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Farnham Food and Drink Festival 2021

Aerial view of a crowded street market.

Plan your day at this year's Farnham Food and Drink Festival on Sunday 26 September from 10am to 4pm.

After last year’s absence, The Farnham Food and Drink Festival returns to the heart of Farnham for the twelfth time on Sunday 26 September. The Borough and Castle Street will be closed off to traffic for the day and ready for another fantastic ‘feastival’.

Save the date

The food and drink festival is on Sunday 26 September from 10am – 4pm.


The festival will take place on Castle Street and The Borough.

What’s on offer

Farnham’s Food and Drink Festival is now one of the biggest one-day food festivals in the south east of England and also one of the most anticipated events in the Farnham calendar of events.

Over 100 food and drink traders will be tempting shoppers with a range of delectable delights including baked treats, street food and unique cuisine. Visitors will have the opportunity to indulge in gourmet samples and discover new delicacies, washed down with freshly made cocktails and mocktails.

There will be a live music stage with performances by local bands.

Learn some top tips from the professionals who will be demonstrating and talking about a variety of skills at the cookery demo theatre, located on The Borough.

Farnham Farmers’ Market will also take place in Central Car Park from 10am to 4pm.

See the full list of stallholders and where to find them. 

Demonstration stage

Discover new tips on baking, brewing and how to perfect your cookery skills in order to impress your friends and family. With something for everyone, watch some of the finest chefs take on a variety of cuisines.

We are pleased to welcome Lisa Marley – an experienced food professional with skills in cookery demonstrations, recipe development, product launches and taste testing. As well as Tesco Real Food, Lisa has developed recipes and filmed for Britannia Living and KitchenAid. Lisa enjoys producing social media content including filming recipes, cook-alongs and showcasing the diversity of plant based & vegan cooking.

The cookery demonstrations will be compered by Paul Evers.

Food demonstration programme


Lisa Marley

Nacho cheese dip.


Heidi’s bakery demonstration

Demonstrating a high-end pastry item.


Hot pods chilli eating competition – 45mins

Chilli eating competition, 10 competitions and 10 rounds and speed round.


Lisa Marley

Quiche with walnut pesto.


Paya thai

Tasty, healthy and easy to cook Thai food. Learn about the ingredients and the techniques used within Thai cooking.


Lisa Marley

Chocolate tiffin with a salted caramel sauce


Loxwood Meadworks

Cocktail demonstration


Lallapolosa baking    

Award winning brownies, cookies and confections.

Getting to the Food Festival


Car parking is free in all Waverley pay and display car parks.


There are a number of cycle racks in Farnham. See the Farnham Residents’ Guide at for a map showing where they are can be found.


There will be a free hoppa shuttle bus running to and from the event around every 15 minutes.

Bus 1 – Picking up and dropping off from Hale Institute, Tesco Express, Drovers Way and Farnham Park.

Bus 2 – Picking up and dropping off from Weydon School, Farnham Station, The Chantrys and West Street Cemetery.

Meet the sponsors

Thank you to Farnham Veterinary Hospital, Farnham Farmers’ Market and The Gorge for sponsoring the 2021 Farnham Food and Drink Festival.

Farnham Veterinary Hospital (Gold Sponsor)

Farnham Farmers’ Market (Gold Sponsor)


The Gorge (Bronze Sponsor)

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