Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th September 2022

10am - 4pm Didcot Civic Hall

We are delighted to announce that the very successful Didcot Food Festival is going ahead once again for 2022 on September 24th & 25th at Didcot Civic Hall.
Organised by Great British Bake Off quarter-finalist Christine Wallace, this popular Autumn event grows year on year and features over 50 exhibitors of fine food and drink, street food and skills demos. A fantastic line up of chefs from the Great British Bake Off, MasterChef and local hotels and restaurants will be appearing in our great demonstration theatre.

We are delighted to announce that the very successful Didcot Food Festival is going ahead once again for 2022 on September 24th & 25th at Didcot Civic Hall.
Organised by Great British Bake Off quarter-finalist Christine Wallace, this popular Autumn event grows year on year and features over 50 exhibitors of fine food and drink, street food and skills demos. A fantastic line up of chefs from the Great British Bake Off, MasterChef and local hotels and restaurants will be appearing in our great demonstration theatre.


This year the Food Festival will be opened by none other than Su Pollard.

Su Pollard is an English actress and singer. Her career has spanned over 45 years; she is most famous for her role in the sitcom Hi-de-Hi!. She also appeared in You Rang, M’Lord? and Oh, Doctor Beeching!. Pollard has appeared in over 35 stage plays and musicals, as well as over 40 pantomimes.

This year the Food Festival will be opened by none other than Su Pollard.

Su Pollard is an English actress and singer. Her career has spanned over 45 years; she is most famous for her role in the sitcom Hi-de-Hi!. She also appeared in You Rang, M’Lord? and Oh, Doctor Beeching!. Pollard has appeared in over 35 stage plays and musicals, as well as over 40 pantomimes.

Ensure you get your tickets early for this foodilicious event.

Ensure you get your tickets early for this foodilicious event.

Following the success of previous events, this years Didcot Events Food Festival is again being organised by Christine Wallace (a quarter finalist in the 2013 Great British Bake off) an active member of the Didcot Events committee. Her enthusiasm and commitment for the food festival shines through the event. By popular demand it is again this year being held in Didcot’s Civic Hall. This celebrated event promises to be even more successful with people coming from all over the county and beyond to join in this well loved event……..

Kathryn MacLennan, finalist on The National Jubilee Pudding Contest will be making a special appearance with her delicious dessert.

Sarah Knowles, local musician will be entertaining us at lunch times in the garden, relax with some fantastic street food and listen to her relaxing style!

Book early to ensure you won’t be disappointed.

Tickets are going fast. Book early to avoid disappointment.

If you love food, and who doesn’t, this is not an event to be missed.

Following the success of previous events, this years Didcot Events Food Festival is again being organised by Christine Wallace (a quarter finalist in the 2013 Great British Bake off) an active member of the Didcot Events committee. Her enthusiasm and commitment for the food festival shines through the event. By popular demand it is again this year being held in Didcot’s Civic Hall. This celebrated event promises to be even more successful with people coming from all over the county and beyond to join in this well loved event……..

Kathryn MacLennan, finalist on The National Jubilee Pudding Contest will be making a special appearance with her delicious dessert.

Sarah Knowles, local musician will be entertaining us at lunch times in the garden, relax with some fantastic street food and listen to her relaxing style!

Book early to ensure you won’t be disappointed. 

Tickets are going fast. Book early to avoid disappointment.

If you love food, and who doesn’t, this is not an event to be missed.

Previous Openers

Following the success of previous events, this years Didcot Events Food Festival is again being organised by Christine Wallace (a quarter finalist in the 2013 Great British Bake off) an active member of the Didcot Events committee. Her enthusiasm and commitment for the food festival shines through the event. By popular demand it is again this year being held in Didcot’s Civic Hall. This celebrated event promises to be even more successful with people coming from all over the county and beyond to join in this well loved event……..

Book early to ensure you won’t be disappointed. Keep watching the website for ticket sales to begin.

If you love food, and who doesn’t, this is not an event to be missed.

Children and families are warmly welcomed on both days of the Festival but this year we have a special ‘Kids on Sunday’ event when have arranged some special activities for the children!!

