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Isle of Wight Garlic Festival

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It might not be the best place to pick up a date, but this festival is sure to have you asking for more of its pungent garlic-y treats. Started as a fundraiser in 1983 for the village school, the Isle of Wight Garlic Festival is attended by about 20,000 people each August in the village of Newchurch, and also supports local food producers and traders. The Island's world famous garlic makes up most of the festival's dishes, including warm bread, moules, sweet corn, prawns, lamb, coffee, ice cream, and beer. There are also more than 300 stalls selling the best of the Island's produce and arts and crafts. Its mix of entertainment and cuisine make for a great day out.


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Written by  Allison Hansen.

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