Community Groups Booked for FoodFest 2018

Community Groups and Friends Coming to FoodFest 2018

With the change in theme to ‘Our Planet Our Community’ we have had a great response from different community groups and organisations.

As more community groups sin up they will be added to the list, so please keep coming back.

See below for details. If you want more information click on the link to their website.






Who What they Do More Information.
The farm on wheels The Animals are back !!!. They provide the opportunity for people to meet animals away from the farm.
Door to Door Transport A service for people who have a mobility issue and can not use public transport. Part of VAST
Community Scrap Shack Providing recycled ‘One persons junk is another persons gold’ for community organisations. From Ribbon to wooden boxes, you will find it there
Abracadabra Entertainment Entertainment for all the family
Newcastle Scouts The scouts have supported FoodFest from the beginning, and they are back again.
Landau The landau provides  with learning disabilities to lead more independent lives
Plastic Free Newcastle An organisation aimed at raising awareness about plastic and especially plastic in the oceans. and aiming for a Plastic free Newcastle.
Sustrans A charity aimed at helping communities to walk and cycle
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust Working to protect wildlife and wild places in Staffordshire for 40 years.
Rotary International Rotary International forms a global network of business people and community leaders who volunteer their time and talents to serve communities locally and around the world.
Fare Trade Newcastle  Fairtrade you have the power to change the world every day. With simple shopping choices you can get farmers a better deal. And that means they can make their own decisions, control their future and lead the dignified life everyone deserves.
New Vic Theatre The new Vic theatre are involved in the community
Ceramic City Stories Ceramic City Stories is focussed on local, national & international shared stories related to Stoke-on-Trent, England.
Black Dog Molly Black Dog Molly are  a Morris and Molly dance group from Penkhull.
HAHO Hartshill and Harpfield Occasions. A community group looking after the residents of that part of stoke-on-Trent at one time tried to became part of newcastle
Steve Shaw  Steve is a well know artist and community arts champion.
 Tesco Farm2Fork  Our friends at Tesco will again this year be  helping us learn where Tesco gets their food from.
 O2 in the Community Our friends from O2 will be showing us what happens to our old mobile phones….. it may surprise you
  John Wiggins  John Wiggins a local expert on bees will be telling us about the importance of bees.
 Friends of Lyme Brook  The friends of the Lyme brook will be telling us about the wildlife and history of Newcastle’s famous river
Period Power Period power are a local charity aimed at making sure all girls and women have access to sanitary products
Newcastle BC Community Management  Our friend Simon Long will be  using recycled containers as pollinators