Food&Drink's Harriet Laban has all the details for Digbeth's antics this weekend at The Independent Birmingham's FestivalWritten by Harriet Laban on 15th May 2019
Review: Seasonal Market’s Cheese Fest
Food & Drink's Sophie Rashley went down to Digbeth to taste all things cheese at Seasonal Market's Cheese Fest 2019
“There were stands for Halloumi Fries, Mac n' Cheese, Cheese Toasties, Feta and Halloumi Souvlaki, Cheesecake
There were stands for Halloumi Fries, Mac n' Cheese, Cheese Toasties, Feta and Halloumi Souvlaki, Cheesecake… basically, it was a cheese-lover’s dream. However, I was surprised how few actual cheese sellers there were; the market section was very small and from what I could find, there were only two people selling cheese and one person selling vegan cheese. I would liken it to when Pryzm puts on a ‘Beyoncé Night’ but only plays five Beyoncé songs. So, it was more like Digbeth Dining Club with a cheese theme, but it was still good fun, and the sellers that were there had really interesting products on offer.
“There were only two people selling cheese and one person selling vegan cheese
Other great local businesses that were there included Pip’s Hot Sauce, who gave out samples from their full range of hot sauces and helped me find the right level of spice for me, and Punks and Chancers, an ethical clothing brand selling tees and sweatshirts with brummie slogans.
As well as the markets and street food, there were retro games to play like the older version of Mario Kart, and some really kick-ass live music which gave the whole event a really chilled, fun atmosphere. The tickets were maybe slightly pricey - £3.50 for early bird and £5 for regular – especially as you had to pay for everything else inside. But, if you love cheese I would recommend it as a fun day out for a nice, cheese-filled change to a regular Digbeth Dining Club.