Delicious Doncaster Food and Drink Festival details revealed

The 2019 Delicious Doncaster Food and Drink Festival will take place from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th May and feature Great British Bake Off winner Candice Brown and leading celebrity chef Simon Rimmer.

Candice Brown who was crowned Great British Bake Off Champion and the highly popular celebrity chef Simon Rimmer will be highlights of the three-day festival hosting live cooking demonstrations at specially ticketed events. They follow the fabulous Hairy Bikers and Jean-Christophe Novelli who wowed crowds last year.

Now in its third year, this expanding foodie event caters for all tastes. It’s all set to showcase cuisines from across the globe creating a real festival atmosphere in the heart of Doncaster Market Place.

Councillor Nigel Ball, Cabinet Member for Public Health, Leisure and Culture, said:

“We are delighted to announce television presenter and chef, Simon Rimmer and Bake Off champion Candice Brown will be our celebrities at the 2019 Delicious Doncaster Food and Drink Festival.

“We expect to attract visitors from Doncaster and beyond and I would encourage people to reserve that weekend so they can see our celebrity chefs in action and enjoy an entertaining and exciting event.

“We will continue to announce further culinary attractions, stalls and exhibits in the run up to the festival so every taste is catered for…watch this space! This is part of our ongoing commitment to grow the festival and make it a must attend event.”

Further announcements will be made when tickets go on sale at  and more details of the activities taking place across the Delicious Doncaster Food and Drink Festival weekend will be shared over the coming weeks and months.

Another date for the diary is the grand opening of the revamped Wool Market. It will be officially reopened on Sunday 31 March.