LOCAL food and drink producers will have the opportunity to showcase their products at this year’s Armoy Road Races on Friday 29th and Saturday 30th July.
Last year there were a record number of spectators to the event and in the run up to the main racing dates, a variety of events such as classic car and motorcycle displays, a horseshoe throwing competition, BBQs and the bikers’ ride out will take place from Sunday 24th July followed by practice on Friday 29th and racing on Saturday 30th July.
By teaming up with Tourism Northern Ireland for its Year of Food and Drink campaign, this year visitors to the road races will be able to sample and buy local produce in a dedicated food and drink marquee.
Shauna McFall from Naturally North Coast and Glens said, “We are delighted to be involved with the road races this year. It gives us the opportunity to show off all the wonderful, tasty and innovative food and drinks which are produced in the area in an exciting and unique setting.
“We’ll have stalls providing an opportunity for everyone to try as well as buy what’s on offer. Armoy Road Races is a great event to be associated with and we are really looking forward to being there. The Year of Food and Drink has monthly themes and as the theme for July is seas, rivers and coasts, we are well situated to enable some of our great fish producers to show what they do. In addition to the theme, we’ll have everything from artisan cakes and breads and condiments to a selection of local craft ales and beers available.”