The Great Food & Drink Festival

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Saturday 16 - Sunday 17 September

The Great Food & Drink Festivals are held in the most prestigious venues across the UK and are coming to Lincoln Castle this year.

There will be lots of exciting food and drink stalls across the site, as well as fun and unique craft stalls.

Celebrity chef, John Torode, will also be attending the first ever Great Food and Drink Festival at Lincoln Castle in September 2017.

Over the Saturday, you'll be able to see John Torode take part in three fantastic cooking demonstrations that will get your taste-buds tingling for the rest of the weekend!

Plus Lincolnshire Chef - Steven Bennett - After learning his trade growing up as a baker and butchers son in Louth, Lincolnshire, Steven spent the early years of his 20-year career working his way up through the ranks in various award-winning and Michelin starred restaurants. After running a kitchen at the age of 22 and a 10 year stint as a director at a Lincolnshire Hotel and Restaurant, Steven moved his cooking style to the Oaklands Hall Hotel and set up his multi award-winning Bistro The Comfy Duck. Recently awarded his second Rosette and granted Guild of Master Craftsman in 2014, Steven's style of food embraces traditional French cooking, combined with moderndining and his ethos of locally sourced, seasonal ingredients, creating his menu's from the ingredients that are grown and produced in and around Lincolnshire.

Michael Caines is one of Britain's most acclaimed chefs. At Gidleigh Park, where he was at the helm for 21 years, he earned and held two Michelin stars serving distinctive modern European cuisine utilising the finest local and regional produce and ingredients.

Amongst numerous other accolades, Michael has cooked in 10 Downing Street for the Prime Minister, was awarded AA Chef's Chef of the Year in 2007, and received an MBE in 2006 for services to the hospitality industry. He is now in the process of creating his own country house hotel in a Grade II listed Georgian mansion overlooking the Exe estuary, due to open in Spring 2017

Advanced tickets £8      On the door £10

Under 10's free with a paying adult