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2019 Morpeth Food & Drink Festival

2019 Morpeth Food & Drink Festival

The Annual Morpeth Food & Drink Festival

 (updated 13th September)

The Seventh Annual Morpeth Food and Drink Festival - Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th October 2019. 

* New to 2019 - Vegan Hall *

Well over 100 stalls are booked including local food producers, street food, the farmers market, the "posh pen" [alcohol-serving area] and the vegan hall

Demo Kitchen

The full programme of chefs on the demo kitchen over the two days has just been released:

Saturday 5th  October 

  • 10am-11am Imogen Roth - Healthy Prep Kitchen
  • 11am-12pm Dan Suggate - Barluga 
  • 12pm-1pm Lorna Robertson - Masterchef Finalist
  • 1pm-2pm Martin Charlton - The Old Boat House
  •  2pm-3pm Tom Smith - Head Brewer at Muckle Brewing
  • 3pm – 4pm  Silver Sheldon - Hadrians Game Larder

Sunday 6th October 

  •  10am – 11am - Wilmer Carcamo (NMTF Young [Groceries] Trader of the Year) - Caribe Coffee 
  •  11am – 12pm  - Bev Stephenson, North Chocolates 
  •  12pm-1pm Lorna Robertson,  Masterchef Finalist
  •  1pm-2pm Martin Charlton - The Old Boat House
  •  2pm-3pm Anna Hedworth - Cook House 

2019  sees the Kitchen welcome back: Masterchef Finalist Lorna Robertson, The Old Boat House Chef Martin Charlton, Chocolatier Bev Stephenson from North Chocolates, and Head Brewer Tom Smith from Muckle Brewing as well as welcoming some new faces!

One of the new chefs this year is Anna Hedworth from Cook House, an award-winning restaurant whose cookery book, ‘Recipes and Stories from Cook House’ has just been published. On the Sunday, Anna will also be in Waterstones at Sanderson Arcade for a meet and greet from 11am – 12.30pm before going on to the Demo Kitchen from 2pm.

Other new chefs for 2019 include Silver Sheldon from Hadrians Game Larder and Wilmer Carcamo from Caribe Coffee, both regular traders to the monthly Morpeth Farmers’ Market. Wilmer will be kicking off the Sunday demo kitchen at 11am with the ultimate coffee chat and tasters.

For more information about the Food & Drink Festival - contact Lottie Thompson