The 2018 Christchurch Food Festival is not far away now on Saturday & Sunday 12th & 13th May and we have lots of new stalls, fabulous events and great entertainment planned!
To give you a flavour of the event, the Festival, which is a not-for-profit organisation, grows each year offering new and exciting experiences.
The Festival evokes a sense of community pride and attracts over 70,000 visitors who experience a culinary adventure.
During the market weekend, the High Street is transformed with stalls brimming with local delicacies. And down on the picturesque riverside setting of Christchurch Quay, the experience continues with free-to-view cookery demonstrations, Beer Festival, fabulous cocktails, Kids Kitchen, excellent entertainment and Dorset Food & Drink trademark marquees, as well as dozens of stalls selling delicious food to eat there or take home and create exciting recipes.
For 2018 we are welcoming back our lovely celebrity Festival Ambassadors, Lesley Waters and Dean Edwards, who will be entertaining with their demonstrations. Alana, from the BBC’s ‘Apprentice’ who will be baking some of her delicious cakes.
New for 2018 we are excited to announce that Melissa Morgan ‘aka Ms Cupcake’ will be joining in the Lovett Demonstration Theatre. Melissa is a vegan baker and chef, originally from Canada who now runs a very successful bakery in London. Award winning and much loved, the Christchurch Food Festival is firmly established as one of the most credible food festivals in the UK.
In the run up to the festival, keep up-to-date with what's going on.