The ultimate food-lover’s festival touring Cornwall from 6-20 August 2021, that everyone's talking about...
While Cornwall may be most famed for our world-class beaches and surfing hot spots, we’ve also landed on the map for our fantastic food (and of course, wonderful selection of holiday homes). Now, more so than ever, with renowned chefs, with the likes of Paul Ainsworth, Nathan Outlaw and Rick Stein, opening up restaurants in the adored coastal county.
And this summer Cornwall’s foodie status will be taken to the next level, with the inaugural launch of Travelling Feast a food and music festival extravaganza. The brainchild and creation of Cornwall-based chef and restaurateur, Paul Ainsworth, Travelling Feast celebrates delicious food and sweet music in some unforgettable Cornish locations.
Where and when is Travelling Feast taking place?
Stretching from 6-20 August 2021, Travelling Feast is coming to Boconnoc Estate (6 and 7 August) near Lostwithiel; Scorrier House (15 and 16 August) near Redruth; Royal Cornwall Showground (18 and 19 August) near Wadebridge and Roscarrock Manor (17-20 August) near Port Isaac.
What chefs will be making an appearance?
Prepare yourself for a gastronomic adventure with some of the nation’s favourite chefs. Expect seasonal, locally sourced, and down-right delicious food. Tuck into a hearty pie at Tom Kerridge’s Humble Pie Truck, Niall Keating’s Paradise Carriage will be serving up an ultra-seasonal menu with delicious Asian influences, John Hooker of Great British Menu fame has his Cornish Arms Airstream offering pub classics, and James Martin’s Ice Cream truck is the perfect addition for those with a sweet tooth. Of course, the main man himself Paul Ainsworth has his own Travelling Feast food truck showcasing the comfort food he loves that are bursting with umami flavours.
Plus, there’s also an Alfresco Theatre’s Double Decker Bus which will be serving dishes designed by award-winning chefs including Jason Atherton, Atul Kochhar and Rick Stein. And if that wasn’t enough, throughout the festival there will be special guest appearances from Angela Hartnett, Richard Corrigan and more! It’s worth bearing in mind if you have your eye on a certain chef make sure you check the line-up on Travelling Feast’s website as they vary depending on the day.
What’s the music line up?
Dance under the stars to chart-topping stars with live gigs from the likes of Kaiser Chiefs, Jake Bugg, Rudimental DJ, Gabrielle, Judge Jules, The Human League, Faithless DJ, The Brand New Heavies, Sugar Hill Gang and plenty more. Be sure to check the line-up for the venue you’re attending.
What types of tickets can you buy?
Choose from festival day tickets, festival camping tickets, or go all out with an Adventure ticket which gives you 4 nights’ camping at Roscarrock Manor Farm, an exclusive brunch boat trip and access to the Royal Cornwall Showground.
Ticket prices start from £21 for a child (6-17 years old), and £42 for an adult. Under 5s go free, but a ticket will need to be booked in advance. Click here to find out about the different ticket options available.