Groups

Below is information about our volunteer-led groups. Members can attend any meetings of any groups, not just your most local. If there isn't a group in your area and you are willing to volunteer to start one please see how here.

Please also note that Group leader emails are included here so that members and potential members can contact them. Please do not email our leaders with information about products and services. If you are a company and you wish to engage with Slow Food, please see our exciting new Supporters' Scheme which will enable you to demonstrate your support using our Supporters' Scheme logo.

If you have queries about research projects please contact our Head Office via info@slowfood.org.uk

Berkshire & Wiltshire

Group Leader:
Clare Marriage
slowfoodbw@hotmail.co.uk

Being a member of a Slow Food local group is a great way of connecting with your local food community.
For more information about local events, please feel free to e-mail the group leader.

Aylsham

Group Leader:
Mo Anderson-Dungar
mo@radcad.co.uk,
Website:
slowfoodaylsham.org.uk

Slow Food Aylsham, founded in 2004, is a vibrant organisation which organises a number of events for the public and its members throughout the year.
Aylsham Food Festival, a three day event held during the first weekend in October is organised by Slow Food Aylsham. It usually includes the Aylsham Country Market, a meal at the […]

Ludlow Marches

Group Leader:
Sue Chantler
slowludlow@googlemail.com
Website:
slowfoodludlow.org.uk

Slow Food Ludlow is run by Sue Chantler and organises events such as themed meals, tastings, producer visits, markets, talks and demonstrations. The group describes its aim as “supporting local, small scale, sustainable food production” and has recently had a particular emphasis on supporting and preserving local endangered foods. The Shropshire prune, a type of […]

Berwick-upon-Tweed

Group Leader:
Ruth McNeely
stay@oldvicarageberwick.co.uk

The Berwick ‘convivium’ or group was established in 2006 to celebrate the rich food heritage of this historic border town and its thriving food scene today. We organise talks, producer visits, restaurant outings and much more which are open to members and non-members. Our largest event is the annual Berwick Food Festival, now preparing for its seventh year in 2014.

London

Group Leader:
Shane Holland
s.holland@slowfood.org.uk
Website:
slowfoodlondon.com
Facebook:
Click Here to vist Slowfood London on Facebook

Slow Food is an idea, a way of living and a way of eating. It is a global, grassroots movement with thousands of members that links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment
Slow Food London is at the heart of raising awareness about good, clean and fair food. One of the […]

East Anglia

Group Leader:
Dermott Sales
info@slowfoodanglia.org
Website:
slowfoodanglia.org/

Slow Food East Anglia serves as regional ‘umbrella’ group that cover most parts of Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridge. Within the area, Slow Food has 2 local groups: Slow Food Aylsham and Slow Food Norwich.
Please feel free to join either one of the specific local groups or join the regional group.
For more info on activities and events, please […]

Edinburgh

Group Leader:
Caroline Rye
info@slowfoodedinburgh.co.uk
Website:
slowfoodedinburgh.com
Facebook:
Click Here to vist Slowfood Edinburgh on Facebook

SF Edinburgh has a thriving and close-knit food community. The group organises monthly stalls at the Edinburgh Farmers’ Market, providing a platform for local producers and chefs as well as Suppers to help link food businesses with local food producers – and to let people find out more about Slow Food in a relaxed, social […]

Cumbria

Being a member of a Slow Food local group is a great way of connecting with your local food community. Slow Food Cumbria is the local group for the Slow Food movement for those living in Cumbria and close by, celebrating all the artisan and traditional foodie delights of this very special region. Slow Food Cumbria […]

Sussex

Group Leader:
Mike Little
mikelittle1981@yahoo.co.uk

Recent events gave the opportunity to learn to bake bread and make brioche, see local apples pressed into juice and bottled, visit vineyards and dairies, enjoy an annual festival of food films at the Electric Palace, hook up with the Slow Food on Campus students at South Coast College, connect with local growers, share potluck […]

Oxon & Cotswolds

At one time Slow Food Oxon was one of the largest Slow Food groups in the country. We are delighted to inform you that together with a group of new and existing local members the group has just been relaunched alongside merging with Slow Food Cotswolds.
The new Slow Food Oxon & Cotswolds will be stronger than […]

Solent

Group Leader:
Hannah Godfrey
info@slowfoodsolent.org.uk
Website:
slowfoodsolent.org.uk

Slow Food Solent is a local Slow Food group covering Hampshire, West Sussex and the Isle of Wight. The Solent area is home to many excellent growers, producers, restaurants, and food outlets, with an abundant availability of superb food, hence providing the ideal setting for an active local Slow Food group. Through tastings, food demonstrations […]

North East

Group Leader:
Celia Spouncer
spouncer@btconnect.com

Slow Food Northern Ireland North East is based around the Portaferry area.
For more information about local events, please feel free to e-mail the group leader.

Carmarthenshire

Group Leader:
Illtud Dunsford
info@charcutierltd.co.uk

South East Wales (y De-ddwyrain)

Group Leaders:
Chair: Mark Adams
chair@slowfoodsoutheastwales.org.uk
or:
General contact
info@slowfoodsoutheastwales.org.uk
Website:
slowfoodsoutheastwales.org.uk
Facebook:
Click Here to vist Slowfood South East Wales (y De-ddwyrain) on Facebook

Slow Food South East Wales is a young and dynamic local group founded in March 2015.
We have a strong committee comprising of local food & drink producers, business owners, chefs, restaurants and those with an interest in good, clean, fair food.  We are actively seeking new members to help us achieve our goals.
We have a […]

Virtual Group England

Group Leader:
Shane Holland
s.holland@slowfood.org.uk

No Local Group near you?
You can still join Slow Food!
Several parts of England are currently not covered by our active local groups. If you happen to live in one of these areas, than please join our Virtual England group, by selecting ‘Virtual Group England’ from the local groups list when you sign up for your […]

Virtual Group Scotland

Group Leader:
Bob Donald
networkcoordinator@slowfoodscotland.com.

No Local Group near you?
You can still join Slow Food!
Several parts of Scotland are currently not covered by our active local groups. If you happen to live in one of these areas, than please join our Virtual Scotland group, by selecting ‘Virtual Group Scotland’ from the local groups list when you sign up for your […]

North West

Group Leader:
Paula McIntyre

Northern Ireland North West is launching on the 2nd December 2015 headed by Director for Northern Ireland, Paula McIntyre
 
 

Glasgow

Group Leader:
Vicky Manning, Chairman; or Paul Hooper, Secretary
slowfoodglasgow@gmail.com

A group of volunteers organising & supporting a range of activities & events. We aim to support local producers, to raise awareness of global and local food issues and to promote food initiatives that reach each and every part of our community.

North Wales – Slow Food Gogledd Cymru

Group Leader:
Trine Hughes
trinehughes@me.com

An active group in the North of Wales, we regularly can be seen at major events in North Wales (and beyond!) throughout the year. We have a busy calendar of events and activities, and our group leaders are busy involved in everything from Protected Food Names to projects with young people.
They publish a regular newsletter […]

Tayside & North Fife

Group Leader:
Lyndsay Cochrane
Slowfoodtayside@gmail.com

Slow Food Tayside & North Fife is a friendly and diverse group of people passionate about food and where it comes from. We are proud of what the region has to offer and are committed to promoting the Slow Food Movement’s principles of good, clean and fair food for all.
We aim to support a culture […]