites guaranteed to soak up the energy of younger visitors.


The Famous Last Stand co. are back to provide the popular parent creche offering a range of tantalising tipples including ales from Hopfuzz, Hythe's very own micro brewery and Ciders from award winning Kent producers Turners and Wise Owl.

The backdrop of the Hythe canal stretch will certainly help to create that memorable experience which together with children's entertainment, a programme of live music and craft beer bar all adds up to a tasty offer.

Event co-ordinator, Paul Kennedy, said: "A big hello to my home town of Hythe and I am delighted to announce that we have already set the date for our visit in 2017. The Hythe Food and Drink Festival returns on 21st, 22nd and 23rd July 2017 to Holman’s Field canal side which proved such a popular location this year.

"I promise I will bring enough beer for you all this time around – had forgotten how thirsty the town can get! All the best for the rest of the summer."

It has been an exceptional year for Market Square Group's food and drink festival season, so a big thank you to all of you who have supported our events - both stall holders and member of the public alike.

Stalls that will be attending:

Macaron Marlo French macarons.
Mr Olive Ltd Olives, Baklava, Turkish delight, Nuts and Italian biscuits
Riverford East Kent A display of organic produce, mainly vegboxes. No selling on day, we are a home delivery service so want to sign up customers for a delivery
Tunbridge Wells Dog Biscuit Company Homemade dog biscuits
Up the Garden Chilli sauces, relishes, marinades etc all made by hand using our own chillies, onions etc . Also we sell deli goods ie chilli sausage rolls, chilli pasties, samosas, scotch eggs.
Olivier's Bakery Freshly handmade bread, pastries, cakes & savories
Stan & Milly's Artisan Fudges We hand make artisan fudges from scratch. No chemicals or artificial colours or flavours. 30 to 35 flavours.
Em & Stu Cheese Handmade Flavoured & Smoked Cheeses Chutney Hampers
Ritoweg Farm Ltd Goat meat, Mutton, Pork, Pork sausages - various flavours, Goat sausages - various flavours
The Street Pig Three dishes including, BBQ Applewood smoked pork ribs with a celeriac slaw; Saucy pork and beef meatballs with parmesan and rocket in a toasted ciabetta; Halloumi in a brioche bun with a lemon mayo mixed with spinach, tomato and cucumber.
Caribbean Hut Jerk Chicken, Curry Goat, Curry Chicken, Patties, Jerk Pork, Dumplings and Salad
Eat Fresh Catering Gourmet Toasties
Just Greek Chicken, Pork Gyros (kebap) in a Greek pita bread wrap, with salads and chips. Soft drinks.
Taste the Difference Gourmet beef burgers, served in a soft roll with a choice of salad and dressings. Bratwurst Sausages & Frankfurters
Pepes Churros Churros and Hot Chocolate.
Kent Caterers Ltd Bhaji's/Pakora's Fish, Chicken and veg Chaat, Samosa's, Spring roll, Potato cakes, Chicken curry, Chickpea curry, Bombay potatoes, Indian rice and peas, Corn on the cob, Cassava strips, Nan bread, Pitta/Wrap, Salad, Chutneys, Pickles and Soft drinks
Godmersham Game Venison burgers, Wild boar and apple sausages, Venison sausages
Monami Noodles, baguettes or wraps all served with honey pork, chilli chicken or lemongrass chicken and salad Freshly made summer rolls, vegetarian spring rolls.
Crepeexpectations Delicious sweet and savoury crepes (galette), freshly cooked to order with seasonal, fair-trade and organic ingredients
The Famous Last Stand Local, National and International Ales. Craft Beers and Ciders.  
Snow White Catering Ice Cream & Slush Van
Hebridean Spirits & Liqueurs Russo range Italian fruit liqueurs, Ancient Mariner Spirits, wholly owned spirit based liqueurs & range of whiskies
The Sociable Wine Company Fine wines in unique packaging, ranging from quarter bottles (187ml) to Rehoboams (4500ml), including 3 litre, limited edition artwork, barrels - along with a “bit-on-the-side” for something different!
Anno Distillers Anno Kent Dry Gin Anno 60 Squared Gin Anno Sloe Gin Anno Cranberry&Gin Anno Elderflower&Vodka Associated Anno Spirit Gift Packs All available in 5cl miniatures and 70cl bottles
Cafe Gabriella Barista style espresso based coffee, a wide selection of tea, hot chocolate, speciality drinks (such as chai, arabic rose water espresso, caramel latte, mint hot chocolate, white hot chocolate etc) and home-made cakes.
Wise Owl Cider Ltd Bottled Cider - 500ml & Mini Kegs
Ragini's Mauritian Curry Powder Mauritian Beer & Rum. Also Ragini's Mauritian Curry Powder - we are the only manufacturers of supermarket quality Mauritian Curry Powder made in the UK. 
Beetlejuice (Kent) Cocktails from a 1978 VW camper of between 6-8 different cocktails (many of which can be sold as non-alcoholic mocktails). Locally sourced and quality ingredients are used.
Galex Gardens Direct Decorative Garden Items; Planters, Metal Animals, wind chimes, suncatchers.
Pieroth Ltd Vouchers & gift cards for a tutored home wine tasting
DW2010ART Contemporary art, local scenes, floral canvases, watercolours on high quality paper,  amazing range of greetings cards and notelets, handmade books, bookmarks, fridge magnets 
Grenville Allen Original paintings and limited editions
Jenni Rogers jewellery Jewellery designed and made by Jenni, using Semi precious stones, Sterling silver and pearls.
Romney Marsh Wools Ltd Items made from British Wool
Demelza Children's Hospice Raising Money for Children's Hospice
Kentish Stores Kent food and beauty produce


Children's slides and rides

Buzz Bombs

Swing boats

Chair o Planes

Inflatable Assault Course with Slide

Spinning teacups