At Delapré Abbey June 8 and 9 2024

What’s Going On

There will be loads going on at the festival. Dozens of artisan food and drink stalls, hourly chef demos through the weekend, tasting sessions, afternoon teas, house tours, street food, cheese masterclasses, cocktail masterclasses, music and things for kids. We’ll be adding things right up until the last minute so please keep checking back. 

Chef Demos

Location: Demo Stage

Description: A line up of free cooking demonstrations from the best local chefs, hourly on both days of the festival.

Afternoon Teas

Location: The Orangery

Description: Chef Bart Polinski will be laying on a fancy spread in the cosy setting of the Orangery. Extra ticket required.

Cheese Masterclasses

Location: The Drawing Room

Description: Shane Holland will tell you about about cheese as you tuck into some tasty samples. Extra ticket required.



Location: Everywhere

Description: We have a dazzling array of exhibitors selling all sorts of tasty treats!

Cocktail Masterclasses

Location: The House

Description: The mixologists at Number 13  will teach you how to shake like a pro. Extra ticket required.

House Tours

Location: The Main Entrance

Description: Discover the magic of Delapre. Guided tours twice daily or walk round at your leisure. The walled gardens will also be open for you to enjoy.

Street Food

Location: South Lawn

Description: Street food traders will be serving up a feast of yummy things. The line-up is hosted by Bite Street, NN’s hottest street food pop-up.



Location: On the lawn

Description: “If music be the food of love, play on.” While away the time with some great food and a little light music.

Wine Tastings

Location: The Library

Description: Free tasting sessions hosted by Josh Moinet from VineBud. Tasting will take place twice daily. Numbers are limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-served.

Gin Tastings

Location: The Library

Description: Free tasting sessions hosted by Tom Warner from Warner’s Gin. Tasting will take place thrice daily. Numbers are limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-served.

Kids Activities

Location: Around and about

Description: There’ll be things for kids. Keeps your eyes peeled for updates.


Kids Cookery Classes

Location: The Coach House

Description: Rachel Wilson from Cookery Doodle Doo will host the kids cookery classes. Bookings now live.