Professional Cooking Demonstrations

Throughout our 3 day weekend, professional chefs and bakers will be wowing audiences with their culinary skills with live cookery demos.

NEW for this year we have a compare George Akid who will be joining us across the 3 days.

This year we have 2 Bake Off Stars, Howard Middleton and Yorkshire’s own Karen Wright! The Pigott Brothers who were runners-up in the final of 2017’s The Great Family Cooking Showdown on BBC2 are also in attendance.

Other returning favourites include Nigel Brown, Stephanie Moon and Master Chef’s Chris Hale.

These demos will be held in the food marquee at various times during the festival and are completely FREE of charge to watch!

Sponsors of the Cookery demonstrations are Bert’s Barrow and Atkinson’s Meats.




Howard Middleton – 11am, 1pm & 3pm

Karen Wright – 12noon & 2pm



Nigel Brown – 12noon & 2pm

Pigott Brothers – 1pm & 3pm



Stephanie Moon – 11am, 1pm & 3pm

Chris Hale – 12noon & 2pm