Fin Woodward, winner of Junior Bake Off 2019 is joining us at 2.30 on the Sunday to bake with the children …this promises to be so exciting and lots of hints and tips will be passed on!

There will also be other activities, among them…

Pizza making – take home to bake with your favourite toppings

Face painting

Lucky dip

Colouring in excitement

Vegetable competition 

Stalls booked for 2022

NameCompanyCategory
Jeanette HowseWell PreservedPreserves
Asua RoweThe Tall Cookie LadyCookies
Tom WaughRiverford Organic FarmersVeg boxes
Lyndsey BickellNellie Jeans ChocolatesChocolates/bars/choc gifts
Jane WimburyCosy Creative Craftsstained glass
Simon CooperGreat British Mead Companymead/Drinking vessels
Laura/Nye HughesMead
Amy BelcherRidgway BeesHoney /beeswax products/ candles/balms/butters/seed paper cards
rachel BlackieRoos Kitchenteacakes/sweet pies/brownies/gingerbread/cookies
Dawn ShellPilgrims Pantrydips/salts/bags/photos
Kamila KarasMKS foodsOlives/nuts/turkish delight/baklavas
PindyPindy's SamosasSamosas/Pakoras
Cas MortimerSweetichicSweet Jewellery/candles
Becka KeelWoodland Trustinfo/foraging
Jordan MorrisAbingdon DistileryGin Liquers
Frankie ParryLittle Bear Cake StandsCake Stands
Bernie Des-RiviersChef Bernie Sauceshot sauces
James BrownhillMarlow Cheese CoCheese
Chris WallaceMacarons
Emily HaynesHaynesy Home BakesCupcakes/traybakes/blondies/
Natasha BeamesTeam MikaylaSweets
Matthew JollySublime Housewares LtdHouse wares/boards/cutters/bowls
Ian JallardBrocklebysPies
Kathryn MacLennanPlatinum Jubilee Pudding
Neville BoshoffBossies BiltongBiltong
Lyn & JaquiDidcot EventsRaffle
Irina HripliviiMoldovan Wine UKWine
.
ON THE LAWN
Tim PrizemanSurf n FriesChips/fish/chicken/seafood
Susie MaynardPizza/ Lemonade
DeanOutside EventsDonuts /Milk shakes
VelmaLittle Fizz VanCocktail Bar
Michael RosewarneTuscan ToastiesToasted Focaccia Sandwiches/Gnocchi/Italian deserts
Name Company Category
Jeanette Howse
Well Preserved
Preserves
Chris Wallace
Macarons
Simon Cooper
Great British Mead
Meade / Vessels
Debbie Mole
Fallow & Fields
Cheese & Charcuterie
Kamila Karas
MKS Food Distribution
Olives / Nuts / Turkish delight / Baklavas
Terri-Leigh Nichols
Terrissimo Bakes
Brownies / Blondies / Mince pies / Traybakes / Loaf cakes
Cas Mortimer
Sweet Chic
Sweet jewellery
Lynsey Bicknell
Nellie Jeans
Handmade chocolates
Johnny Mallard
Johnny Hot Stuff
Chilli sauces
Katie Adams
Riverford Organic Farmers
Promotion of home delivery
Valerie Diederichs
Team Tea
Tea and teaware
Mei Willoughby
MW Foods
Chinese/Asian gourmet sauces
Diane Taylor
Friendly Panda
Bamboo straw / and cutlery
Natasha Beames
TEAM Mikayla
Sweets
Frankie Parry
Little Bear Cake Stands
Cake Stands
Dom Richardson
Whistlers Storm
Tea based Alcoholic Liqueurs
Mel Wilkinson
Kidz corner
Lynn Carter
Book/Veg comp
Natasha Martell
Crafters Emporium
Refills
Andy Baker
Play2Give
Food Tombola/cupcakes
Hasnath Miah
Indian Dreams
Hot Curry
Ian Jalland
Brockleby's Pies
Pies
Bhaginimarshall lalla
Samosos2 Go
Samosas
James Brownhill
Marlow Cheese
Cheese
Keeley Dennyschene
Hilton Garden Inn
Dawn Shell
Pilgrim Pantry
Salts / Dips / Children’s shopping bags
Sean Thomas
Sin Azucar Organic Chocolate
Chocolate brownies & bars
Becka Keel
Working for Wildlife
Foraging
Elisa Lionetti
Cocoa & paper
Choc spoons / Bombs / Bars / Slabs
Amy
Ridgeway Bees
Honey
Bernie
Chef Bernie
Curry Sauces
.
Outside
Debbie Mole
Fallow & Fields
Pizza / Hog Roast / Vegetarian
David Velma
Little Fizz Van
Mobile bar
Barbara Mate
Gastronaut
Chicken wings / Fries / Goujon
Colin Iles
Surrey Ices UK
Ice Cream

