Tom Kerridge’s Pub in the Park festival announces the first names that will be joining the Michelin starred chef and his culinary friends on tour.
Pub In The Park will be a relaxed and intimate gathering; supporting and celebrating local talent, as well as presenting some of the biggest names in food and music.
At each venue, there’ll be Michelin-starred and award-winning pubs and restaurants serving tasting dishes showing their signature style, combined with great live music, chef demonstrations, top quality shopping and other festival fun.
The pub line-up is looking better than ever with some stunning pubs including Kerridge’s two Michelin starred The Hand & Flowers and Michelin starred The Coach, plus new for 2019 highlights include; Heston Blumenthal’s The Hinds Head in Bray, The Beehive in Maidenhead, Claude Bosi’s Oyster Bar at Bibendum, The Blackbird in West Berkshire, Tommy Banks’ The Black Swan, Oldstead and new venue Roots, The Cross at Kenilworth, Jodie Kidd’s Half Moon Kirdford and Tim Allen’s Flitch of Bacon.
Due to popular demand returning pubs include; Jason Atherton’s Berners Tavern, Josh Eggleton’s The Pony & Trap, Andrew Pern’s The Star Inn, Michel Roux Jr.’s The Wigmore, Stephen Terry’s The Hardwick, James MacKenzie’s The Pipe & Glass, and the brilliant Italian cooking of Angela Hartnett’s Cafe Murano. Full pub line-up to date is listed below.
A proper pub wouldn’t be complete without its live music, so you’re in for a treat. The first names announced include singer songwriters Jake Bugg and David Gray and internationally acclaimed British indie rock gods Kaiser Chiefs. Other chart topping singing sensations joining the tour include; Basement Jaxx (DJ Set), Soul II Soul Sound System, Rick Astley, Will Young, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Razorlight, Gabrielle – line-up to date is listed per venue below.
Tom Kerridge said "
Last year’s Pub in the Park festivals were so much fun, I can’t wait to bring excellence in food, world class chefs, ace music and an awesome vibe to eight locations across the UK this year.”
Pub in the Park will be taking place on the following dates at the following venues:
· Marlow, Higginson Park 17-19 May
· Roundhay, Leeds, Roundhay Park 31 May – 2 June
· Knutsford, The Lambing Shed 7-9 June
· Bath, Royal, Victoria Park 21 – 23 June
· Warwick, St. Nicholas Park, 5 – 7 July *subject to licence
· Tunbridge Wells, Dunorlan Park 12-14 July
· London, Chiswick, Chiswick House 6-8 Sep
· St. Albans Verulamium Park 13-15 Sep