Sunday, 17 March 2013

Giveway free tickets to Foodies Festival at Hampton Court, London Clapham Common and London Battersea




The Foodies festival is back, it is the UK’s largest celebration of food and drink will see visitors flock from the surrounding areas to feast on the vast array of culinary activities
Now in its eighth year, Foodies Festival has introduced new elements to all events in 2013. 

Some of the highlights include:

·         A spectacular Bake and Cake Theatre in association with Electrolux incorporating a ‘bake-along’ with members of the audience invited to participate.  Doyenne of British sugarcraft, Lindy Smith, will demonstrate her unique, cutting-edge cake designs. 

·         Chocolate Theatre to showcase the world of chocolate and confectionary with daily demonstrations from David Greenwood-Haigh of Divine Chocolate.

·         There is also a Wine Village, bringing together producers and wine regions from across the world including Provence Wines, Chapel Down Wines and boutique English wine company Grays & Feather.  

·         The new market section Homeware Village offers visitors the chance to shop for kitchenware and gadgets

·         New dining and VIP area serving signature dishes from top local restaurants including pop-up versions of Ed Baines’ restaurant Randall & Aubin, Jamie’s Italian Kingston and Masala Zone, run by Veeraswamy, the oldest Indian restaurant in the UK.   

·         This year’s Children’s Cookery Theatre will be operated by local cook school Kiddy Cook who will run a series of workshops incorporating gastronomic experiments. 

·         The extensive Producers’ Market sells a vast array of artisan produce from the local area and incorporates the Guild of Fine Food Great Taste Market’s award-winning British produce. 

·         City Beach where families can chill out on deckchairs with an artisan ice-cream or an afternoon tea whilst children build sandcastles.  Various specialist tea, coffee and fresh juice vendors can be found around the site. 

·         The entertainment stage features live music acts including Gloria Miller performing every day


The dates and venues for 2013 are:

Brighton Hove Lawns - Sat 4, Sun 5, Mon 6 May
Tatton Park, Cheshire – Fri 17, Sat 18, Sun 19 May
Hampton Court Palace – Saturday 25, Sunday 26 and Monday 27 May 2013
London Clapham Common – Fri 7, Sat 8, Sun 9 June
Bristol Harbourside – Fri 12, Sat 13, Sun 14 July
Edinburgh Inverleith Park – Fri 9, Sat 10, Sun 11 August
Oxford South Parks – Sat 24, Sun 25, Mon 26 August
FEAST IN THE PARK AT BATTERSEA PARK - Battersea Park – Fri 16, Sat 17, Sun 18 August

You can check out the Foodies Festival site for booking and ticket information here.

If you are a foodie and want to attend the festival I have 3 pairs of tickets available to simply.food readers for festivals in Hampton Court, London Clapham Common and Feast in the park at Battersea Park.

I would like to Thank Foodies Festival for providing these tickets for simply.food readers and for inviting me to their festival.


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  • Closing date - 20th April 2013 6.00 pm

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Hampton Court Palace – Saturday 25, Sunday 26 and Monday 27 May 2013

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London Clapham Common – Fri 7, Sat 8, Sun 9 June

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FEAST IN THE PARK AT BATTERSEA PARK - Battersea Park – Fri 16, Sat 17, Sun 18 August
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31 comments:

  1. My favourite part of the festival is sitting under the trees, delicious food and drink in hand. There is just so much variety!

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  2. the tonnes of food i get to sample and of course the classes

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  3. my fav part is tasting the sampling all the food and of course the classes

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  4. The best bit would have to be wandering from stall to stall taking in all the different smells!

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  5. My favourite part would be wandering from stall to stall taking in all the different smells!

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  6. The atmosphere on the day - we are all foodies together looking and tasting new foods - I love it!!

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  7. My favourite is walking around the stalls all foodies together soaking up the atmosphere - I always manage to taste something i haven't tried before when I go to these shows - I love it - I haven't been to hampton court show before I always go to the bbc shows.

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  8. I'm really looking forward to the new dining and VIP areas to be get a taste of signature dishes. I am a real London foodie. I follow all the restaurant news in London going to new openings just wanting to taste amazing food ready to blow me away and it seems I will have the chance here too =)

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  9. trying all the amazing food

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  10. Oh It's really hard to choose! Last year we loved all of it, I got to meet Levi Roots, the kids did the kids cookery class, we tasted so many nice things.


    I would love though to try the food of masala Zone, so prob look forward to that the most.

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  11. Oh It's really hard to choose! Last year we loved all of it, I got to meet Levi Roots, the kids did the kids cookery class, we tasted so many nice things.


    I would love though to try the food of masala Zone, so prob look forward to that the most.

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  12. I'm looking forward to the Producers’ Market as its great to see local artisans producing food to the best of their ability

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  13. Should be more sunny by then, fingers crossed X

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  14. Should be sunny by then, fingers crossed X

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  15. i love trying all different things and spending time with my boyfriend

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  16. enjoy tasting lots of different tings and spending time with my partner

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  17. I'm an eater rather than a cook so i love all the samples..

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  18. I want to take pictures of all!!

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  19. Cake theatre... is that bad of me?

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  20. VIP Dining area to sample local chefs/restaurants closely followed by the Cake theatre

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  21. I'm interested in the new Homeware Village - I'm a gadget junky!

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  22. Lots to choose from but I think it has to be the chocolate theatre

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  23. I would love to visit the Foodies Fedtival as its one ive never been to before!

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  24. The Chocolate Theatre sounds amazing!

    Aimee R

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  25. I would live to taste the different foods and it would be my first time to a food festival

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  26. I can't wait to see Vivek Singh from The Cinnamon Club

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  27. I have never been but these events look amazing. Would love to check out all the awesome food :)

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  28. The thought of it is making me hungry!

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