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TOP CHEFS AND COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS

Celebrity chefs, including Theo Randall will be on hand with top tips for the kitchen, and top wine writer, Oz Clarke will help you distinguish plonk from pinot on Sunday. Sophie Grigson will take to the stage on Saturday to share some of her best culinary delights.

Best East Anglian Produce

SHOWCASING THE BEST PRODUCE EAST ANGLIA HAS ON OFFER

Over 30 stalls for visitors to savour delicious wares from across the region, including bespoke producers, tasty deli-style exhibitors, street food and homewares.

50 Bespoke Stalls

NEW CENTRAL LOCATION. FREE TO ATTEND.

No need for a 32Red Newmarket Open Weekend ticket, the Newmarket Food & Drink Festival 2017 will be held in two convenient locations in the town centre.

16TH & 17TH SEPTEMBER 2017

Meet the Exhibitors and Producers

Silent Auction

The Silent Auction is back for 2017 and this year there's an amazing auction prize for foodies! Theo Randall has generously agreed to step out of his restaurant kitchen for one night to support the Open Weekend, so he can step into yours, and cook a four-course dinner for you and your friends. Not only is this your chance to have one of the most renowned and respected chefs in the country in your home, but you'll also receive delicious wines to compliment the dishes, chosen by renowned wine expert - Oz Clarke.

Meet the Chefs

Buskers’ Competition

For the first time in Newmarket Open Weekend history, The Newmarket Food and Drink Festival will be hosting a Buskers' competition throughout town!

Each Saturday, from the 5th August, up until Saturday 9th September, between 11am - 2pm, live acts will be taking to the streets of Newmarket to entertain and showcase their talents. The finals will take place on the weekend of the 16th and 17th September from 11.30am until 4pm each day, when performers will compete for a £1000 prize.

What's On

10am

Newmarket Food & Drink Festival 2017 opens for Saturday, find exhibitors and producers across Palace Street and The Guineas!

11am

Chef demonstrations will take place all day from 11am onwards on the G's Fresh Cookery Live Kitchen, located in the King's Yard at the National Heritage Centre. Don't miss cookery demonstrations from Sophie Grigson today!

11.30pm

Newmarket Buskers' Competition finals to start. Buskers can be seen at the Bill Tutte Memorial, outside Greggs on the High Street and The Guineas.

15pm

Last chef demonstration of the day takes place on the G's Fresh Cookery Live Kitchen, located in the King's Yard at the National Heritage Centre.

16.00pm

Newmarket Food & Drink Festival Buskers' Competition closes - join us tomorrow for the final!

16.30pm

Newmarket Food & Drink Festival 2017 closes for the day, but will return on Sunday!

10am

Newmarket Food & Drink Festival 2017 opens for Saturday, find exhibitors and producers across Palace Street and The Guineas!

11am

Chef demonstrations, including from top chef, Theo Randall and wine expert, Oz Clarke, will take place all day from 11am onwards on the G's Fresh Cookery Live Kitchen, located in the King's Yard at the National Heritage Centre. Don't miss cookery demonstrations from Theo Clarke, and wine tips from Oz Clarke today!

11.30am

Newmarket Buskers' Competition finals to start. Buskers can be seen at the Bill Tutte Memorial, outside Greggs on the High Street and The Guineas.

15pm

Last chef demonstration of the day takes place on the G's Fresh Cookery Live Kitchen, located in the King's Yard at the National Heritage Centre.

16pm

Newmarket Food & Drink Festival Buskers' Competition winner is unveiled and performs to fans.

16.30pm

Newmarket Food & Drink Festival 2017 comes to an end, we will be returning for 2018!

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Celebrity Chefs confirmed!

As the Newmarket Food and Drink Festival returns to the Open Weekend for 2017 in new, FREE access locations, not only will local chefs be showcasing their talents and demonstrating cooking techniques, but they will be joined by two top celebrity chefs, Sophie Grigson (Saturday) and Theo Randall (Sunday)!

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Newmarket Food & Drink Festival is BACK in a new location for 2017!

Now in its third year, the popular Newmarket Food & Drink Festival is in a NEW location, right at the heart of the town on Palace Street and in The Guineas, on both days – and is FREE to attend.

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