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Festival of Thrift

SALTBURN – The Town is the Menu

Date: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September 2017
Time: 12:00 - 15.00
Location: The Walled Garden, Kirkleatham

This is something extra special.  Developed for the Festival of Thrift  by Simon Preston, our food guru whose BBC Radio 4 series The Town Is the Menu sees top chefs create a new dish inspired by their home town – Last year was Redcar now it’s Saltburns turn! Book your place at the Saltburn – The Town is […]


Jamallot

Date: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September 2017
Time: 10:00 - 17.00
Location: Festival Site

Our very own Festival of Thrift Jam & Chutney Factory! You don’t need a ticket just drop in. We’ll be producing artisan jams, chutneys and soups – onsite – from your donated vegetables and fruit. Chopping, cooking, stirring; preserving, tasting, bottling and labelling; or just serving hot. Donate your excess fruit and vegetables (from the […]


FoT 2016 The Fix It Cafe

Fix-it Café

Date: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September 2017
Time: 10:00 - 17.00
Location: Kirkleatham School

Find your way to fix your items. Repair and re-use rather than refuse. Experts and a range of equipment will be on hand to help you find your own fix for your broken items. Recycling old items from electronic stuff like stylophones and computers, to mobile phones and TVs to mechanical music boxes and faulty […]


Bistro Du Van

Date: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September 2017
Time: 11:00 - 16:00
Location: Festival Site

Bistro Du Van is back by popular demand! Each van is adopted by a local chef who will design your menu, prepare and serve your food. You can book on the day, so just turn up and see which vans are available, the menus will be displayed on site. The campervans are a mixture of […]


GWK Woodshed presents Den Building

Date: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September 2017
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: Toasting Gate
Website: http://gwkwoodshed.org.uk/about-woodshed

Ever wanted to learn how to build your very own garden den?  With the help of the very clever guys from GWK Woodshed, you can learn how to turn reclaimed wood, rope, a few nails and some material into dens, showing you the basic skills needed to make your own.  The experts will be on […]


OxGlam Fashion Show

Date: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September 2017
Time: 16:15 - Saturday & 15.30 Sunday
Location: Main stage at Kirkleatham Museum

Back on the stage,  expect to see something surprising, inspirational and – of course – transferable to your own wardrobe. Looking a million dollars doesn’t have to cost you. It’s all about how you style it and how you let your individuality shine through. Vintage, second hand and up cycled clothes have long been the way […]


Food & Drink Stalls

Date: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September 2017
Time: 10:00 - 17.00
Location: Across the Festival Site

Throughout the festival site we’ll have plenty of places for you to refuel, with a huge variety of stalls selling all manner of delicious food and drink. Artisan bread, cheeses, fresh fruit and vegetables, biscuits, macarons, ginger bread, fudge, sweets, brownies, chocolate, patisserie, cheesecake, jam, cake, sausages, scotch eggs, cordials, cider, dressings,just to name a […]


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