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By March 13, 2020January 26th, 2021Member News & Updates

The foodie heaven celebration that is the Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink returns this May 8th – 10th and this year is bringing the best of the local music scene to Exeter along for this exciting annual event.

The festival kicks off for all VIP guests & press on Thursday 7th May, with the gates opening for general ticket holders on Friday 8th May – this year’s early May Bank Holiday, making it the perfect place to celebrate the historic VE Day. For their lowest ticket price yet festival-goers can enjoy the best food, drink and music from around the South West.

The lineup includes Joey The Lips, Bill Ding & The Skyscrapers, Bloc Off The Wall, The Sugarberry Jazz Band and Conscious Club. An eclectic mix that will be lighting up the stage throughout the weekend; this year your festival ticket will grant you entry to all of the day and evening events, meaning that you can enjoy all of this great music into the evenings at no extra cost.

The festival will be the perfect location to celebrate the historic VE Day whilst also enjoy some great food and drink. Festival front-runner Michael Caines has commented that “This year’s festival has come with many exciting changes, whilst incorporating everyone's favourite regular exhibitors we have a host of fresh new faces coming with us for this annual foodie journey. I am looking forward to getting back up on stage and showing visitors some exciting new recipes I have been working on”.

Furthermore, the new relationship between the festival and Exeter Chiefs has allowed for an improved ticket booking experience, which also means guests to the festival can expect to see some team favourites popping up throughout the festival weekend. There is a limited number of early bird tickets and with many more exciting announcements to come. Those who want to secure their ticket for a discounted price are advised to act quickly!