THE award-winning Althorp Food Festival returns on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May, with over 100 diverse and inspiring food and drink stands, as well as show-stopping culinary events and experiences.
World-renowned chefs including Jean-Christophe Novelli and Ken Hom will be leading a number of enticing demonstrations over the weekend, all included in the standard ticket price. As an exciting new addition for 2019, guests can now also gain a unique opportunity to learn from the best with 90-minute cooking masterclasses taught by the headlining chefs.
Alongside the numerous shopping and tasting opportunities, visitors can enjoy an array of entertaining performances and activities, all set against the backdrop of Althorp's stunning grounds. The festival's new, outdoor live music stage will feature some of Northamptonshire's finest musical talents, while falconry displays, cocktail-making classes, book signings, and a new Animals of Althorp exhibition are sure to keep the whole family well and truly entertained.
Tours of Althorp House and walks around Althorp Park also make the perfect accompaniment to a day at the festival.
This year's Kids Corner now features even more activities than ever, with a 40ft big top tent incorporating circus skills workshops, kids cookery classes, arts and crafts and much more still to be announced.
Ticket prices are as follows: Early Bird Day Ticket, £8.50 per person including access to chef demonstrations on a first-come-first-serve basis. Children 12 and under go in free with a paying adult
New for 2019 is the Early Bird Full Weekend Ticket which costs £15 per person. All Early Bird Tickets will also receive a free cup of Roastery coffee (one per adult ticket)
Tickets are available from the end of February. Visit spencerofalthorp.com for details.