The BBC Good Food Show Summer 2023 is fast approaching. Held from 15-18 June at NEC Birmingham, this year’s event is as jam-packed as ever. So, we’ve picked 10 things we’re looking forward to at the show. Book your tickets here:
10 reasons to buy tickets to the BBC Good Food Show Summer 2023
1. See your all-time favourite foodies in the Big Kitchen
Be part of the audience in the Big Kitchen and see your favourite chefs and culinary experts cooking their recipes live on stage. Book your tickets to see show favourites including James Martin, Nadiya Hussain, The Hairy Bikers, and Ainsley Harriott! See what’s on in the Big Kitchen.
2. Get hands-on in our Summer Workshops
Discover exciting Summer Workshops to get stuck into; there’ll be plenty for grownups and kids alike, with everything from mastering macaron basics and making your own kimchi to kids cookery workshops, the perfect activity for budding chefs. Browse the Summer Workshops timetable.
3. Shop, try and buy
The Show will be packed full of hundreds of big brands and artisan producers for you to sample and buy. Whatever is on your shopping list, they’ll have you covered. Plus, this year there will be a bigger representation of food and drink alternatives. Discover the delicious creative flavours from Freda’s vegan-friendly peanut butter, or Madé’s Banana Flour Co‘s pancake mix, made from banana flour. Read about shopping at the Good Food Show Summer.
4. The BBC Good Food Wine Club joins the Show
The BBC Good Food Wine Club Tasting Theatre is the place to be this June if you’re into wine. Whether you’re an expert wine enthusiast or looking to take the first tentative steps into the world of wine, there’s something for you. Learn more about the BBC Good Food Wine Club Tasting Theatre.
5. Learn to sow, grow and glow with BBC Gardeners’ World Live
Your tickets give you access to not one but two great shows. Included in your ticket is access to BBC Gardeners’ World Live. Be inspired by BBC Good Food’s Sow, Grow, Glow campaign to learn how to grow your own fresh fruit and veg this summer. See what’s on at BBC Gardeners’ World live.
6. Watch free seasonal cooking demos in the Summer Kitchen
The Summer Kitchen is the perfect place to go to if you’re looking to bring a bit of sunshine to your cooking. Hosted by Chris Bavin, take a seat and discover new recipes to brighten up your seasonal dishes, plus pick up tips on using leftovers and being smarter with your cooking. The line-up of chefs includes Ching He Huang, Mike Reid, Shaun & Craig McAnuff and more. Check out the Summer Kitchen timetable.
7. Discover the secrets of your favourite chef’s success
Join hosts on the Let’s Talk Good Food stage, then sit back and listen to your food heroes reveal their stories and favourite recipes. There’s also the chance to get your own culinary queries answered. Plus, new for this year, the Let’s Talk Good Food Stage sessions will be recorded live for the BBC Good Food Podcast. What’s on at the Let’s Talk Good Food stage.
8. Test those tastebuds
Back by popular demand, the Fabulous Food Finds tasting theatre will give you the opportunity to test your taste buds, expand your foodie knowledge and enjoy delicious products, all hand-picked by food and drink expert Katy Truss. This a tasting experience not to be missed. Read about the Fabulous Food Finds tasting theatre.
9. Dine in style
Enjoy lunch in the BBC Good Food Restaurant and tuck into dishes developed by some of Britain’s top chefs. The menu is inspired by the summer issues of BBC Good Food magazine as well as some of the most popular seasonal dishes from bbcgoodfood.com. See the menu.
10. There’s a dedicated BBC Good Food Subscriber’s Lounge.
Situated next to the Let’s Talk Good Food Stage, you can relax and take a break from the bustle of the show, all while watching your favourite chefs and experts live on stage. Find out more about the Subscriber’s Lounge.
Inspired? Book your tickets to the BBC Good Food Show Summer now and enjoy the ultimate foodie day out! We’re looking forward to seeing you there.