THE Foodies Festival is coming back to Tatton Park this summer.

The three-day event from July 12-14 boasts a star-studded line of celebrity chefs and chart-topping performers.

Watch headliners Example, Blue and Sister Sledge featuring Kathy Sledge.

Known as Gastro Glastonbury, winners from MasterChef, Great British Bake Off and Great British Menu promise to inspire visitors with imaginative recipes.

Knutsford Guardian: Tom Rhodes, MasterChef 2023 finalist Tom Rhodes, MasterChef 2023 finalist

Chefs include two-time winner of Great British Menu Adam Reid, chef-Patron from 4AA Rosette awarded Adam Reid at The French in Manchester, MasterChef champion Knutsford Guardian: Omar Foster, Great British Bake Off finalistOmar Foster, Great British Bake Off finalist (Image: Foodies Festival)Tom Rhodes, MasterChef 2023 finalist, Omar Foster, Great British Bake Off finalist, Sandro Farmhouse, and BBC1’s Best Home Cook finalist, Sarah Woods.

Duncan James from Blue, said: “We’re all looking forward to joining the Foodies Festival tour again this year.

Knutsford Guardian: 'The crowd is always buzzing''The crowd is always buzzing' (Image: Foodies Festival)

“The crowd is always buzzing and up for a great day and night out.

“A definite highlight is the lovely food from around the world.

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“We’ve enjoyed some amazing dishes on previous visits and can’t wait to try some more.”

Many more acclaimed Michelin and multi-award-winning chefs will be showcasing their work, including head chef Andrew Green, from AA Rosette awarded Mottram Hall, Macclesfield, chef-patron Valentina Aviotti from Michelin Plate awarded Da Noi and Augusto Pizzeria in Chester and Great British Menu star and chef-patron Stuart Collins, from Michelin recommended Docket No 33.

Knutsford Guardian: Sister Sledge featuring Kathy SledgeSister Sledge featuring Kathy Sledge (Image: Foodies Festival)

A jam-packed schedule of TV cooking show champions and award-winning chefs will be on stage in the interactive live theatres.

In the Chefs Theatre, celebrities will create their signature dishes and share new tips and tricks.

In the Cake & Desserts Theatre, patisserie chefs and star bakers whip up showstoppers and offer tempting sweet treats.

Knutsford Guardian: Festival goers enjoying live musicFestival goers enjoying live music (Image: Foodies Festival)

In the Kids Cookery School, Foodies superchefs make cooking fun, helping younger guests to prepare delicious food which they can take away and enjoy.

Masterclasses in the Drinks Theatre include tutored champagne, beer, cider, cocktail and wine-tasting presenters include BBC, ITV and Channel 4 drinks experts.

Visitors can browse the latest food trends in the Shopping Village and meet local producers in the Artisan Market. and taste exotic and unusual new dishes in the Feasting Tent.

Guests will be able to taste exotic and unusual dishes in the Feasting Tent, featuring a mouthwatering range of street food and delicacies from all four corners of the globe.

Other new attractions include TV chef battles, fire pit BBQ sessions, cook school with experts, silent disco, Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, chilli eating competitions featuring the current world champion, fairground rides, walk about artists, drum troops, choirs, children’s activities and family-friendly areas.

Throughout the weekend, the music stage presents a summer soundtrack of chart-topping artists, top tribute acts, covers bands and superb local bands.

Early bird tickets from £4 (child) and £21 (adult) and weekend tickets from £38 (3-day) are available now at

For the fifth year running, the festival is supporting Musicians Against Homelessness with tickets helping to raise money for the homelessness charity Crisis.