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Foodies Festival is coming to Cardiff for the Coronation Bank Holiday weekend

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest touring celebrity food and music festival, is coming to Wales for the very first time with a celebration fit for a King!

Foodies will be visiting Cardiff from 6th – 8th May (Kings Coronation Bank Holiday Weekend), serving up a star-studded line-up of celebrity chefs and chart-topping music stars, including Scouting For Girls, Toploader, Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club and rapidly rising Scottish singer-songwriter, Callum Beattie. Known as Gastro-Glastonbury, the festival will take place at Cardiff’s prestigious Bute Park across the whole Coronation Bank Holiday weekend. The three-day event features live cooking demonstrations from top chefs drawn from the ranks of TV’s MasterChef, Great British Bake Off and Great British Menu, plus top-rated Michelin-starred and award-winning chefs.

Toploader Foodies Festival

The first star names announced to appear in the live cooking theatres, include: Bake Off: The Professionals 2021 winners, Andrew Minto and Michael Coggan, Great British Menu regional winner and Michelin starred chef, Hywel Griffith, from 3 AA Rosette awarded Beach House in Oxwich, Great British Menu favourite, Tommy Heaney, from Heaneys in Cardiff and Owen Morgan, BBC Saturday Kitchen and Channel 4 Sunday Brunch chef and owner of Michelin endorsed group of restaurants, Grupo 44, which include Cardiff-based Bar 44 and Asador 44

The musical feast is just as sumptuous with platinum-selling festival favourites Scouting For Girls, ultimate crowd-pleasing 90s band Toploader and rapidly rising Scottish singer-songwriter, Callum Beattie. And kicking off the weekend in style, BBC radio DJ, Coronation Street actor and all round funkster, Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club will bring the party atmosphere to the park.

Craig Charles Foodies Festival

Visitors can browse the latest food trends in the Shopping Village, meet local producers in the Artisan Market and taste exotic and unusual new dishes in the Feasting Tent – which features a mouth-watering range of street food and delicacies from all four corners of the globe. Other attractions include a fairground, children’s activities, and family-friendly areas.

Tickets from £3 (child) and £19 (adult) are on sale now at www.foodiesfestival.com *Entry to all theatres is included in the ticket price

6th May - 8th May

Foodies Festival Bute Park, North Road, Cardiff CF10 3ER

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