Back by popular demand, Foodies Festival is the UK’s largest celebration of food & drink, and it returns to Hove Lawns this summer! Spend the May Bank holiday weekend enjoying an incredible range of mouthwatering food stalls, demonstrations, cook-alongs, workshops, kids activities, with entertainment for all the family. It's like the culinary equivalent of Glastonbury, and we can't wait!

This year sees the launch of a brand new Musicians Against Homelessness music stage with the epic Toploader and The Hoosiers headlining over the weekend. The live music stage will see talented emerging bands and solo artists perform with tickets raising money for UK-wide homelessness charity Crisis.

An all-star line up will be cooking up a storm in the Chef’s Theatre, including 2017’s Great British Bake Off winner Sophie Faldo, 64 Degrees & Great British Menu winner Michael Bremner, Michelin-starred chef of Ockenden Manor Stephen Crane, as well as Great British Bake Off finalist 2017 Steven Carter & Author of Sesame & Spice Anne Shooter to name but a few, all offering recipe secrets and tips to take home. 

Some of the other fun foodie events you can look forward to: 

  • Enjoy Prosecco and Parmesan masterclasses in the Drinks Theatre
  • Join Chocolate making, cake decorating and Kombucha workshops
  • Sample and Buy from artisan producers in the market area
  • Refreshing cocktails from the Tequila Shack, Tikki Rum Bar, Gin Station
  • Cream pie throwing, cheese stretching and chilli eating competitions
There's of fun events for the kids too. Children can learn to cook in the Kids Cookery Theatre run by SuperChefs, Kidzone has a craft area plus there's bouncy castles and face painting. 


Because we love the Foodies Festival so much we've even got two VIP day tickets to giveaway! VIP ticket holders enjoy a complimentary glass of fizz, fast track entry and priority access to all masterclasses, creative workshops and theatres. As well as this, they can kick back in the luxury VIP area, enjoying the tunes from the private acoustic music stage and private bar kitted out by luxury furniture company RAFT. You also get a tote goody bag and a glossy show guide full of recipes. Head over to our Facebook page to enter, competition goes live this Thursday. 

Published -17th April 2018