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BBC Good Food host first foodie festival in Tower of London's iconic dry moat with celebrity chef guests

Celebrity chefs including Tom Kerridge, Michelle Roux and John Torode will headline Feast 2017    

Get ready for the first BBC Good Food Feast

Prepare to have your taste-buds tangled, tickled and well and truly trampled at BBC Good Food’s "Feast" this September.

The three-day feasting goldmine will take place in the moat that surrounds the iconic Tower of London from September 22 to September 24.

Hosting up to 200 cutting-edge food and drink companies sourced from all over the world, the festival has something for young families, urban food lovers and cocktail connoisseurs alike - from mouth-watering churros to samphire flavoured British gin and from luscious Australian olive oils to immunity-boosting breads.

Live cookery demonstrations, master-classes, tutored tastings, street food and live music are just some of the activities taking place over the foodie showcase.

The daily line-up will feature:

  • The "Feast" Kitchen – live cooking demos with rising stars and well-established chefs.

  • Cutting edge "Pop-up" restaurants scoured from all corners of the London food scene.

  • On-trend street food.

  • Up to 200 food and drink brands and artisan producers.

  • Le Cordon Bleu Skills School – cuisine and patisserie master-classes.

  • BBC Good Food Stage –live interviews and demos hosted by the BBC Good Food cookery team.

  • Feast workshops – a steak workshop with Ginger Pig and The Jones Family Project and cocktail masterclasses with The Rolling Drinks Trolley.

  • Book signings.

There will be lots of food and drink to try at the event

Award-winning cookbook Miso Tasty will be setting up a delicious stand showcasing the best from founder Bonnie Chung’s noodle kits, soups and pastes to create Japanese-inspired snacks and easy-to-make meals.

Combining the classic style of NY delicatessens with authentic flavours from around the world, The New York Delhi Company will be the home of premium snacks and the "world deli taste".

Ever wanted to eat bread without feeling heavy and tired?

Pure Nature will be offering Healthy bread, baked without flour or yeast. Boasting to increase energy levels and slow down the ageing process combined with Himalayan salts for flavour.

Michelin starred chef Tom Kerridge, said: "I’m so looking forward to BBC Good Food’s Feast at the Tower of London.

"Firstly because it’s at the Tower of London, secondly because it’s in the moat, and thirdly, because there will be loads of street food, artisan producers and great chefs."

Laura Biggs, managing director of River Street Events, said: "Our partnership with Historic Royal Palaces goes from strength to strength.

"Our August and December Festivals at Hampton Court Palace are firmly placed on the festival calendar attracting jointly over 37,000 people last year.

"The progression to the Tower of London is so exciting and we feel truly privileged to run an event at one of London’s most famous landmarks.

"The location, the backdrop and the content will give young, urban food lovers the chance to indulge their love of food and drink within this unique 900-year-old royal palace."

How to buy tickets:

  • Entry costs £18 each for full day entry on Friday and Sunday.

  • £20 each Saturday full day entry.

  • £10 each evening only tickets available on Friday from 4pm until 8pm.

  • Children aged six to 17 enter for £10 each.

  • Children aged up to five enter free.

  • Tickets do not include access to the Tower of London, but you can upgrade them for £10 each.

  • To buy tickets in advance visit bbcgoodfoodshow.com .

Useful visitor information:

  • Opening times: Friday 11am to 8pm (evening ticket 4pm to 8pm).
  • Saturday 10.30am to 6.30pm.
  • Sunday 10.30am to 5.30pm.
  • Nearest tube station: Tower Hill.

  • Nearest train stations: Fenchurch Street or London Bridge.

  • Docklands Light Railway: Tower Gateway Station is located adjacent to Tower Hill station.

  • Bus routes: 15, 42, 78, 100, RV1.

  • Cycle Racks are located on the Wharf opposite the Perkin Reveller restaurant.

  • There is no parking at the Tower of London.

  • Push chairs allowed.

  • Dogs are not permitted except guide dogs.

  • You can bring your own food and drink inside.

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