The Bishops Stortford Festival Of Flavour.

Hosted and fundraised for Grove Cottage

The third annual festival of flavour saw around 55 different stalls with a wide variety of hot, cold, sweet & savoury foods. As well as many with an international theme and also vegetarian & vegan stalls.

A wide variety of food and drink stalls from all over Hertfordshire such as Mayfly Cider, Mauds Ice Cream, Giggly Pig, Hadham Brewery, the Truckle Cheese Co, Balkan Pottery, Brockleby Pies, The Veg-heads and many more. They all collectively set up shop to help raise some money for an amazing local cause, Grove Cottage, which dates back all the way to 1966!

Grove Cottage was created in 1966 by a group of parents to provide lifelong support for their children. Today it costs £400,000 pa to operate Grove Cottage and most of this comes from fundraising.

Grove Cottage provides social and educational activities for people with learning disabilities to develop their potential, encourage lifelong friendships and provide respite for their families.

As well as providing some amazing food, drink (especially the inflatable beer tent!) and activities, we were also treated to performances from;

  • Cider At Yours
  • Performances from Cottage Grove Members
  • Kosmik Turtle
  • Teenage Revolution
  • De Rosa’s Steve Young and The Real Time Players
  • Gospel Choir
  • Shakila

Each and every act were amazing and successfully provided great entertainment throughout the whole day.

If you enjoyed any of the musical entertainment on the day and are interested in maybe learning an instrument, please get in contact with us via our email at sales@derosamusic.co.uk, call us on 01279 465155 or pop into the shop situated next door to Waitrose.

If you would like to get involved and contribute to this amazing cause, donations are accepted via https://www.mencapgrovecottage.org/get-involved/make-a-donation/

Every donation helps one way or another and a lot of the funding Grove Cottage receive are purely based on donations.

  • £10 – Fully funds the running costs of the Grove Cottage minibus for 1 day
  • £20 – Funds one session of our Wednesday Adult Club
  • £50 – Funds one member to attend one session of Big Play
  • £100 – Fully staffs our Nursery for one hour

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click & collect

We are operating a click & collect service from our Bishops Stortford showroom between 10am – 4pm. Collection will be safely from the entrance of the store. We are not accepting cash so card payments only please.

call us 01279 465155

You can order and make payment over the phone. We will aim to get your parcel ready within a reasonable and agreed time.

shop online

Our online store is fully operational. Orders placed on stock items will be delivered within 1-3 working days. If an item is out of stock we will contact you with an ETA.