Visitors flock to 'amazing' Letchworth Food & Drink Festival

PUBLISHED: 10:57 28 May 2019 | UPDATED: 10:57 28 May 2019

Visitors enjoy the Letchworth Food and Drink Festival. Picture: DANNY LOO

Visitors enjoy the Letchworth Food and Drink Festival. Picture: DANNY LOO

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Food and drink enthusiasts poured into Letchworth town centre on Saturday and Sunday for the Love Letchworth annual Food & Drink Festival.

The event saw shoppers enjoy a wide choice of street food, beer and cocktails, cookery demonstrations and a fun fair for the kids.

Town centre manager Chris Wilson said: "What an amazing event, it all came together as planned and was such a success. It was all made possible by the support of our local retailers and businesses.

Miss Bombay from Ravidassia Community Centre selling food to raise money for charity at the Letchworth Food and Drink Festival. Picture: DANNY LOOMiss Bombay from Ravidassia Community Centre selling food to raise money for charity at the Letchworth Food and Drink Festival. Picture: DANNY LOO

"People travelled from all over to attend the event, bringing more business into the town.
"The only way to attract more customers each year is to establish a reputation for excellence, and that is exactly what my vision is for our town."

Entertainment included visits from celebrity chefs Saira Hamilton and Anne Harnan, who gave live cooking demonstration from the kitchen stage.

Visitors enjoy the Letchworth Food and Drink Festival. Picture: DANNY LOOVisitors enjoy the Letchworth Food and Drink Festival. Picture: DANNY LOO

For information on the next Love Letchworth event, go to loveletchworth.com.

Visitors enjoy the Letchworth Food and Drink Festival. Picture: DANNY LOOVisitors enjoy the Letchworth Food and Drink Festival. Picture: DANNY LOO

Vutie Beets vegan eatery at the Letchworth Food and Drink Festival. Picture: DANNY LOOVutie Beets vegan eatery at the Letchworth Food and Drink Festival. Picture: DANNY LOO

Visitors enjoy the Letchworth Food and Drink Festival. Picture: DANNY LOOVisitors enjoy the Letchworth Food and Drink Festival. Picture: DANNY LOO

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