We are absolutely thrilled that multi award winning independent estate agents, James Du Pavey, are headline sponsor of our brand new-look ‘James Du Pavey Festival Food Theatre’ at this year’s 6th annual Ginger & Spice Festival.

The Food Theatre which will be a star attraction at this year’s festival, will be located under the stone portico Buttercross on Cheshire Street, in the centre of Market Drayton. It will showcase top, local and regional chefs, and artisans, demonstrating between 10am and 4pm on Saturday 24th September 2022.

The chefs demonstrating will be assisted by talented home economist and recipe developer, Jill Weatherburn and a team of volunteers. The Chef line up so far includes Chef Luke Norfolk from the Buttercross Bistro in Market Drayton; Shepley’s Butchers with their Petit Pates de Pezenas; Rebekah Jones from My Little Persian Kitchen; Chef James Sherwin of Wild Shropshire; Chef and Master Baker Michel Nijsten of The Inn Baschurch and British Bread Company; Dan Smith the Pastry Box Shropshire. More chefs to be announced soon!

The Food theatre will be hosted by the wonderful Charlotte Foster or Charlotte Foster Podcasts!

Full chef line up to be announced soon!

The James Du Pavey Food Theatre will be free of charge for all to attend.

Commenting on the sponsorship, James Du Pavey, said: The Ginger and Spice festival really puts Market Drayton on the map. We have been big supporters of the event sine it launched. I really appreciate the work Julia and her team do year in year out to make this event truly exceptional. My family and friends really enjoy it. We can’t wait to see it bigger and even better for 2022! “

Food Theatre