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Norwich Christmas event

Norwich is a city which has seen a dramatic increase in interest in local food culture over the past five years and seems to have new restaurants, bars and cafes opening every month and an explosion of interest in good, sustainably sourced food and drink.
We are pleased to be involved with several small local food and drink businesses who have plans to hold food festivals and food related events across the city this December and in 2017, one of these is the local street food group, Feast on the Street who will be holding an Christmas festival at the Shoe factory Social club on the 10th December.
The festival at the old Shoe Factory will be the first collaboration between Feast on the Street, Slow Food Norwich and us at Festivaldelgusto, Feast on the Street are a small group of fifteen independent street food traders based in Norwich and in north Norfolk.
The venue where the festival is being held is a fantastic old factory and a warehouse near the centre of Norwich and unfortunately this will be one of the last events to be held there as there are plans for it to be redeveloped in early 2017.

Festivaldelgusto normally concentrates on events and festivals in Italy and Malta but having been asking by the organising committee of Feast on the Street we felt we should get involved in this exciting project.
We have a long history of organising successful food and drink events, from relatively small parties to events with over 200 guests, such as our Sagre meals that we hold in Italy several times a year for local producers and visitors, but this will be slightly new ground for us as we have not worked the street food traders before, so we are looking forward to this new experience!
The international Slow Food organisation is also involved with the project and has worked before with us, members of Slow food Norwich will be taking part at the festival and also helping with some of the logistics and organisation of the event.
The festival will start at 4pm and go on until late, there will also be music from local singers and a local band later in the evening, and the festival organisers are hoping that it will have the feel of one big Christmas party rather than the usual food and drink events in the city.


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