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Southsea Food Festival


Southsea Food Festival

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Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th July 2017

A Recipe For Success

Take the very best cuisines, an independent and unique vibe, a gentle sea breeze, a friendly and energetic atmosphere and mix together for the perfect food festival…

Festival Recipe:

  • Carefully weigh out over 50 stalls of foodie offerings
  • Heat gently with exciting taste sensations
  • Stir in a vibrant mix of sights, sounds and smells
  • Take a pinch of ‘sea salt’ air and sprinkle with a seaside location
  • Add a heaped spoonful of entertainment, live music and family fun
  • Whip up into a two days of summer festival fun

This year’s delicious event promises a feast of culinary delights with over 50 stalls of local produce, artisan foods, fresh sea food, real ales, wines and beers in the road closure area. Southsea is ideally placed to celebrate the vast array of local food and drink offerings from across Hampshire. Market stalls filled with tasty local goodies and an abundance of independent traders from local Southsea restaurants.

In the precinct on the Saturday, Love Southsea will bring an array of tasty treats to try on the day and take home to savour. Hampshire farmers join in the fun on the Sunday, bringing the best quality, seasonal, local produce with them.

Community Chef Robin van Creveld, hosts local food businesses, practical demonstrations, key tips, insider secrets and culinary creations. ‘Food Portsmouth’ will bring a unique way to utilize food surpluses with a fun packed ‘Ready Steady Cook’ demonstration in the Kitchen Theatre.


It’s not just the foodie treats that make the Southsea Food Festival a huge success, the al fresco vibe and festival atmosphere fill the air. Pull up a deckchair at the kitchen stage and let the sights, sounds and smells take you to the far reaches of the world. It’s a great way to relax, kick back and enjoy time with friends and family. There’s always fun for all the family, young or young at heart, from live music, face painting, demonstrations and plenty of food!

Live music from the Wedgewood Rooms provides the festival sound track on the music stage. With a mix of acoustic sessions from laid back beats, summer grooves and crowd pleasers to go hand in hand with your culinary adventures.

So don’t just make this food for thought, book the dates in your diary and eat, drink and be merry at Southsea Food Festival 2017!

Festival Areas:

  • Kitchen demonstrations – Kitchen Theatre
  • Music
  • Food stalls
  • Children’s entertainment

Saturday 15th July 10.00 – 18.00

Sunday 16th July 10.00 – 17.00

Get in touch:

023 9284 1068


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