Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink 2018 2018-02-20T11:40:05+00:00

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The ultimate foodie event

5th, 6th & 7th May 2018, plus extra music night – 4th May

Michael Caines

Welcome to our 15th Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink!

Over the past 15 years the Festival has established itself as a vital part of life in Exeter and the South West, celebrating our rich food culture while bringing together local producers, the region’s best chefs, and of course you, the food loving public. Without your ongoing support, your enthusiasm, your interest in real food and the people who create it, our Festival simply could not exist. So a huge thank you from all of us.

In this difficult economic period, we are delighted that the Festival goes from strength to strength. Since we launched in 2004, there has been a sea of change in local and national awareness of the importance of food in our daily lives. Food miles, sustainability, traceability, provenance, biodiversity and the importance of shopping local are all now firmly on the mainstream agenda for all those who care about good, healthy and delicious food as well as the value of maintaining traditional lifestyles and communities.

We hope you enjoyed the Festival, tasting, learning, eating, drinking, dancing, and celebrating with us 14 years of delicious South West excellence. Here’s to the next 15 years!

Michael Caines MBE

What’s on at the festival

Festival sponsors
One Voice Media
Exeter & the Heart of Devon Hotels & Restaurants Association
Exeter City Council
Exeter Cookery School
Otter Brewery
RAF Careers
NFU Mutual
Exeter Dental Centre
Dartmoor Kitchen
Warwick Event Services
Visit Exeter
Ilfracombe Foodservice
BCR Associates
Paignton Zoo
Stephens Scown
Exeter Racecourse
Pots ‘n’ Pans
Greendale Farm Shop
Posh Nosh
Boulter Bowen
Old Mutual Wealth Private Client Advisers
Darts farm
Ashgrove Kitchen
Salt Media
Exeter College
Kirk Hills Chartered Accountants
Exeter BID
Exeter Brewery
Salcombe Distilling Co
Exeter Castle
Michael Caines Academy
Vospers (Mazda)
Food Magazine
Media sponsors
Western Morning News
Radio Exe
Devon Life
Food and Travel
Salt Media
Food Magazine
Express & Echo

Salt Media
Exeter City Council