The first Camberley Food Festival took place last week from 7- 9 November 2019.

Date: 

Thursday, 14 November, 2019

Organised by Surrey Heath Borough Council the event was part of the ‘Camberley Be Enchanted’ Christmas event programme. 

 

Camberley shoppers had the opportunity to visit over 50 unique stalls on Park Street, with traders from across the country providing a vast array of food, drinks and unique gifts.  Nachos, sausages, burritos, specialist gin, organic vegetables, tasty brownies, cheese and craft ale were just some of the food and drinks available. 

 

Professional chefs also provided live cookery demonstrations on the Main Stage, including Sunday Brunch’s Simon Rimmer, who joined the festival on Saturday. 

 

An unique independent pop up restaurant was also set up in the Hoxon Bar unit on Obelisk Way.  Hosted by local chef Adam Lestrelle the menu comprised of fresh local ingredients. 

 

We hope to run this event again in the future.

 

 

 

Camberley Be Inspired 

 

Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to supporting and regenerating Camberley.  SHBC’s investments have already seen the acquisition of The Square shopping centre, commencing its refurbishment programme within the first year of ownership.  Followed by an ambitious set of projects to improve the roads, pavements and street scene.  A redundant office building has also been purchased to create 116 high quality town centre apartments, with proposals to re-deliver new commercial space.    

 

Kier Property have been selected by SHBC as development partner for the London Road site.  Situated fronting the London Road, opposite the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, the 5.5-acre site has the potential to create a mixed-use development and improve the gateway to Camberley.   

 

SHBC has signed a 25-year contract with Places Leisure to design, build and operate a new £22 million leisure centre. The new centre will feature new swimming pools, sport courts, fitness facilities and a café.  The new centre is now in construction and is due to open in 2021. 

 

The regeneration work is supported by a comprehensive events programme, grant schemes for independent businesses and cultural and enrichment projects to ensure Camberley is a key destination and experience.  In Camberley we are committed to reshaping and enhancing the town centre to support our community and local businesses while high street retail faces challenges nationally.    www.camberleybeinspired.com