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Raymond Blanc OBE to Headline Blenheim Palace Food Festival

“One of the UK’s largest outdoor food festivals, Blenheim Palace Food Festival guarantees a fantastic day”
Raymond Blanc

For the 9th year running, Blenheim Palace will hold their annual gastronomic Food Festival during the Bank Holiday weekend on Saturday 27th May until Monday 29th May 2023 in Oxfordshire. This magnificent, historical palace is a spectacular backdrop for a Q&A with chef royalty, Raymond Blanc OBE who will be headlining the festival this year.

One of the UK’s largest outdoor food festivals, Blenheim Palace Food Festival guarantees a fantastic day out for all the family with celebrity masterclasses, a tasting tent for extensive sampling, entertainment for the children and high quality local and national stallholders offering delicious delights.

One of the finest chefs in the world, Raymond Blanc OBE is chef patron at Michelin starred Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons, he comments: “I’m thrilled to be taking part in the Blenheim Palace Food Festival this year. It’s always such a delight coming together with a wealth of food and drink experts and meeting so many foodies, with a few familiar faces! I’m looking forward to my Q&A and to seeing what’s on offer at the festival with so many unique and interesting stallholders.”

Event partner Blacklion Vodka is guaranteed to get the party started by shaking up some mouth-watering cocktails with their award-winning luxury vodka made with a rare sheep's milk. It’s 100% sustainable, impossibly smooth & flavourful. Or joint event partner, Laithwaites for one of their wine tasting sessions. Discover weird and wonderful grape varieties that you may not have come across before. Visit to find out more and to book a session

The Festival Kitchen returns this year with demos from an extensive range of food and drink experts, and the Tasting Tent gives visitors the opportunity to sample new and exciting products from a variety of stallholders.

Family friendly activities and entertainment run throughout the Festival, and of course, there’s plenty of space for the children to let off some steam and run around this spectacular location.

General Admission tickets are on sale now. Why not treat yourself, family and friends to an extra special gift this summer!

Blenheim Palace Food Festival Palace, Park and Gardens Admission: £11.50 per child, £22.50 per adult, £66.00 for a family (2 adults and 2 children aged 3-16 years) which includes full access to the park and gardens. Other ticket options available.

To buy tickets or for regular updates about the Festival visit:


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