Christmas themed food event at Holkham

Christmas at Holkham

Festive Food Fair

Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th December, 10am–5pm

Feast your senses in The Lady Elizabeth Wing.

A delicious collection of food and drink from the best of local and regional producers offering a truly magical Christmas food event. Stock up on ingredients for your own Christmas feast, or find plenty of treats for the food lovers on your gift list. ‘It’s Not All About Turkey’ – a cookery theatre with a difference, hosted by Charlie’s Norfolk Food Heroes, featuring demonstrations from local chefs, yuletide musical entertainment will mean you’ll be feeling truly festive! You can also relax in the bar in the Lady Elizabeth Wing which will be open for drinks both days from 12noon-5pm.

‘It’s Not All About Turkey’
Cookery Theatre programme

Saturday 16th December
11am - Daniel Freear, Head Chef Strattons House Hotel ‘Norfolk Quail: Something a little different for Christmas Day’.
12noon - Andy Snowling, Little Norfolk Kitchen ‘Holkham Estate Venison’.
1pm - Steve Thorpe, Vice Principal Norwich City College ‘A Little Gluten Free for Christmas’.
2pm - Ade The Spice Master and his very special Christmas blend seasoning for the festive season.
3pm - Eric Snaith, Executive Chef Owner of Titchwell Manor ‘A Little Insight into Christmas at Titchwell Manor’.

Sunday 17th December
11am - Scott Taylor, award-winning chef with a different take on Christmas.
12noon - Simon Hunter Marsh, Norfolk’s most splendid of foragers ‘A Forager’s Tale’.
1pm - Scott Cawston of Walsingham Farm Shop ‘It is all about the Turkey’.
2pm - Roger Hickman, Roger Hickman’s Restaurant ‘A Little Fine Dining on Christmas Eve’
3pm - Arthur Howell and the Flying Kiwi with some venison magic.

Confirmed exhibitors:
Candi’s Chutney - 2017 Pride of Norfolk award winning hand-produced chutney all made using only regional and seasonal produce.
Nelson & Norfolk Tea - Speciality retail and Christmas gift packs of teas, coffees and drinking chocolate. Seasonal tea making accessories.
B.O.N. Bakery - Biscotti packs, biscotti and gluten, egg and dairy free boncotti, bruschetta and authentic Moroccan couscous blends.
Fen Spirits - Hand-produced spirits and liqueurs made in the heart of the Fen.
Norfolk Charcuterie - Holkham venison salami and cured meat. Tim Allen pork salami and meaty stocking fillers.
Dann’s Ice Cream - Luxury Norfolk ice cream in festive flavours.
Tiny Tipple Company - Infused spirits made with fruits and berries picked in Norfolk and Suffolk. Flavours are seasonal and can include Rhubarb Gin, Elderflower Gin, Raspberry Vodka, Damson Gin, Sloe Whiskey and Strawberry and Basil Gin.
Norfolk Raider Cider - Real cider made from Norfolk apples brewed in Norwich.
Yare Valley Oils - Original cold-pressed rapeseed oil, flavoured oil infusions and dressings.
Blackbird Cottage - Hand-crafted artisan terrines, pates, potted meats and parfaits using only locally-sourced pork, game, wild fowl and poultry. No gluten, no preservatives and no egg.
Black Shuck Ltd - Black Shuck gin, liqueurs and truffles.
Crush Foods Ltd - Cold-pressed rapeseed oils, infused oils, sauces, dressings, mayonnaise and granola cereals.
Norfolk Coffee Company - Roasted coffee beans and brewing equipment.
Wild Knight Vodka - Wild Knight English Vodka and Nelson’s Gold Caramelised English Vodka.
Marsh Pig - Free range salami, chorizo, loma, coppa, bresaola and three flavours of beef jerky.
Bakeshack - Aromatic pies and bakes with an oriental twist. A selection of goose fat hot water pastry pies which include black truffle chicken with a medley of porcine oyster and shiitake mushrooms, duck with spring onions plum sauce, pheasant with goji berries, chestnuts in port, venison with dried mandarin oranges, flavour of ribs, chicken with shiitake mushrooms in soya and sesame oil and a nod to tradition with a pork pie with sage and sherry. A selection of other bakes and bun.
Panther Brewery - Bottle-conditioned real ale available in 9 different styles. Presentation gift packs of three or six bottles. Branded pint glasses and bar towels.
Syms Pantry - Syms bacon jam, mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard and brown sauce.
Pell and Co Spirits - Hopped gin and vodka.

Tickets: Free entry - no need to book, just come along. There is a £3 car parking charge in Holkham park which is redeemable on purchases of £12 of more in our courtyard gift shop or café.

The Festive Food Fair is kindly sponsored by Charlie’s Norfolk Food Heroes, Norwich City College, Crown Supplies and Archant.

Exhibitors: If you would like more information about exhibiting at this event please contact Shirley Browell