Following on from our discussions with BCP over the last few days and on their announcement today (12 May 2020) that they have taken the ‘difficult decision to extend the cancellation of outdoor events until end of August 2020″, the Christchurch Food Festival, which had been postponed until the August Bank Holiday, is now cancelled for 2020.

We fully support the BCP decision and beleive it is the right one for the health of visitors, traders and our staff and we look forward to welcoming you back in May 2021.

We would like to thank BCP and Christchurch Town Council, all our fabulous traders and every single one of the suppliers and contractors that help to make the festival what it is. We know everyone is going through a very difficult time.

We look forward to being back next year and hope that we will be able to celebrate with everyone in what we hope will be a new and exciting world post COVID 19.

These are extraordinary times and we sincerely hope that you are all coping as best as you can and staying healthy…from our perspective, things are tough, but we do believe that we will get through this and we look forward to bringing you a ‘comeback’ festival next year that will be something to look forward to.

Saturday 29th August, Sunday 30th August & Monday 31st August 2020

Our Traders

We seek out and handpick great food and drink producers working with sustainable and ethically-minded traders so that visitors can discover original and guaranteed quality.

We care about minimising our environmental footprint, supporting small businesses and the local economy and we will be subsidising the best, small independent producers to take part.

Next year, as well as a great line-up of street food and craft drinks, we will be increasing our focus on produce and ingredients from the South and South West to bring you a truly unique line-up of extraordinary food and drink.

Come back soon to see who we have selected for next years Festival…

Christchurch High Street (closed to traffic for the event) and Christchurch Quay (the Quomps)

Saturday to Monday (Bank Holiday)
29th – 31st August 2020

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