Some of the biggest names in British cooking are headed to the Downs for a marvellous weekender celebrating all things tasty...
Head up to The Downs this month for Foodies Festival, a full weekend of culinary delights and gourmet brilliance! As well as plenty of delicious treats to thrill your palate, there are a heap of demonstrations, workshops and talks to get stuck into - plus VIP experiences to enjoy the fest in the lap of luxury...
Described as the "Gastronomic Glastonbury" - it’s hard to argue with a title like that - this massive gala boasts a booming lineup of names, from Michelin starred names such as Josh Eggleton to households favourites like Great British Bake Off champion Candice Brown. Masterchef's Jack Devonshire, Jack Layer, Billy Wright and Juanita Hennessey are also in attendance, as is TV’s Dean Edwards and Great British Menu-er Richard Bainbridge!
The focus of this year's festival is on Healthy Living as it looks to inspire you to get fit this summer without losing flavour. Experts are on hand to answer questions about wellbeing and fitness, with many chefs shining a spotlight on healthy recipes and Kate Moss' detox coach Amanda Hamilton offering beauty and nutrition tips. Tuck into a yoga session or feel the burn with a HIIT class - all lifestyles and tastes will find something to adore!
Other things to look forward to include Street Food Avenue, a Drinks Theatre with champagne and craft beers, local produce in the Artisan Market, live music, kids activities (who wants to try edible science experiments?!), a vintage tea tent, Pimms Teapot, Bar Bus, Chili Eating Competition and so much more... with over 200 different stalls and a plethora of dishes to try you'd better make sure you arrive ravenous.
Tickets are on sale now from just £10, with a VIP option giving you a dedicated chill-out spot, bubbly on arrival, a goody bag, reserved seating and more!