An estimated crowd of 18,500 made the May festival a glorious celebration of local food & drink in wonderful sunshine.
Thank you to the traders, local businesses, partners and visitors who nominated us for the
Best Food Event at the The Somerset Life Food & Drink Awards - the festival WON!
This is the online home of the largest celebration of food and drink in Somerset. Held twice a year in the heart of the seaside town of Burnham-on-Sea on Somerset's north coast.
This is a locally focused festival that celebrates everything that is fresh and good in the South West in a great FREE to attend festival.
Winner Somerset Life Food & Drink Awards 2016 "Best Food Event"
Winners Western Daily Press Food & Farming Awards 2016 "Outstanding Contribution to Local Food Development"
High Commended at the Countryside Alliance Awards for Tourism Enterprise 2015
Highly Commended in the Prince of Wales Award at the Bath & West 2015
Shortlisted in the Prince of Wales Award at the Bath & West 2016
Shortlisted for a Sedgemoor Business Excellence Award for Marketing in 2014 and Community Engagement in 2016
2013 & 2014 Runners-up in The Daily Telegraph 'Bring Home the Harvest' search for the best harvest-time festival
The food and drink available in Somerset is amazing and we aim to bring the best of it together for you to enjoy.
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We welcome buskers to the festival - drop us a line if you are interested in performing to our crowds of over 15,000
We have a wide variety of opportunities for volunteer stewards - including Duke of Edinburgh Award students
With our partners Tracebridge Bakery and Somerset Skills & Learning we are offering workshops and masterclasess on fermentation this May
We aim to provide something for all the family including younger visitors and those a little more senior
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We are now full for the October festival. We look forward to welcoming over 100 of the best food and drink supplies into the town centre on 22nd October.
The Great Burnham Brew Off is back - read more about the top-tipple trophies here
We have a new element to the October festival focussing on new, young traders. Supported by the local town council, The Design Hive and Nat West, introducing... aims to help new businesses at the start of their career. Find out more here
Join in with our mini-Oktoberfest experience outside the Methodist with Pilsner, currywurst and gateau!