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Our official wine partners: Aldwick Estate

“Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized.” ― Andre Simon We’re delighted to welcome Aldwick Estate to the Valley Fest party. They are so close to the festival site we can almost see them.  They produce award winning wine – having won both national and international awards and serve...

Sunday dress up theme: Elton!
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062019
June 29, 2019

Come as your best Elton John! Sunday is the day to assemble your glam rock specs, your jumbo heels and your diamantes.  We want to see as many Eltons as possible. There will be prizes for the best. And wait for it…Ultimate Elton & The Rocket Band (who are playing on Sunday) will be judging...

A kitchen catch up: The Free Range Chef

We caught up with Beth Al Rikabi (aka the Free Range Chef) who is going to be cooking our wonderful Sunday Feasts.  We revealed the menus earlier this month so if you want to find our who’s behind them read on…   What are your top 3 favourite ingredients at the moment and why? I...

A kitchen catch up: Rob Howell’s views

You’ve probably have seen the stupendous six course feast menu that Josh Eggleton (Michelin Starred Chef and owner of Pony & Trap) and Rob Howell (Head Chef of Root in Bristol and winner of a Bib Gourmand award) will be serving up on Saturday night.  Here we catch up with Rob and get his view...

Sunday’s Feast revealed
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052019
July 9, 2019

Trumpets please!  We can now reveal Sunday’s Feast which will be brought to you by Beth Al Rikabi, aka The Free Range Chef. If you love a sharing platter, then listen up because this is for you (and your friends). Have a look at the menu below. Each board will have a little bit of...

A kitchen catch up: Josh Eggleton’s views

You’ve probably have seen the stupendous six course feast menu that Josh Eggleton (chef and owner of Michelin-starred Pony & Trap) and Rob Howell (Head Chef of Root in Bristol and winner of Bib Gourmand award) will be serving up on Saturday night.  Here we catch up with Josh and get his view on a...

Saturday Feast menu revealed
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052019
May 17, 2019

Time to lick your lips and dip your hips because we can now reveal Saturday’s feast. This will be cooked by Josh Eggleton (Pony & Trap) and Rob Howell of Bristol’s Root. All the ingredients are locally sourced. Bookings are open for both sittings (2:30pm & 6:30pm). Please note you must have a festival ticket to attend...

Bookings for the feasts have opened!
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042019
April 13, 2019

The region’s culinary heroes and heroines will be cooking up a storm over the food festival weekend. Join fellow diners for a feast of epic proportions featuring menu of culinary delights and surprise performances. Forget the cheese sandwich and crisps back at camp. Feast with your friends! Book them here as they move fast! Here’s...

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