Stalls booked for 2022

NameCompanyCategory
Jeanette HowseWell PreservedPreserves
Asua RoweThe Tall Cookie LadyCookies
Tom WaughRiverford Organic FarmersVeg boxes
Lyndsey BickellNellie Jeans ChocolatesChocolates/bars/choc gifts
Jane WimburyCosy Creative Craftsstained glass
Simon CooperGreat British Mead Companymead/Drinking vessels
Laura/Nye HughesMead
Amy BelcherRidgway BeesHoney /beeswax products/ candles/balms/butters/seed paper cards
rachel BlackieRoos Kitchenteacakes/sweet pies/brownies/gingerbread/cookies
Dawn ShellPilgrims Pantrydips/salts/bags/photos
Kamila KarasMKS foodsOlives/nuts/turkish delight/baklavas
PindyPindy's SamosasSamosas/Pakoras
Cas MortimerSweetichicSweet Jewellery/candles
Becka KeelWoodland Trustinfo/foraging
Jordan MorrisAbingdon DistileryGin Liquers
Frankie ParryLittle Bear Cake StandsCake Stands
Bernie Des-RiviersChef Bernie Sauceshot sauces
James BrownhillMarlow Cheese CoCheese
Chris WallaceMacarons
Emily HaynesHaynesy Home BakesCupcakes/traybakes/blondies/
Natasha BeamesTeam MikaylaSweets
Matthew JollySublime Housewares LtdHouse wares/boards/cutters/bowls
Ian JallardBrocklebysPies
Kathryn MacLennanPlatinum Jubilee Pudding
Neville BoshoffBossies BiltongBiltong
Lyn & JaquiDidcot EventsRaffle
Irina HripliviiMoldovan Wine UKWine
.
ON THE LAWN
Tim PrizemanSurf n FriesChips/fish/chicken/seafood
Susie MaynardPizza/ Lemonade
DeanOutside EventsDonuts /Milk shakes
VelmaLittle Fizz VanCocktail Bar
Michael RosewarneTuscan ToastiesToasted Focaccia Sandwiches/Gnocchi/Italian deserts

Chefs Theatre Appearances 2022

Date / Time Click on your favourite Chef to see more TV Apppearance
SATURDAY 2ND OCTOBER
11am
Great British Bake Off
12.15pm
The Miller of Mansfield, Goring-on-Thames
Lunch
1:30pm
MasterChef
2:40pm
Bake Off The Professionals
.
SUNDAY 3rd OCTOBER
11am
Great British Menu
12:15pm
Great British Bake Off
Lunch
1:30pm
2019 Chef of the Year
2:40pm
2019 Junior Bake Off Winner

Chefs Theatre Appearances 2021

DATE / TIME Click on your favourite Chef to see more TV Appearance
SATURDAY 2ND OCTOBER
11am
Great British Bake Off
12.15pm
The Miller of Mansfield, Goring-on-Thames
Lunch
1:30pm
MasterChef
2:40pm
Bake Off The Professionals
.
SUNDAY 3rd OCTOBER
11am
Great British Menu
12:15pm
Great British Bake Off
Lunch
1:30pm
2019 Chef of the Year
2:40pm
2019 Junior Bake Off Winner

Pictures from previous events