Demos and Live Music

TOP CHEFS AND COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS

Celebrity chef and TV presenter, Rosemary Shrager headlined the Newmarket Food & Drink Festival 2018. She took to the G's Fresh Cookery Live Kitchen on Saturday 15th, to showcase some of her favourite dishes and she was also on hand for book signings on the day. Rosemary was also joined by top chefs from across East Anglia teaching visitors some new skills.

Best East Anglian Produce

SHOWCASING THE BEST PRODUCE EAST ANGLIA HAS ON OFFER

2018 saw over 35 stalls at Palace Street offering locally-grown produce, delectable drinks and delicious street food. Visitors walked up Sun Lane on the 15th and 16th September to go on a culinary journey down Palace Street, through the Kings Yard and into the Rothschild Yard - what will 2019 bring?

50 Bespoke Stalls

CENTRAL LOCATION. FREE TO ATTEND.

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

2019 dates TBC

Exhibitors and Producers 2018

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2018 Chefs & Demonstrators

Live Music 2018

2018 will hosted a free local showcase music area within the Palace House Gardens on the Corkers Stage.

Music took place 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 was marked OFFICIALLY OPEN! Free entry to all!

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

Don't forget, visitors could 'Find out for a Fiver' at Palace House, Newmarket whilst attending the festival.

11.45

The judging of College One's foodie creations took place.

12.00

Music began over on the Corkers Stage in Palace Gardens, visitors could enjoy live local music all day long.

The college cook off continued 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 took place.

13.00

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

14.00

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

15.00

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

Music continued in Palace Garden and stalls were open until 18.00pm

18.00

Newmarket Food & Drink Festival 2018 finished for the first day!

11.00

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

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

12.00

The Corkers Stage in Palace Gardens was open - live local music took place all day long.

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

13.00

Head Chef at The Boars in Spooner Row, Mark Elvin took visitors through some top dishes

14.00

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

15.00

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

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

17.00

Newmarket Food & Drink Festival is over until 2019!

Thank you to all who attended - we will see you next year!

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Thanks to all attendees

Whether you attended as a visitor picking up some delicious food and drink, or you were one of our amazing exhibitors, thank you so much for coming to the Newmarket Food & Drink Festival 2018 - we hope to 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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