Festival Programme

25th to 27th September 2020

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27 Sep 2020

Chocolate Bar Making Taster Workshop

York Cocoa Works, York Cocoa Works 10 Castlegate York YO1 9RN

Join the York Cocoa Works Cocoa Academy and learn how to create your very own chocolate bar!

York is home to the world’s most famous chocolate bar, the Kit Kat, and there is a lot of love here in the chocolate city for all things cocoa. Join us in our academy and learn how to create your very own chocolate bar. You will discover our cocoa origins, we will show you how to temper chocolate, and you will experiment with different flavours to perfect your masterpiece! Once the bars have set, you will package your creations to be enjoyed at home.

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£19.50
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27 Sep 2020

York Cocoa Works Chocolate Manufactory Tasting Journey

York Cocoa Works, York Cocoa Works 10 Castlegate York YO1 9RN

Learn how York Cocoa Works make chocolate with their Chocolate Manufactory Tasting Journey.

During your time with us, one of our expert chocolate makers will share the secrets of our cocoa and how we transform it into chocolate. You will discover our origins and learn the rich history of chocolate making in York before taking a peek into our manufactory and watching our chocolate being made. This session concludes with a special tasting conducted by our cocoa connoisseur. You will sample the chocolate we make from cocoa beans all around the world, experiencing the different strengths and flavour notes in our range.

Following the journey, you are invited to join us in our Cocoa Cafe where you can use your ticket to enjoy further discounts across our whole product range.

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£0-9.50 (Age dependent)
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27 Sep 2020

MindFest

Online

We’re delighted to support MindFest York again this year. For 2020, Mindfest is going virtual so you can enjoy the music from the comfort of your own home! Watch online via http://www.facebook.com/MindYork

5pm – Ennis Bakolli
6pm – Rich Hardcastle Band
7pm – Bethany Rose (poetry)
7.30pm – Oz Hardwick (poetry)
8pm – Miles Cain

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Donations welcome
27 Sep 2020

Taste Trail – Sunday

12:00 until 15:00

Claim a range of samples from some of Yorks finest businesses. Tickets are strictly limited for this event, we strongly recommend booking in advance.

Things are a bit different this year so we’ve tweaked the format of our Taste Trail. Rather than joining each business individually, the Taste of York Taste Trail gives you access to several venues in the centre of York that will each offer sampling from the surrounding businesses.

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£3 per person
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27 Sep 2020

The Larder Club

Demonstration Tent 13:00 until 14:00

New to Blake Street, The Larder Club is a social enterprise that works with HMP Askham Grange to support the rehabilitation of woman offenders.

Free
27 Sep 2020

A Taste of Fancy Hanks

Demonstration Tent 15:00 until 15:00

A cocktail tasting with comfort food specialists, Fancy Hanks.

Fancy Hanks specialise in “Good Mood Food” and offer cocktails to match, which they’re giving you the chance to sample here.

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£4 per person
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