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Wrexham Feast Proves a Huge Success

September 26th 2021, 9:59 pm by Allan Longshadow

Thousands of people gathered at Wrexham’s Llwyn Isaf this weekend for Wrexham Feast, a hugely successful event that has put Wrexham firmly on the map when it comes to food festivals.

Taking place over two days on 25th -26th September, the event, delayed by over a year due to the Covid outbreak, proved to be a huge hit, attracting a huge number of traders and visitors from across the region.

A vast indoor marquee provided a home for the weekend to dozens of artisan food and drink producers, as well as a number of craft businesses and local charities. The demo kitchen, located within the marquee, also saw a diverse range of cookery demonstrations take place throughout both days, with a focus on sustainable cooking. 

Outside, visitors  - who were treated to glorious sunshine throughout the weekend - were spoilt for choice with a fantastic range of street food vendors and independent bars, accompanied by incredible entertainment from local bands and artists, as well as local dance groups and street performers. 

Food aside, a particularly popular feature of the event was the axe-throwing, which proved a huge hit for visitors young and old.

This year’s event was the first to be held by the new organisers and has, without a doubt, set the bar high for the future. One thing, however, is certain - there is an appetite for more events like this in Wrexham - and with the organisers planning many more events over the coming months, there is plenty to be excited about.

In the meantime, keep an eye on Calon FM’s Facebook and Twitter accounts for all the pictures, videos and interviews from our team on the ground.