Street food fans are in for a treat at Cosford Food Festival

This article is more than 1 year old. Please read this page keeping its age in mind.

If you love street food accompanied by live music and a cocktail or two… the Cosford Food Festival is the summer event for you!

This year's epic line-up includes some of the best street food in town serving up a diverse menu with flavours from around the world
This year’s epic line-up includes some of the best street food in town serving up a diverse menu with flavours from around the world

Heading to the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford on 20-21 July the weekend will be packed full of more artisan food and drink than ever before, from some of the region’s top award-winning producers.

This year’s epic line-up includes some of the best street food in town serving up a diverse menu with flavours from around the world to tempt foodies. New to the festival this year is Birmingham based Canoodle, serving Pan Asian cuisine and Sticky Beaks who specialise in slow-roasted meats. Also new to the line-up is The Grub Shed, serving loaded fries from a quirky converted ambulance.

The hugely popular Street Souvlaki will be back in July with their Greek BBQ along with Baked in Brick serving their chicken tikka wraps cooked on the bonnet of a red mini! If it’s a gourmet burger you fancy, look out for Sticky Fig in their brand new American airstream, or perhaps a freshly made stone baked pizza courtesy of Barebones Pizza could tempt you. For those who like food with a bit more of a kick, Mukaase will be back this year, dishing up Afro-Caribbean curries and dumplings.

Why not wash your lunch down with a glass of fizz from the Proseccart, a little tipple from the Gin Jamboree, or perhaps one of Beetle Juice’s summer cocktails as you sit back and enjoy the festival entertainment! If you’re designated driver, the Bar of Farr Farr Away will be serving soft drinks and slushies alongside their full bar service, or why not grab yourself a freshly ground coffee from Drink Up’s converted American Dodge Van or Van Chaud’s H Van.

An exciting addition to the street food area for those who can’t resist something sweet is The Brownie Bus, their hot chunky brownies and a generous topping of your choice is a must! No summer event would be complete without traditional dairy ice-creams and sorbets, look out for the Shropshire Ice Cream Company in the little yellow caravan.

Plus, four huge marquees will be packed full of local food and drink for you to sample and buy! This bustling food market will be packed with popular favorites on the food festival scene, including;

Spanish Hamper who will bringing along a range of Spanish delicacies including cured chorizo, chorizo spread, jamon iberico, tapas cones and sangria to enjoy on the day. Moyden’s Handmade Cheese are also back for 2019, showcasing their award-winning range of artisan cheeses, including Wrekin Blue, Wrekin White and Newport 1665.

The popular Jack Lewis will be exhibiting again this year with an exciting range of handmade chocolates and brownies with unique designs and flavours. Tempting visitors with a huge selection of international and national award-winning wines is Kerry Vale Vineyard, so whether it’s red, white or fizzy you prefer, there is sure to be a bottle to entice any festival goer who loves great wine.

There will be plenty of new exhibitors joining the festival this year, including Luxury Mallow who specialise in luxurious homemade marshmallows in a range of gourmet flavours including lemon meringue pie and gin and tonic!

Also exhibiting at Cosford for the first time is Tropical Paradise Preserves who create a variety of preserves with Caribbean inspired flavours, spiced plum with dark rum jam and hot rocket chilli sauce to name but a few.

Organisers are also thrilled to have Indian Street Food joining the exhibitor line-up with a tasty selection of meat and vegetable pakora, Bombay sandwiches, lamb kebabs, aloo tikka salad and curried pasties. Plus, if it’s a cooling summers drink you’re after, keep a look out for Harry’s Milkshake Munchices with their exciting range of milkshakes made from the finest ingredients, served with a cookie on the side!

In addition to over 100 local producers of great food and drink, some of the region’s top chefs will be appearing live on the demo stage cooking speciality dishes and sharing their years of experience.

Festival goers can also sit back and enjoy bands playing throughout the day on the music stage and if you have little ones, bring them with you….there will be plenty of entertainment including kids cookery classes, circus skills, face painting and a tent packed full of activities.

