Posted: 31/05/2012 at 7:25pm
The Bournemouth Development Company is pleased to be supporting the Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival.
The 10-day-long festival of food and drink takes place from June 22, culminating in
a market in Bournemouth Square from June 29 till July 1 and another in the
Triangle on July 1.
Among the event’s official partners are The Bournemouth Development Company, Bournemouth Accommodation and Hotel Association, Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce, Bournemouth Tourism, The Daily Echo and Heart FM.
Toby Marden, of The Bournemouth Development Company, said: “The Bournemouth Development Company is a proud supporter of events such as the Food Festival and the Air Festival, which attract locals and visitors and raises the profile of the town centre. In addition to creating new homes, business space and family attractions and generating Council profit to invest in infrastructure, creating a thriving events programme is a must.”
The festival, which launched in 2011, offers an opportunity to promote local food-related
businesses, from hotels to cafes, and farmers to brewers. Among the venues
taking part are the Miramar Hotel, Flirt Cafe Bar, Urban Beach Hotel and The
Other event sponsors include Blue Eyed Boy, Cucu, Comax and Gorm Glas Associates.
The Bournemouth Development Company (BDC) is a public-private partnership between
Bournemouth Borough Council and Morgan Sindall Investments Ltd, established to deliver much of the Town Centre Vision through the development of Council-owned
land. The company is owned jointly (50/50) by the Council and Morgan Sindall Investments Ltd and will be developing a number of sites around the Town Centre
for a variety of uses, in line with the Council’s planning policy.
BDC recently secure planning permission for their first scheme on Leyton Mount car
park, overlooking Horseshoe Common, and recently submitted a planning application for its second project on Madeira Road.
For further information about the festival visit: www.bournemouthfoodanddrink.co.uk