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We have a week of culinary events, produce, tastes, dishes and activities for every foodie. Whether you live locally, want to visit for lunch, a day, a short break or a whole week of forest feasting, we’ve a warm welcome awaiting you at the New Forest Food & Drink Festival.
Festival Week at a Glance

Take a look at over 120 events across 15 festival themes and plan your week! There are also two free public events – A Taste of the Outdoors & a Producers’ Market and Chef Demos.

15 themes with amazing Headline Events hosted by leading Forest venues & producers all with a special twist. Tasting menus, celebrity chef evenings, tea parties - there's something for everyone.

Taste of the outdoors

Beaulieu Road Pony Sales Yard
Wednesday 2 November

Chef Demo and Market

Brockenhurst College
Sunday 6 November

Meet Our Chefs

A profile of our amazing New Forest Chefs who produce our wonderful food!

Where to stay
Find out more about our Festival week accommodation offers.
15 Food Themes
Take a look at our 15 food themes throughout the week.


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