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Devon Foodie Events 2014

Devon is well-known for producing some of the finest fish, seafood, meat and vegetables in the UK. The county plays host to a ravishing medley of foodie events in 2014. Our handpicked selection of diary dates promise to be the icing on your cake if you’re an avid foodie looking for gastronomic breaks in Devon, or are have an appetite for a mouth-watering day out…



 

Easter at Boringdon Hall

SUNDAY 20TH APRIL, 2014

Boringdon Hall is a special place to celebrate the Easter weekend (sorry, we’re biased). On Easter Sunday the Gallery Restaurant is serving a divine three-course Easter lunch, followed by a hard-to-resist Easter egg hunt. Find out more…

Limited edition Easter-themed afternoon teas are available throughout the holidays. Featuring marzipan hot cross buns, cinnamon spiced scones and other delicacies, they’re utterly irresistible.
 



 

Exeter Festival of South-West Food & Drink

FRIDAY 25TH – SUNDAY 27TH APRIL, 2014

The Festival is an annual event held in the courtyard of Exeter Castle. Taking place over three days, the Festival also includes two evening Festival After Dark Events featuring live music, chef demos and a great atmosphere. 

In 2013 over 20,000 people flocked to Exeter to indulge in top-notch South West food and drink, see national TV celebrities, to learn from the many cookery demonstrations and workshops and to enjoy family hands-on activities. 2014 promises even more! Find out more…
 



 

The Good Food Market

SUNDAY 4TH MAY, 2014

Taking place on The Green at Royal William Yard, Plymouth, the market showcases some of the best local food and drink in the South West. Over 30 stallholders from Devon and Cornwall are expected, including River Cottage, Thom Hunt from Channel 4’s Three Hungry Boys, the Red Earth Kitchen, and Cornish Orchards.

By far the best way to travel to the market is by the Royal William Yard Ferry, from the historic Barbican. You can enjoy spectacular views of Plymouth Sound and Mount Edgcumbe, Cornwall en route. The market itself enjoys views of the Sound and Royal William Harbour. Find out more…
 



 

Plymouth Big Food Event

10TH – 14TH JUNE 2014

The Plymouth Big Food Event (BFE) is a great opportunity to taste and enjoy some of the wonderful food from the region. The exciting new Plymouth food event that will take place over four days in the heart of Plymouth, featuring:

  • A Sustainable Food & Fish City regional conference, also at the National Marine Aquarium on 10th June.

  • Presentation of Plymouth Food Awards, voted for by the people of Plymouth.

  • A school cookery competition to showcase local produce and skills.

  • School and restaurant promotions and activities throughout the week.

The event will coincide with Lord Mayors Day in the City on Saturday 14th June, along with the Solitaire du Figaro Yacht race and Barbican International Jazz and Blues Festival from 13th – 15th. Utterly unmissable. Find out more...
 



 

Farmer’s Market, Boringdon Hall

SUNDAY 29TH JUNE & SUNDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER, 2014

Join us at Boringdon Hall to enjoy the vibrant, colourful and friendly atmosphere of our farmers markets. They are an exciting, interesting and alternative shopping experience where you and can talk directly to the producers and sample some of the award winning produce on show. Find out more…
 



 

Jazz & Ale Festival, Boringdon Hall

SUNDAY 24TH AUGUST, 2014

A day-long stomping hot celebration of all that’s great about jazz, as well as a showcase for some of the most popular local, and not-so-local, Real Ales. This, plus a mouth-watering selection of food and drink, makes this family-friendly summer event unmissable. There will be bouncy castles and activities for children, champagne and Pimms tents for the adults as well as a variety of of food stalls. Find out more...
 



 

Abbfest, Newton Abbot

20TH – 22ND SEPTEMBER

With over 60 food, arts, and crafts stalls and a great range of Devon ales on offer, Abbfest lets you sample the extraordinary range of quality products that are made in the West Country. You can devour traditional Devon cuisine and some of the more unusual modern takes on old recipes. Stalls include handmade chocolates, jewellery and mosaics, fabrics, seafood, and fresh farm produce, while there’s plenty of entertainment that the whole family can enjoy with live music and popular bands on the Friday and Saturday evenings.

If you want to pick up a few cookery tips while you’re at Abbfest, then head over to the displays where acclaimed chefs will be cooking up a storm in a series of kitchen demonstrations; you’ll leave with lots of ideas for your own masterpieces based on traditional recipes and quality local West Country produce. Find out more...
 



 

Seafood Festival, Plymouth

SATURDAY 27TH - SUNDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER, 2014

Plymouth harbour will come alive with an exciting quayside celebration of the city's fantastic locally caught seafood at this annual event. There will be a tasty selection of food stalls for you to sample and buy from, as well as a sea themed crafts and awareness area.

On Saturday 27 September the event will link with Japan 400 with some Japanese themed entertainment taking place during the afternoon. A cookery theatre will be located on The Parade area of the Barbican, with local and regional chefs demonstrating seafood dishes. On Quay Square there will be the opportunity for children to be entertained through the Puppet Theatre, face painting as well as listening to some local shanty singers. Find out more...
 

The Best of the Rest...

Dartington Food Festival
Saturday 31st May & Monday 1st June

Flavour Fest, Plymouth
Friday 15th – Sunday 17th August

Fishstock, Brixham
Sunday 7th September

North Devon Lobster & Crab Fest
Sunday 7th September

North Devon Foodfest
Sunday 19th October 2014

Dartmouth Food Festival
27th – 27th October

Photos courtesy of Exeter Food Festival, The Good Food Market, Talking Good Food and Abbfest.

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