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Cosford Food Festival

21 - 22 July 2018


Fine food and flying machines - buy tickets at the gate (cash only)

A tasty line-up of over 90 local producers will be heading to this year’s Cosford Food Festival. Taking place on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 July, it promises to serve up the very best food and drink the Midland’s has to offer. 

Held in the spacious grounds at the RAF Museum Cosford, with the VC10 and Hercules aircraft acting as a backdrop to the bustling food market, organisers have lined up delicious food for visitors to enjoy at the festival.  
Cosford Food Festival Marcus Bean on Demo stage 2017 Dirty Rockin Scoundrels 2017

Festival line-up:

  • Over 90 local producers of the finest artisan food and drink
  • Learn from top chefs during our cooking demonstrations
  • Live music including performances from the Military Wives Choir
  • Kids cookery classes, face painting, circus skills and a STEM play bus
  • Spitfire flypast (Saturday)

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  Saturday   Sunday
 11:00am  Kath Corfield  Tom Robinson
 12:00pm  Stuart Collins  Michael Nijsten
 1:00pm  Cyrus Todiwala OBE  Cyrus Todiwala OBE
 2:00pm  Tom Court  Rob Swift
 3:00pm  Stu Harmer  Stu Harmer

Ticket Information (online and on the day prices):

(Online ticket price includes a 50p booking fee)

Adult  £  6.00
Child (5-15 years) £  2.00
Family (2 adults and up to 4 children) £14.00
Children under 5   Free 

Tickets can also be purchased on the day (cash only).  


  • Opening hours - 10.00am to 5.00pm (last admission 4.00pm)
  • How to find us - Centrally located with good motorway access from the M54 and M6.  Click here for details and directions.
  • Parking - Limited parking available at the museum including disabled parking.  Charges apply of £3.00 for up to 3 hours or £4.00 for the day.  Further parking is available at Cosford train station where there will be a free shuttle bus operating to the the festival.
  • Dogs - visitors with Assistance Dogs are welcome in the festival.

Circus Skills at Cosford Face painting at Cosford Kid's Corner

Kid's Corner

Packed with entertainment for younger visitors,  Kid's Corner will be offering cookery classes, face painting, circus skills and a STEM play bus.

This year's Cookery Theatre will be operated by Kiddy Cook who will be delivering a series of workshops.  Classes take place every hour throughout the festival and children will have fun getting hands-on!
 11.00 - 11.30   Cupcake decorating roundel theme 
 12.00 - 12.30   Cupcake decorating plane theme
 13.00 - 13.30   Biscuit decorating roundel theme
 14.00 - 14.30   Biscuit decorating plane theme
 15.00 - 15.30   Cupcake decorating roundel theme
Places at the Kiddy Cook workshops are available both days at the festival.  They cost £2.50 per person and are recommended for children aged between 4 and 11.  Advanced bookings are now closed, remaining slots can be booked on the day on a first come first served basis.

Exhibitor Enquiries

Applications for the 2018 event are now closed.  If you would like to be included to find out about the 2019 event, please click here.

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