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Box office is now live for the 2012 Abergavenny Food Festival. Sponsored by Brewin Dolphin – one of the UK’s largest independent private client investment managers – the weekend of 15 & 16 September is a totally immersive experience, a special time for celebration and feasting.
Kate and Myfanwy

Kate Humble

Here’s your chance to take some risks, try something new, and up your credibility in the kitchen. Buy stroller tickets for the market venues online at, or through the Borough Theatre on 01873 850805. Free entry to children under sixteen (if accompanied by an adult).
Some of the most highly esteemed stars of the culinary world are heading for the Welsh Borders. True crusaders, their mission is to inspire, motivate and encourage experimentation. Along with outstanding creative talent they bring with them a sound respect for the cuisine of their native countries. It’s all there for the sharing. Pierre Koffmann, Yotam Ottolenghi, Claudia Roden and The Fabulous Baker Brothers ( Tom and Henry Herbert) are all in the line-up. Get the whole story for individually ticketed events online now.
You can also join broadcaster Kate Humble and enjoy a taster from some of the cooks and artisan food producers who are helping her (and husband Ludo) transform their Monmouthshire smallholding into a centre for rural skills and animal husbandry. Plus you can savour ‘Wales at its Best’ with Tim McDougall of Celtic Manor’s three AA Rosette flagship restaurant, Terry M.
And there’s lots more to come: a Primo Grill Stage featuring street-food chef cook-offs, ‘Rude Health’ rants at Speakers’ Corner, a Children’s Food Academy, chef dems featuring the region’s finest on the Robert Price Kitchen Stage, a rolling programming of musical performance in The Dome, a wild and magical Party at The Castle, wine and beer tastings, forays and walks. Keep in the picture – sign up for bulletins at


Party at the Castle (photographer: Tim Woodier)

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