The Great British Food Festival - Trentham Gardens

The Great British Food Festival - Trentham Gardens

The Great British Food Festival 2024

Available to 6 May 2024

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What else is on at The Great British Food Festival 2024?

The Great British Food Festival Trentham Gardens is arriving in Stoke-on-Trent this spring for an incredible family festival full of food and fun

From the 4th to the 6th of May 2024, Trentham Gardens will be host to the Great British Food Festival!

Feast your eyes on a family day out that has something for everyone, from food, to live music, kids activities and even something for the dogs! There really are so many things to do in Stoke-on-Trent's big food festival. 

Here's a sneak peak of some of the foodie fun going on at Trentham Gardens this year:

  • Artisan Market: From chocolate to chutney and cheese to chili sauce, there's a huge selection of tasty treats that's bound to prove a terrific time for your tastebuds. 
  • Street food: Whether its tacos, pastas, burgers, hot dogs or curries that you're looking for, you won't be disappointed tasting the festival's super street food. Every trader is rated a 5-Star hygiene rating! 
  • Chef Demos: Chefs from all over will be giving cooking demonstrations on their favourite meals so you can learn the ways of becoming a master chef too! 
  • Bake Stage: Join the Fabulous Sandy D from Great British Bake-Off on the Bake Stage this year. She's ready to entertain you with some fabulous recipes and top tips!
  • BBQ Stage: Expect lots of smoke and tasty tips throughout the day as you become a barbie king or barbie queen with the exciting new BBQ stage program! 
  • Food Challenges: It's man and woman vs food on the Challenge Stage! From dessert showdowns, to sausage eat-offs and the fiery chilli challenge, these foody contests are a must-see. 
  • Cake Off: Over 800 cakes have been cut, tasted and deliberated, but only one can be the winner... Make sure not to miss the fiercely competitive Cake Off. 
  • Kids Cookery: Little ones are in for a treat when they learn how to cook some new recipes. For 30-40 minutes, kids can cook up some Rocky Road Truffles or Peppermint & Orange Pebbles to take home. 

But that's not all! Here's some other things to do at Great British Food Festival Staffordshire this year: 

  • Live Music: From 10am to 5pm, a wide range of musicians will be taking to the stage to provide the sounds to your food-tastic day. 
  • Bars: Where there's great food, there also has to be great drinks! Find a selection of beers, lagers, ciders, ales, wines, whiskeys cocktails, gins and more.
  • Kids Activities: There's so many things to do for kids on their day out at the Great British Food Festival. Including a Party Workshops Family Circus, Treasure Hunt, Wacky Races, Bouncy Castle, Fairground Rides and a Mini Zoo!
  • Crafts & Gifts: Get your hands on a wide range of textiles, ceramics, handmade cards, soft toys, collectables, handmade candles, bath bombs and soaps, photographic art, confectionery, hand painted glass, jewellery, ladies clothes, paintings, wood crafts, fashion accessories and lots, lots more!
  • Dog-friendly Fun: Dogs will love exploring the Great British Food Festival. No need to leave your dog back home, bring them along on a short lead and keep an eye out for the dog-friendly food stalls!

There's so much to get up to at the Great British Food Festival in Trentham Gardens! So head on down to Stoke-on-Trent for the weekend for guaranteed smiles on faces and full bellies for the whole family. 

Book your Great British Food Festival tickets at Trentham Gardens today, or take a look at the other Great British Food Festival dates: 

Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8JG
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Getting to Trentham Gardens

By car

From the M6:

  • Exit Junction 15 of the M6
  • Follow A500 towards Stoke-on-Trent for a mile
  • Exit right at roundabout and follow A34 towards Stone
  • Trentham’s main North Entrance is a mile on the right
  • For South Entrance continue on A34 for another mile exiting right at the next roundabout

From The A50:

  • At sideway roundabout
  • Exit left at roundabout and follow A500 for a mile
  • Exit left at roundabout and follow A34 towards Stone
  • Trentham’s main North Entrance is a mile on the right
  • For South Entrance continue on A34 for another mile exiting right at the next roundabout

Car parking is FREE at Trentham at the two main car parks: one located near Trentham Garden Centre and one next to Trentham Shopping Village. There are four electric car charging points and eight Tesla Supercharger stations located next to the Shopping Village. Accessible and Parent & Child Parking available.

Enter ST4 8JG to find the site via Sat-Nav.

By bus

The bus stop is only a short walk away from Trentham. Buses from Hanley (City Centre) and Stafford.

The 101 service operated by First Bus runs from Hanley (City Centre) and Stafford via Newcastle-under-Lyme.

By train

The closest major train station to Trentham is Stoke-on-Trent and there are buses that go from Hanley (City Centre) directly to Trentham. Trentham Gardens is the bus stop name and is only a short walk away from the site. It is also possible to take the train to Stafford and then take the bus to the Trentham Gardens bus stop. 

By bike

Cycle parking is available behind the Cornerstone Jewellers unit. Utilising these facilities will be at the cyclist’s own risk.

  • Free parking
  • Wheelchair and pushchair access
  • Accessible and disabled-friendly toilets

The Great British Food Festival is dog-friendly.

Please note that all dogs must remain on a lead at all times and that owners must clean up after their dogs.

For hygiene reasons and the enjoyment of all visitors, dogs are not permitted into the food marquees/demonstration tents and/or most of the Estate buildings, so please bear this in mind when deciding whether or not to bring your furry friend with you.

Please note the visitor requiring a carer to attend with them, MUST be able to bring with them and show to the entrance team one form of valid, in date documentation, from their accepted list below, in order for the carer to be admitted for free on the day:

  • Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
  • Attendance Allowance (AA)
  • Blind Persons Registration
  • Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
  • Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP)
  • CredAbility's Access Card with +1 symbol
  • CEA Card

Unfortunately blue/orange badges, HANDS cards and carers passport are not valid ID for carers. 

It is politely requested that you do not bring your own food and drink, so please leave your picnics back at home.

Due to licensing laws, it is strictly prohibited for you to bring your own alcohol. Doing so may result in being escorted from the venue and no refund will be given

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