Become a Festival Patron


We would like to invite you to become a Patron of the Christchurch Food Festival, a fantastic way to support the food festival and receive wonderful benefits over the festival weekend and throughout the year.

  • Free access and use of the VIP Marquee, ‘The Bar on the Quay’,  throughout the Festival weekend between 10am and 4pm.
    You will receive a Patrons lanyard containing a map and listing of the events over the weekend which will give you access.
  • All Patrons will receive a complimentary glass of bubbles and nibbles token as well as use of VIP toilet facilities adjoining the Marquee over the Festival weekend.
  • Reserved VIP seating area at the Demonstration Marquee on a first come, first served basis
  • Patrons will be the first to receive regular e-shots of events running throughout the year associated with the Festival.
  • The Festival will offer Patrons priority invitations and discounted tickets to all specially organised events.

The annual membership fee is just £25 per person or a joint membership of £40 for a year’s membership which is excellent value for all the benefits you will receive!

Want to find out more?
Join us for a Gin & Tonic at 6pm on Thursday 8th March in the Quay Bar at the Captain’s Club Hotel. The first 100 people to RSVP will receive a complimentary G&T!! Please click here to book your place.

To join the scheme:

  1. Complete the application form
    Food Festival Patrons Scheme Booking Form
  2. Save a copy and email it to Simon Box –
  3. Make your payment using the information on the booking form.

A membership pack containing your lanyard and vouchers will be posted to you in advance of the Festival weekend.

What Now?


Our demonstration events are yet to be finalised, please check back closer to May.