Armagh’s rise as one of the world’s top cider and quality food producers will be celebrated during a major five-day festival starting on October 7.
Thousands will be raising their glasses in Armagh next month as the city celebrates its first Food and Cider Festival, which features a packed five-day schedule of activities including an artisan market, food tours, a pop-up cookery school, food and drink sampling and deliciously moreish menus.
Supported by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, the festival will get under way on Wednesday, October 7 and runs to Sunday, October 11, with most events taking place over the weekend.
The inaugural event, which is supported by local food and drink producers, restaurants, cafes, pubs, hotels and local shops, features all the best of the city’s top eateries including the award-winning Uluru, The Moody Boar, Groucho’s and 4 Vicars.
Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough, Councillor Darryn Causby, said, “Armagh is famous the world over for the quality of its apples, its farm produce and for delivering an unrivalled choice of casual and fine dining in a solid, growing base of popular restaurants, cafes, bars and hotels.
For more information on the Armagh Food & Cider Festival and for all upcoming events, visit www.armagh.co.uk or by contacting Armagh Visitor Information Centre on +44 (0) 28 3752 1800.