What’s On

Now in it’s seventeenth year, the Forest Showcase has grown from a small event organised to encourage visitors to the Forest of Dean following the Foot & Mouth crisis, into one of the largest Food & Drink festivals in the area.

We pride ourselves on being one of the friendliest events you will come across & try to provide something for all members of the family to enjoy.


The Food Hall

A gastronomic delight, bringing together the greatest selection of flavours & tastes, with over 100 exhibitors from in & around the Forest of Dean.



Cookery Theatre

Each year we bring you a variety of cookery demonstrations from some of the areas top chefs designed to get you cooking with hints, tips & secrets from the experts.


Children’s Activities

A wealth of activities for children & young people ranging from vegetable creatures to stilt walking & juggling . Arts workshops include making your own forest mobile, painting an insect pebble & more…


Parent & Child Cookery Workshops

Learn how to make the dishes & take home your food at the end of the workshop along with the recipe.


Arts & Crafts

Innovative and original artists, makers and designers showcase and sell their work in our arts & craft marquee.


Live Music

Live music throughout the day from some of the areas fabulous musicians. A very popular area of the festival, it has been known for spontaneous dancing to break out!



Entertainment & stalls full of information about the Forest of Dean, gardening, composting, green living, animal husbandry, beekeeping plus lots more…