Opening Times - Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sunday 10am to 4pm.

We have some incredible celebrity chefs, regional food & drink traders and local entertainers this year. Make sure you sign up to our newsletter or follow us on social media to hear the latest updates.

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Cookery Theatre Fun

We have an amazing chef line up this year!

The full celebrity line up for Seaham Food Festival has been confirmed with the announcement of the final chefs who will be taking to the cookery stage.

TV chefs Rosemary Shrager, Phil Vickery and Bishop Auckland’s Mike Bartley will appear at the cookery theatre on Saturday, accompanied by Chris Bavin who will be hosting.

These stars will be followed by world-renowned chocolatier Paul Young, who will be giving a cookery demonstration to festivalgoers on the Sunday. Joining Paul on Sunday is recent Great British Bake Off finalist Josh Smalley, closing off the weekend is former MTV Dirty Sanchez frontman Matt Pritchard. Matt has left his pranking days behind for his love of vegan food, health, and fitness.

With so many local and regional food & drink traders, we are going to be spoilt for choice this year. Check out our 2024 A-Z of who will be at the festival.

We have some amazing traders showcasing at Seaham Food Festival 2024. A range of fantastic street food traders and artisan food producers. Check out our A-Z List of traders attending.

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The festival brings together live music and performances from some of the region’s finest ​

We hope you enjoy our amazing music and live entertainment performances this year. Check out our line-up for the weekend below.

This is the first year we’ve had a dedicated music stage at Seaham Food Festival.

On the Saturday we have an exciting line up showcasing some of the best Indie/Alternative bands from the region, including a mix of emerging talent and established names.

Sunday offers a more eclectic mix of genres ranging from pop, to country, jazz and rock n roll. 

At this year's Seaham Food Festival, don’t miss the Seascapes Project Stand.

The team will have a NEW Free app which has been launched to connect residents with coastal wildlife, heritage and immersive stories with wrecks and places along the Tyne to Tees coast.  The SeaScapes Coastal App is available free from your favourite app store.

It will ping you when you reach a spot of interest as you follow the King Charles III England Coast Path.

The team will be on hand to tell you all about the New App along with Reading the Rocks website.