Festival events – for all the family

A huge thanks to all the exhibitors and visitors who attended last year’s festival. We are planning on holding next year’s festival on Saturday 16th June 2018 and we will be contacting potential exhibitors in December this year. Check back in early 2018 for further details.

Visitor informationFestival map

2018 Festival will takes place in the Lido Park again and offers great entertainment for both local residents and visitors.

Here are some of the highlights: 

Saturday 16 June, 10am – 5pm

Grand Opening starting at 10am

The festival will be opened at 10am in The Lido Park at the band stand by Steven Bailey-Carter finalist of the Great British Bake Off 2017 who will also be providing a food demonstration.

Food & Drink Stalls

Building on last year’s success we anticipate attracting around 100 local food and drink companies, organisations and charities to exhibit on Saturday 16 June, between 10am and 5pm.

Exhibitors stalls will be located in the Lido Park.

Come along, taste and buy all kinds of products from cheese to ice cream from cider to gin and jams to olives.

Cookery Demonstration Kitchen

Demonstrations will be held in the Lido Park.


Catering & Picnic Area

Come and buy hot food and cold drinks from a variety of stalls in the Lido Park in our Catering area. No need to get lunch or dinner – it will be all here.

GreenApe smoothie bikeEntertainment

Throughout the day there will be music, singing and other entertainment to make it a great day out for all the family. Come and see local singers and artists and treat the little ones to some children’s entertainment.

Kids Zone

Next to the tennis courts in the Lido Park there will be a dedicated area for children including face painting and a smoothie bike so you can make your very own healthy, fruity smoothie. Best of all it’s all free.

Outdoor cooking –  a chance to prepare your own food over an open fire, get hands on preparing food, learn about preparing a fire and  keeping it going as well as chopping and stirring and of course tasting!

Circus skills – try your hand at a range of circus skills including  juggling, diablos, unicycling, flower sticks, plate spinning and hula hooping, together we can  create our very own circus and entertain the crowds.

Giant Bubbles – come and learn how to create giant bubbles, learn how to mix and create giant bubbles and help us create a magical atmosphere at the festival.

If you want to be reminded of some of last year’s festival photos visit our photo gallery.