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Flavour Fest is back in Plymouth City Centre from 31 May until 2 June! The fantastic food festival is the largest of its kind in the south west and this year there's even more to look forward to, with new additions to the terrific festival! 

Check out some of the top things to enjoy over the three-day festival when it returns to Plymouth. 


Check out all the traders

This year there are more than 80 food and drink traders set to take centre stage on The Piazza in Plymouth City Centre. There is something for everyone with cuisines from across the world coming to Plymouth presenting plates to delight every palate.

Bring your appetite and indulge in quality ingredients, sourced locally from trusted farmers, artisan cheeses, irresistible baked goods and plenty more across the weekend. 

Check out the full list of traders at Flavour Fest.

Bakery trader at Flavour Fest 2023


Partake in the fun at House of Fraser

There's plenty of fun to be had at House of Fraser at this year's Flavour Fest.

Bring your dancing shoes for a Tea Dance with a twist at the top floor of the House of Fraser on Saturday 1 June from 2:30pm - 4pm.

Hosted by the amazing team at Plymouth Dance, dancers of any experience can take part in the boogie, with styles varying from Waltz, Jive, Charleston, Cha Cha Cha, Salsa, Jazz and Hip Hop!

While you're there take advantage of a fantastic offer and try a slice of cake and a regular drink for just £5 in the cafe. 

Also taking place at the venue is an array of food craft workshops. Release your creative side with pasta jewellery crafting, food stamps art and cookie decorating workshops set to take place over the weekend. All of the events don't require booking, simply turn up and enjoy the fun, better still they are all free!


Enjoy live music at the new stage

A new addition to Flavour Fest this year is the live music stage! Bringing good vibes and fantastic energy to the stage across the weekend, get ready for some top tunes with local bands, DJ sets and more set to feature over the three days. 

You'll find the music on the stage at Civic Square opposite Plymouth Guildhall. Soak up the action with a drink from the fully stocked onsite bar which has been provided by The Treasury Bar and Trevethan Gin Distillery. 


Watch live cooking demos 

One of the most popular attractions at Flavour Fest is back again this year. The demonstration stage, which this year is sponsored by PL1 Events, features some of the area's best chefs who come along to serve up some cracking dishes and share their culinary wisdom. 

This year's programme is packed with demonstrations and talks across the weekend, with top names including Peter Gordon, David Beazley, Davin Browinig and so much more set to appear across the three days of fun. 

Check out the full demonstration stage schedule. 

           A cooking demonstration at Flavour Fest


Immerse in the fun at The Bazaar

Check out all the excitement at The Bazaar on The Piazza. Set to feature across the weekend, it's a vibrant marketplace right in the thick of the atmosphere. 

Get ready for live music, dance performances, and interactive workshops at The Bazaar. Vendors here include African Delight, The Souk, Jabulani Coffee and Hiina's Kitchen who will be offering rich flavours across the three days. 

Find out more at the Flavour Fest website. 

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