A mini-guide to food festivals in Derbyshire
PUBLISHED: 14:05 13 January 2017 | UPDATED: 09:31 16 January 2017
Derbyshire and the Peak District will host a wide range of food and drink events throughout 2017, we pick some of the highlights
Fabulous Places Spring Market
Over 100 hand-selected food, drink and gift stallholders, plus a tea room and Prosecco bar – all in a railway heritage venue.
The Roundhouse, Derby, http://derbyshirespringmarket.co.uk
The Great British Food Festival – Hardwick Hall
Chef demonstrations, Men vs Food challengers, food and drink stalls and children’s entertainment, all against the beautiful backdrop of the National Trust’s Hardwick Hall, Doe Lea, near Chesterfield,
Hardwick Hall https://greatbritishfoodfestival.com/hardwick-hall
Bakewell Food Festival
Championing the area’s wealth of local produce with an eclectic mix of stalls and demonstrations.
Derbyshire Food & Drink Fair
Cookery theatre, celebrity chefs, crafts, gifts and entertainment.
Kedleston Hall (National Trust), near Quarndon, Derby, www.derbyshirefoodanddrinkfair.co.uk
Rail Ale Festival
Over 250 real ales plus world beers, train rides, live music and great food.
Barrow Hill Roundhouse, Staveley, Chesterfield, www.railalefestival.com
Bakewell Baking Festival
Celebrity bakers, demonstrations, live music and a vintage baking and food village.
The Showground, Bakewell, www.bakewellbakingfestival.co.uk
Derbyshire Christmas Food and Gift Fair
Handmade gifts and fine food and drink.
Kedleston Hall (National Trust), near Quarndon, www.derbyshirefoodanddrinkfair.co.uk
2017 Derbyshire Life Food and Drink Awards
On Wednesday 29th November, over 150 highly esteemed guests, finalists and sponsors will be joining Derbyshire Life to celebrate the 3rd Derbyshire Life Food & Drink Awards at Casa Hotel, Chesterfield.
Please note: there may be a ticket entry price for some of these festivals, please refer to the relevant websites for more details and exact dates and times.
We will be updating this page as more details of other foodie events are announced.