A SUMMER OF FOOD & FUN
British summer-time; a chance to enjoy the lighter nights and dine alfresco, weather permitting. Today we’re serving up a selection of the hottest food events taking place across the country. Leave the soggy sandwiches at home and head out on an adventure of culinary delights.
Cardiff International Food & Drink Festival
When – 6th – 8th July
Where – Cardiff Bay
Tickets – Free
Now in its 19th year, the Cardiff Food & Drink Festival attracts visitors from near and far. Located on the water’s edge, sip champagne to the sounds of live music or explore the 100’s of stalls which include artisan breads, local cheeses and liquors. With free entry, this festival is a food lover’s haven!
For full details visit http://www.visitcardiff.com/event/cardiff-international-food-drink-festival-2018/
Great British Food Festival
When – 21st & 22nd July
Where – Knebworth House
Tickets – From £8.55
The Great British Food Festival will be popping up at various locations around the country this summer. Knebworth House boasts 250 acres of countryside homing herds of deer and every summer it hosts a weekend of food, live music and family activities. With celebrity chefs hosting live demos across the weekend, man vs food challenges and cake judging competitions this is a food festival to spend with family & friends.
For full details and tickets visit https://www.greatbritishfoodfestival.com
When – 2nd – 5th August
Where – Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire
Tickets – From £179.50
Known as the gastronomers Glastonbury, Wilderness Festival is a hive of activity from the moment you land and set up camp. More than just Michelin starred food, here you’ll find some of the biggest names in music alongside talks and debates, wellness workshops and, as the name suggests, the great outdoors. Be prepared to experience the unknown and create memories that last a lifetime!
For full details and tickets visit https://www.wildernessfestival.com/
The Big Feastival
When – 24th – 26th August
Where – Churchill Heath Farm, Kingham
Tickets – From £64
If you’re looking for a family-friendly day out, look no further, with a full line-up of children’s entertainment featuring Paddington, The Gruffalo and Pepper Pig!! For the adults, some of the biggest names in food and equally impressive music acts, head down to Alex James’s farm and spend the bank holiday weekend in style.
For full details and tickets visit https://www.thebigfeastival.com/
Manchester Food & Drink Festival
When – 27th September – 8th October
Where – Manchester City Centre
Tickets – Free
Now in its 21st year, the Manchester Food & Drink Festival is showing no signs of slowing down as it becomes a national name. An 11-day celebration showcasing the best that this Northern city has to offer. You’ll find the festival hub situated in Albert Square surrounded by live entertainment, wine bars & street food. Who needs a plan? Explore the neighbouring restaurants and bars and see where the day, or night, takes you.
For full details and tickets visit http://www.foodanddrinkfestival.com/