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2019 ENGLAND - JULY 2019
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

(see also: 2018  -  2017  -  2016  -  2015  -  2014  -  2013)


July 1-2, 2019  Imbibe Live
London, England
The one and only event that focuses on the entire world of on-trade specific drinks – from wines, beers and spirits, to cocktails, soft drinks, mixers, tea, coffee, waters and other associated products.

July 5-7, 2019
The Allergy + Free From Show
Olympia, London, England
The UK's largest annual gathering of people living with food intolerances, coeliac disease, allergies, and more. Seminars, demos, workshops and shopping for innovative products.  This year, we’re giving you even more…your ticket not only gives you access to The Allergy & Free From Show, but also V Delicious (veggie heaven!), Love Natural Love Organic AND The Back Pain Show!

July 5-7, 2019  Kent County Show - Kent Event Centre, Kent, England
The Kent County Show is a showcase event for farming, countryside and rural life.  The three day event brings together the very best of Kent with animals and food, fun and excitement and above all a sense of what ‘The Garden of England’ has to offer.  The Agricultural area of the Show boasts large displays of cattle, sheep and goats as well as a large Poultry and Egg show. Livestock competitions, sheep shearing demonstrations and modern machinery displays take place throughout the day.  The impressive display from Kent Young Farmers Clubs can also be found in this area, showcasing all the animals from their farms.

July 6-7, 2019  Shobdon Food and Flying Festival
Shobdon Airfield, Herefordshire, England
Set in beautiful north Herefordshire surroundings at an historic WW2 airfield, our unique event combines the best gastronomy our part of the world has to offer, a host of aviation attractions, arts and crafts, demonstrations, live music and lots more. It means a visit to us is time the whole family can enjoy. First held in 2012 as a joint venture between the long-established Shobdon Food Festival, and Herefordshire Aero Club’s popular Aviation Weekend, thousands of visitors now flock to our tiny rural idyl on the last weekend of June every year.  Why not put the dates in your diary and come and find out why Herefordshire is one of England’s best-kept gastronomic secrets? We promise a warm welcome and a host of attractions to tickle the taste buds and stimulate the senses.

July 6-7, 2019  Cheese and Chilli Festival - Swindon, England
The event has an obvious focus on cheese and chilli, but there will be something for everyone at the event and is a perfect family day out.  There will be a Beer Festival all weekend from local Downton Brewery!  A huge selection of award winning real ales will be available as well as cider, wine, lager etc., so don’t worry about not being able to cool your palate down.  To complement the party, with a dedicated stage area, live music from many local acts will be performed at the event.


July 6-7, 2019
Rutland Food, Drink & Craft Festival
Rutland Showground, Oakham, England
With a stunning line-up of celebrity chefs, including so far the inimitable Levi Roots and popular Phil Vickery, this is a food festival not to be missed!  As well as the main-stage chefs, we also look forward to a number of other specialist chefs who will be demonstrating in the Food Roadshow; an ambient piazza area where you can relax and enjoy the live music enjoying food from around the world, or local ales and ciders from the Real Ale Bars  and huge fine food marquees where you can browse to your heart’s content, enjoying the taste before you buy approach on many of the stalls and stocking up on a few delicacies for the kitchen cupboard.

July 7, 2019  Skipton Sheep Day - Skipton, North Yorkshire, England
With the help of The Young Farmers Association, visitors will find it hard to miss all the fantastic Dales related fun, with vintage tractors, sheep racing, a ducking stool, live sheep and much more, as well as our other entertainment including demonstrations.

July 12-13, 2019  Great British Food Festival: Chiswick House & Gardens Food Festival - Chiswick, London, England
Artisan producers, fabulous hot food and delicious drinks, brilliant bars, chef demos, Men v Food Challenges, Gin-Offs, Cheese-offs, Cake Off, live music, (the list goes on..!) All set in the lovely intimate walled garden area at Chiswick House.

July 12-14, 2019  Oxford Symposium on Food & Cookery
St Catherine's College, Oxford, England
This event brings together writers, historians, sociologists, anthropologists, scientists, chefs and others who specialise in the study of food in history, its place in contemporary societies, and related scientific developments.

July 12-14, 2019  Foodies Festival - Tatton Park, Cheshire, England
Each year the ever-growing festival sees tens-of-thousands of visitors flock from the surrounding areas to feast on a vast array of culinary activities, making Foodies Festival the social event of the summer.  We have top chefs cooking in the Chef’s Theatre; wine, beer, and cocktails in the Drink’s Theatre and kids can learn to cook too in the Children’s Cookery Theatre;  A new Tasting Theatre with The Cake & Bake demonstrations; Wine and Champagne Theatre; Beer Theatre; A new Feasting Tent; Another exciting addition this year is the Vintage Tea Tent;  A new Chilli Food Market and Chilli Eating Challenge takes place at 5pm daily.

