Meet this year’s ‘Theatre of Fire and Smoke’ chefs

The Theatre of Fire and Smoke is back for 2018 and we have a great line-up of BBQ legends ready to impress with smokin’ hot demonstrations! Ben Forte  BBQ legend Ben Forte is the co-host of the smash… Read More

UK Chilli Cook-Off Championship Final adds spice to the Powderham Food Festival 2018

This year’s Powderham Food Festival (6-7th October) has revealed it will host the final of the UK Chilli Cook-Off Championship at the popular autumn foodie festival.  With a quest to find the best bowl of chilli in the… Read More

Top chefs announced for Powderham Food Festival 2018 as tickets released

Powderham Food Festival has revealed the line-up of high profile chefs who will be featuring at this year’s Festival on 6th and 7th October 2018. Star of The Hungry Sailors, James Strawbridge will be making his debut appearance… Read More

WIN a VIP tour around Dartmoor Zoo with Benjamin Mee!

We Bought a Zoo

We have an exciting competition for you donated by our principal sponsor Devon Contract Waste. Buy your tickets to the Powderham Food Festival by clicking here and you will automatically be entered into a draw to win a… Read More

Exhibitor bookings are now closed

We have now closed exhibitor bookings whilst we deal with all our (record) number of exhibitors. We may be able to fit in some more exhibitors and will update this page soon if we can. Please do still apply by… Read More

Festival Chefs


James Strawbridge        Cornish Development Chef James Strawbridge has worked in food and drink around the South West for over a decade. James started his career as a TV presenter, Chef and Sustainable Living Expert. He has… Read More

Judi Spiers announced as the first ambassador to the Powderham Food Festival

Judi Spiers

The Powderham Food Festival at Powderham Castle has grown in size, structure and importance since its inception in 2012 and is now a very much established date in the Devon, if not the South West, diary. Situated in… Read More

Latest Exhibitors for 2018

Planning to visit the festival this year? Check out our exhibitor page to get a flavour for who will be there! We’ve recently updated the page with exhibitors who have been confirmed so far. From chocolate pizza to… Read More

Festival News

Cupcakes at the food festival

Devon’s popular Powderham Food Festival will return this autumn as organisers announce this year’s dates. Powderham Food Festival, the autumnal foodie event that celebrates the South West’s finest food and drink producers, will return on Saturday 6th and… Read More

Festival Official Charity

Devon Air Ambulance Night Flying team

Devon Air Ambulance is a charity that provides urgent medical assistance to people in Devon. With two helicopters, the team can reach emergency scenes – often inaccessible by road – within minutes, responding to approximately 1,200 incidents per… Read More