Eat & Drink Festival

 With the 3rd edition of Eat & Drink Festival Christmas 2019 fast approaching, we've put together the top 10 reasons to come along and join us - if this doesn't tempt your tastebuds, nothing will!

1. The Christmas Kitchen sponsored by Tiptree
See some of the UK's most celebrated chefs and drinks experts in action on the festive hub of the show, The Christmas Kitchen, sponsored by Tiptree. Rosemary Shrager will be taking to the stage to whip up a delicious 4 bird roast, along with Olly Smith who will be talking us through the tastiest tipples of the season.

2. The Great Eat
Sit back, relax and enjoy stree food from celebrated vendors, bringin you delicious cuisines from around the world. It's the perfect place to grab a hot lunch in this frosty weather, or if you're with us on Thursday 21st or Saturday 23rd, why not stay for dinner as we're open until 8pm!

3. Artisan Producers Market
We have a passion for the very best new flavours and ideas to delight your senses and satisfy every craving. From cheesemakers and speciality bakers to chocolatiers and patissiers, find it all at the Artisan Prodcers Market.

4. Busker Station
Situated in The Great Eat, The Busker Station hosts live performances from up-and-coming artists throughout the show, bringing some acoustic melody while you relish in delicious stree food and drinks. 

5. Christmas Cake Competition sponsored by KitchenAid
Be sure to check out the showstopping entries for this year's Cake Competition sponsored by KitchenAid. This year's theme is 'What Christmas means to you'. Plus, you'll have the chance of voting for your favourite cake to be in with a chance of winning a fabulous KitchenAid prize! 

6. 2 shows in 1
Walk through the magic of Christmas and enter a world of inspiration in Ideal Home Show Christmas. Find 100s of gift, decoration and home exhibitors so you can get your Christmas shopping list ticked off. You get free entry into Ideal Home Show Christmas with your Eat & Drink Festival ticket.

7. Feed your Instagram
We'll have the most Instagrammable food and drink on offer, from chocolate drizzled delights from Chocofruit to amazingly festive cocktails from Bunga Bunga and Mr Fogg's Residence that can be found on The Christmas Kitchen. 

8. Pick up the latest gadgets
You can stock your shelves with the latest kitchen gadgets and tech to make your Christmas as stress-free as it can be. With the likes of KitchenAid, Vitamix, Flint and Flame and many more, you can whip up a feast in no time.

9. Welcome Christmas
Get festive at Eat & Drink Festival Christmas without the chance of rain! Enjoy a christmassy tipple of your choice, and find out how to put a tasty twist on traditional Christmas meals in The Christmas Kitchen.

10. Eat, Drink and be Merry! 
On Thursday 21st and Saturday 23rd, Eat & Drink Festival will become a buzzing hub of nightlife. Food will be served until 8pm along a backdrop of live music.

So what are you waiting for? Book your tickets now and we'll see you next week!