Master Chef Winner Eddie Scott will be there

The latest winners of Great British Bake Off and MasterChef will be at Thame Food Festival’s as it reveals an impressive chef studded line-up!

Yes, Thame Food Festival returns with demonstrations from some of the country’s leading chefs and bakers including 2021 winner of the Great British Bake Off – Giuseppe Dell’Anno and MasterChef Winner Eddie Scott.


Lotte Duncan, Thame Food Festival‘s Patron said: “It is a real honour to have both Giuseppe Dell’Anno from The Great British Bake Off and Eddie Scott from MasterChef. In fact, we are delighted to be joined by so many fabulous chefs and bakers, and to bring together over 100 artisan and street food producers.”

They will also be joined on the Big Cookery Stage by other Great British Bake Off contestants including Jurgen Krauss, Rosie Pointer, Val Stones and of course Stephen Carter-Bailey.

Alex Hollywood

Other illustrious chefs and bakers such as Dave Mooney, Alex Hollywood, Noma and Zena Kamaing, who came to the public’s attention in Jamie Oliver’s Cookbook Star, will also be creating tempting dishes to inspire us all.

This event, originally based in the town centre, has been going since 2008 and attracts thousands of people every year.

Alongside the popular Big Cookery Stage, a new feature for this year is The Festival Village, an interactive area of cooking and masterclasses for both adults and children with Fun Kitchen workshops for the kids.


The Food Glorious Food Tent is also back, where you can listen to interviews with specially chosen artisan producers. This area will form a hub of dynamic activity, while there will also be the usual important features including:

Other highlights include:

  • Artisan and Street Food Markets where you can try a delicious mix of sweet, savoury, hot, cold, vegan, vegetarian and flavours from right the way around the world.
  • Live music in the Artisan Village and Live Music Stage
  • The ever-popular Pop-Up pub by FestivAles featuring a fantastic range of local award-winning brews.
  • The shopping marquee of eclectic home and kitchenware with Humble Country.
  • A dedicated Children’s Activity Area full of art and fun things to do.
  • Dog shows and demonstrations by Hearing Dogs for Deaf People with all money raised goes directly to charity.
  • The ever popular Flotsam and the Fool circus skills workshops where younger visitors can try juggling, spinning plates and more.

Thame Food Festival will be held at the Thame Show Ground on September 25-26 September. Advance entrance is £12 per day (accompanied children under 12 go free). Go to to book.