For all you food lovers out there, Savour Kilkenny is back. In its ninth year the Savour Kilkenny festival takes place over the bank holiday weekend in October from 22nd – 26th on the city’s Parade Plaza by Kilkenny Castle. The festival has grown every year since its debut back in 2006 where then it attracted an attendance of around 1,500 while last year’s event saw 22,000 visitors to the Kilkenny event.
The festival, a must for all who loves to enjoy fine food, is a collection of some of the finest local and national food produce, talented and famous chefs and fun for all the family.
The festival programme will include food markets, cookery demonstrations, craft beer tent and food debates and discussions. There are also a number of food workshops including Meat, The Forgotten Cuts, Brewing Beer for Taste and an Introduction to Beekeeping. Local businesses will also be taking part in this wonderful festival with plenty of dining events been held in local hotels, restaurants, bars and cafes. There will be a number of both free and ticketed events throughout the Kilkenny festival.
Some of the highlights in this year’s festival include Neven Maguire with RTE’s Mary Kennedy, Niall Breslin, The Little Mill Baking Competition, Mark Moriarty (Best Young Chef in the World 2015), Denise O’Callaghan’s Gluten free baking and many more.
For more information on the Savour Kilkenny festival simply visit www.savourkilkenny.com/
Kilkenny is the ideal location for the foodie event, boasting two Michelin starred restaurants. The city should be on the top of your list of cities to visit in Ireland with its medieval heritage very evident with its historical buildings and landmarks. With beautiful scenery and the historic Kilkenny Castle it provides the ideal backdrop to this wonderful weekend of food celebration. The atmosphere in Kilkenny over the bank holiday weekend will add to the buzz and excitement around the Savour Kilkenny festival.
The Savour Kilkenny festival is a great family event that you should try and make an effort to visit. To really make the event one to remember for you and your family you should book a campervan with Celtic Campervans for the October bank holiday weekend. Making a camping trip out of the weekend really adds a different element to the weekend. Not only have you the luxurious drive to Kilkenny but you also have your accommodation costs covered for the weekend. The kids will love it. So go on and book a campervan with us for the Savour Kilkenny 2015 festival and enjoy your weekend in comfort and style.