About GBFF

Our Story

Once upon a time, way back in 2010, after some late night discussions, we decided why not try our hand at hosting a food festival?! How hard could it possibly be?! So we booked the venue, found some wonderful traders willing to take a chance on some completely inexperienced organisers, put out some adverts and amazingly, loads of lovely people actually turned up!!

And so, our small family business (2 brothers, one Wife/Sister-in-law) was born. Well, 13 years on, about 130 events hosted, a million lessons learned, far too many bins emptied to ever count, lots of hard work and laughter later, we are still (one big Covid blip of a year excepted!) hopefully going strong!

We decided from the outset to ignore the old adage of “never work with your friends and family” and instead found it became almost our goal to do the exact opposite! Dads, cousins, aunties, mums, sisters, friends, friends of friends... We have been helped along every step of our journey by an army of loyal helpers, who love nothing better than giving up their weekends to stand in muddy fields with us, doing anything we need to help us create fabulous, fun days out for all of our lovely visitors to enjoy.  We have also been lucky enough to make some new friends along the way, courtesy of some of the independent contractors, traders and venue partners who we have had the pleasure of working with.  

Our aim has always been (and will always remain) to create fabulous, fun, foodie days out for all of our visitors and their families to enjoy. We strive to keep our events feeling fresh and exciting every year and we will always be committed to never accepting anything less than our very best, for every element of our events. We work with wonderful producers, who not only make fabulous food and drink products, but are genuinely passionate about what they do & bring their products to our events with a big, proud smile on their faces.

With Covid almost behind us we and the many independent traders and contractors that we work with are bouncing back. We are delighted to be once again planning and looking forward to hosting Great British Food Festival at our lovely venues, and the odd new one!

None of it would be possible without your support, those who come every year to enjoy our events and support us! So thank you!! We can’t wait to welcome you all back (and hopefully to see lots of new visitors) at our events in 2024.


We would't want to dine less than 5-star hygeine rating, so why should you?! All our traders are 5 star hygiene rated.


We are always on the look out for good people. Based in Cheshire but with a reach around the UK, perhaps you are the perfect fit to join the team. Event management, admin, on site or tech superstars - whatever your speciality, just send in your C.V. with a note about who you are.

Take your first step to joining the GBFF Team today! Email [email protected]

Meet the Team


I have amazing fun memories of busy event fields on sunny days

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Lucky enough to do a job that I love, surrounded by so many friends and family

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There is nothing like being out in a field, meeting people, talking about all things food

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Don't think Warrington ever had traffic jams like that

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We are owned by a Miniature Dachshund called Edgar

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I always said "Good vibes only", its now written in Neon in the office :-)

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Our Welsh Triathleate gets the job done, quick - but he's slow on the Bio!

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We got new uniform, whoop! Can you spot young Lauren, and the cameraman?

"Kayne's Birthday, before he joined the Army. We don't normally wear facepaint :-D"