Stroud Festival of Food and Drink

Event ended

Editor's Choice

A new food festival is coming to Stroud in May 2022, bringing the likes of Jay Rayner and Ken Hom to the town for a mouth-watering celebration of food and drink.

Gloucestershire gastronomes won’t want to miss the newest addition to the county’s foodie calendar, as Stroud Festival of Food and Drink brings a line-up of culinary legends and food experiences to the town from Friday 20 to Sunday 22 May 2022.

With lots on the menu, from street food trucks and bars to tastings from the Stroud’s home-grown food producers, the event is also bringing an exciting series of talks and masterclasses to The Sub Rooms.

Highlights include a conversation with award-winning restaurant critic and MasterChef judge, Jay Rayer, as he reveals what his last meal would be at 7pm on Friday 20 May 2022; with the chance to see him perform as pianist in The Jay Rayner Quartet from 9.15pm.

Rick Stein’s son, Jack Stein, will be hosting a series of seafood masterclasses on Saturday 21 May 2022, with shellfish at 2.30pm, fish at 3.30pm and molluscs at 4.30pm; while wine lovers can join Oz Clarke, one of the world’s leading experts, for an intimate wine tasting from 4.15pm.

Plant-based foodies can catch a cooking demo from ‘Dirty Vegan’, Matt Pritchard, creating comfort food with a vegan twist on Sunday 22 May 2022 from 10.45am; with Caribbean cookery legend, Rustie Lee, in the kitchen from 5pm; and celebrated chef, Ken Hom, closing the festival with his fantastic Asian cookery masterclass from 7pm.

Visitors will find events and activities all over town, with free barbecue grilling mini-masterclasses; pop-up parties; and a dedicated, interactive kids’ area, keeping little ones entertained with arts and crafts, games and face painting.

Stroud’s famous organic farmers’ market will be in town as usual on Saturday 21 May, as well as fully open on Sunday 22 May 2022 – with additional market stalls dotted around the town, too.

Many of the events are free of charge, but all events at The Sub Rooms are ticketed and must be booked online in advance.

Event:
Stroud Festival of Food and Drink 2022
Venue
Stroud town centre
Dates:
Friday 20 to Sunday 22 May 2022
Times:
Times vary
Admission:
The festival itself is free to attend, but prices vary for events at The Sub Rooms
Telephone:
Telephone number not available

© SoGlos
Wednesday 20 April 2022

More events you might like...

Lechlade Music Festival 2022 has performances from Alexandra Burke and The Boomtown Rats, plus great food, real ales, stalls and more to complete a brilliant weekend of live music and entertainment.

Lechlade Festival

Sunday 29 May 2022

Lechlade Music Festival returns for its 10-year anniversary in May 2022, with a brilliant line-up of performers, activities...

Jubilee Picnic and Party in the Park at Pittville Pump Room

Thursday 2 to Friday 3 June 2022

Head to Pittville Park for ‘Cheltenham’s largest free two-day community celebration’ to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee....

From classic afternoon teas and glorious garden games to perfectly poured G&Ts in teapots, Gloucestershire’s Ellenborough Park can help you celebrate the Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend in style.

Platinum Jubilee Royal Garden Party at Ellenborough Park

Thursday 2 June 2022

To mark this year’s Platinum Jubilee, Ellenborough Park is set to play host to a Royal Garden Party in June 2022.

Jubilunch in Cheltenham

Friday 3 June 2022

Bringing royal festivities to the heart of Cheltenham, the Jubilunch takes over Regent Street for a day of celebrations...

The grounds of Cowley Manor will be buzzing with activities to celebrate the Queen’s big bank holiday weekend on Saturday 4 June 2022. Picture credit: Cowley Manor.

Cowley Village Platinum Jubilee Village Fete

Saturday 4 June 2022

There’s fun for all the family at the Cowley Village Platinum Jubilee Village Fete, celebrating the Queen’s milestone...

Don’t miss

Unmissable highlights