One of the nation’s most loved food events, the BBC Good Food Show Winter, returns to the NEC Birmingham for four days of festive inspiration from Thursday 29 November – Sunday 2 December.
The flagship event will run just in time for Christmas bringing together some of the biggest names in the industry. The show will feature more than 450 exhibitors displaying their finest seasonal products and produce, in addition visitors can enjoy live cooking demonstrations from the UK’s most loved chefs and experts, including local food hero Glynn Purnell. This year, the Show’s Big Kitchen will welcome a stellar line-up, including James Martin, Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood, Tom Kerridge, Michel Roux Jr, Nadiya Hussain and more*. They’ll all be cooking live on stage and sharing exciting recipe ideas to make Christmas extra tasty this year.
Having watched the celebrity cooks rustle up their signature dishes live, visitors will get a chance to get up close and personal with their favourite chefs and experts, at the BBC Good Food Stage hosted by Food Editor-at-Large, Barney Desmazery with live interviews and demonstrations. Plus, visitors can get hands on with masterclasses at the Skills School, or be inspired by demonstrations from a variety of food and drink experts at the Winter and Seasonal Kitchen. Tom Kerridge, who will be cooking live on the Big Kitchen, said: “The great thing about the British food industry is that it is filled with passion. The world of food is surrounded by people who do it because they love it – it’s not a job to them, it’s a way of life.
“BBC Good Food Show at the NEC Birmingham brings together the very best products, people and exhibitors, and everything you can taste and see at the Show has so much to heart, soul and love.” Visitors can sample and purchase delicious food and drink from the UK’s finest brands and local producers alike in the themed shopping areas at the Show. Showcasing everything from gin to fudge, exotic spices to meat, the show will include a ‘Drinks Emporium’, ‘Ludlow Producers Market, ‘Beer House and the speciality ‘Producers’ Village’ – areas for guests to sample and buy the freshest seasonal foods and produce, many of which can’t be bought on the high street. To add to the festive atmosphere, new for this year, visitors can enjoy live Christmas music.
For full information on how to purchase tickets, what’s on and to see a full list of exhibitors – www.bbcgoodfoodshow.com/birmingham-winter