Food and Drink 2019

Food Producers

Alberto di Olivo Ltd

Local Honey and cosmetic products produced from local bees and beeswax.

Bath Soft Cheese Company

Award winning, organic artisan cheese, made on our farm near Bath.

Bespoke Brewery

Traditional brewery producing high quality award winning beer with a bespoke label design service


6 O’Clock Gin

Producing artisan spirits, gins & Liqueurs including award winning 6 0’clock gin.

The Chocshop Ltd

Chockshop is an artisan producer of chocolate brownies and produce the largest range in the UK

Chalice Mead Ltd

Deliciously tasting Traditional Golden Mead presented in beautiful decadent bottles which have uniquely hand-designed labels. Hand blended and infused with natural ingredients to create flavours such as elderflower’ ginger, hawthorn, blackberry, rhubarb, nettle, chilli to name but a few.

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Claires Kitchen

Award winning preserves made at home using local ingredients

Compton green wine

Compton Green

Fine English wines from a small gloucestershire vineyard


Cottage Sweets

Hand made flavoured marshmallows


Cherry Tree Preserves

Multi award winning chutneys & preserves using traditional family recipes


Croome Cuisine

Artisan cheeses with local ingredients that reflect the iconic flavours of our region.


Churros Ole Ltd

All our pastries are freshly made in front of our customers using 100% natural ingredients and traditional machinery as our grandpas used to do it.

Camphill Village Trust

Organic vegetables, meat, and eggs produced in Newnham within our Day Opportunities.

Cowshill Farm


Dean Forest Beekeepers

Provides facilities & environment for those interested in beekeeping.

Dean Forest Food Hub

Online farmers market for the Forest of Dean

Dugan’s Patisserie Ltd

Tracy and her team make creative and unique French style individual sweet tarts using quality ingredients that are locally sourced whenever possible. The tarts are little works of art made of our delicious handmade pastry filled with a chocolate ganache, frangipane or salted caramel and decorated with fresh fruit, nuts, and finished with real Belgian chocolate.

In addition to her signature tarts Tracy also bakes delicious almond cakes, Florentines and gooey chocolate brownies, all made with top quality ingredients and real Belgian chocolate.

Eccentric Gin

Small batch artisan craft gins


The Forest Bakehouse

Organic sourdough bread & beautiful hand made croissants


Gloucestershire College

Gloucestershire College is the main provider of hospitality, catering and chef training in the county and has a long, successful track record, with students going on to develop careers with Raymond Blanc, the Roux Brothers and Heston Blumenthal. Many go on to set up their own successful restaurants and catering businesses. Tom Kerridge was a past pupil of the College.


The Garlic Farm

All things garlic – inspired product from the Isle of Wight

Gloucestershire Charcuterie

Artisan British charcuterie with a focus on natural ingredients. All our salami and sausages are 100% additive free and we only use the finest herbs and spices, and outdoor bred meat reared to the highest ethical standards.


Gwatkins Cider

Real farmhouse cider & perry all made from pure fruit


Hales of Drybrook

You will find everything you need at Hales, whether you are
looking to improve your home, carry out routine DIY repairs
or build a complete new house or extension


Harts Barn Cookery School

Harts Barn Cookery School is all about ‘COOKING FOR ALL’ from Banquets to Basics. We are based in the beautiful Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire on an awe inspiring site dating back to 1068.


Handmade Scotch Egg Company

Over 40 varieties of scotch eggs including veggies and gluten free

Harts Traditional Turkeys

Every year we raise a small number of free-range premium bronze turkeys on our small holding in Gloucestershire. Our turkeys are so succulent and full of flavour because we raise them the traditional way, with love and care. We feed our birds an all natural diet and allow them to grow at their own pace.


Haven Distillery

Very small batch 43% London dry gin handmade in Herefordshire using herbs grown in our garden.


