The 2023 Forest Showcase Food Festival will take place on Sunday 8th October 2023 in the grounds of The  Speech House Hotel, Forest of Dean Gloucestershire, England. A small district with the large reputation for good food and drink.

Featuring more than 100 top quality small independent food and drink producers from the Forest of Dean & surrounding area, free talks and demonstrations, children’s activities, ‘hands-on’ workshops and much more.

What’s included in the ticket price?

Ticket holders get access to the entire festival site, free parking, Chefs Kitchen, Live music, cookery workshops, free talks and tastings, children’s entertainment and our awesome range of exhibitors.

Tickets are available on our website (you are on it, just click on the ticket button).

Pre-booked tickets
Early-Bird tickets start from just £7.00 per adult.

If you are one of the early bird ticket purchasers you will get them at that price.

Pre-Booked Tickets

Adult: £7

Child (5-18): £4

Family (2 adults, up to 3 Children): £20

Tickets on the day

Adult: £8

Child (5-18): £4

Family (2 adults, up to 3 Children): £22

Ticket price difference is down to special offers and demand, the sooner you buy your tickets the cheaper you get them!

The cost of admission is the fee for Entry, this helps us cover costs such as – hire charges for the venues, lighting, set up and the musical entertainment. There are also cleaning, insurance, security, and venue hire.


Tickets will be available to purchase at the entrance gate, but please be warned that at certain times  of the day (between 11am – 2pm) we do get very busy and there will be queues

A Challenge 25 policy will be in place across the festival site.

What is the latest time for admittance?
The last admission is one hour before the festival ends.

If you’re under 18 it’s against the law:
1) for someone to sell you alcohol
2) to buy or try to buy alcohol
3) for an adult to buy or try to buy alcohol for you
4) to drink alcohol in licensed premises