The Festival of the Artisan
The first Festival of the Artisan will be held in the beautiful market town of Ashbourne, on the edge of the Derbyshire Peak District, over the summer solstice of 2018. Raising a glass to all things handmade, it will be a three-day celebration of craftsmanship and creativity in music, craft, food, drink and all things artisanal.
The current schedule of bands is as follows:
Thursday 21st, Merry Hell, supported by Anthony John Clarke and Andy Gibson
Friday 22nd, Blás, supported by Sammy Carter and the Vagabond Collective, Rob McHale
Saturday 23rd, Blair Dunlop, supported by Steve Bonham and the Long Road, 5 Hills Out,Tomás Jiménez and The Artisan Festival Club
There will be further announcements over the coming weeks.
There will be craft stalls and live demonstrations of artisans at work.
Twenty craft beers, ten ciders and ten local gins will be showcased at the Festival. The Festival will also see the official launch of Artisan Café-Bar's own gin.
ALL TICKETS INCLUDE FREE ENTRY TO THE BEER AND GIN FESTIVAL.
The programme of events is correct at time of print, but may be subject to change.