Foodies Festival Bristol 2022: when is the event at The Downs, how to get tickets, line-up and UK dates

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As one of its 12 stops, Bristol hosts one of the biggest celebrations of local food and drink this weekend - tickets are still available.

The Foodies Festival is set to arrive in the city of Bristol this month.

Bristolians who love themselves a munch or want to celebrate their local food and drink should mark this festival down in their calendars.

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Touring the UK featuring quality chefs and live-music, this festival is perfect for people of all ages; especially if you want to learn more about cooking.

Here is everything you need to know about Foodies Festival’s Bristol event, from how to get tickets to the line-up of musicians and chefs.

When is the Foodies Festival coming to Bristol?


Foodies Festival is a three-day event that is set to take place in the city.

The Downs - an iconic area of greenland in Bristol - will hold the festival.

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Munch lovers around South West England should mark Friday, 20 May in their calendar - the day that the festival will begin.

It will then come to an end on Sunday, 22 May.

Where else will the festival take place in the UK?

In total, there are 12 Foodies Festivals that take place throughout the UK in 2022.

It started off in Brighton’s Preston Park from 30 April to 2 May; the last destination of the festival is Exeter’s Escot Park, which takes place from 16-18 September.

Here is a full list of all the Foodies Festivals taking place in 2022:

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  • 30-2 May: Preston Park, Brighton


  • 20-22: The Downs, Bristol


  • 3-5: Syon Park, London
  • 17-19: Hylands Park, Chelmsford
  • 24-26: Mote Park, Maidstone


  • 8-10: Tatton Park, Knutsford
  • 15-17: Winchester, Hampshire


  • 5-7: Inverleith Park, Edinburgh
  • 12-14: Rouken Glen Park, Glasgow
  • 27-29: South Park, Oxford


  • 9-11: Earlham Park, Norwich
  • 16-18: Escot Park, Exeter

For more information about each festival, visit the official Foodies Festival website.

How can I get tickets to the Bristol festival?

Despite the fact that the Foodies Festival’s visit to Bristol kicks off this week at the time of publication, there are still tickets available.

Entry can be purchased for specific days of the festival or for the entire weekend.

A ticket for entry on Friday, 2o May (12 pm to 9 pm) ranges from £6 for general admission - visit the page for more details.

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A ticket for entry on Saturday, 21 May (11 am to 9 pm) ranges from £23 for general admission - visit the page for more details.

A ticket for entry on Sunday, 22 May (11 am to 8 pm) ranges from £23 for general admission - visit the page for more details.

Whilst if you want to enjoy the entire food-filled weekend, you can purchase a weekend pass which will range from £42 for general admission - visit the page for more details.

What is the Foodies Festival?

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Foodies Festival is a celebration of local food and drink that was first launched in Edinburgh in 2006.

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It celebrates the cuisine of each UK region it visits, encouraging loads of local artisan producers and street food traders to take part.

Boasting a cookery line-up of MasterChef and MasterChef Professionals winners and finalists, who tour with the festival.

Great British Bake Off winners are also known to take part.

Attendees can learn all about new recipes, whether you are a child or an adult.

There is also a Musicians Against Homelessness (MAH) stage which will feature live music performances to raise money for the charity Crisis.

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What is the live music and chef line-up for Foodies Festival 2022 in Bristol?

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The live music line-up for Foodies Festivals vary depending on which city or region it visits.

Across the three-day event in Bristol, there will be a line-up of four artists and musicians.

The following will be performing at The Downs, Bristol for Foodies Festival 2022:

Foodies Festival in Bristol will explore the cuisine of the city through the following chefs, who are featured in this year’s event:

  • Charlotte White
  • Kate Humble
  • Josh Eggleton
  • Dhruv Baker
  • Thomas Frake
  • Philli Armitage Mattin
  • Hywel Griffith
  • Larkin Cen
  • Laura Strange
  • James Wythe
  • Elliot Lidstone
  • Steve Ashworth
  • Marianne Stewart
  • Mark McCabe
  • Martin Dawkins
  • Dan Bowden
  • Liz Burnett

For more information about each chef, please visit the website.

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