2024 Festival Opening Times: Saturday 20th – 10am to 5pm, Sunday 21st – 10am to 4pm

Get ready for our fantastic 2024 festival - A weekend of incredible celebrity chef demonstrations, regional food & drink traders & local entertainers.

Festival Opening Times: Saturday 20th - 10am to 5pm, Sunday 21st - 10am to 4pm

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Who will be appearing on our live cookery theatre stage in 2024

Take a look at our exciting celebrity chefs who will be making star appearances at the festival. This is a stella line up, we are delighted to announce our Saturday guests as Henry Firth & Ian Theasby, the visionary duo of Pioneering Plant Based Food – BOSH TV. TV Chef & Author Marcus Bean whose passion for cooking drove him to win Iron chef UK in 2010. Dan Hunter – Bake Off Finalist 2023 and TV Chef & Author Chris Bavin will be joining us as our weekend cookery theatre host.

Our Sunday line-up has TV presenter, author, food writer and award-winning restaurateur, Matt Tebbutt. Chef, author and entrepreneur, Cyrus Todiwala and food content creator, bestselling author and presenter, Meliz Berg.

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With over 150 local and regional food & drink traders, you will be spoilt for choice

We have some amazing traders showcasing at Bishop Auckland Food Festival 2024. We have a range of fantastic street food traders and artisan food producers. Take a look at who will be trading at the festival.

Live music and performances from some of the region’s finest

Take a look at our amazing line up. Dancing ‘grannies’, performing chefs, steel bands, and theatre acts are among the free family acts performing at the festival.


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