All you need to know about the Bury St Edmunds Food and Drink Festival

More than 120 traders will be at the 2018 Bury St Edmunds Food and Drink Festival Picture: ROB HOLD

More than 120 traders will be at the 2018 Bury St Edmunds Food and Drink Festival Picture: ROB HOLDING - Credit: Archant

Celebrity chefs, food and drink stalls, cooking demonstrations and more will take over Bury St Edmunds this weekend.

What food will you try at the festival? Picture: ROB HOLDING

What food will you try at the festival? Picture: ROB HOLDING - Credit: Archant

What:

A two-day event designed for food and drink lovers will take place this weekend. The festival will have a variety of more than 120 stalls all displaying delicious produce, celebrity chefs providing demonstrations, a farmers market, a beach, a mini-farm, and more. The event, which is organised by Our Bury St Edmunds, had 40,000 visitors last year.

Action from last year's Bury St Edmunds Food and Drink Festival Picture: ANDY ABBOTT

Action from last year's Bury St Edmunds Food and Drink Festival Picture: ANDY ABBOTT - Credit: Archant

When

The yearly Bury St Edmunds festival of food and drink will take place on August 26 and August 27. On both days events start at 10am.

Mariachi Jalisco perform at the Bury St Edmunds Food and Drink Festival Picture: SU ANDERSON

Mariachi Jalisco perform at the Bury St Edmunds Food and Drink Festival Picture: SU ANDERSON - Credit: Su Anderson

Where

Bury St Edmunds Town Centre

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Don’t miss:

The festival is packed with exciting things to sink your teeth into but here are some key events you won’t want to miss.

On Sunday - Celebrity chef James Tanner will be holding demonstrations at The Stoves Cookery Theatre from 11am until 3.45pm.

There will also be a mini-farm on Abbeygate Street from 10.30am -3.30pm, a cocktail demonstration at The Stoves Cookery Theatre from 4pm - 4.45pm.

On Monday - Ready Steady Cook Chef, Paul Rankin, will be showing visitors how he cooks at The Stoves Cookery Theatre from 11am until 3.45pm, the popular beach will return from 10am until 5pm, and the Bury St Edmunds Farmer’s Club will be giving a cookery demonstration from 4pm-4.45pm. You can see a full list of the events taking place across the weekend here.

Admission

Free

Don’t miss: Eight stalls to look out for at the food and drink festival

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