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For the first time EAT! Food Fest will be coming to Tilgate within the beautiful Walled Gardens on Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th June 2018 – Tickets £6 per adult (Under 16’s Free)

Shawn’s Lekker Kitchen


Chef Demonstration Theatre – Two days of butchery, cooking & baking! Make sure you don’t miss the action in the Demonstration Theatre running all day Saturday and Sunday.

Drinks Theatre – Learn with our experts on hand to educate and titillate your palates, with brewing and producer insights and of course the all-important opportunity to taste.

Street Food from Around the World – Food festivals are all about eating, right? No problem here! The only problem is having too much choice. We have the best, and we mean THE BEST, street food traders from across the UK battle to get their space at EAT!

Artisan Food Fayre – In front of the stables in the Walled Garden over forty high end artisan food stalls will be there to tempt you to all kinds of wonderful produce. Celebrating the BEST of Sussex and the South East as well as some top far flung UK & European producers. Whether your vice is chocolate or gin, cheese, shortbread or hot sauces you won’t be disappointed.

EAT! Music – For two days there will be the coolest sounds in the chill out garden, bringing you a feast for your ears with superb artists you will definitely want to seek out and see again. Food, drink, vibes and summer sounds delivered to make a perfect summer festival day at Tilgate.

Skinny Jean Gardener – We are excited to have the Skinny Jean Gardener joining EAT! Food Fest this year. Skinny Jean Gardener has been the BBC Blue Peter gardener, and gardening guest to BBC Radio 1 and Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch. Created a kitchen garden for TV presenter Jimmy Doherty, built a garden taxi for Kew Gardens Grow Wild Project, designed a show garden for the International Gardening World Cup in Japan and is ambassador of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution and the St Helena Hospice.

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Kids Sow ‘n’ Grow – Alongside the Skinny Jean Gardener shows there will be a fantastic ‘sow & grow area’ for kids with the team from Tilgate Park, where they get to sow their seeds and take them home to watch them grow.

Wild Food UK – Ever wanted to know what is around our hedgerows that we can help ourselves to? Wild Food UK will be giving talks and also foraging sessions around Tilgate Park.


Bars – Beer, Champagne, Cocktails and darn good vibes.

Tickets are £6 per adult (Under16’s Free) at

NB: Children with an EatFoodFest ticket have free entry to the Tilgate Park Nature Centre with a fee paying adult.

Monte Forte – Authentic neopolitan pizza


When: 11.00am – 6.00pm, Saturday 9th &  Sunday 10th June 2018

Where: The Walled Garden, Tilgate Park, Crawley

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