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

We had some incredible celebrity chefs, regional food & drink traders and local entertainers this year. The festival was a fantastic turn out and we can't wait for 2024. 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
Eddie Scott

We had an amazing chef line up for 2023...

Take a look at our exciting celebrity chefs who made star appearances at the festival. At the Saturday’s cookery stage was MasterChef 2023 Champion Eddie Scott. Eddie was joined on the Saturday by Great British Bake Off 2022 winner Syabira Yusoff. And for budding vegan bakers, Freya Cox, also took to the cookery stage plus they were joined by crowd favourite and TV presenter Chris Bavin, who returned as host for both days.

On Sunday our amazing guests included Nadia and Dina Sawalha – known as The Curly Cooks of Croydon, Nikita Pathakji – MasterChef Professionals 2022 Champion and Briony May Williams – Presenter, Cook and Baker.

With so many local and regional food & drink traders, we were spoilt for choice

We had some amazing traders showcasing at Seaham Food Festival 2023. We had a range of fantastic street food traders and artisan food producers. Check out our A-Z List of traders attending this year.

Happy Artisans

Live music and performances from some of the region’s finest

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