Demos and Live Music

TOP CHEFS AND COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS

This year, celebrity chef and TV presenter, Rosemary Shrager headlines the Newmarket Food & Drink Festival 2018. She'll be taking to the G's Fresh Cookery Live Kitchen on Saturday 15th, to showcase some of her favourite dishes. Rosemary will be joined by top chefs from across East Anglia - why not come along and learn new tips and tricks?

Best East Anglian Produce

SHOWCASING THE BEST PRODUCE EAST ANGLIA HAS ON OFFER

With over 30 stalls offering locally-grown produce, delectable drinks and delicious street food, visitors to this year's festival can savour a variety of wares. Walk up Sun Lane on the 15th and 16th September and go on a culinary journey down Palace Street, through the Kings Yard and into the Rothschild Yard; your senses will be alive and your belly will be full!

50 Bespoke Stalls

CENTRAL LOCATION. FREE TO ATTEND.

The Newmarket Food & Drink Festival 2018 will once again be held on Palace Street, adjacent to the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art at Palace House. Palace Garden will offer a number of drinks exhibitors and the Corkers Stage which will see local acts take to the mic to showcase singing talents. More info below.

15th & 16th September

Exhibitors and Producers 2018

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2018 Chefs & Demonstrators

Live Music 2018

2018 will host a local showcase music area within the Palace House Gardens on the Corkers Stage. Free entry all day!

Music from noon:

Saturday

Three Years Younger
Erin Hopcroft
James White
Curtis Cronin
A Light Left On
Ashby Street

Sunday

Aleks Michalewicz
Kabs
Matthew Harris
Newmarket Community Choir
Jasmine Canham
Tia & The Bandits

Schedule 2018

11.00

Newmarket Food & Drink Festival 2018 is OFFICIALLY OPEN! Free entry to all!

The college cook off begins with College One over on the G's Fresh Cookery Live Kitchen in the Kings Yard.

Don't forget, you could 'Find out for a Fiver' at Palace House, Newmarket whilst attending the festival - head to Palace House reception to grab your discounted ticket.

11.45

The judging of College One's foodie creations

12.00

Music begins over on the Corkers Stage in Palace Gardens - enjoy live local music all day long.

The college cook off continues with College Two on the G's Fresh Cookery Live Kitchen in the Kings Yard.

12.45

The judging of College Two's foodie creations

13.00

Celebrity chef and TV presenter Rosemary Shreager cooks up some of her favourite dishes

14.00

Jamie Mountford, Head Chef at The Bedford Lodge Hotel takes us through some of his signature dishes

15.00

The last cookery demonstration of the day comes from Adam Spicer, Head Chef at The Tack Room.

Music continues in Palace Garden and stalls open until 18.00pm

18.00

Newmarket Food & Drink Festival 2018 finishes for the first day, we will be back tomorrow, 16th September for day two!

11.00

Newmarket Food & Drink Festival 2018 Day 2 is OPEN! Free entry to all!

Felicity McLachlan from The Balkan Pottery Co starts the day's cookery demonstrations as she talks through how to cook the perfect roast chicken using the company's very special 'Chicken Cooker'

12.00

The Corkers Stage in Palace Gardens is open - live local music will be taking place all day long.

David Ellams, Head Chef at The Tamburlaine Hotel in Cambridge showcases some of his favourite recipes.

13.00

Head Chef at The Boars in Spooner Row, Mark Elvin takes us through some top dishes

14.00

The Gonville & Caius College Cambridge's Head Chef Dan Perjesi teaches us tips and tricks for the kitchen

15.00

The last chef of the day, Meggy from Bridges Cafe in Cambridge talks visitors through her go-to fresh and delicious fare.

Music continues in Palace Garden and stalls open until 17.00pm.

17.00

Music finishes and Newmarket Food & Drink Festival is over until 2019! Thank you to all who attended - we will see you next year!

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Rosemary Shrager to host exclusive book signings!

We're so excited to announce that Celebrity Chef and TV presenter Rosemary Shrager will be headlining the event AND hosting two book signings whilst in Newmarket!

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Food & Drink Festival 2018 is almost here!

The Newmarket Food & Drink Festival is BACK for 2018. Offering tasty treats, delicious and locally-grown produce over two days this September. Make sure you come and see us on Palace Street over the 15th and 16th September 2018, entry is FREE!

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