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Let’s get together at this year’s Festival

It's nearly time for the North West's biggest and best food festival so come and join us this August Bank Holiday weekend for fun for all the family.

Soak up the fantastic festival atmosphere with four days packed to the brim with food, demos, markets and brilliant live music and entertainment including

Celebrity Chef Demos from The Hairy Bikers, Ainsley Harriott and James Martin
Regional chef cookery demos
Special events, including The Faulty Towers Dining Experience and Gin Masterclasses featuring James Martin Gin
FREE children’s activities taking place in Children’s Marquee on on Le Mans Crescent
Food, drink and arts and craft stalls
Two fantastic music stages including the atmospheric Festival Music stage on Le Mans Crescent, with daily headline acts and local musical talent

Let’s get together at this year’s Festival

It's nearly time for the North West's biggest and best food festival so come and join us this August Bank Holiday weekend for fun for all the family.

Soak up the fantastic festival atmosphere with four days packed to the brim with food, demos, markets and brilliant live music and entertainment including

Celebrity Chef Demos from The Hairy Bikers, Ainsley Harriott and James Martin
Regional chef cookery demos
FREE children’s activities taking place in Children’s Marquee on on Le Mans Crescent
Special events, including The Faulty Towers Dining Experience and Gin Masterclasses featuring James Martin Gin
Food, drink and arts and craft stalls
Two fantastic music stages including the atmospheric Festival Music stage on Le Mans Crescent, with daily headline acts and local musical talent
Whats On
Four days packed to the brim with food, demos, markets and brilliant live music and entertainment
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Whats On
Four days packed to the brim with food, demos, markets and brilliant live music and entertainment
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Bolton Festival Wristband is just £2!
Get your hand (wrist) on our exclusive Bolton Food and Drink Festival wristband for just £2.
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Special Events
Special events, including The Faulty Towers Dining Experience and Gin Masterclasses featuring James Martin Gin
More details
Special Events
Special events, including The Faulty Towers Dining Experience and Gin Masterclasses featuring James Martin Gin
More details
Hairy Bikers - Sat 27th
Get together with Hairy Biker Si King, and guest presenter Jenny Powell, for a bit of a natter over some great food in our festival kitchen at one of just three delicious cookery demos. All taking place in our new home, the majestic Albert Halls. Please note only the 11am and 1pm demos include a book signing.
Get tickets here
Hairy Bikers - Sat 27th
Get together with Hairy Biker Si King, and guest presenter Jenny Powell, for a bit of a natter over some great food in our festival kitchen at one of just three delicious cookery demos. All taking place in our new home, the majestic Albert Halls. Please note only the 11am and 1pm demos include a book signing.
Get tickets here
Hairy Bikers - Sat 27th
Get together with Hairy Biker Si King, and guest presenter Jenny Powell, for a bit of a natter over some great food in our festival kitchen at one of just three delicious cookery demos. All taking place in our new home, the majestic Albert Halls. Please note only the 11am and 1pm demos include a book signing.
Get tickets here
Ainsley Harriott - Sun 28th
Fancy a cooking demo filled with giggles, dancing and of course fantastic food, get your tickets to see the one and only Ainsley Harriott at one of his three performances. All taking place in our new home, the beautiful Albert Halls. Please note only the 11am and 1pm demos include a book signing.
Get tickets here
Ainsley Harriott - Sun 28th
Fancy a cooking demo filled with giggles, dancing and of course fantastic food, get your tickets to see the one and only Ainsley Harriott at one of his three performances. All taking place in our new home, the beautiful Albert Halls. Please note only the 11am and 1pm demos include a book signing.
Get tickets here
Ainsley Harriott - Sun 28th
Fancy a cooking demo filled with giggles, dancing and of course fantastic food, get your tickets to see the one and only Ainsley Harriott at one of his three performances. All taking place in our new home, the beautiful Albert Halls. Please note only the 11am and 1pm demos include a book signing.
Get tickets here
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James Martin - Mon 29th
Festival favourite James Martin makes a welcome return to Bolton and is ready to cook up a storm in our kitchen at one of just three cookery demos. All taking place in our new home, the historic Albert Halls. Please note only the 11am and 1pm demos include a book signing.
Get tickets here
James Martin - Mon 29th
Festival favourite James Martin makes a welcome return to Bolton and is ready to cook up a storm in our kitchen at one of just three cookery demos. All taking place in our new home, the historic Albert Halls. Please note only the 11am and 1pm demos include a book signing.
Get tickets here
James Martin - Mon 29th
Festival favourite James Martin makes a welcome return to Bolton and is ready to cook up a storm in our kitchen at one of just three cookery demos. All taking place in our new home, the historic Albert Halls. Please note only the 11am and 1pm demos include a book signing.
Get tickets here
Great Bolton Cake off
Closing date for entries 6th June 2022.
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