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Food Rocks Festival

03 September 2019

7th - 8th September 2019

food rocks festival the annual event at lyme regis marine parade

Food Rocks Festival was founded by Mark Hix in 2012 as a celebration of the finest local produce from Lyme Regis and surrounding area. Expect a feast of live cookery demonstrations and talks from top local chefs and food producers. The two-day food and drink extravaganza is just a short journey from our Charmouth holiday park. The festival boasts a jam-packed programme of events and is free to attend for all the family.

The main stage


The festival main stage is hosted by the award-winning author Steven Lamb. A name synonymous with River Cottage, Steven has been central to the West Dorset based cookery school for over ten years.

Food and drink stalls


There will be approximately 50 stalls showcasing local food and drink as well as homeware and activities. Download the Food Rocks Festival programme for the full list of traders attending the event.

Festival highlights


Kicking off the festival on Friday 6th September, Mark Hix will be hosting the Glenarm Estate Beef Feast – a 5 course meat feast with drink on arrival. On Saturday 7th September Mark Hix and Nigel Bloxham from Crab House Cafe will host the popular Crab and Mackeral Supper Club.

Live music and dance


Visitors to Food Rocks Festival can enjoy tunes from local music and enterprise charity B Sharp on the Saturday. Mr Baker's Dozen will be entertaining crowds with Morris dancing on both Saturday afternoon and Sunday lunchtime.

Charity event


Profit made at the festival is donated to RNLI and The Fisherman's Mission. Charitable donations to both organisations help to enable life saving rescues at sea and provide support for fisherman and their families.

Getting to Food Rocks Festival


The festival is located at Marine Parade and Cart Road in Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3JF. A great day out, just over 4 miles from from Newlands Holiday Park.
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