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Gainsborough Food & Garden Festival

7 Jun - 9 Jun 2019

The Gainsborough Food & Garden Festival will be held on Friday June 7th to Sunday June 9th with a packed programme of demonstrations and a range of traders from the popular Continental Street Market event, as well as a host of local and regional producers.

This event has been jointly funded by WLDC, Gainsborough Town Council and RR Events. The event has been delivered and organised for the whole town by Marshall's Yard. 

Highlights

Jean-Christophe Novelli

Jean-Christophe Novelli is a 5 out of 5 AA Rosette and Michelin award winning celebrity chef, who is also dubbed “the nations favourite French chef”.

Jean-Christophe will be visiting Gainsborough on the 8th June to cook some of his favourite dishes for you to try.

Katie Ashworth

Katie Ashworth is a British actress who is known for presenting children's television programmes, in particular ‘I can cook’ on the BBC’s children’s channel Cbeebies.

Katie will be in Gainsborough on Sunday 9th June cooking kids favourites for you to try.

Madame Zucchini

Madame Zucchini will be in Gainsborough on Sunday 9th June. People love to meet the Courgette lady (as seen on Britain’s Got Talent) plus children can make and take away their own vegetable creature or indeed veg jewellery.

Doug Stewart

Doug Stewart will be in Gainsborough on Saturday 8th June talking to gardening enthusiasts about their plant problems and demonstrating how to put together edible and more traditional planters and hanging baskets. Doug comes with a wealth of knowledge from his experience

Joining them are several local Gainsborough businesses, find out more with the timetable below.

Food demonstrations - Saturday

Time

Chef

10:00

Adam’s Bay

11:00

Jean-Christophe Novelli

12:00

Root

13:00

Jean-Christophe Novelli

14:00

Clock House -

15:00

Jean-Christophe Novelli

16:00

Prezzo

Food demonstrations - Sunday


Time

Chef

11:00

Katie Ashworth 

12:00

Madame Zucchini 

13:00

Katie Ashworth 

14:00

Madame Zucchini

Garden demonstrations - Saturday


Time

Gardener

11:00

Doug Stewart, Gardening Expert Demonstration

12:00

Plant doctor available for advice

13:00

Doug Stewart, Gardening Expert Demonstration

14:00

Plant doctor available for advice

15:00

The Florist, Marshall’s Yard, floral demonstration

Kids corner – sponsored by Hunter’s Estate Agents

Friday – live dance – The Studio performing at 5pm

Saturday – Crafts with the ambassadors 10am – 4pm

Sunday – Madame Zucchini will be carrying out some vegetable modelling in between demonstrations

Plus face painting, live music and much more…

Bake off competition – sponsored by Wilson & Co

One of the highlights of the Food and Garden Festival will be the crowning of Gainsborough’s Star Bakers for 2019. There are three categories:

Best decorated cake (Children) to be judged on appearance and creativity only, best gluten free cake / loaf (adults) to be judged on taste alone, best Victoria Sponge (Children and adults) to be judged on appearance, taste and creativity! If you would like to take part please bring your bake to the ‘Information Stand’ in Market Place by 4pm where bakes will be judged by Jean-Christophe Novelli and local dignitaries. Good luck everyone!