10th Dec, 2019

Our comprehensive guide to everything going on at the Droitwich Food and Drink Festival

Droitwich Editorial 7th Jun, 2019 Updated: 21st Jun, 2019

THINGS could be hotting up at this year’s Droitwich Spa Food and Drink Festival when the event holds its first ever chilli eating competition, writes Amy Rose Willis.

The Clifton Chilli Club, which is renowned on YouTube, will be hosting the soul-sweating event at 5pm on Saturday, June 22.

The two-day festival returns again to the town’s historic Lido Park, kicking off at 10am and running until 9pm on the opening day.

Among the attractions will be more than 100 food and drink stalls and the Love Food Roadshow featuring a full line-up of expert chefs presenting live cooking demonstrations, masterclasses and tasting sessions.

Demo Kitchen (Saturday)

10am – Show opens

10.30am – Love Food Roadshow

11am – Beez Neez – local honey producer

11.30am – Clifton Chilli Club – Jay from there talks about the organisation.

12pm – Malvern Spa Vegan Chef Lizzy Hughes

12.30pm – Love Food Roadshow Chef

1pm – BREAK

1.30pm – Monsoon Coffee Company

2pm – Champagne Collection

2.30pm – NJB Chocolatier and Patisserie

3pm – Local Chef

3.30pm – EcoLab Craft Brew

4pm – Clifton Chilli Club – Jay from there talks about the organisation.

4.30pm – Prosecco Cart Masterclass Cocktails

 

There will be live entertainment in the bandstand and a new lifestyle area with the Sanders Ultimate Bootcamp personal trainers, a live DJ and bumper cars.

 

The Live entertainment in the Bandstand

The live entertainment starts at 11am and continues into the evening.

11am – Acorn Antiques Ukulele Band

12pm – Chloe Chadwick (singer)

1pm – Acorn Antiques Ukulele Band

2pm – Chloe Chadwick (singer)

3pm – Droitwich Spa Rock Choir

4pm – Claire (singer from Worcester)

5pm – Chilli Eating Competition

6pm – Claire (singer from Worcester)

7pm – Beth Humphries (singer from Droitwich)

8pm – Come Together – Headline act from Worcester

 

Salt Day Sunday

Sunday, June 23, which starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm – will be Salt Day Sunday, celebrating the town’s special heritage with a line-up to toast Droitwich Salt.

Visitors will be able to learn about the food producers embracing the town’s natural resource and there will be live cooking demonstrations from Droitwich salt producers.

The day will end following an awards ceremony for the ‘A-Salt’ course bootcamp winners.

In the Demo Kitchen

10.30am – Love Food Roadshow Chef

11am – Churchfields Saltworks

11.30am Food at Webbs and Droitwich Bacon

12pm – Peter Cook’s Bread

12.30pm – Love Food Roadshow Chef

1pm – Churchfields Saltworks

1.30pm – EcoLab Farm

2pm – Two Farmers Crisps – Herefordshire hand-cooked crisps which use Droitwich Salt

2.30pm – Churchfields Ice Cream

3pm – Food at Webbs – with Wye Valley Brewery

3.30pm – Cakts #Nom

 

In the Lifestyle Area

4pm – Clive Sanders – Sanders Gym

Prizes – winners of the ultimate Boot Camp contest

Awards

 

Sunday in the Bandstand

11am – Jazz Alchemy

12pm – Knight and Hodgetts Duo

1pm – Jazz Alchemy

2pm – Coventry Brass Band

For more information on the Droitwich Spa Food and Drink Festival, visit droitwichspafestival.co.uk or email info@droitwichspafestival.co.uk

People can also get the latest updates by liking the festival’s Facebook page, following the event on Twitter and linking up on Instagram.

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