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First ever street food festival coming to Merry Hill

By Dayna Farrington | Brierley Hill | Dining out | Published:

The first street food event is coming to intu Merry's Hill the Waterfront later this year.

Merry Hill street food festival

Street food favourites will bring their range of creations to the centre, as well as live music and entertainment, on Friday, May 10.

The free event, taking place between 4pm and 9pm, marks the first time intu Merry Hill has worked with Stourbridge-based Street Food Affair, who regularly organise food fairs at the Bonded Warehouse.

Merry Hill street food festival

Jaspal Singh, asset surveyor at intu Properties Plc, said: "Good food is one of the best ways to bring friends and families together.

"We have teamed up with Street Food Affair to give our local visitors, office workers and those based farther afield the chance to try something different at the Waterfront.

Merry Hill street food festival

“Some of the best and most well-loved street food brands from all over the Midlands will be joining us in May and we’re looking forward to trying their different dishes.

"There will be something for all tastes and preferences to enjoy.”

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Sarah New, founder of Street Food Affair, added: "I have been running Street Food Affair at the Bonded Warehouse for two years now and the response has been phenomenal.

Merry Hill street food festival

"Our ethos has always been to support local talent and bring the community together.

“We are very excited to be able to take what we have created in Stourbridge and bring it to The Waterfront at intu Merry Hill’s Waterfront and hopefully attract both our regular followers and a new audience.

Merry Hill street food festival

"There will be some old favourites returning and we will also be supporting some new start-ups who are sure to make an impact.”

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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