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Cosford Food Festival 2019

20 - 21 July 2019

Cosford Food Festival

A tasty line-up of 100 local producers will be heading to this year’s Cosford Food Festival. Taking place on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July, it promises to serve up fine food and flying machines! 

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.  Book now

Festival line-up:

- Over 100 producers of the finest artisan food and drink
- Learn from top chefs during our cooking demonstrations
- Live music performances throughout the day
- Kids cookery classes, face painting, circus skills
- New! Gin Flight Masterclass sessions on the VC10

Follow the Cosford Food Festival Facebook page for all the latest event information and competitions!

Ticket Information (online and on the day prices):

Adult £  6.00
Child (5-15 years)£  2.00
Family (2 adults and up to 4 children)£14.00
Children under 5  Free 
https://royalairforcemuseum.digitickets.co.uk/tickets?branches.branchID=413  Tickets can also be purchased on the day (cash only).

NEW! Gin Flight Masterclass

Sit back, relax and enjoy a unique gin tasting experience in our VC10 aircraft. Hosted by experts from the Gin Jamboree Gin school, they talk you through everything you need to know about gin including...
  • Gin Flight MasterclassHow gin is made
  • A live demo of how gin is flavored 
  • Tutored tasting of four styles of gin
  • Discover what makes a perfect size
  • Learn how to build a G&T from scratch 
  • Learn about garnishes
  • Leave with a goodie bag of gin gifts 

There will be four Gin Flights each day with just 30 places available. Sessions will last 45 minutes and cost £10.00 per person.

Book Gin Flight

Kid's Corner

Packed with entertainment for younger visitors,  Kid's Corner will be offering cookery classes, face painting and circus skills.  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! Each session is 30 minutes long. 
Places at the Kiddy Cook workshops are available both days at the festival to book in advance or on the day.  They cost £3.00 per person and are recommended for children aged 4 -10. 
11.00am - Spitfire Biscuit Decorating Kiddy-cook
12.00pm - Plane Cupcake Decorating
1.00pm -  Spitfire Biscuit Decorating
2.00pm - Plane Cupcake Decorating
3.00pm - Spitfire Biscuit Decorating

Live cooking demonstrations line up

 Saturday  Sunday 
 11.00am  Tom Court  Tom Robinson
 12.00pm  Stuart Collins  Suree Coates
 1.00pm  Cyrus Todiwala OBE  Tom Court
 2.00pm  Mark Harris  Chris Burt
 3.00pm  Rob Swift  Luca Bellomusto

Music Stage

   Saturday  Sunday 
 10.30am-11.00am  Shawbury Military Wives Choir Stafford Military Wives Choir 
 11.15am-11.45am  Bluebird Belles  Bluebird Belles
 12.00pm-12.45pm  SkaBurst SkaBurst
 1.00pm-1.45pm  Epic Volume Epic Volume
 2.00pm-2.45pm  Bluebird Belles Bluebird Belles
 3.00pm-3.45pm  SkaBurst Skaburst
 4.00pm-4.30pm  Epic Volume Epic Volume
  • 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 £4.00 for up to 3 hours or £5.00 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.
Exhibitor Enquiries - Applications for Cosford Food Festival 2019 are now closed! Please email us to find out more information about the 2020 Food Festival.

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