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The Southville Chocolate Festival, 11am-5pm, children free, entrance for adults £2.50

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We look forward to seeing you on Saturday the 8th of December for the first Southville Chocolate Festival! We are working with the fantastic Jo Harrington of Lip Smacking Festivals who has lined up an amazing range of chocolate experts:

  • Zara’s Chocolates. Lovely local, exquisite chocolates created by hand. Zara’s Chocolates is renowned for producing consistently excellent chocolate with innovative flavours.
  • Pallete & Pasture. Delicious Somerset gelato from a family run farm made with  delicious fresh milk and flavoured with local, seasonal produce. A range of chocolate flavours will be created for the festival, including a chocolate sorbet. On the day they will be running a competition to name come up with a name for the new creation with a fantastic prize for the winner.
  • Chocolate Arthouse. Unique hand-painted chocolates including Louboutin-style shoe creations that make wonderful presents. They use South American chocolate from local co-operatives ensuring fairtrade.
  • Coco Chemistry was founded by two chemists with years of teaching and product development experience. Every item produced at Coco Chemistry meets exacting standards, is perfectly tempered and bursting with bold flavours.
  • Elspeth’s Kitchen. Delicious Raw Desserts that are free-from refined-sugar, gluten, dairy, eggs, soy, preservatives & artificial colours which they craft by hand.
  • Oh So Wicked will be selling liquid hot fondant chocolate poured over your choice of fruits, fudges and marshmallows.
  • Event Horizon produce an amazing range of chocolate syrups with delicious flavours, some boozy, some fruity, some spiced…
  • Gourmet Brownie Kitchen is a  bakery specializing in indulgent chocolate brownies including gluten and vegan options.
  • Solkiki Chocolatemaker import fine-flavour cacao direct from smallholder estates then turn those amazing ingredients into stunning chocolate, they guarantee long-term improvements in quality of life, cacao and chocolate.
  • Radek’s Chocolate The finest ingredients and fairly traded organically grown ‘Crilla’ cacao from Peru. Their chocolate bars, truffle bars and brownies are free from dairy, gluten, GMO and refined sugars.
  • Dark Moon Chocolate produce very tasty Vegan Truffles.
  • Delores Cakes is run by a trained chocolatier with over a decade of experience having worked for Britain’s leading organic chocolate cake makers.
  • Coco-bella. Beautiful hand crafted chocolates for all occasions including diabetic chocolate favours.
  • Tender Loving Kitchen. Chocolate creations from a vegan and gluten-free kitchen. We’ll be bringing a range of delicious cakes, meringues, cheesecakes and more, using the very best fairtrade chocolate and seasonal ingredients.
  • Booja Booja chocolate truffles.  A beautiful range for all occasions featuring an array of irresistible melt in the mouth, dairy free chocolate truffle flavours.
  • The Chocolate Arthouse. Inspirational Chocolates created by hand an eclectic range of truffles, chocolates, celebration cakes and sculptures. Using all natural products, preservative free and a variety of single origin chocolate from around the world.
  • Chocolate Voyage sells a new generation of single origin chocolate made by makers using real ingredients and the best cacao in the world.
  • Cococaravan. Smooth raw chocolate made from the best raw Criollo Cacao there is and truly pure, unrefined and raw liquid Coconut Blossom Nectar.  Solid bars and signature soft centre caramel bars.
  • Elements For Life. Award winning raw chocolate products which are dairy, gluten and wheat free, free of refined sugar, with no artificial additives and packed full of goodness.Suitable for vegans, diabetics, coeliacs and anyone who loves great taste.
  • Kennet Cocoa. High quality, hand tempered chocolates and personalised gifts.
  • Lick The Spoon. Award winning chocolates. Named four times Best Chocolate at the Taste of the West Awards.
  • Liz Oliva Hats. A blend of unique, experimental confectionary based millinery with a nod towards Willie Wonka and The Chocolate Factory for the annual Chocolate Festival, as well as more tailored designs for everyday wear.
  • Pure Raw Chocolate. The finest organic ingredients produce beautiful, handmade golden parcels of utter indulgence. Velvety rich, dairy free, gluten free and free from refined sugars. Suitable for vegans and anyone demanding more from their chocolate.  This is not confectionary, it’s superfood decadence.
  • Quirky Collectibles. A perfectly curated collection of chocolate inspired vintage gifts from mugs to chocolate cookery books.
  • Seven Hills Chocolate. Chocolate bars, fresh chocolates and other confectionery in small batches by hand.