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All located in our Chef’s Zone in Market Place Shopping Centre, be quick to book to avoid disappointment as spaces are limited.

Regional and local chef cookery demos

Some of the best food, drink and arts and craft stalls

Fantastic children’s entertainment with a beach themed family zone – complete with sandy beach and Punch and Judy shows.

The return of the Main Festival Music stage on Le Mans Crescent along with the acoustic stage on Victoria square, both with daily headline acts and great local musical talent

A celebration of Bolton’s parks and green spaces with a fantastic programme of activity in our town centre park, Queens Park, including world foods offer, obstacle course (Sat – Mon only) or simply grab your treats from the market and enjoy a family picnic in the great outdoors

Some brilliant special events, including an audience with celebrated chef Jean-Christophe Novelli, Beer and Cheese tasting, a Microgreens Masterclass and daily foraging with Bolton’s own expert Forager, Colin Unsworth.