Shropshire Live
Shropshire Live has been providing Shropshire with independent news and entertainment since 2009. Send us your news to or call 01743 818 095. For advertising information call Fiona on 01743 816 817.
Advertise with us for £50 per week

Advertisement Features

Cartwrights provide a convenient waste disposal solution

Do you need a skip or trade waste disposal solution? With a modern fleet of over 20 vehicles and a dedicated customer-focused team, Cartwrights can provide the service you need.
PPE in a box is designed to help keep your business operating at peak efficiency while providing the added layer of safety

Mail order PPE kits and COVID-19 testing to keep businesses operating

My Occ Health, in partnership Summerfield Healthcare, has produced a must-have mail-order kit of PPE supplies which can be delivered to businesses.
- Advertising -
Advertise with Shropshire Live for £50 per week

Witnesses sought after racially aggravated assault in Shrewsbury

Police are appealing for witnesses to a racially aggravated assault in Shrewsbury.
Kay White, the UK’s oldest Postmaster, who has achieved 60 years as Postmaster for Claverley Post Office in Shropshire

Claverley Postmistress celebrates 93rd birthday and 60 years running local post office

Claverley Postmistress, Kay White, is the UK’s oldest Postmaster and today celebrates her 93rd birthday.
Health and safety measures are already in force at the Haybridge campus

Telford College to safely ‘fully re-open’ in September

Telford College has announced plans to create a new ‘blended learning’ timetable which will allow all students to safely return to the campus in September.

Shrewsbury Town boss pours cold water on Joe Hart claims

Shrewsbury Town boss Sam Ricketts has revealed Joe Hart will not make an emotional return to the club despite national media claims.

Shrewsbury Town line up bid for Dunfermline striker Kevin Nesbit

According to reports Shrewsbury Town are interested in Scottish striker Kevin Nesbit as they look to secure their first post-season signing.
Captains, Chris and Stuart and Apperley

Hawkstone Park golf club event with League of Friends

Although Hawkstone Park Golf Club’s Centenary celebrations have been somewhat curtailed by the Covid-19 crisis, husband and wife Captains, Stuart and Chris Apperley have set members a mid-summer charity challenge of completing 100 consecutive holes in a day.
- Advertising -
High Street in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury businesses staying positive as footfall continues to rise

Businesses in Shrewsbury are “taking each day as it comes” and staying positive, with footfall steadily increasing in the town centre during the coronavirus recovery.
mfg Solicitors has appointed partner and corporate law specialist Clare Lang as head of department

Shropshire law firm appoints new head of growing corporate team

A county law firm has appointed a new head of its Corporate department following a period of sustained growth.
The 1st Choice meeting room located in Jupiter House on Shrewsbury Business Park

1st Choice Insurance offers meeting space in exchange for charitable donation

Shrewsbury-based insurance broker 1st Choice Insurance is offering the use of its meeting space to local businesses in return for a charitable donation.

Cartwrights provide a convenient waste disposal solution

Do you need a skip or trade waste disposal solution? With a modern fleet of over 20 vehicles and a dedicated customer-focused team, Cartwrights can provide the service you need.
Amy Warhurst and daughter Josie

Shrewsbury drama group launches new online initiative

A Shropshire children's drama group has launched a new 'fly on the wall' initiative to encourage shy children to take the first step into a class.
'Stay With Us' breaks provide acres and acres of open space to run wild and free

‘We’ve Got This’ says charity as it launches new family stays

Shropshire-based UK charity, the Field Studies Council, has launched its brand new 'Stay With Us', no frills, family breaks at 12 countryside locations including its Preston Montford property near Shrewsbury.
- Advertising -

Severn Valley Railway to reopen for daily passenger services from August

Severn Valley Railway will reopen for daily passenger services from Saturday 1 August with a range of excursions aimed at bringing families together for an enjoyable day out.
hatfields 90s revival

Big finish for the 90’s Revival weekly lockdown live shows

Two well known Shropshire DJ’s are bringing their Facebook live weekly 90's music sessions to an end with one last live party this Saturday.
Step Back to the 1940s at the SVR. Photo: Paul Hastie

Severn Valley Railway to hold virtual 1940s event

The group behind the SVR’s ever popular Step Back to the 1940s events has come up with an exciting alternative in the face of this year’s cancellations.
The Railwayman's Arms in Bridgnorth. Photo: Tony Bending

SVR’s historic Shropshire pub set to reopen

The Railwayman’s Arms at the Severn Valley Railway’s Bridgnorth station is set to reopen on Saturday 4 July.
Donna Miles and David Cheshire pictured being handed their new lease by Wellington Mayor Anthony Lowe

New lease of life for Wellington café

A Wellington café which has been thriving during lockdown has secured its future with a new five-year lease.
Situated on the corner of the cobbled Fish Street and Grope Lane, the restaurant occupies a desirable location

French bistro and lounge bar to open in the heart of Shrewsbury town centre

A new French bistro and lounge bar is to open in the heart of Shrewsbury town centre.
- Advertisment -

Advertisement Features


overcast clouds
18.9 ° C
19.4 °
18 °
77 %
100 %
19 °
16 °
16 °
17 °
18 °
- Advertisment -
- Advertisment -

Latest Articles

- Advertisment -