STOURBRIDGE'S popular Street Food Affair returns this week and will showcase Black Country traders as part of the Black Country Festival.

Food and drink sellers from the area will bring their pop up eateries and bars to the cobbled streets of the historic Bonded Warehouse in Canal Street on Friday July 26.

The event, which will run from 4pm to 9pm, will also include a Twilight Makers Market and live performances from local musicians curated by Esther Turner as well as a diverse array of street food ranging from Indian to Greek to vegan plus cocktails, gin, cider, prosecco and local ales from the Green Duck Beer Company.

Sarah New, Street Food Affair's founder, said: “I’ve been running Street Food Affair at The Bonded Warehouse for three years now and the response has been phenomenal.

"My ethos is to support local talent and bring the community together and I have been thrilled with the response from local people.

"I’m delighted to announce that my next event is being sponsored by Midlands-based property developer and investor, Claremont Property Group and will provide an exciting new opportunity for local artists.”

The property group, which is behind the residential conversion of the Grade II listed Carnegie library in Church Street, is launching an emerging painter prize for local artists - the winner of which will receive £250 and the honour of seeing their work exhibited in the historic building.

Manjit Deol, co-founder of Claremont Property, said: “We’re delighted to sponsor Street Food Affair, which shares our values in bringing communities together and supporting local talent.”

“The conversion of the Old Library in Stourbridge has been a labour of love for us and we were interested to discover that this historic building had previously been home to artists in the town.”

"So many local people have been a part of the building’s story and we want to give emerging artists the opportunity to create a piece of art that reflects the building and its importance to the people of Stourbridge.”

For more information about Street Food Affair check out streetfoodaffair on Facebook.

Admission to the event is £1 - with free entry for children under 16.