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Get ready! It is this weekend!

Get ready! It is this weekend!

By Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink

Written: 26 April 2017

Food | Drink | Music | Fun

The Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink 2017 is back this weekend and - for the first time, will run across all three days of the Early May Bank Holiday from 10am, Saturday 29th April.

Full to the brim with exceptional, award-winning regional food and drink producers - bring your shopping bags to stock up on tasty treats and come hungry to make the most of the food and drink 'to go' stands in Northernhay Gardens and Exeter Castle Courtyard.

Don't miss your chance to watch live demos from some of the region's very best culinary talent on the Festival Cookery Theatre stage including no fewer than 7 Michelin starred chefs including Tom Kerridge and Michael Caines MBE. A packed timetable of tastings, workshops and demos will also take place in The Darts Farm teepees in Northernhay Gardens with renowned regional producers showcasing their skill and family favourites.

The Westcountry Bakery is back by popular demand! Take a pew and enjoy the live baking demonstrations - with the chance to try the delicious creations!

Families can have fun at the Festival with a range of activities for the little ones in the Little Cookies area from cookery classes, the NFU 'Let's Talk Farming' roadshow where children can learn more about how their food is produced, edible bug eating and colouring in with Paignton Zoo, creative play with Love Local Food and Scrapstore. Plus so much more.

Tap a toe to live music throughout the Festival and, of course, three fantastic After Dark Music Festivals during the evening on Friday 28, Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 April. Come and enjoy brilliant local bands, local ales, beers, wines and cocktails as well as tasty hot food to go.


Festival Guides

Plan your weekend with our What's On Guides with our links below. Don't forget to check our website too!

Browse our Festival Map

Take a look at our Cookery Theatre timetable

See what's on throughout the three days with our What's On at the Festival!

What exhibitors will you make a bee-line for? Check our listing.

Thank you!

Throughout our 14 years, we couldn't have brought you our fantastic Festival without the support of our fantastic sponsors and media partners.

Thank you very much!

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