"Southport Food and Drink Festival The Food and Drink Festival, Southport's newest major event, will take place across the town over 4 days and will feature stalls, demonstrations, a real ale festival and a superb range of food and drink. There will be a Continental Market on Lord Street, a Farmers Market and stallholders from across Europe and the UK and in the 'Southport Restaurateurs Association' marquee, local chefs will be cooking up a mouthwatering range of dishes from their menus. Many restaurants will be offering special themed menus - including for those of you with a sweet tooth 'pudding clubs' - during the event, so why not stay over and enjoy a couple of evenings in Southport. Dates Food & Drink Festival 17/05/2007 - 20/05/2007 Thursday 09:00 - 23:00 Friday 09:00 - 23:00 Saturday 09:00 - 23:00 Sunday 09:00 - 23:00" URLs - Visit Southport | Liverpool.com Anyone up for a trip to Southport? We could do some of the touristy things (eg, take a ride on the Southport Belle on the Marine Lake - can check if it's running, should be by now).