Celebrate Great Grub at the Great British Food Festival This May Bank Holiday

Try something different this May Day bank holiday…

The grounds of the magnificent Elizabethan country house, Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire will be the stunning backdrop for an event that is bound to please foodies everywhere…  The Great British Food Festival. 

This event will happening on the 30th April, 1st and  2nd May, opening it’s gates at 10am each day.


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Not only will you get to soak up the fantastic setting of Hardwick Hall, this weekend will also be offering the best food that Great Britain has to offer! These delicacies will be shown via BBQ and ‘cooking from a camper’ demos, as well as tasty street food from top producers.

You’ll be joined by a number of local and celebrity chefs demonstrate signature dishes and bakes.  Chefs from the local area will be on stage alongside stars from the BBC’s Great British Bake Off, like Luis Troyano and Howard Middleton.

Any budding home bakers out there will also have the chance to enter the Cake Off held at 1.30pm each day- so bring your best aprons!

Enter your cake to win a fabulous prize and get free entry into the show.


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For anyone who loves BBQs, Tony Smith finalist of ITV’s ‘BBQ Champ’ will be running demonstrations throughout the weekend giving tips of how to get the most flavour from  your BBQ this summer.  Tony has a very successful street food and catering company ‘Man Meat Fire’ specialising in US style low and slow smoked barbecue and Southern Soul food which you can sample over the weekend.

There’ll also be loads of unique gift and craft marquees so you can happily peruse what’s on offer whilst you get your belly ready for the next dish to try!

Children will have the opportunity to learn new cookery skills in the Diddy Cook Classes which can be booked online for £3.50 per child.

A Great Foodie day out for the whole family.
Get tickets here!


This blog was written as an advertorial for GBFF.


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