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What better way to be inspired for the festive season than seeing your favourite chefs and experts live on stage? Get ready for fantastic festive recipe ideas from the Big Kitchen, to ask all your burning questions on the Let’s Talk Good Food Stage, and to get into the Christmas spirit at the brand-new Christmas Kitchen.

Hear from the likes of James Martin, Nadiya Hussain, Becky Excell and more as the NEC becomes a festive winter wonderland. 

Wild Kitchen


Get inspired for the festive season. Our Wild Kitchen Stage is sponsored by Eat Game, who will be providing alternative seasonal recipes throughout the show. Christmas dinner will never be the same again!

Christmas Kitchen

New for 2023, FREE TO ATTEND

We’ve dedicated a whole stage to the most wonderful time of the year. Take a seat at the Christmas Kitchen and get your festive fix with live cookery demos from chefs and experts including Becky Excell, Paul A Young, Suzie Lee and many more.

Let's Talk Good Food Stage


The Let’s Talk Good Food Stage is the place to get your culinary queries answered! See interviews with our chefs & experts, including Michel Roux, Nadiya Hussain, James Martin & more!

The Big Kitchen

PRE BOOKING REQUIRED (Standard tickets from £2)

The Big Kitchen is the must-see highlight of the Good Food Shows. Book your seat to see the very best celebrity chefs cooking a range of delicious dishes live on stage! This year we’ll be joined by James Martin, Nadiya Hussain, Ainsley Harriott, Michel Roux, Paul Ainsworth, Gennaro Contaldo, Lisa Faulkner & John Torode and many more!

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