July 13, 2019  49th World Peashooting Championship
Witcham, Cambridgeshire, England
First held in 1971, the contest was the idea of local schoolmaster Mr. Tyson, as a way to raise funds for a village hall. He had caught some students shooting peas at each other. Proceeds from the international event still go towards the upkeep of the village hall.  2nd Saturday in July

July 13-14, 2019  Essex Festival of Food & Drink
Chelmsford, Essex, England
Once again, there will be A Taste of Anglia Producer Village at the Essex Summer Festival of Food and Drink.

July 13-14, 2019  Dorset Seafood Festival
Weymouth Harbour, Dorset, England
The UK's largest FREE Seafood Festival.  The award winning, free to attend Dorset Seafood Festival brings together champagne and seafood, family entertainment and a great opportunity to gain a better understanding of the superb seafood available to us just off our wonderful shores.

July 18, 2019  Mouth of the Tweed Festival of Local Food & Drink
Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England
More than a dozen stalls from food and drink producers located within a 16 mile radius of the mouth of the River Tweed at Berwick-upon-Tweed.  Sample the tastes and discover the story of our local food.  Enjoy a boat trip on the River Tweed and explore our Food Heritage Trail. Live traditional music.

July 18-20, 2019  Kent CAMRA Beer Festival - Canterbury, Kent, England
The Festival will be held at a new venue, Canterbury Rugby Club.  Kent has a rich brewing heritage and you'll find Over 200 Real Ales & Ciders.

July 20-21, 2019  Crouch Valley Festival of Food & Drink
Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, England
Riverside Park in Burnham-on-Crouch. This free festival will celebrate the very best food and drink from local producers. There will be live music and entertainment, activities, competitions, family fun and of course plenty of tasty food and delicious drinks, all with stunning views of the Crouch Estuary.

July 20-21, 2019  Cheese and Chilli Festival - Guildford, England
The event will see cheese and chillis from around the world brought to you.  The event has an obvious focus on cheese and chilli, but there will be something for everyone at the event and is a perfect family day out.  If that wasn’t enough, there will be a fantastic Beer Festival all weekend from our very own Ringwood Brewery!  A huge selection of award winning real ales will be available as well as cider, wine, lager etc., so don’t worry about not being able to cool your palate down.  To complement the party, with a dedicated stage area, live music from many local acts will be performed at the event.

July 20-21, 2019  Great British Food Festival: Knebworth House Food Festival
Knebworth, Hertfordshire, England
More than ‘just another food festival’, The Great British Food Festival combines the nation’s love of great food and drink with some of the country’s most treasured locations, providing a unique opportunity to explore new flavours and beautiful venues, all at the same time! Open 10am-5pm each day. Dog friendly.  Entrance ticket includes free on-site parking and free access to 28 acres of spectacular formal Gardens including the Adventure Playground as well as the famous Dinosaur Trail and maze!

July 20-21, 2019  Cosford Food Festival
Cosford RAF Museum, Shropshire, England
A whole host of independent food and drink suppliers from across Shropshire, Staffordshire and the West Midlands will be exhibiting a wide range of local, fresh and handmade produce.  With cooking demonstrations, food and drink giveaways and entertainment taking place over the weekend, it is sure to be a great day out.

July 26-28, 2019  Scarborough Seafest
Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England
Scarborough's Annual Seafest Maritime Festival.  A weekend full of free live music, free cooking demonstrations and entertainment.   There’ll also be a line-up of top chefs from around the region giving cookery demonstrations, a full programme of music, and the traditional blessing of the boats.

July 27-29, 2019  Whitstable Oyster Festival - Whitstable, Kent, England
A colourful celebration packed with food & drink, music, parades, competitions, bbqs and many many other great events, is actually a  modern revival of an ancient holy festival dating way back to Norman times.  Today’s celebration symbolically recreates the ‘Landing of the Oysters’. Whitstable’s very own Sea Scouts land the oysters, which then go on receive a formal ‘Blessing’ before being presented to the Lord Mayor.  The blessed oysters are then distributed to the town’s inns, bars and restaurants via the vibrant and colourful Festival Parade as it travels through the historic centre.  Then, for the following seven jam packed days, Whitstable continues to celebrate.  Food festivals, music & comedy, giant beach-side screenings, children’s activities, recitals, oyster eating competitions, mud tugs and  family BBQ’s take place across the towns beaches, harbour and parks.

July 27-28, 2019  UK PIEFEST - Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England
This year’s PieFest event will be held in Melton Mowbray where visitors will enjoy all things pie-related, including sampling, buying, eating and even learning how to make your own pies. There wwill also be cheese, beer, cakes, wine, chutneys, cider and more, plus entertainment.

