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Delicious Doncaster Food and Drink Festival 2022

  • Date: 2 Jun 22 - 5 Jun 22
  • Tickets:FREE

We are THRILLED to announce the return of Delicious Doncaster Food and Drink Festival 2nd - 5th June 2022.

We have been keeping these two lovelies on a very slow simmer since 2020 and thankfully we can now turn up the heat and share the fantastic news that celebrity chefs Rustie Lee and Jonny Marsh will be joining us for the Delicious Doncaster Food & Drink Festival 2022 The Platinum Edition!

Oh you thought that was all? We have more very exciting news for you... Because this is the Platinum Edition, of course, we had to be a little extra! We are pleased to announce that this year, in addition to the two fabulous chefs mentioned above, we have also managed to secure the one and only Ainsley Harriott which we are so excited about and we think you will be too! 

It is going to be a brilliant bank holiday weekend, checkout the schedule below to see what you can expect from the event.

VIP tickets can be purchased for Rustie and Jonny here:
https://events-doncaster.merlintickets.co.uk/ and from the Tourist Information Centre

Jubilee Weekend - Day 1 – Thursday 2 June

10am – 5pm - Market Square - Delicious Doncaster

Cookery Theatre featuring mouth-watering demonstrations by the staff and students from Doncaster College catering and Floristry Schools 

Highlights include the Doncaster Greatest Bake Judging takes place in the Cookery Theatre 

Midday - 10:30 pm Jubilee Live in Sir Nigel Gresley Square

Look out for the large marquee including big screen TV featuring Jubilee highlights and specially selected archive footage. Food, drink and fabulous entertainment will be supplied in association with The Harewood including:

Pre lighting Ceremony Entertainment, with the Jubilee Live Bar open until 10:30pm.
Pipers from the South Yorkshire Pipes and Drums Band
Buglers from The Hatfield and Askern Colliery Band 

2pm - Mansion House - The Doncaster Town Crier will undertake the Proclamation announcing the lighting of the Beacon

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Jubilee Weekend - Day 2 – Friday 3 June

10am – 5pm - Market Square - Delicious Doncaster

Celebrity chef Ainsley Harriott will host 2 cooking demonstrations and 2 book signings including Cookery Theatre Demonstration No.1 at 11am and Market Place Demonstration No. 2 at 2pm 

Ainsley will then be available for 2 book signings at 12:15pm and 3:15pm

Midday - 10:00 pm – Sir Nigel Gresley Square - Jubilee Live

Check out the all day coverage of Jubilee events plus recorded highlights and local archive 12 noon – 10pm. 

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Jubilee Weekend - Day 3 – Saturday 4 June

10am – 5pm - Market Square - Delicious Doncaster

Celebrity chefs Rustie Lee & Jonny Marsh cook up a storm in the Cookery Theatre and yet more entertainment.

Rustie Lee hosts a Cookery Theatre Demonstration at 11am and Market Place Demonstration at 2:30pm 

Free standing access is available on the day, with VIP seating including a meet and greet and photo opportunity with Rustie

Join in Rustie's Cocktail Masterclass making session from 6pm at The Wool Market

Jonny Marsh hosts a Cookery Theatre Demonstration at 12:30pm and Market Place Demonstration at 4pm

Free standing access is available on the day, with VIP seating including a meet and greet and photo opportunity with Jonny

Midday - 10:00 pm – Sir Nigel Gresley Square - Jubilee Live 

Check out the all day coverage of Jubilee events plus recorded highlights and local archive 12 noon – 10pm.

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Jubilee Weekend - Day 4 – Sunday 5 June

10am – 5pm - Market Square - Delicious Doncaster – The Big Lunch

Sunday sees the Big Lunch weaving Doncaster Delicious and The Platinum Jubilee together with a large town centre street party hosted by Mad Mans Munchies.

We will transform the Cookery Theatre into a pop up restaurant serving a special Jubilee Street Food Menu devised by cult local chef Cohen Panayiotis

Midday - 6 pm – Sir Nigel Gresley Square - Jubilee Live 

Check out the all day coverage of Jubilee events plus recorded highlights and local archive 12 noon – 6pm.

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Date and time

2 Jun 22, 10:00 - 5 Jun 22, 18:00