Winchester

16th — 18th July 2021

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival heads to Winchester 16, 17, 18 July.

We’re good to go! Join us at Winchester Foodies Festival 2021 for our biggest celebration yet of top chefs, tasty food, delicious drinks and live music with chart topping music headliners Scouting for Girls.

Plan what you are going to see and do at the festival by checking out the daily show timetables at the bottom of this page.

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 GBBO Finalist 2020 Dave Friday, MasterChef Champion 2020 Thomas Frake, MasterChef: The Professionals Champion 2020 Alex Webb, MasterChef Champion 2016 Jane Devonshire with many more to be announced.    

Learn how to make show stopping cakes in The Cake & Bake Theatre at the festivals with expert bakers including Great British Bake Off Finalist  Dave Friday who 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.  Indulge in afternoon tea staples such as lemon drizzle loaf, delicious buns, chocolate delights, as well as gluten free and vegan sweet treats and you’ll get a treat at the end of it!

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 run by SuperChefs where they can learn to create scrumptious recipes with a Teddy Bear Picnic theme. This year we have an extended Kids Zone and Crafts Tent so everyone has a fun day out! 

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.

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Venue Address:

North Walls Recreations Ground
Nuns Road
Winchester
SO23 7EF

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Opening times:

Friday 16th July 2021

12pm - 8pm

Saturday 17th July 2021

11am - 8pm

Sunday 18th July 2021

11am - 7pm

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Good to know:

Dogs welcome on a short leash
Goody Bag £5
Carers come for free

See Tickets customer service

http://foodies.seetickets.com/customerservice

Winchester 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 16th July

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Saturday 17th July

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Sunday 18th July

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MAYBE GAGA Headline Live Music Stage

The Chefs Theatre

13.00 Rob Baker-Gall of Mr Baker’s Cakes – Summer Fruit Pavlova
14.00 Madeeha Qureshi – MasterChef Finalist 2021
15.00 Jane Devonshire – MasterChef Champion & Author
16.00 Madeeha Qureshi – MasterChef Finalist 2021
17.00 Chilli Eating Competition

The Cake & Bake Theatre

12.30 Charlotte White – Raspberry & Yoghurt Breakfast Muffins
13.30 John Holland of Baker on Board – Spectacular Cakes
14.30 Charlotte White – Summer Berry Blondies
15.30 Rob Baker-Gall of Mr Baker’s Cakes – Carrot & Orange Cupcakes
16.30 Grace Hall of Bootsy Bakes – Perfect Vegan Scones
17.30 Charlotte White – Easiest Lemon Drizzle Cake

The Drinks Theatre

12.30 Portsmouth Distillery Rum & Gin Tasting
13.30 Wine Tasting with Canned Wine Co.”
14.30 Premier Cru Champagne Tasting with The Champagne Cave
15.30 The Sparkling World of English Wine with Bluestone Vineyards, Wiltshire
16.30 Hello! Is it Mead you’re looking For?

Musicians Against Homelessness Live Music Stage

12.00 Niches
12.40 Russell Jones
13.25 Niches
14.15 Russell Jones
15.10 Stunflower
16.10 Rehab Blues and Soul
17.15 Talk in Code
18.30 Maybe Gaga

SCOUTING FOR GIRLS Headline Live Music Stage

The Chefs Theatre

12.00 Shelina Permalloo – Lakaz Maman
13.00 Jane Devonshire – MaststerChef Winner & Author
14.00 Thomas Frake – MasterChef Winner 2020
15.00 Alex Webb – MasterChef: The Professionals Winner 2020
16.00 Rob Baker-Gall of Mr Baker’s Cakes – Summer Fruit Pavlova
17.00 Chilli Eating Competition

