John Whaite

Winner of GBBO 2012, cookery school owner and ever present on TV what more can be said about the rather wonderful John Whaite.

Saturday

Howard Middleton

Even though he didn't win, Howard has become one of the best loved GBBO contestants and he'll be here showing us his great Gluten Free Bakes.

Saturday

Welbeck Bakehouse

The Welbeck Bakehouse are back to pass on their extensive knowledge and baking skills from the National award winning Welbeck Bakehouse.

TBC

Clandestine Cake Club

Karen Perkins is here on Sunday afternoon to tell us all about the phenomena that is the CCC. Afterwards she'll be joined by fellow members for a special CCC meeting.

 

Sunday

Lah Di Dah

They were here last year and went down a storm. So we're delighted that they're back again.

Not to be missed. 

Saturday

Gingerbread Decorating

Get creative, and decorate your gingerbread, it's great fun and all free.

Saturday and Sunday

Camping

We've got weekend camping for tents, caravans and motorhomes, right next to the festival site.

Fiday, Saturday and Sunday

Vintage Car Display

They don't make them like they used to do they.

Saturday and Sunday

Great Bars

Sit back and chill out in one of our super bar areas, what festival would be complete without them.

Saturday and Sunday

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Sophie Grigson

Sophie Grigson is a cooking legend and author who has written more books than we've had hot dinners. Her TV series include Grow Your Greens Eat Your Greens, and Sophie in the Souk.

Sunday

Molly Robbins

Molly is an award winning cake artist, sculptor and Sugarcraft tutor. She refers to herself as a one woman cake machine and has almost 60,000 FB followers.

She is truly a baking phenomenon.

Saturday and Sunday

Crazy about Cakecraft

We’re delighted that Crazy about Cakecraft are here for the weekend. 

They’re bringing along 2 of their super skillful cake decorating tutors, who’ll be demonstrating all weekend.

Saturday and Sunday

Anna Stasinska

Our festival wouldn't be complete without some Tea Appreciation and Anna is here to broaden our minds on the delights of tea drinking.

Saturday

Book Signings

Throughout the weekend we'll have our star bakers signing their fabulous books at the onsite Bakewell Bookshop.

Saturday and Sunday

Cake Competitions

We've got live cake decorating competitions, with super prizes and star bakers judging. To enter check website for details.

TBC

Baking Stalls

Oh Yes, you can be sure there'll be lots of the finest cakes, pies and homemade happiness.

Saturday and Sunday

James McKay's Birds of Prey

Come and see James McKay's beautiful Birds of Prey. Hold an owl and get your photo taken.

Who knows you could be with a superstar as some of his birds have featured in the Harry Potter films!

Saturday and Sunday

Denise Tollyfield

A finalist in Gordon Ramsay’s F Word, Denise is not only a Home Economist to the country’s best chefs, but also one of the UK’s premier Food Stylists and a super entertaining Demonstrator. 

Saturday and Sunday

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Stacie Stewart

We love Stacie, not only is she one of the UK's best known bakers wih her staggeringly succesful book 'Stacie Bakes' she's one of the best entertainers ever.

Saturday

Nigel Brown

Food columnist for The Lady magazine, Nigel will be our Master of Ceremonies throughout the weekend and running the ever popular childrens Bake - A - Longs.

Saturday and Sunday

Hannah Patterson

Healthy living is quite rightly popular and we've got healthy eating guru and nutritionist Hannah Patterson here to show us Raw Baking.

It tastes fantastic and you'll feel 

amazing!

 

 

Saturday

Mr Darcy Custard Pie Fight

Our legendary Pie Fight is

held on both days and has to be seen to be believed!

 

 

 

Saturday and Sunday

World Alternative Games

Our Bog Snorkelling inventing 

friends from Llanwrtyd Wells in Wales are here to entertain us this year. So join us in the madness of Worm Charming, Egg Russian Roulette and Space Hopper racing! 

Saturday and Sunday

Circus Skills

Learn to Spin Plates, Juggle, Stilt Walk, Unicycle or Hoop La till you drop!

Saturday and Sunday

Vintage Games

Discover the delights of yesteryear and bag yourself a coconut at our vintage games area.

Saturday and Sunday

Vintage Kitchenalia

We love Vintage and Baking, so expect to see lots of stalls selling super vintage kitchenalia.

Saturday and Sunday

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Edd Kimber

The original GBBO winner Edd's love for baking is undiminished. Not only is he a superlative baker but also one of the nicest people you'll ever meet.

Sunday

Welbeck Bakehouse

The Welbeck Bakehouse are back to pass on their extensive knowledge and baking skills from the National award winning Welbeck Bakehouse.

TBC

Aarti Ormsby

We're massive fans of Indian food and Aarti from the fabulous award winning 

Chaat Cart is here again to show us some of India's wonderful bakes.

TBC

Vintage 78 DJ's / Tea Dances

Matt and Annabel are here again winding up their gramophone with their fab vintage playlist creating the soundtrack to the festival.

This year there'll also be afternoon Tea Dances. 

Saturday and Sunday

Brass Band

There's nothing nicer on a summers afternoon and Matlock Band are here on the sunday

Sunday

Bake-A-Longs

Nigel Brown and Molly Robbins are our tutors for the very popular children's Bake-A-Longs

More details coming soon. 

Saturday and Sunday

The Hay Barn

We're in the countryside, so summer wouldn't be complete without time spent in a haybarn..

Saturday and Sunday

The Town

Bakewell has a lot more than Tarts and Puddings! A great church, super museum and wonderful shopping, it's gorgeous.

All Day Every Day

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