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16 pictures from Glamis Castle’s food and drink festival in Angus

Glamis Castle Food and Drink Festival
Charlene and Scott Dickson with their daughter Grace and dog Ralph. Picture credit: Steve MacDougall/ DCT Media.

More than 600 people flocked to the grounds of Glamis Castle yesterday in support of local businesses at the venue’s food and drink festival.

Celebrating the quality of food and drink producers across the Angus region, couples, individuals and families came out in mass to support vendors who were showcasing their fare.

The event took place from 11am to 4pm and although customers and exhibitors battled sporadic showers throughout the day, many left happy with multiple bags of local produce.

As part of their 650th anniversary celebrations Glamis Castle launched a small batch gin made in collaboration with local distillers The Gin Bothy. The gin has been made using natural botanical ingredients sourced in the castle’s walled garden including juniper, grapes and verbena.

The Castle Kitchen Restaurant was also open for visitors looking to sit down for a coffee or a spot of lunch, and the Hub Café provided a range of takeaway hot and cold drinks and snacks for those looking to eat on the move.

There were 19 traders in total at the event including Tayport Distillery, Carnoustie Distillery, The Pie House Ltd, Kilted Fudge Company, Casa Di Gelato, Murray McBay Shellfish Merchants and Pitscandly Farm. La Sicilyana also hosted two wine workshops.

Did you attend the event? See if you’ve been featured in our photo diary below!

Pictures from Glamis Castle’s Food and Drink Festival

Bill and Les Nicoll from Forfar.
Mohammed Kunhi with his son Shafeeq Mohammed and grandson Tanysh Mohammed (aged 5) visiting from Dubai.
Adele and Ronnie Shaw with daughters (left) Adele-Frances Shaw (aged eight)  and (right) Sharvani Shaw (aged five) from Montrose.
Kinder Bueno Belgian waffle.
Jack Spink and Sarah Boyle with dogs Red (left) and Blu (right) from Arbroath.
Carl Lewis, Melissa Leslie and son Samuel Lewis (three months) and their dog Peanut from Arbroath.
Katrin Wilson and Lee Braes with dog Junior from Montrose.
Callum Howie (aged 11) with his mum Louise Howie who are originally from Canada and now live in Forres.
Margaret Cowley from Brechin and her daughter-in-law Katy Ross from Montrose.
Lots of people flocked to the event on Sunday.
Customers queuing to purchase goods.
The busy La Sicilyana stall.
Fudge was a popular choice at the event.
Coffee and gelato was also available.

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