Clitheroe Food Festival 2019: 11 pictures as thousands brave the weather to sample some of the Ribble Valley's finest foods

Despite the torrential downpours, thousands of people descended into Clitheroe to enjoy a feast of delicious food, drink and entertainment

Tuesday, 13th August 2019, 1:04 pm
Alton Riley and Lydia Cowgill of Millionaires Bakery

More than 100 stallholders packed out Castle Street, the town's market and surrounding streets, as the popular annual event cemented its position as one of Britain's top gastronomic attractions.

A huge array of wonderful foods, from organic meat and dairy produce made from traditional Lancashire breeds to handmade pies and pastries and a feast of fruit and vegetables packed with authentic, home-grown flavours, was on offer for thousands of foodies who travelled from far and wide to sample a feast of riches.

Town Crier Roland Hailwood inspects some delicacies from Luke Christian and Tim Cottingham of Lakeland Mues

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Michael Price and daughter Harriet Price of The Port Of Lancaster Smokehouse with some Smoked Kippers
Delicious scones
Three-year-old Mabel Mannion enjoys some candy floss
Thousands pack into Clitheroe to enjoy the festivities
The Duxbury family at the food festival
Freshly-cooked delicacies were on offer
Damp weather failed to dampen spirits
Brother and sister Ephraim (4) and Autumn (2)
Jessica Livesey (7) enjoys a sausage roll
Plenty to eat and drink at the festival