Sussex’s rich history will be revisited this August bank holiday, 24-26 August, as Arundel Castle enters a time warp for 12,000 Years of Combat.
The beautiful village of Burley, which is nestled in the heart of the New Forest, launch their debut festival on 24 and 25 August at Manor Park. An abundance of food, drink and craft stalls, mixed with the rich culture of the historic village, plus music and activities will ensure this is a festival to remember. www.burleyfestival.com
Over the August bank holiday weekend, Manor Park’s delightful red deer sanctuary will be transformed with stalls overflowing with local cheeses, chutneys, meats, artisan breads and many more exciting flavours and products. This diverse mix of foods will be complimented by an assortment of gins, champagne, locally pressed ciders, plus showcases from well known mixologists.
The festival have partnered with The Little Craft Shack who are a Christchurch based consortium providing quality hand-made arts and crafts. Local artists will be showcasing over the weekend in a bespoke marquee and have organised workshops that can be booked for children and adults to enjoy and embrace their artistic skills.
Managing Director of Stir! Events, Mandy Payne, says ‘I am honoured to be launching this high quality food, arts and drinks festival in such a unique location, in association with Kean Events and the prestigious Burley Manor Hotel. I am confident this event will attract more people to the area where they can witness the stunning village of Burley for themselves and enjoy what it has tooffer.’
An entertaining mix of live music is being provided by The Vinyl Beats on Saturday afternoon, who will be performing music from the golden age of vinyl, to include classic hits from The Hollies and The Beatles. On Sunday, the Pete Harris Blues Band will delight the crowds with their blues set from the Solent Delta.
For more information about the festival, plus event schedules and contact details, please visit www.burleyfestival.com
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