17 June - 19 June, 2022



See Lee & Simon from Blue Sat 18th, Scouting For Girls Sun 19th June

Festival Information

Music headliners: Scouting for Girls, Lee & Simon from Blue, Liberty X, 911

Join us at Hylands Park for Chelmsford Foodies Festival 2022 – our biggest celebration yet of top chefs, tasty food, delicious drinks and live music. 

Watch MasterChef Champions, Michelin-starred and top local chefs cooking their signature summer recipes in The Chefs Theatre. See MasterChef: The Professionals 2020 winner Alex Webb and MasterChef finalist Tony Rodd, chef-patron of Copper & Ink, cooking live, alongside 2010 winner Dhruv Baker, 2020 finalist Sandy Tang, and 2020 winner Thomas Frake.

Learn how to make show-stopping cakes in The Cake & Bake Theatre with expert bakers. Great British Bake Off stars will share their best baking hints and tips live on stage with easy to make recipes that are as delicious to look at as they are to eat.

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! Kids join in the fun at The Kids Cookery Theatre.

We are monitoring the coronavirus outbreak closely, taking guidance from the UK government. 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.

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Friday night is 90s night!

See Liberty X and 911 performing live

Festival Timetable

Additional Details


Free Foodies shuttlebus will be running continuously throughout the weekend.

10:30am-9:15pm (8:30 Sunday), Friday to Sunday. 

Collection from Duke Street (next to Premier Inn Hotel) to Hylands Park every 30 minutes. 

Collection on the hour, every hour.

FREE Onsite Parking.


Opening Times
Friday 17th June 2022 – 12pm–9pm
Saturday 18th June 2022 – 11am–9pm
Sunday 19th June 2022 – 11am–8pm

Dogs welcome on a short leash
Car park located beside the festival site
Showguide £4
Goody Bag £5

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Chelmsford 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


Address: Hylands Park, Chelmsford CM2 8FS

What's On

Pop-Up Bars

Artisan Market

Street Food


Luxury VIP Tent

Live Music Stage

Kids’ Cookery

Healthy Living

Feasting Tent

Drinks Theatre

Cake & Bake

Chefs Theatre