Foodies Festival is bringing the Christmas spirit to Tatton Park

Tatton Park Foodies Festival 17-19 November 2017

Foodies Festival brings the festive spirit to Tatton Park in Cheshire on 17, 18 & 19 November for the first time with a three day festive feast. Visitors could meet top chefs and MasterChef Winners, explore a brand new Gin Alley, Artisan Christmas Market, enjoy Live Music Stage, Cakes & Desserts Theatre & Festive Masterclasses to launch the start of Christmas.

Foodies Festival at Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, Christmas 2017

Tatton Park will be transformed into a spectacular culinary winter wonderland for the whole family to enjoy with Foodies Festival for the first time. Showcasing the best of Cheshire restaurants, chefs, street food and leading food and drink producers, let the UK’s top chefs inspire you with the best recipes to cook up for the family this Christmas. Can’t cook the turkey quite right? Fear not, Cheshire’s finest will be answering all your questions on how to be the host(ess) with the mostess this Christmas.

The Chef’s Theatre line up includes (further chefs to be confirmed):-

  • Simon Wood – MasterChef Winner 2015
  • Luis Troyano – Great British Bake Off Winner
  • David Mooney – The Old Sessions House, Knutsford
  • Mike Brand – George’s Restaurant
  • Aiden Byrne – Manchester House
  • Adam Reid – The French
  • Robert Taylor – Mr Cooper’s House & Garden at Simon Rogan’s Restaurant
  • Marc Wilkinson – Michelin Starred Fraiche
  • Stephen Moore – Grafan
  • Lewis Gallagher – Provenance
  • Sean Wilson – Ex Corrie Star & Saddleworth Cheese Co
  • Head Chef Ashwani Rangta – Asha’s Manchester

Santa boots - treats at the Artisan Christmas Market

The festive edition of Foodies Festival is the perfect way to kick off the Christmas season in style. Get hands on with our Festive Masterclasses and create everything from Christmas Wreaths with florists to Psychedelic Meringues or Macaroon Christmas Trees.

vintage tea room, Christmas Foodies FestivalA stunning array of Great Taste Award winners will be exhibiting the best of local produce at the Artisan Christmas Market. Ask artisan producers questions about their produce and story, and stock up the Christmas stockings with award winning treats to make Christmas extra special. With over 200 stalls, visitors will be spoilt for choice between smoked salmon tasting stands, outstanding local cheeses, melt-in-your-mouth brownies, show-stopping cakes, award-winning oils and chutneys, and much, much more. There is something for everyone at Foodies Festival, including delicious, healthy vegan, veggie and gluten-free, guilt-free treats for visitors to indulge in.

Salami and smoked sausage stoll, Artisan Christmas Market at Foodies FestivalWelcome to Gin Alley: Just when we think we’ve found our new favourite gin, another exciting new brand pops up. To celebrate the UK’s superb range of gins, we’re bringing a brand new Gin Alley to Foodies Festival this Christmas. Infused with natural botanicals, rose, elderflower or casked in whisky, there’s plenty to sample from exhibitors and from our new daily Christmas Gin Cocktail Masterclasses. ‘Tis the season… the UK’s top wine, beer and champagne experts will teach visitors how to match their tipple with food, inspired by the best flavours and tastes of Christmas.

Learn from the UK’s top experts, including Charles Metcalfe who will be presenting the ‘Pleasures of Port’, Rioja Wines & Wines from the Rhone Valley and Diana Thompson who will be presenting Champagne tasting in the Drinks Theatre.

Taste flavours of the world at the Street Food Avenue with a culinary trip taking you from Japan to Thailand, Malaysia, Argentina, India, Mexico, Africa and more. With everything from Crème Brulee campervans to sushi burritos and paella, we challenge you not to be lured in by the sensory overload of the Street Food Avenue.

Bake Theatre at the Foodies FestivalFor those with a sweet tooth, the Cakes & Desserts Theatre will be inspiring your Christmas baking with Great British Bake Off Winners and top patisserie chefs whipping up both traditional Christmas cakes and show-stopping alternatives to impress your guests with this season. Worked up an appetite watching their demonstrations? Stop by the Pudding Hall for a haven of sweet treats such as mulled wine, mince pies, Christmas cakes, macaroons and delicious brownies. Competition baker or aspiring Bake Off participant? Take part in our very own Foodies Cake Off Competition each day with your homemade cakes for the chance to be crowned champion.

Elf Cookery School, Foodies XmasTake the kids along to the Elf Cookery School where they can bake and decorate snowballs, gingerbread men, cookies and cupcakes to leave out for Santa. Take a break from the Champagne Ski Bar and enjoy the post-feasting fun by the Live Music Stage, with carols and Scotland’s best unsigned bands bringing the festive spirit throughout the day. Visitors can also enter the famous Chilli-Eating Competition or register their team to compete in the Christmas Pub Quiz.

With so many activiities and tasty treats around, Foodies Festival is the only place to kick off the festive season. Enjoy 30% off tickets with the code FOODIES30 at



Tickets are on sale now and are available at
or by calling 0844 995 1111

Friday adult day ticket £10.00 (£8.00 concession)
Saturday or Sunday adult day ticket £14.00 (£12.00 concession)
3-day adult ticket £20.00 (£16.00 concession)

Friday VIP ticket £35.00
Saturday or Sunday VIP ticket £38.00

VIP tickets include a welcome glass of bubbly, access to the VIP lounge with private bar and refreshments throughout the day, priority entry to food and drink masterclasses, a festive goody bag and a showguide.

All children aged 12 and under go free to all Foodies Festivals when accompanied by an adult.

Open times:

Friday 17th November: 5pm – 9pm
Saturday 18th November: 10am – 6pm
Sunday 19th November: 10am – 6pm


Chocolate and Champagne | Christmas with Foodies

Competition Time!

To celebrate arrival of the first Tatton Park Chistmas Foodies Festival Mums&Dads would love to offer our readers a competition for 5 pairs of VIP tickets to the festival.

As a VIP you can look forward to an extra special day out, starting with a welcome glass of bubbly on arrival and VIP escort to the exclusive VIP tent, where your host will welcome you and reserve your seat in food and drink masterclasses. You will also receive showguides packed with festival information, offers and recipes as well as goody bags to take home.

To try your luck to win one of the family tickets enter our competition through the widget or link below. Simply answer the question or/and choose any other options.

You could use all the possible ways to enter, it will increase your chance of winning!


Christmas Foodies Festival at Tatton Park



– The competition is open to UK residents, entrants must be over 18 years old.
– The competition closes on 5.11.17 at midnight.
– You may enter by performing more than one action in the list above.
– We have 5 pairs of VIP tickets to the Foodies festival at Tatton Park to give away. There is no cash alternative or substitute available.
– The winners will be selected at random from the entries and contacted by email.
– If the winner does not respond within a specified time frame in the winner notification email another winner will be selected. Same rules applies to the newly selected winner, so please check your emails after the 5th November.
– This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Instagram.

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