BBC Good Food Festival at Hampton Court Palace returns August Bank Holiday weekend 27th – 29th August 2016.

A festival of food, drink and live music can be found in the idyllic palace grounds.

To make an extra special day of it and avoid travel and parking hassle – you can arrive by boat!

Extra boat trips will be running all weekend

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BBC Good Food Festival 27 – 29 August 2016

The BBC Good Food Festival is back for its 3rd year in the grounds of Hampton Court Palace over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

It promises to be a highlight of the Palace’s summer calendar and a day full of fun and inspiration for all the family.

The BBC Good Food Festival will be the perfect summer treat, offering opportunities to sample great food and drink while visiting the historic palace and its glorious gardens.

Over 100 stalls to browse


BBC Good Food ShowThis year’s BBC Good Food Festival has an impressive line up of stalls for you to browse.

With over 100 individually handpicked artisan producers and companies, offering a wide and interesting mix of food and drink, some of which are only available to buy at food shows and festivals.

The BBC Good Food Festival will once again offer excellent features for visitors to enjoy. This includes a variety of delicious food to go offerings, and a 300 seat stage where chefs and culinary experts such as Michel Roux Jr, Paul Hollywood and John Whaite will demonstrate.

Summer Kitchen – Michel Roux Jr., Paul Hollywood and more…


BBC Good Food FestivalA highlight of the BBC Good Food Festival centres on the new 400 seat Summer Kitchen Theatre playing host to a fantastic line-up of celebrity chefs and experts.

Also the Interview Stage, where all the chefs share their top tips!

Bingham pop up restaurant


BBC Good Food BinghamOnce again the BBC Good Food Festival has teamed up with local and critically acclaimed Richmond upon Thames restaurant the Bingham.

The Bingham team will be serving up a delicious selection of taster dishes from their Pop-Up Restaurant, creating summer cocktails and offering a selection of fine wines and champagne from the Bingham Bar.

Live music, circus skills and competitions


BBC Good Food FestivalEnjoy fantastic live music all day every day! From the sassy trio of singers The Polka Dots, to the classic brass quintet Riverside Brass Ensemble playing from the bandstand.

So grab a deckchair, sit back and soak up the atmosphere and the music in the palace gardens.

For all ages, have a go at Circus skills, decorate a biscuit, compete in the sports day style races and much more.


Tickets for BBC Good Food Festival 2016 will go on sale soon – sign up to our newsletter to be the first to hear.


Extra boat trips to Hampton Court Palace all weekend


Extra boat trips will be running throughout the bank holiday weekend. Boats run from Richmond, Kingston and Hampton Court Palace – see timetable.

Our Richmond pier is just a 5 minute walk from Richmond train or bus station. Our Kingston Pier is at the back of John Lewis – just 2 minutes from all the major bus routes and 5 minutes from the train station.

The boats drop you off at the palace entrance.. A bar and toilets are on board each boat.

Boat tickets are purchased on board.

See timetable for full list of departures

Watch video of last year’s show

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