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Saturday 13 August 2016

Welcome to the Clitheroe Food Festival website and the home of one of the most successful food events in the North West. Now in its sixth year, over 20,000 visitors enjoy the festival and experience the finest Lancashire food and drink for a great FREE family day out.

Clitheroe Food Festival

2016 will not disappoint – experience up close ‘Tastings and Talks’ on your favourite food and drink – chocolate, cocktails, wine and beer, to name but a few! The highly popular Children’s ‘Culinary Food Academy’ returns giving young ones the opportunity to become mini master-chefs.

Sample delicious street food and take home the finest Lancashire produce, then listen to live music whilst enjoying a drink from one of our pop-up bars. The streets are alive with summer festival fever, come and be part of the fun.

The event is open from Saturday 13 August 2016 09:00 until 16:30.

With thanks to our headline sponsor

Fort Vale Engineering

Fort Vale Engineering

Fort Vale Engineering Ltd is the world leader in the design and manufacture of manways, valves and fittings for the transportation of bulk liquids and liquefied gas in the tank container, road tanker and rail car industries. Fort Vale was founded by Lancashire-born Ted Fort OBE. Now a global company, we employ around 380 people at our Simonstone site and will be celebrating 50 years in business in 2017. Based in the Ribble Valley, Fort Vale is proud to contribute to our community. We annually enrol local young people onto our apprenticeship scheme, we support and engage with many projects and charities in this area and we regularly invest in improving working conditions and benefits for our employees. We are proud of our Lancashire heritage and pleased to be associated with an event that showcases exhibitors who excel at what they do.

What's on

We are now looking at this years programme of events.


If you are a Lancashire based food and drink producer, here's what you need to know to exhibit with us.


How to become a sponsor of the Clitheroe Food Festival.


We are always on the look out for supporters, ambassadors, helpers and volunteers. If you think you fit the bill please get in touch.

Associate Sponsors

Daniel Thwaites
Napthens Solicitors
Lloyds BMW
Deli Solutions Ltd
Sea Food Pub Company
Bowland Brewery