FOODIES FESTIVAL is the UK’s biggest touring celebrity food and music festival series – and it’s coming to St Albans for the very first time.
Foodies will be visiting Oaklands, St Albans, from 2nd – 4th June, serving up a star-studded line-up of celebrity chefs and chart-topping music stars, including Natalie Imbruglia and Scouting For Girls. Known as Gastro-Glastonbury, the three-day event features live cooking demonstrations from top chefs drawn from the ranks of TV’s MasterChef, Great British Bake Off and Great British Menu, plus top-rated Michelin-starred and award-winning chefs.
The first star names announced to appear in the live cooking theatres, include: Great British Bake Off 2022 winner, Syabira Yusoff, MasterChef champions Tom Rhodes and Dhruv Baker, ITV’s Love Island cast members, chefs and authors, John and Tony Alberti (The Alberti Twins), MasterChef: The Professionals finalist and head chef, Scott Barnard, from Michelin recommended Crockers Tring, Bake Off finalists Jurgen Krauss and Crystelle Pereira and MasterChef finalist, Madeeha Qureshi.
On Thursday’s Mix Mornings, Iain talked to Foodies owner and MD, Sue Hitchen about the festival. Click to listen again – and to hear the discounts for money off your tickets!