Brighton Hove Lawns

Foodies Festival, the UK's largest celebration of food & drink returns to Brighton Hove Lawns on the April 30th, May 1st & 2nd for its seventh consecutive year.  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.

new Tasting Theatre is an exciting addition to the festival with masterclasses designed by bloggers and experts introducing festival-goers to the latest foods and flavours including Raw Food, Japanese Soul and Vegan. Local experts will also guide visitors through Oyster Shucking, Mushroom Foraging and Bee Keeping.

The Cake & Bake  demonstrations in our Tasting Theatre are a confectionary paradise for passionate bakers with 3D cake modelling, Chocolate Making, Sugar-Crafting and a complementing Chocolate, Cake and bake Village selling bakes, jams, gadgets and ingredients.

Visitors to the festival can look forward to toasting Foodies’ big year in the Wine and Champagne Theatre where experts Neil Phillips and Charles Metcalfe will guide you through this season’s best bubblies from the south coast and around the world, while beer expert Melissa Cole joins the festival to host masterclasses in the Beer Theatre beer tasting & tutoring as well as a food & beer matching .

A new Feasting Tent at the heart of the festival becomes the social hub, where visitors will enjoy eating with chefs, friends and family at long banqueting tables.

Another exciting addition this year is the Vintage Tea Tent that will hold daily tea dances.

A new Chilli Food Market will excite those with a love for spicy foods with a range of chilli growers and artisan producers of sauces, sweets and jams. For those who can handle the heat a Chilli Eating Challenge takes place at 5pm daily.

Foodies Festival tickets are on sale now – we look forward to seeing you at the festival! Click here to buy tickets

Further information on our full line up in The Chefs Theatre, The Cake & Bake Theatre & The Drinks Theatres will be announced soon. Watch this space!

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