17th - 19th September 2021

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival comes to Bournemouth's Kings Park 17, 18, 19 September.

We’re so excited to reveal that the NEW MasterChef Champion, Tom Rhodes is joining us at Foodies Festival THIS SUMMER!

Tom Rhodes is just as excited to be involved as we are “I’m a huge fan of Foodies Festival, so I’m over the moon that it’s back this year. As well as all the amazing food, drinks and live music, I’ll be there and can’t wait to share my favourite recipes and quick kitchen tricks. The Foodies Festival really feels like the perfect way to kick back and celebrate this summer and I’m excited to see you all there.”

Tom will be joined by the other finalists, Alexina Anatole, Mike Tomkins and Laura Michael as well as previous MasterChef Champions including the 2020 winner Thomas Frake and reigning MasterChef Professionals Champion Alex Webb cooking their winning recipes for you!

Join us at Bournemouth Foodies Festival 2021 for our biggest celebration yet of top chefs, tasty food, delicious drinks and live music with headliners:

Friday 17th September Kylie on Show

Saturday 18th September The Killerz

Sunday 19th September Flash Queen Tribute Band

Watch MasterChef Champions, Michelin star and top local chefs cooking  their signature summer recipes in The Chefs Theatre and giving you top tips. The line up includes MasterChef: The Professionals Champion 2020 Alex Webb, MasterChef Champion 2020 Thomas Frake, MasterChef Finalist 2021 Laura Michael and MasterChef Finalist 2020 Sandy Tang with many more to be announced. 

MasterChef Champion 2020 Thomas Frake says “I am thrilled that Foodies Festival is back with a bang this summer and I can’t wait to share my favourite recipes and my top cooking tips with all you foodies out there! We all deserve a fun filled day out this summer so hope to see you there!”

Try sweet treats with Bake Off winners and top bakers in The Cake & Desserts Theatre, sample new wines, champagnes and cocktails in The Drinks Theatre, eat delicious street food from around the world, taste new flavours, meet artisan producers, have fun all day with chilli eating competitions and food challenges plus brand new extended Kids Zone with Kids Cookery theatre by SuperChefs.

We have released new weekend tickets which let you enjoy three days of great food, great music and great fun, plus day tickets if you prefer to come for the day. Don’t forget that children under 12 and dogs get in for free.

Just to reassure you that we are monitoring the coronavirus outbreak closely, taking guidance from the UK government, and that the health and safety of exhibitors, visitors and staff is our top priority.

We look forward to welcoming you this Summer and enjoying a fun filled weekend!


Venue Address:

Kings Park, Bournemouth, BH7 7AF

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Opening times:

Friday 17th September 2021

12pm - 7pm

Saturday 18th September 2021

11am - 7pm

Sunday 19th September 2021

11am - 7pm

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Good to know:

Dogs welcome on a short leash
Showguide £4
Goody Bag £5
Carers go free

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0844 995 1111

Bournemouth Council and Foodies Festival are monitoring the Coronavirus outbreak closely and we will continue to follow the advice provided by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Government and Public Health England to ensure the safety of our visitors, exhibitors and staff.

All attendees are encouraged to maintain good hand, respiratory and personal hygiene. Our visitors’ safety is our number one priority and as this is a developing situation, we will continue to monitor and review our security measures to adhere with the recommended advice.

We do recommend that visitors keep a close eye on the situation too, referring to the latest information and advice provided by Public Health England. Should anything change, updates will be posted to this website and emails sent to registered newsletter subscribers.

* Event dates are subject to change and subject to license

What to do?

Festival timetable

Friday 17th September

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Saturday 18th September

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Sunday 19th September

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KYLIE ON SHOW Headline Live Music Stage

Musicians Against Homelessness Live Music Stage Headliners, Celebrity Chef Demonstrations & Masterclasses will be announced soon!

THE KILLERZ Headline Live Music Stage

Musicians Against Homelessness Live Music Stage Headliners, Celebrity Chef Demonstrations & Masterclasses will be announced soon!

FLASH QUEEN TRIBUTE BAND Headline Live Music Stage