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World truffle-making record smashed at Hamper!

By | October 19th, 2016|News / Newyddion|

A chocolatier from North Wales has become the fastest truffle maker on the planet after smashing the world record in front of a cheering crowd at a food festival. Jo Edwards broke the record of TV chef Gino D’Acampo in the main demonstration kitchen at Hamper Llangollen over the weekend and has now sent off [...]

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New Harmony Ale to toast iconic festival’s landmark 70th anniversary

By | September 30th, 2016|News / Newyddion|

A craft brewery has created a special ale so beer lovers can raise a hearty toast to Llangollen International Musical Festival’s landmark 70th anniversary next year. Ynyr Evans, who heads up the popular Llangollen Brewery based in Llantysilio just up the road from the famous Eisteddfod site, will be helping ale aficionados say cheers to [...]

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Bake Off star Beca will share family’s culinary secrets at food festival

By | September 21st, 2016|News / Newyddion|

A popular TV baker will be calling on some priceless tips she learned as a child from her two Welsh grandmothers when she shares her secrets at a food festival. Beca Lyne-Pirkis, who cooked her way to semi final of the smash hit TV show Great British Bake Off in 2013, will be one of [...]

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Your Festival needs you!

By | September 15th, 2016|News / Newyddion|

This is your festival, Llangollen’s festival, and every year it is you and others like you that make it the success it is. So why not get involved? Run a related promotion and we’ll help you promote it. We have a limited number of entry tickets to give away – tickets you can use for prizes, or perhaps as incentives [...]

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The Llangollen Food Festival named a top UK Food Festival!

By | September 9th, 2016|News / Newyddion|

We’re excited to let you know that The Hamper Llangollen Food Festival has been chosen as one of the top Food Festivals in a recent blog article by Holidaylettings.co.uk – UK’s leading holiday rentals website and a TripAdvisor company. You can find the full article here: 15 Delicious Food Festivals That Will Give You Serious [...]

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Wales Air Ambulance – Hamper’s Sponsored Charity

By | September 8th, 2016|News / Newyddion|

Wales Air Ambulance provides a 999 emergency lifesaving service for patients needing urgent medical treatment. The charity also runs the National Children’s Air Ambulance of Wales, providing specialist treatments for some of Wales’ youngest patients. We operate three helicopters seven days a week, 365 days of the year that can attend medical emergencies across Wales within [...]

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Welsh sauce firm turns up heat with exotic new desert range

By | September 8th, 2016|News / Newyddion|

A husband and wife team whose African-inspired sauces have won a wealth of top food industry accolades are going global. Bim’s Kitchen, the brainchild of James and Nicola Adedeji, are preparing to unveil their latest culinary creations at this year’s Hamper Llangollen food festival on October 15 and 16. James and Nicola Adedeji from [...]

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Llangollen will be UK culinary capital

By | August 22nd, 2016|News / Newyddion|

The picturesque town of Llangollen will become the culinary capital of the UK for one weekend in the autumn. Thousand of foodies will be flocking there for the popular Hamper Llangollen food festival on Saturday and Sunday, October 15 and 16, to browse over more than 100 stalls at Llangollen’s Royal International Pavilion. The [...]

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Four tarts and a tenor

By | August 22nd, 2016|News / Newyddion|

Celebrity chef Dai to recreate his meal fit for Pavarotti A TOP celebrity chef will recreate the memorable meal he cooked for legendary tenor Lucian Pavarotti Saturday 15th October 3.00 pm Dai Chef will be sharing the superstar tenor's gastronomic secrets when he appears live at this year’s Hamper Llangollen Food Festival. Thousands of foodies [...]

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Red-hot jam firm celebrates the fruits of its labours with stockist milestone

By | August 15th, 2016|News / Newyddion|

A pair of entrepreneurs who put on face masks and protective clothing to make their fiery chilli jam are celebrating a major milestone - netting their 150th stockist. Dominic Haynes and Llyr Jones, who launched the Dangerous Food Company less than three years ago when they were both made redundant from an Irish dairy, are [...]

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