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Food for Fosbp A major new food festival for Bude

21st and 22nd September 2014

This September saw the first Bude for Food festival. Located on the iconic Castle lawns with a the large marquee full of 75 exhibitors including local artisan food and drink producers as well as a demonstration kitchen theatre with celebrity chefs, a real ale bar and big-name evening entertainment.

There was also a separate food village with tabled seating selling a variety of hot snacks and meals to cater for hungry visitors.

Taking place over the weekend of the 20th and 21st September, the Bude for Food festival was created to showcase Bude as a “foodie” destination for locals and visitors alike and to promote Cornwall’s most up and coming seaside town.

Celebrity chefs included Paul Ainsworth, Martin Dorey (Camper Van Man), Emma Gunn, Redas Katauskas and Sanjay Kumar all took part in the various cooking demonstrations in the kitchen theatre.

Evening events included Freshly Squeezed, the well-known South West eight piece funk band who never fail to get the audience on the dance floor.

Our Chairman and the committe thank all involved for choosing to support our charity during the festival. Our staff managed to recruits over 30 new members a sell some of our merchandise to further raise our funds.