Gŵyl Fwyd Caernarfon

2018 News

CAERNARFON FOOD FESTIVAL RECEIVES £3,900 FROM TESCO COMMUNITY GRANT SCHEME

CAERNARFON FOOD FESTIVAL RECEIVES £3,900 FROM TESCO COMMUNITY GRANT SCHEME


DECEMBER 06, 2018 - MARGED

Organisers of Gŵyl Fwyd Caernarfon Food Festival are proud to announce that the festival has received £3,900 from the Tesco ‘Bags of Help’ community grant scheme. The ‘Bags of Help’ scheme is run in partnership with...

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AND WE’RE OFF 2019!

AND WE’RE OFF 2019!


NOVEMBER 05, 2018 - SOPHIE

The fundraising for Gŵyl Fwyd Caernarfon 2019 has kicked off! Once again, on this year’s bonfire night, we set out to raise funds by providing refreshments for the lively (cold!) watchers who flocked to see the fabulous...

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2018 GFC – Your opinion

2018 GFC – Your opinion


MAY 17, 2018 - MARGED

Thanks to the hard work of all the volunteers, the products of the stallholders, the entertainment of the performers and to you, the public, the third Caernarfon Food Festival was a success! This is an opportunity for you...

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THANK YOU for another tastyfest!

THANK YOU for another tastyfest!


MAY 14, 2018 - SOPHIE

Well, the town looks its usual self again by now with every barrier and picnic table back in its place and every tent taken away… That’s what we call an amazing weekend! Gŵyl Fwyd Caernarfon group would like to...

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Announcing Gŵyl Fwyd Caernarfon Food Festival Programme 2018!

Announcing Gŵyl Fwyd Caernarfon Food Festival Programme 2018!


MAY 03, 2018 - SOPHIE

With little over a week to go until the big event, Gŵyl Fwyd Caernarfon Food Festival organisers are extremely happy to be able to announce the final programme and maps! In the programme, you will find all the relevant...

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Announcing Harbour Stage Line-up

Announcing Harbour Stage Line-up


APR 12, 2018 - MARGED

With only a month to go, we’re happy to announce the line-up performing in our brand new festival area in Victoria Doc, Llwyfan y Docfeistr: Y Brodyr Magee Sera Beth Celyn Geraint Lovgreen a’r Enw Da Band Pres Llareggub...

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A new look for Gŵyl Fwyd Caernarfon Food Festival!

A new look for Gŵyl Fwyd Caernarfon Food Festival!


APR 04, 2018 - SOPHIE

If you read our previous statement, or if you’ve perhaps seen some of the festival posters around town, you will know that we are expanding this year to new and exciting locations! Like the 2016 and ’17 festivals, Pool...

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NEW DATE for Gala Dinner – 17 April 2018

NEW DATE for Gala Dinner – 17 April 2018


MAR 31, 2018 - SOPHIE

Those of you who had bought a ticket to our Gala Dinner at Coleg Menai in March, and those who couldn’t make that date, will be glad to hear that we have managed to rearrange. We are very happy to announce a new date –...

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Hywel Griffith takes on gala!

Hywel Griffith takes on gala!


MAR 26, 2018 - SOPHIE

This year, Hywel Griffith was our head chef for our annual Food Gala at Coleg Menai. Hywel has won several awards for his kitchen skills and by now, he is head chef at Beach House restaurant in Oxwich Bay. To assist Hywel...

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‘Soup and a Song’ at the Sailing Club

‘Soup and a Song’ at the Sailing Club


MAR 23, 2018 - SOPHIE

Despite the cold and snow on Saturday evening, the 18th of March, an enthusiastic bunch braved the elements to enjoy an evening of soup and songs at Caernarfon Sailing Club. Following the success of the Welsh rugby team...

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Gŵyl Fwyd Caernarfon Food Festival calls for volunteers of all ages.

Gŵyl Fwyd Caernarfon Food Festival calls for volunteers of all ages.


FEB 20, 2018 - CATRINSIRIOL

Gŵyl Fwyd Caernarfon food festival has become yearly highlight for some with over 15,000 visitors decending on the town from near and far to celebrate local produce and delicious foods. If you’d like to be a part of this...

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Mike Downey is 2018’s Curry King!

Mike Downey is 2018’s Curry King!


