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Indulge in Eden food festival’s free days out

Indulge in Eden food festival’s free days out

There's no tastier time to visit this beautiful part of Cumbria than during the Eden Food and Farming Festival. The festival gets off to a delicious start with the annual Penrith on a Plate food festival day on Saturday 15 July, giving you the chance to try some of the finest foods and beverages lovingly produced in Eden and beyond. 

Spend the day in this characterful market town and browse dozens of stalls by the talented artisans behind award-winning produce and crafts. Be inspired by cooking demonstrations by celebrity chef John Crouch, and enjoy a hearty helping of music and entertainment. 

Foodies will love:

  • Cookery demos with Cumbrian celebrity chef John Crouch
  • Farmers' and artisan market
  • Penrith Food Assembly launch

Families will love:

  • Farm to Fork Roadshow urban farm
  • Street entertainers
  • Music
  • Family cooking tips

Everyone will love:

  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Independent shops, cafes and restaurants
  • Just off M6, A66; mainline rail

Register free to let us know you're coming or sign up for festival updates and you could win a £50 local food hamper.

Register via the Event Brite website.  We'll also keep you updated on all the events being cooked up for festival week. Meanwhile, find out more at and follow on Facebook and Twitter (EdenFoodFest).

The festival is served up by Penrith Chamber of Trade, with Totally Locally Penrith and Eden Lighthouse, thanks to funding from Eden District Council, Penrith Town Council, Penrith Business Improvement District and Pride in Penrith Lottery.