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WE’RE SERVING UP A FEAST OF FESTIVAL ENTERTAINMENT

The Great Wight Bite is delighted to present a feast of entertainment across the weekend. We welcome the island’s leading chefs, producers and pop-up food traders plus, a few special street food guests from along the south coast.

Our festival bars will be brimming with craft ales, expertly crafted spirits and award-winning wines. Maybe we can tempt you with a spot of retail therapy too?

And it wouldn’t be a festival without some great live music!

 

Food & Drink

We’ll be serving up the best food and drink the island has to offer plus a few guests from across the south coast. From street food to fine dining pop ups we’re championing the islands incredible producers.

Chefs demo stage

Home to the island’s most exciting and talented chefs who’ll be championing local produce. Sit back and learn a few tips and tricks. Hosted by award-winning presenter and food expert Chris Bavin, expect plenty of fun and games!

Heading the line-up we are delighted to welcome Michelin star Chef patron MBE Robert Thompson.

Little Chefs Den

Calling all ‘Little Chefs’…Are you a budding home cook, passionate baker or sushi master in the making?

With four different classes to book each day, ‘The Little Chefs Den’ curated by Ben and Holly from the Little Gloster, offers an opportunity to inspire and spark your child’s imagination & confidence in the kitchen, as well as offer them a chance to hang out (& even take a few selfies!) with industry greats Gennaro Contaldo & Chris Bavin.

The Smoking Lobster Pop Up Restaurant

If you prefer a little more refinement with some first class service then our festival pop up is the place for you.

We are delighted to be teaming up with The Smoking Lobster who will be bringing stunning dishes reimagined through a Pan-Asian lens, highlighting their love for local island produce & amazing seafood.

Why not celebrate the island’s new food festival in style?

Stallholders

Expect over 70 stands selling pretty much every foodie delight you can imagine, as we bring together the Island’s best artisan food and drink producers and welcome some incredible street food guests from the island and further afield.

It’s not all about the food. We’ll welcome a whole host of artisan craft businesses for that all important spot of retail therapy.

Great Live Music

It wouldn’t be a festival without some great live music. We’ll be welcoming some of the island’s best artists and bands for that perfect festival vibe. Headlining Saturday evening at 7pm we are delighted to brilliant tribute band Ultimate Elton.

So grab a hay bale and something to drink, and sit back to a selection of soul, blues, country, folk and of course a few pop and rock classics!

Northwood House

This stunning little Georgian manor house knows how to celebrate. Home to the IOW Proms, lavish weddings and pop up events across the summer.

Dating back to 1793 and steeped in history, Northwood House is now a charitable trust supported by a team of incredible volunteers who help look after the house, gardens and raise vital funds to keep the house in all it’s splendour.

Photo overlooking the Northwood House Event.

The Masterclass Kitchen

Meet the producers in our Masterclass Kitchen. Whether it’s nailing the perfect canapes, finding out where our food comes from or learning how to blend the perfect cocktails from the islands best artisan food and drink producers.

We’ll have a cracking schedule of food and drink chats to enjoy and am sure plenty of tasters to go round.

Full schedule coming soon.

A bartender making a cocktail in a masterclass kitchen.

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