Bite to the Beat Music & Food Festival at York Racecourse

Bite to the Beat Festival is a new festival launching in York during August bank holiday weekend 2022, celebrating the finest food, drink and artisan products from the UK, topped with a delicious serving of nationally-acclaimed live music. 

The four-day festival from 26th to 29th August 2022 will showcase eight Michelin-starred and award-winning chefs from the North and Scotland, bringing some of the finest restaurant kitchens to York for the first time and the chance to sample their creations within a festival setting.

Bite to the Beat’s line-up of chefs includes Michelin stars and chefs with top culinary such as North Yorkshire’s own Andrew Pern of The Star Inn group of restaurants; Lisa Goodwin-Allen executive chef at Northcote in Lancashire’s Ribble Valley; Paul Heathcote of the former Longridge Restaurant near Preston; Liz Cottam chef-patron of Leeds restaurants Home and The Owl as well as Cora in Boston Spa;  Simon Shaw of El Gato Negro, Habas, and Canto restaurants in Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool; Steven Smith of The Freemasons Arms at Wiswell, also in the Ribble Valley; Roy Brett chef-patron of Ondine Restaurant in Edinburgh; and Josh Overington of Le Cochon Aveugle in York.

There will also be a demo stage where Nigel Barden, Candice Brown and Jo Pickard will host a full programme of cooking demonstrations from the chefs, including James Mackenzie owner of The Pipe and Glass near Beverley, as well as talks by culinary and wine experts. The live music programme will include Beach Vibes with Hyde Family Jam and 1980s DJ set from Martin Kemp.

Bite to the Beat Festival – 26th to 29th August 2022 – Adults £27.95, Children (5 to 12) £12,95, under 5s free – Visit the website for more details


Fri 26 Aug


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