It’s never too early to start planning a Christmas day out, so gather your friends and family for a festive celebration of food and drink as the BBC Good Food Show heads back to Birmingham’s NEC this winter.

Get into the spirit of the season with a fantastic line-up of chefs and experts, including Mary Berry, James Martin, Tom Kerridge, Nadiya Hussain, Michel Roux Jr and the Hairy Bikers. Plus, just announced Ainsley Harriott and Rick Stein! Get hands-on in festive masterclasses, meet your culinary favourites in Book Signing sessions, pick up a whole helping of seasonal inspiration and so much more – all the ingredients for the ultimate foodie day out this winter! 

See the stars in the Big Kitchen

The Big Kitchen is the highlight of the Show! Take a seat and experience the magic. You’ll be entertained and inspired by the best in the business cooking LIVE. Plus, be whisked away on a delicious journey with cookery demos from our Big Kitchen sponsors, Travelsphere.

Meet your heroes

Create memories to last a lifetime! Pick up the latest cookbooks and get them signed by your favourite chefs and experts in daily Book Signing sessions. Get up close and personal and take away the perfect gift for the food lover in your life.

Exclusive interviews

Watch live interviews at the BBC Good Food Stage or join a host of famous faces for a pinch of seasonal inspiration at the Festive Kitchen and NEW QVC Kitchen.

Delicious gifts and goodies

Discover hundreds of hand-picked artisan and independent producers, and pick up fabulous stocking fillers and delicious treats just in time for Christmas. From cheese to chutneys, gin, whisky and plenty of sweet treats, you’re sure to find the perfect gift for the food lover in your life. Shop ‘til you drop in a winter wonderland this season; after all, they say the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach!

NEW QVC Kitchen

Get party ready with cookery demos at the QVC Kitchen. With ideas for Christmas Day lunch, sweet treats for dessert and tips for Boxing Day leftovers, you’ll take home plenty of festive inspiration and recipe ideas for the winter season ahead. Plus, meet the experts behind the brands and visit the team at their very own stand. More info coming soon – check the website for more details.

Test your skills

Roll up your sleeves and take part in an expert masterclass in the Skills School. Get hands-on and put your skills to the test this winter, and learn new techniques and culinary essentials to sharpen up your skills in time for Christmas.


Ticket Competition Terms and Conditions

Prize is a pair of tickets to the BBC Good Food Show Winter valid only on any day except Saturday. Tickets do not include Big Kitchen seats, but these can be purchased on the day for an additional charge, subject to availability. Prize is non-refundable and non-transferable. Not all celebrities appear on all days. Details correct at time of print.


BBC Good Food Show takes place at Birmingham NEC from 28 November - 1 December.

Competition closes on 23 October.

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