Food Festival at Bodiam Castle - Sat 16 & Sun 17 July 2016

Fantastic British Food Festivals are bringing their celebration of food and drink to Bodiam Castle. Bring the whole family along for an indulgent food experience and fantastic day out.

A family enjoying pizza at a Fantastic British Food Festival event

Fantastic British food

Fantastic British Food Festivals take place at several National Trust properties and on Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 July they'll be here at Bodiam Castle.

The festival will feature the best fresh, regional produce from over 30 food and drink producers.  There'll gourmet burgers, homemade ravioli and tropical sushi; french delicacies, exotic cocktails, fine cheeses and speciality wines.  The stalls will offer taste sensations for all ages.

For those that like to take something home, choose from handmade foodie gifts from hot chilli sauces to fine macaroons and handcrafted kitchenware.

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Fresh vegetables on a stall at a British Food Festival event
Food festival

What's cooking?

The festival will have a demonstration theatre featuring an interactive programme of chef demonstrations, tasting events and talks from food and drink experts, including:

  • Indian cooking with Reza Mahammad, chef and restauranteur
  • Pasting making demonstrations with Oliver from RaviOllie
  • Eating for nutrition and health demonstration with Katharine Tate, The Food Teacher
  • Foraging talk and walks with Marlow from Wildfood UK
  • Wine talk and tastings with Hush Heath Estate Wines
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Freshly made burgers on a stall at a British Food Festival event
Food festival

A family day out

Bodiam Castle is a great place for children to explore and in addition to the food festival, there'll be face painting and children's rides.  

Come along and feast on foodie favourites whilst you relax on straw bales in our spectacular surroundings.

This is a free event but normal castle & grounds charges apply.