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New street food and live music festival set for Chesterfield

The Street Food and Grooves Festival, which will be held in New Square, will have a range of stalls selling world street food, ales, bespoke gin and vodka, prosecco and a selection of wines.

Organised by Chesterfield based Edge Events the festival takes place from the 11th – 13th May.

There is expected to be an eclectic delight of street food traders showcasing their cuisines from around the world including vegan and vegetarian dishes.  There will also be cold foods which will include cheeses, pickles & preserves, baked goods and sweets washed down with a variety of bespoke alcoholic and non-alcoholic based drinks.

Alongside the food, performers will be playing live music from 11am – 11pm in a festival style marquee.  A full programme of performers will be announced in early 2018, but guests can expect music to suit every musical pallet from acoustic artists, original songwriters and full cover bands from across the region.

For a seasoned dancer or someone wanting to try their hands at something new Eat, Move and Groove will be taking place in the Assembly Rooms. Guests can enjoy free entry to dance demonstrations. yoga, fitness classes, workshops and social dancing.

Laura Ashby, Co-organiser and Creator of Edge Events, states:-

“We love to visit markets around Europe and we hope to bring a bit of what we have seen back to Chesterfield.”

“Times are changing and we wanted to create something that was modern and will bring people into the town. We feel that in today’s climate events like this are becoming more and more important to sustain the local economy”

The Street Food and Grooves Festival joins Edge Events growing programme of events in the town as the Chesterfield Food and Drink Festival returns to town for a second year between the 4th-5th August.



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