Cotswold Food Festivals

June 11, 2024

Cotswold Food Festivals

Food festivals are always a tasty treat and a lively day out, and the Cotswolds have a satisfying variety on offer throughout the year. Find our list below.

Cheltenham Food and Drink Festival –Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham


Friday 21st, Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd June 2024


For the last 16 years, the Cheltenham Food and Drink Festival has featured some of the Cotswold’s most talented local chefs, while also playing host to some of the UK’s most renowned and gifted chefs. With fabulous free talks, chef insights, masterclasses, wine tasting, and much more it’s an inspiring culinary experience.


Tickets are £8 on the Friday and £10 on the Saturday and Sunday. Masterclasses cost extra. There are also concessions available.


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The Cotswold Show and Food Festival, Cirencester Park


Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July 2024  

This iconic show was founded in 1989 by The Earl Bathurst, whose ancestral seat is Cirencester Park.  The Earl’s dream was to stage an event for people from the countryside and those with an interest in farming. He wanted the show to be family-friendly, educational, and full of entertainment.  Fast forward thirty-five years and the show’s popularity continues to grow. Visitors come from near and far to enjoy a range of attractions.

Every year there are new and exciting attractions, shopping stalls, and activities.

Advance ticket pricing:

Adult £15

Child £3

Family £36

Tickets cost more on the day.

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Gloucester Food Festival, Gloucester Quays


Saturday 20th July 2024


There’s delicious street food, quality crafts, gifts, food, drink, and celebrity chefs. Plus, there’s a fabulous entertainment programme for the whole family - including live music.


It’s a free event that’s guaranteed to be lively, energetic, and very tasty.


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The Big Feastival, Kingham  


23rd– 25th August 2024


The Big Feastival is a food festival with a large dollop of music on the side. With camping available, it’s a weekend event for all the family. There’s a wonderful, laid-back party atmosphere with tons to eat and do. You’ll find a fairground, fancy dress, arts and crafts, and much more – it’s a cracking weekend of delicious escapism. All this nestled into the beautiful Cotswold scenery on the farm of Blur bassist, Alex James.


There are weekend and day tickets available. Adult day tickets are around £96, and adult weekend tickets are about £168.95. A teen weekend ticket is £103.50, and a child weekend is £48.50.

Adult Camping starts at £198.95; teen camping starts at £121.50 and child camping starts at £51.50


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The Broadway Food Festival – Broadway Green

Sunday 15th September

Every September, the Broadway Food Festival celebrates local Cotswold produce. It’s a much-loved, small local festival that attracts residents, visitors, and tourists alike. Local artisan producers have about 35 stalls in a marquee and an additional dozen or so “food to go” stands are outside on the green.

It’s free admission and a lovely day out. Visit for more information.