Celebration of Food & Drink `Produced in Northumberland`
Celebration of Food & Drink `Produced in Northumberland`

Celebration of Food & Drink `Produced in Northumberland`

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Morpeth Town Hall

Bridge Street

Morpeth, United Kingdom

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Join us in "A celebration of food & drink `Produced in Northumberland" on Tuesday October 4th.  If you are a local producer, chef, restaurant, coffee, teashop, retailer of local food or drink, farmshop, B&B, Hotel, Guesthouse, Self Catering, Holiday Park, caterer, food writer, blogger please take some time out to come along.   If you are catering for hen parties, weddings, celebration occasions there will be something of interest for you.  All sectors of the local food & drink industry are welcome.   Try local food & drink tasters, network with some of Northumberland`s best food & drink businesses and hear some interesting tales of inspiration and innovation.  Listen to how the Produced in Northumberland initiative has developed into a successful marketing tool with the possibilities to take producers to trade fairs, UK Trade events and other marketing initiatives. 

Demonstrations:  Martin Charlton master chef / owner of the best coastal seafood restaurant in the UK the Old Boathouse, Amble,  `a twist on the Northumberland breakfast.    Simon Osborne, master butcher The Blagdon Farmshop.

Business interactive session with Malcolm Gallagher, Change Maker Coach

Food & Drink Specialists will be on hand for advice and assistance.   Northumberland Food & Drink is becoming known for its great tasting products and regional specialist foods.  Our strength is in our quality, taste and community partnership.   From this event we hope to sign up interest for a Northumberland Food & Drink Charter, leading to County wide businesses signing up to the charter - `Putting Northumberland Businesses First`.

Please note that there will be a small charge of £3 for local sausage butties and cheese sandwiches for Lunch. Refreshments free.

Event Schedule:

09.30 - 10.00 Registration & Coffee / Tea

10.00 - 10.05 Welcome & Housekeeping Dawn Goodwill-Evans Active Northumberland

10.05 - 10.10 Welcome Clr Alan Sambrook Civic Leader Northumberland County Council

10.10 - 10.40 Demonstration `A twist on the Northumberland Breakfast Martin Charlton, owner / chef The Old Boathouse, Amble winner of the best UK coastal seafood restaurant 2016

10.40 - 10.50 Update on the Produced in Northumberland Verification Scheme Ken Henderson, Public Protection Unit Northumberland County Council

10.50 - 11.50 Produced in Northumberland Business Hive Workshop Malcolm Gallagher, Biz Vision Featuring 30 + Instant Use Ideas and Actions for Business Growth

The Great Produced In Northumberland Quiz

Action for Food & Drink Growth Plan

11.50 - 12.00 Mark Turnbull Chairman of the Butchers Q Guild Turnbull & Sons, Alnwick

12.00 - 12.10 Food & drink Charter for Northumberland Dawn Goodwill-Evans

12.15-1.45 Lunch, taste samples from food & drink produced in Northumberland, networking, `talk to the specialists`- Environmental Health, i Northumberland (digital), NCC Procurement, Arch Business Development

1.45 - 1.55 Jeff Sutheran, owner of award winning St Cuthbert`s House, Seahouses Chair, NNTA, Board member Northumberland Tourism

1.55 - 2.05 Andy Haddon, Artisan Community Bakery

2.05 - 2.20 Simon Osborne, master butcher Blagdon Farmshop

2.20 - 2.30 Dave Harris-Jones, Miller Heatherslaw Mill

2.30 - 2.40 Willy Robson, Owner Chainbridge Honey Farm

2.40 - 3.00 Celebration Event Close Clr Val Tyler Northumberland County Council

Tasters Kindly  Provided By:

Northumberland Cheese Company


Bread and Roses


Marlish Water


The Cake Root


Heatherslaw Mill


The Nut Roaster


Kitty`s Ginger Wine


Ken Speckle


Northumberland Pedigree Milk


Peppermint Cafe, Morpeth


Mad Jam Woman


Chain Bridge Honey


Proof of the Pudding


Northumberland Seafood Centre, Amble


Lindisfarne Ltd



Sausages Turnbull`s of Alnwick


Breadrolls Artisan Baking Community


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