The Cake & Bake Theatre

11.30 Charlotte White – Raspberry & Yoghurt Breakfast Muffins
12.30 Rob Baker-Gall of Mr Baker’s Cakes – Carrot & Orange Cupcakes
13.30 Dave Friday – GBBO Finalist 2020
14.30 Jack Sturgess of Bake with Jack – Apple & Cinnamon Buns
15.30 Grace Hall of Bootsy Bakes – Perfect Vegan Scones
16.30 Kirsty Norman – Floral & Fruity Cake Celebration
17.30 Charlotte White – Easiest Lemon Drizzle Cake

The Drinks Theatre

11.30 Hello! Is it Mead you’re looking For?
12.30 Prosecco DOC: Discover more about the UK’s favourite sparkling wine
13.30 Fizz Fanatics with Matt Dicks
14.30 Rosé sparkling perfect for Summer: Launched in 2020 Prosecco DOC Rosé Millesimato
15.30 The Sparkling World of English Wine with Bluestone Vineyards, Wiltshire
16.30 Discover ‘La Dolce Vita’ with Prosecco DOC. Join their UK ambassador, Neil Phillips aka The Wine Tipster
17.30 “Wine Tasting with Canned Wine Co.”

Kids Cookery Theatre run by SuperChefs

Each child will create a scrumptious Teddy Bear’s Picnic Box to take away and eat! Join in the fun in The Craft Tent next door too!

Papa Bear’s Roly Poly Wrap

Mama Bear’s Decorated Biscuit

Baby Bears Fruity Rainbow Rocket

Musicians Against Homelessness Live Music Stage

11.00 Melvin Acoustic
11.40 Amber T
12.25 Melvin Acoustic
13.15 Amber T
14.10 The Mysteries
15.10 Little Dave & Sun Sessions
16.15 Katie Kittermaster
17.15 Rehab Blues and Soul
18.30 SCOUTING FOR GIRLS

*timetables may be subject to amendments

ULTIMATE COLDPLAY Headline Live Music Stage

The Chefs Theatre

12.00 Surawit “Mr Wit” – Kyoto Kitchen
13.00 Saurav Nath – JKS Restaurants, Tilda Chef 2020 & Winner of Plant Based Innovation
14.00 Thomas Frake – MasterChef Champion 2020
15.00 Omar Allibhoy – Tapas Revolution
16.00 TBC
17.00 Chilli Eating Competition

The Cake & Bake Theatre

11.30 Charlotte White – Raspberry & Yoghurt Breakfast Muffins
12.30 Kirsty Norman – Floral & Fruity Cake Celebration
13.30 Grace Hall of Bootsy Bakes – Perfect Vegan Scones
14.30 Marianne Stewart
15.30 Rob Baker-Gall of Mr Baker’s Cakes – Carrot & Orange Cupcakes
16.30 Charlotte White & John Holland – The End of The Show Show

The Drinks Theatre

11.30 Hello! Is it Mead you’re looking For?
12.30 Prosecco DOC: Discover more about the UK’s favourite sparkling wine
13.30 Fizz Fanatics with Matt Dicks
14.30 Rosé sparkling perfect for Summer: Launched in 2020 Prosecco DOC Rosé Millesimato
15.30 The Sparkling World of English Wine with Bluestone Vineyards, Wiltshire
16.30 Discover ‘La Dolce Vita’ with Prosecco DOC. Join their UK ambassador, Neil Phillips aka The Wine Tipster
17.30 “Wine Tasting with Canned Wine Co.”

Kids Cookery Theatre run by SuperChefs

Each child will create a scrumptious Teddy Bear’s Picnic Box to take away and eat! Join in the fun in The Craft Tent next door too!

Papa Bear’s Roly Poly Wrap

Mama Bear’s Decorated Biscuit

Baby Bears Fruity Rainbow Rocket

Musicians Against Homelessness Love Music Stage

11.00 Jessica Lee Morgan
11.40 The End of The World Party Band
12.25 Caitlan Mae
13.15 Jessica Lee Morgan
14.00 The Routine
15.15 The End of The World Party Band
16.15 The Cyrcles
17.30 Ultimate Coldplay

*timetables may be subject to amendments