Bolton Food and Drink Festival

Bolton hosts a variety of speciality markets throughout the year including the annual Bolton Food and Drink Festival and the monthly Artisan Market... read on for more information.

Bolton Food & Drink Festival

The Bolton Food and Drink Festival celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2015.

The event saw over 200,000 people flock to the festival which is now acknowledged as the biggest and best in the North West.

Each year the town is packed with families and food fans from across the UK, all attracted by over 150 stalls and cookery demonstrations from top chefs such as James Martin, Gino D’Acampo, John Torode, Michael Caines and the Hairy Bikers. And there's plenty for the kids to do with street entertainers and a children’s zone, hosted in 2015 by CBeebies star Katy Ashworth.

Further details for traders will be available in 2016 but to express an interest in a stall please email with your contact details and they will contact you with the relevant information in due course.

Visit the Bolton Food and Drink Festival website

Artisan Market

Artisan Market

Bolton's new Artisan Market takes place on the third Sunday of every month from 10am - 4pm at Heaton Fold Garden Centre, Overdale Drive, Bolton, BL1 5BU.  The market is held under cover in bad weather.

Visitors will find an exciting range of high quality and locally sourced food, drink and crafts from specialist producers and suppliers.  There is free parking on site as well as a gift shop and self-service café.

Keep up to date with the latest news
Follow @BoltonArtisan on Twitter, Heaton Fold Garden Centre on Facebook or visit

Bolton Market

Ashburner Street



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