Bristol Home Food & Drink Festival

Published on: 04 Sep 2013

Largest Food and Home show in South West to stage 'Chefs' Forum Pop-Up Restaurant' for Children's Hospice South West

The Bristol Home, Food & Drink Festival, now in its third year, will play host to TV chef Martin Blunos at the mammoth, purpose-built UWE Exhibition & Conference Centre in Frenchay, Bristol on 26-27th October 2013.

The hugely successful event, organised by Nationwide Exhibitions, will showcase the very best that the west has to offer including a myriad of top local chefs, food & drink producers and beautiful home wares. There is still time to register to exhibit at the show and organisers welcome enquiries from potential stallholders.

Visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy live cookery demonstrations by two Michelin-starred TV chef Martin Blunos and other award-winning local chefs including Josh Eggleton, Chris Wicks and Vince Castellano.

This year a fabulous pop-up restaurant will take place in the evening on the 26th October which will see students from City of Bristol College working with top local chefs to cook and serve a fabulous feast with wine paired to each course - Tickets for this are available on

To really showcase Bristol's fabulous world-food scene, Husband and wife team, Sherrie Eugene-Hart and Pat Hart will be showcasing Carib-asian cuisine, Romy Gill, Indian delicacies and Abie Pixley with Creole food!

In addition, local producers will be holding an array of contemporary food and drink master classes in the demonstration theatres.  These will include sessions on cake-making, sugar craft, butchery, bakery, cocktails, cheese and cider!

Food isn’t the only item on the agenda: Visitors will find a fantastic range of quality companies showcasing new and innovative ways to improve the home. Exhibitors will range from external security solutions, Devon Duvets (as sold in Harrods), water purification systems, garden gazebos and loft ladders!

Visitors to The Bristol Home, Food & Drink Festival will be able to browse, sample and experience the best exhibitors Bristol and the West has to offer such as, Bramley & Gage liquors, Riverford Home Delivery and the Upton Cheyney Chilli Farm.

Nigel Stevens, Exhibition Organiser for Nationwide Exhibitions, commented:

We are holding the Home and Food Festival at the UWE Exhibition Centre for the third year running after hugely successful exhibitions over the last two years. It continues Nationwide Exhibitions’ 30-year history of creating and launching distinctive, innovative events. It is really exciting to be majoring on food this time in a city with such a vibrant local food scene. The Festival will provide a unique opportunity for foodies and home lovers to discover new products and ideas in a fun and friendly environment.”

Entry to The Bristol Home and Food Festival is £9 (£7 pre-book online). The event takes place on 26-27th October at the UWE Exhibition & Conference Centre, adjacent to the University’s Frenchay Campus.

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