Gainsborough Food and Drink Festival, Summer 2021

A jam-packed weekend of foodie fun is set to come to Gainsborough this weekend on Saturday 31st July and Sunday 1st August, with over 30 food and drink stalls, a live cookery demo kitchen and children’s activities.

Food and drink stalls will be serving hot and cold food and beverages, with a range of cuisines from around the world including Greek, Spanish, Indian and Chinese plus sweet treats, bespoke crafts and a licensed bar

Live cookery demonstrations from top Gainsborough food outlets including The Forge, Cream and Hickman Hill Hotel will be taking place across the weekend, using the finest fresh produce from Gainsborough’s very own butcher and delicatessen, the Meat Storr.

Celebrity chef Jean Christophe Novelli will headline the demo kitchen on Sunday 1st August at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. He will be wearing a bespoke apron designed by competition winner Vicky Jacobs aged 28 from Gainsborough.

There will be plenty of fun to be had for youngsters at the kids’ corner, complete with giant games, a book corner and craft activities.

Local buskers Emily Toward and George Holmes will be entertaining festival goers with live music across the weekend.

The Gainsborough Food and Drink Festival takes place on Saturday 31st July 10am-6pm and Sunday 1st August 10am-5pm on Market Street and Market Place.