Herbal Connections

Culinary spices, unusual gadgets, dried ready meals, related gift sets


Hillbrooks Ice Cream

Our luxury Hillbrooks ice creams are all made from completely natural ingredients creating a distinctive and delicious taste.  All sorbets are 100% dairy free.  We are convinced that, one taste and you will be hooked!


Hillside Brewery

Hand crafted real ales, using the finest local ingredients


Hintons Specialist Bakehouse

Delicious gluten free vegetarian, vegan & speciality meat based products

Hog and Root

We are committed to providing a range of quality and tasty fast food choices, with our classic hot dogs and pulled pork being produces from prime cuts of Gloucester Old Spot.


Mr & Mrs Olives

Meditteranean mezzo food such as caviar, olive, nuts, baklava

James Gourmet Coffee

For the last 20 years we have been on a journey of sharing & showcasing some of the best examples of speciality coffees from across the world.


Kelsmor Dairy

Award winning ice cream made using milk from our Guernsey cows


Leaf & Petal

Fine loose leaf teas & chic tableware.

Lotties Vegan Bakery

Homemade vegan sweet & savoury bakes.


Madgetts Farm

Free range raw & cooked poultry & game.


Marine Conservation Society

Champions the need for marine wildlife protection, sustainable fisheries and clean seas and beaches.

Maryanne’s Bakes and Preserves

My preserves are made with local fruits and vegetables all from local farms. Scones are made with organic flour, free range eggs and English butter.

McCrindles Cider

Selected fruit to create crisp ciders and berries with a modern twist.

Mi Buns

Traditional Vietnamese street food with a modern touch.


A small, artisan fruit wine and liqueur maker based in Herefordshire in the heart of the English countryside.



Gorgeous handmade chocolate bars in a wide variety of flavours

The Natural Clothing Store

Natural fibre clothing

Noodles in a box

Cooking noodles & dim sum with fresh ingredients to eat or take away

Orchard Cider & Perry

Traditionally produced cider, perry & cider vinegar


The Parsons Nose

Speciality hand- produced sausages, & home-made beef patties cooked & served in a fresh bread roll, with or without onions


The Parsnipship

Original vegetarian & vegan produce


Plenty Pies

A range of gourmet savoury pies featuring unusual delicious fillings


The Pudding Shop

Traditional sweet & savoury puddings, chocolate concrete & christmas puds


Riverford Organics

We’re mad about veg – it’s at the core of everything we do. We’ve been growing it since 1987 and offer all sorts of veg, fruit, grass fed organic meat and more, fresh from our farm, delivered free to your door. Everything we grow and sell is organic. Come and live life on the veg with us.


Rose Cottage Drinks

High quality gin liqueurs a variety of flavours


Severn Cider

Traditional hand crafted cider & perry, winner of nine gold awards.

Silver Circle Distillery

Wye Valley Gin is a leafy, floral gin, produced by Silver Circle Distillery, a brand new craft spirit producer in the Monmouthshire village of Catbrook. Wye Valley gin combines the fresh flavours of foraged local botanics with the tang of grapefruit.


Smarts Cheese

We are a family farm, making traditional, handmade Gloucester cheese. All our cheese is vegetarian, and made from unpasteurised cow’s milk.Our farm is one of only four traditional single gloucester producers in the world.


VQ Country Wines

Hand crafted wine traditionally made from natural countryside ingredients



Flavours of Borneo artisan savoury slices and crackers for any dining pursuit


Stainswick Farm Oil

Award winning cold pressed rapeseed oil


Tubby Toms

The worlds favourite sauces & seasonings  handmade in Gloucestershire


Truckle Cheese

A range of mature cheddar cheese & blue cheese truckles & cheese making kits.

Vanilla & Oak Couture Cakes

Cakes, cookies and occasion cakes lovingly baked in the Forest of Dean.



Wigmores Bakery is a family run business established for over 100 years

Wye Valley Meadery

We make sparkling mead from local honey, and infusepflavours using foraged ingredients. We are beekeepers and have our hives between Chepstow and Ross-on-Wye, capturing the taste of the area.