July 29, 2019  Woolsery & District Agricultural Show
Woolsery, Devon, England
The show has been held annually since 1892, changing from a half day to a whole day about forty years ago, having grown to the major event it is now. The show's present home is Clovelly Court, which gives it space to accommodate the six horse and numerous livestock rings.  Classes include crafts, cattle and sheep, together with horse and pony competitions. There will be a display of vintage farm machinery, a display of hounds and a sheep tent to see all things sheepish. You'll find bustling trade stalls offering locally made crafts and food with plenty to interest the children.  It's a great summer day out for all the family!  The gates open at 9 am and the show culminates with the Parade of Vintage Machinery at 4.30 pm.

2018 ENGLAND - JULY 2018
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos
(these events are waiting for new dates)

July 4-8, 2018  Street Food Henley - Henley-on-Thames, England
An array of sensational Street Food at Henley Royal Regatta, one of the highlights of the Season.  Located next to the Mahiki Tent at Remenham Court Field, a prime riverside site on the Regatta course approximately 1/4 mile before the finish and a one minute walk from the official enclosures.

July 14, 2018 - Viva!City: The Ethical Life Festival - Bristol, England
Bristol City Hall, College Green, Bristol

July 14, 2018  Vegan Festival Brighton - Brighton, England

July 21-22, 2018  Food Feast South East - Eastbourne, East Sussex, England
A large food festival near Eastbourne with trade stands and live entertainment, a funfair and fancy dress competition.  Food vendors will be cooking up a feast! From street food to fine wine there will be something to suit everyone's taste buds.  Lots of interesting things to be found on our trade strades from furniture and garden ornaments to jewellery and clothing and plenty of entertainment including;Terrier racing, dog show, falconry, reptiles, belly dancers, a brass band, line dancing displays and DJ Crucial.

2017 ENGLAND - JULY 2017
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos
(these events are waiting for new dates)

July 1, 2017  Godalming Food Festival - Godalming, Surrey, England
Global street food, live music and entertainment, a food fest to tantalise your tastebuds, visit the High Street, Church Street, Crown Court and Angel Court to make sure you don't miss any of the internationally themed stalls and entertainment.  Food demos will be happening, the Great Godalming Sausage Off and delicacies and delights from around the world.

July 7-9, 2017  Foodies Festival - Blackheath Common, London, England

2016 ENGLAND - JULY 2016
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos
(these events are waiting for new dates)

July 9, 2016  Mortimer Country Food Fair - Bucknell, Shropshire, England
The Mortimer Country Food Fair promotes local food and craft producers, by featuring their products to local people who may be unaware of how superb the food produced around them really is.

July 23-24, 2016  Midlands Food and Drink Festival - Warwickshire, England
Midlands Food and Drink Festival will provide a maze of foodie fun including everything from local artisan food producer, the finest kitchen home wear products and some of the Midlands best street food traders, creating a multi sensory food and shopping experience for all ages to enjoy.  A live cookery theatre will host some of the best local chefs, providing an interactive opportunity for attendees to learn from some of Midlands culinary gems and even some Michelin starred experts.

2015 ENGLAND - JULY 2015
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

(these events are waiting for new dates)

July 25-26, 2015  Crabstock Shellfish Festival
The Obelisk Centre, Northampton, England
Adrian Bartlett,  the festival’s founder, says: “Crabstock is a lot of fun for all the family, but it’s also about teaching people about the health benefits of eating Great British shellfish as well as the social and economic importance of supporting the country’s fishing industry."


2014 ENGLAND - JULY 2014
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

(these events are waiting for new dates)

July 5-6, 2014  Food & Drink Festival at Corfe Castle
Wareham, Dorset, England
Come and sample the best food and drink from a wide range of local producers. There will also be regular cookery demonstrations.

July 18, 2014  Wild Food Foraging with Chris Bax
Grassington, North Yorkshire, England
Foraging for food is the latest food trend. Join us for a day in the hedgerows and meadows in Grassington,  learning to find, identify & prepare edible plants, seeds, nuts, flowers and fungi with Chris Bax from Taste the Wild as seen on BBC Country File, Blue Peter and ITV.

July 19-20, 2014  Fylde Artisan Food Festival - Kirkham, Lancashire, England
The Fylde Artisan Food Festival is a fun 'Foodie Day Out' perfect for enjoying the latest freshest produce, Street Food pop-up dining and Craft Beer and Cider, along with Lifestyle and Crafts stalls.

2013 ENGLAND - JULY 2013
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

(these events are waiting for new dates)

July 13-14, 2013  Glynde Food & English Wine Festival
Lewes, East Sussex, England
“I am very sad to announce the closure of the Glynde Food & English Wine Festival.  It has not been an easy decision to make but after seven years the hard choice had to be made.”





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