FEB 10, 2018 - SOPHIE

A night of spice and a variety of tastes was had on Friday as the Cofis went head to head for the Best Caernarfon Curry 2018 title for the third time. On Friday, the 9th of February, 10 competitors took their curries over...

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Cofis Compete for ‘Best Curry’ title

Cofis Compete for ‘Best Curry’ title


JAN 29, 2018 - CATRINSIRIOL

Gŵyl Fwyd Caernarfon Food Festival’s Curry Competition returns on Friday, February 9th, with 8 amateur chefs competing for a £50 prize and the ‘Best Curry’ title. Following the success of the fundraising event in 2016 and...

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Sushi Workshop with Phil McGrath

Sushi Workshop with Phil McGrath


JAN 28, 2018 - SOPHIE

On the 25th January 2018, Phil McGrath (one of our group’s loyal members!) held a sushi workshop as he transformed Caffi Te a Cofi into a Japanese restaurant. Phil and Ifan were busy preparing 4kg of rice, as well as...

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SUSHI WORKSHOP (25.01.2018)

SUSHI WORKSHOP (25.01.2018)


JAN 09, 2018 - CATRINSIRIOL

SUSHI WORKSHOP – JOIN US FOR AN INTERESTING EVENING FUND-RAISING FOR CAERNARFON FOOD FESTIVAL. Thursday evening, 25 January, Phil McGrath, a member of the Caernarfon Food Festival Group will be stepping up to teach you...

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Gŵyl Fwyd Caernarfon Food Festival Christmas Fair

Gŵyl Fwyd Caernarfon Food Festival Christmas Fair


DEC 12, 2017 - SOPHIE

On Saturday, 9th December 2017, the Gŵyl Fwyd Caernarfon Food Festival group brought the Christmas Narnia-like spirit to Palace Street by holding a Christmas Fair at the Market Hall. The fair hosted a variety of stalls...

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Caernarfon Food Festival hosts the town’s Christmas Fair

Caernarfon Food Festival hosts the town’s Christmas Fair


NOV 29, 2017 - CATRINSIRIOL

The Gŵyl Fwyd Caernarfon Food Festival hosts a Christmas Fair at the Old Market Hall, Caernarfon on Saturday, December 9th, 2017 from 10:00 to 16:00. Following the success of last year’s fair, the Gŵyl Fwyd Caernarfon...

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Feeding Caernarfon’s firework watchers

Feeding Caernarfon’s firework watchers


NOV 07, 2017 - SOPHIE

On Saturday, the 4th of November 2017, the group were busy providing refreshments to all the enthusiastic watchers that flocked to watch the amazing fireworks display organised annually over the Aber Bridge by the Lions....

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Caernarfon Food Festival provide food and drink at town Fireworks Display

Caernarfon Food Festival provide food and drink at town Fireworks Display


OCT 31, 2017 - CATRINSIRIOL

Caernarfon Food Festival volunteers will sell hot food and drinks on the Caernarfon Prommenade during the town’s Fireworks Display on November 4th, 2017 between 18:00 – 20:00. Following last year’s success, display...

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‘Cawl a Chân’ (Soup and Song) with Alys Williams and Osian Williams

‘Cawl a Chân’ (Soup and Song) with Alys Williams and Osian Williams


OCT 09, 2017 - SOPHIE

‘Cawl a Chân’ (Soup and Song) at Caernarfon Sailing Club was the first event of the Caernarfon Food Festival 2018 events’ programme. With a cost of £25,000 to stage the Festival, fund-raising events are necessary to...

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Alys Williams opens Caernarfon Food Festival fundraising calendar

Alys Williams opens Caernarfon Food Festival fundraising calendar


OCT 06, 2017 - CATRINSIRIOL

On Saturday, October 7, singer Alys Williams and Osian Huw Williams will be performing in the first fundraising event for Gŵyl Fwyd Caernarfon Food Festival 2018. With £10 tickets including a delicious bowl of lobscouse,...

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GŴYL FWYD CAERNARFON FOOD FESTIVAL GROWS IN 2018

GŴYL FWYD CAERNARFON FOOD FESTIVAL GROWS IN 2018


SEP 13, 2017 - CATRINSIRIOL

Gŵyl Fwyd Caernarfon Food Festival will be held for the third time on May 12th, 2018 in new locations in Caernarfon. Work on the development of the Slate Quay and St Helens Rd area in 2018 means that this area will not be...

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