Beads on the Beach

Hand crocheted yarn necklaces, lightweight soft with beautiful colour combinations

Caldwell Creations

Forest of Dean calendars, gifts & photos


Forest and Rivers Open Studios (farOpen)

A nine-day art trail, for artists, craft makers and creative businesses to open their studios. We will also present art in galleries and encourage group exhibitions to raise artist’s profiles, sell artwork and promote the fantastic diversity of talent, both professional and amateur, in this fabulous part of Britain.


Claire Waters

I specialize in the design and manufacture of stained and decorative glass for domestic and public spaces, providing a complete service from design through to installation, giving individual attention at every stage to ensure complete client satisfaction.


Funky Pheasant

Unique, handmade soft furnishings and gifts.

Jula Jewellery

Jewellery handmade from semi precious stones, handbags, purses & accessories


David  Tinsley Photography

Local photographic images as mounted prints, getting cards & calendars

Forest Crafters

Fabric goods – boxes, bags, teddies, wooden boot stands garden trigs


Grandma Bees

Fabulous moisturising & healing skin balm with a wonderful aroma

Henry Books

Children’s Story books sold by local author


Tina Dorner Photography

Photographic prints which help capture and preserve the beauty of the Forest of Dean & Wye Valley.


Caption Crafts

Handmade bespoke embroidered cushions & gifts


Purple Gecko Gifts

All of Purple Gecko Gifts are handmade in Cheltenham, in the heart of the Cotswolds. I’ve always had a passion for anything creative and after years of mooching around craft markets myself I decided it was time to step out of the office and start creating… in April 2015 Purple Gecko Gifts was born.


Wild Sage

WILD SAGE & Co is a small family run business that uses traditional methods to make luxuriously natural and skin soothing soaps and balms


The Wonky Carpenter

Based betwixt the Rivers Severn & Wye in the Forest of Dean. I make upcycled pallet designs and projects. #recycle #pallet #design #artwork #woodwork


Wye Natural Soaps

Handmade 100% natural soaps

Barmy Crafts

Bits by Bosstype

Experience Ukraine

Handcrafted gifts fram Carpathian mountains, hand woven rugs, socks vintage hemp dresses, wooden spoons & textiles.


Spirit of the Forest

Photographic cards, books & posters.

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Artspace Cinderford is an artist led, organic organisation which has evolved in response to local need. We believe passionately in the power of creativity to enhance and change people’s lives. We work with people of all ages and abilities to develop each one’s innate creativity

We are inclusive and aim to provide the support needed for everyone to participate on an equal footing. Whilst needing to earn a living, we try to keep the cost of all our activities affordable


National Trust 

National Trust discounted membership offer & information on local properties.

Friends of the Dean Heritage Museum

In support of the Dean Heritage Museum

Forest of Dean District Council Waste & Recycling

Information about recycling & waste minimisation.

Bream Community Library

Public library services for Bream & the Forest of Dean.

NHS Information Bus


Big Cats – Sightings & Evidence

Information on sightings of panthers, pumas and lynx in the local countryside.


The Forest Upcycling Project

We sell furniture and electrical goods at low prices. Our warehouses are located off Valley Road, Cinderford (the road by the Fire Station) and The Kings Head Hotel, Bank Street, Coleford.


Outdoor Coaching UK

We are a company with one philosophy, our personal Everest is – “to get as many people ‘Outdoors’ to experience its natural wonders and benefits as possible”.

We aim to provide an affordable outdoor experience and generate motivation to assist your own journey into the outdoors with confidence and enthusiasm

The Green Party


Swat Pets

Home-from-home dog boarding & doggy day care

Barnwood Trust

Charitable organisation offering grants, workshops & more



Promoting the work of the RSPB within conservation, farming & fair-trade food.


Glos Wildlife Trust

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust works throughout the county to provide wildlife knowledge and expertise, from ecological consultancy to wildlife advice

Forest Voluntary Action Forum

Supporting volunteering and voluntary organisations in the Forest of Dean.