Bakewell Food Festival

Bakewell Food Festival

Saturday 28th to Sunday 29th April 2018

The Bakewell Food Festival returns for its seventh year, once more celebrating the wealth of excellent local produce that the Peak District and this beautiful market town have to offer. As well as the multi-award winning farmers market at the Agricultural Business Centre, the town’s historic streets will host more than their usual splendid offerings of food fayre to tempt your palate!

The festival will include over 70 stalls around the streets of this beautiful historic, riverside market town, with the focus being on food and drink. Discounts and Tastings in a number of our local independent retail outlets, a variety of road shows, cookery demonstrations, children’s rides, ponies and donkeys. The Old House museum and historic church will be open, craft and gift fairs in venue’s around the town. The regular monthly farmers market is on the Saturday.

Craig Bailey from Peak FM will be here on Saturday morning between 9am to 1pm

The Love Food Road Show with a Fisher and Paykel Social Kitchen Theatre will be holding demonstrations.

Richard Fox the award winning writer, cook book author and TV chef presenter will be demonstrating on the love food road how on the Sunday.

A Children’s Cookery School and Food Lab for children to have a go.

Liver Cottage cooking ‘al tesco’ courtesy of The Fairly Famous family

James McKay and his owls..............The National Falconry School will be attending with their birds of prey.

Children’s rides.

The monthly award winning Farmers Market  will be held on the Saturday

Craft and Gift fairs in the Medway Centre and Town Hall and much, much more

The popular weekly market will be held on the Monday in the town centre.

Bakewell is the historical capital of the Peak and has a lot to offer, so whilst you are here why not take a stroll along the river with its amazing trout and the children will love to see the ducks. Stroll around  the shops were you will find a number of independent retailers, cafes, restaurants  and pubs. Visit the Old House Museum and the Parish Church with its ancient stones.

Come and watch Madam Zucchini working her magic with vegetables

Elf Mills will be attending offering Shetland pony rides