This year, the festival takes place during the Easter school holidays on April 9-11 with two ‘pie and a pint’ Festival After Dark events featuring live music, a real-ale festival, hot food and chef demos from the top names on TV.
As well as no fewer than three BBC MasterChefs (James Nathan, Mat Follas and Steve Groves), visitors will experience Raymond Blanc‘s The Restaurant 2008 runners up James Knight-Pacheco and Alasdair Hooper, whose new BBC2 series Out of the Frying Pan begins soon.
Family Day Sunday (April 11) will be dedicated to fun, frolics and hands-on workshops designed specifically for families. Kids under 16 have entry for just £1—great value
For food and drink indulgence
Sample the finest produce from the UK’s foremost food-producing region via more than 70 exhibitors.
Wine and food workshops in the Food is Fun Teepee area also go down a treat each year.
Purchase online at www.exeterfoodanddrinkfestival.co.uk or telephone 01392 667080
Adults: Festival Day Ticket £6; Festival Weekend Ticket £10; Festival After Dark Ticket £5
Children: Festival day ticket (5-16 years) £1*; Festival weekend ticket £3*; No charge for under 5s
All child entrance fees on April 11 will be donated to Have A Heart With Heart Exeter & East Devon appeal
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