Event: Foodies Festival Brighton

Last weekend, Bank Holiday Monday, we attended the Foodies Festival in Brighton, as many of you may already know, we had won these tickets with Jess and Josh Cook, so a big thank you them for picking us as winners.

We have attended the Foodies Festival once before in one of their London events last year, also winning tickets with Food Festival Finder, which you can read all about here.

This year, we have been blessed with the opportunity to work with Foodies Festival and we have begun our first collaboration with them with a quick giveaway for them for the Brighton Festival, and in return we had been complimented with upgraded tickets to VIP.

What does the VIP ticket include, you ask?

Well the VIP ticket gives your access to your very own seating space, along with the other VIP ticket holders, you receive a complimentary glass of bubbly, reserved front row seating in your choice of masterclasses and goodies bags to take home (which we forgot actually)

Once we got our complimentary glass of bubbly, we went took on the challenge to find our way around the whole festival before carefully choosing our destination, without a doubt we got called in by the olive samples, free desserts and tasters all around.

It didn’t take us long to figure out what we wanted, James went for the same stand he went to last year, the BBQ stand where we had this beauty of a manwhich, as I, Jessica, opted for some soul and got the curry goat with a kick of spice.

Both seriously delicious and full of flavour, and very filling, which we were both satisfied but disappointing, as we felt we couldn’t eat anymore. Obviously that didn’t last very long as (did you see our first photo) we fell in love with the giant doughnuts and desserts on that beautiful table, so well priced, we were in heaven.

To take a break from eating before we fell into a food coma, we had previously booked ourselves to see the cakes and desserts masterclass to watch a fellow foodie baker, Baker On Board, who we follow on twitter, so it was really nice to meet and support him on his debut.

John had made his famous California Carrot Cake, proudly baked and decorated live on stage right in front of us. He was a serious natural and we hope to see more of his work in the near future, so please do check him out and his new website.

When the masterclass had ended, it began to drizzle, so we thought it was time to head back home, but luckily I saw Drink Me Chai Latte, as last year I wanted to purchase some but didn’t have the chance, so I opted for buying an actual made drink to warm us up and one of their popular favours, Mango.

While drinking and the rain stopped, we then went back around to see the stalls and hat they had to offer and I am so glad we did, as we came across one of the stands we went to last year, Carrington’s Chilichup and I honestly fell in love with their sauce that I just had to purchase another but we upped our chilli level. On top of that, I must have given away so much excitement that he had given us a complimentary product we have yet to try.

Thank you to Jess and Josh Cook and Foodies Festival for a great day, we look forward to working with Foodies Festival again for the 3 London locations, so look out for those in the near future.

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29 Comments

  1. abbeylouisarose
    May 6, 2017 / 2:27 pm

    Wow, this looks incredible! I remember seeing James's giant sandwich on your Instagram and thinking how good it looked! I'd certainly love to go along to a London version of this event!Abbey 💗 http://www.abbeylouisarose.co.uk

    • Food and Baker
      May 6, 2017 / 8:18 pm

      The food was seriously amazing, so wish we could have had more room for more food! Make sure to join our giveaways when they come for your chance to win some tickets!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  2. Llinos Thomas
    May 7, 2017 / 7:01 pm

    This looks like such a fabulous event! That sandwich looks amazing, I need to up my sandwich game!

    • Food and Baker
      May 9, 2017 / 9:14 pm

      I know right, we're going to try recreate this manwhich at home!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  3. Corinne & Kirsty
    May 7, 2017 / 7:11 pm

    OMG these donuts! And all the food! I have never been to Brighton but I could go just for this festival! It sounds like such an amazing event! I just had dinner but I feel like I am getting hungry all over again! xx corinne

    • Food and Baker
      May 9, 2017 / 9:15 pm

      There's a few happening in London over the next few months, you should most definitely come down for them!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  4. kayleigh Zara
    May 7, 2017 / 7:17 pm

    Omg everything looks and sounds amazing it sounds like it was an awesome event and those donuts look heavenly x

    • Food and Baker
      May 9, 2017 / 9:19 pm

      Seriously wish we could of had more of those doughnuts!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  5. A Love Affair with Beauty
    May 7, 2017 / 7:18 pm

    This post is pure food porn and I love it! That manwich looks insane! xx

    • Food and Baker
      May 9, 2017 / 9:20 pm

      Food porn is defo a good phrase for this festival!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  6. Stacey BB
    May 7, 2017 / 7:19 pm

    Ohhh how I love a delicious burger lol. Talking about food just makes me hungry and crave for some delicious donuts or anything delicious lol. This looks like it was a fun event and I probably would of went to every spot trying different kinds of food. Lol …Much love, Stacey

    • Food and Baker
      May 9, 2017 / 9:21 pm

      This festival is such a great place to find new types of food!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  7. Eleanor May
    May 7, 2017 / 7:26 pm

    This looks like such a great event! Thos donuts look amazing!

    • Food and Baker
      May 9, 2017 / 9:22 pm

      It really was! Have you ever been?Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  8. Megan Lisa
    May 7, 2017 / 7:44 pm

    This looks like a great event and wow those doughnuts look yummy!

    • Food and Baker
      May 9, 2017 / 9:23 pm

      They were the best part of the day!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  9. nessaclayden
    May 7, 2017 / 7:45 pm

    So lucky you got to go to this! Those doughnuts are to die for!Vanessatherealnessonline.com xxx

    • Food and Baker
      May 9, 2017 / 9:24 pm

      We are very happy that we got to go and experience it all!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  10. Ain SB
    May 7, 2017 / 8:05 pm

    You took great pictures, I mean wow at those donuts! I've always wanted to go to a food festival but missed them everytime. One day, perhaps. x Ain

    • Food and Baker
      May 9, 2017 / 9:25 pm

      Where are you from? There's three in London and more still available around the UK!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  11. Charlotte
    May 8, 2017 / 7:36 am

    This sounds like a fab event! The food sounds gorgeous and you seem to have had a great time. Charlotte🖤Theporcelaindollblog.blogspot.co.uk

    • Food and Baker
      May 9, 2017 / 9:28 pm

      We had the best time, thank you!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  12. Lifethrough Tsg
    May 8, 2017 / 11:49 am

    Oh my, those donuts look amazing! This whole event sounds fab and the pictures are so pretty. Glad you had such a great time!Hayley X

    • Food and Baker
      May 9, 2017 / 9:31 pm

      Really wish we could have tried more of it!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  13. Charlotte Clark
    May 8, 2017 / 5:17 pm

    Oh my goddd, this post has made me so hungry. The food looks amazing, and your photos are so pretty!

    • Food and Baker
      May 9, 2017 / 9:33 pm

      Very proud of our shots to be fair! Thank you :)Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  14. Emily Marven
    May 8, 2017 / 6:11 pm

    Ohhh woah, this all looks amazing!! And the cake looks incredibleeee – carrot cake is my fave (and now I'm really craving some) hope you had the loveliest of times!Em // emilybecca.com

    • Food and Baker
      May 9, 2017 / 9:35 pm

      We were so lucky to have tasted it too and we can tell you it was so so good!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  15. My life in rose tinted glasses
    June 5, 2017 / 3:17 pm

    This looked amazing!!! I absolutely love curried goat so that has defo got my vote!! I know if I go to a foodie festival I won't stop eating!! haha!Francesca | mylifeinrosetintedglasses.com

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