England Groups

Slow Food England currently has a number of local groups around the country. Should you live in an area outside of these areas, please join our 'Virtual England Group' to stay informed of Slow Food activities around England. To set up a new group in your local area, please contact Director for Slow Food England, Shane Holland at s.holland@slowfood.org.uk


Group Leader:
Patrick Prekopp

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 […]

Berkshire & Wiltshire

Group Leader:
Clare Marriage

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.


Group Leader:
Kevan Wylie

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.


Group Leaders:
Kate Smith
Charlotte Watkivs - Birminham SFYN (Slow Food Youth Network)
Click Here to vist Slowfood Birmingham on Facebook

Slow Food Birmingham’s arrival is timely as the city is undergoing a food renaissance. The Birmingham convivium/group was established in January 2018 by leader Kate Smith with Chef Alliance member, Brad Carter and several food minded locals, all keen for some diverse independents to fit the middle gap between impressive Michelin food and its unique […]


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 […]

East Anglia

Group Leader:
Dermott Sales

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 […]


Group Leader:
Shane Holland

No Local Group near you?
You can still join Slow Food!
Local groups are a very small part of the Slow Food Family.
You can join the virtual England group, and be part of the global Slow Food family based on shared values.
Select ‘England (rest of)’ from the local groups list when you sign up for your membership […]


Group Leader:
Shane Holland
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 […]

Ludlow Marches

Group Leader:
Sue Chantler

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 […]


Group Leader:
Emma Schwarz & Yvonne Thomson

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 […]