Acting family approval for vegan curry chefs on a mission

A couple on a mission to improve the quality of vegan food at festivals already has a pair of celebrity endorsements in the bag. Peter and Paula Horsley, from Gateshead, started Nomad Curries 18 months ago and over the weekend their food proved highly popular at the Whitley Bay Proper Food and Drink Festival, which…

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Great North Feast planning second course in South Shields

Organisers have thanked the thousands of people who flocked to the first Great North Feast. The festival was a celebration of the best food and drink produced in the North East as well as throughout the world. It took place in South Shields’ Bents Park over all three days of the Bank Holiday weekend and…

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The Great North Feast coming to South Shields

A free new event for the North East, celebrating food and drink, is coming to South Shields later this month. The Great North Feast takes place in Bents Park over the Bank Holiday weekend. It is being organised by the team behind the highly successful Proper Food and Drink festivals which have visited six towns…

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Proper Food and Drink Festival welcomed back to Cramlington

The Cramlington Proper Food and Drink Festival is making a welcome return to the town. The event, which is free, attracted thousands of people for its first visit to Cramlington last year. It returns on 29 and 30 July to the Seven Oaks Park – opposite Manor Walks – and will again feature around 60…

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Three new North East festivals celebrating best food and drink

Three new North East festivals, celebrating the very best in food and drink, will take place next year.   Organisers Mark and Shelley Deakin have confirmed that for the first time their ever popular Proper Food and Drink Festivals – which are all free to enter – will visit Blyth and Gateshead. The festivals will…

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