Meet Us at The Watercress Festival 2023

On Sunday 21st May we will be heading to Alresford for their famously unique Watercress Festival. Here's a look at what will be in store for us on the day...

What is the Watercress Festival?

This wonderful festival is a not-for-profit enterprise raising money for many local groups and charities. It started in 2004 and since then has welcomed over 180,000 visitors to this quaint Hampshire village.

What's on at the Festival?

Cooking demonstrations:

🧑‍🍳 10.00 Davina Tibbetts and Tom Amery to open the cookery theatre

🧑‍🍳 10.30 Charlie Jeffreys – Master Chef runner up 2022

🧑‍🍳 11.30 Andy Mackenzie Chefs Academy & Phil Yeomans Executive Chef – Lainston House

🧑‍🍳 12.30 Mark Hix - The Oyster and Fish House

🧑‍🍳 13.30 Lesley Waters – Ready Steady Cook, This Morning

🧑‍🍳 14.30 Yvonne Hamlett – Head Chef at The Tichbourne Arms


Main Stage in Broad Street

🎵 10:30 - Alresford Ukulele Jam our very own local Ukulele Band

🎵 11:15 - Sun Hill Juniors Song and Dance

🎵 11:30 - Sussex Jazz Kings - classic jazz tunes

🎵 12:00 - Pete Harris Trio South Coast Blues and foot-tapping rhythm

🎵 13:00 - Sussex Jazz Kings - back with more jazz classics

🎵 14:00 - TUTO Marcondes & BrazUKas Rio Carnival-style performers

West Street - in the street

🎵 10:30 - Godalming Brass

St. John's Church

🎵 10:30 - Sun Hill Infants Song and Dance

🎵 12:00 - Godalming Brass

🎵 13:00 - Mega Ukulele Jam singalong with Alresford Ukulele Jam

🎵 15:00 - Winchester Rock Choir

Where will you find us?

We will be setting up camp on Station Road. Come and find us (after you've sampled all the delicious local watercress products!) to chat about what we're doing this year and about our unique Experiences. It's a great chance to speak face-to-face with one of our team.

Find out more about Alresford Watercress Festival here.

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