Red Funnel Cowes Food Show
Celebrating Isle of Wight Produce!
The Red Funnel Cowes Food Shows highlight the very best in local Isle of Wight produce from organically grown tomatoes and oak smoked garlic, to freshly baked artisan bread and delicious dairy ice cream. We also showcase talented local chefs and home-cooking experts through our interactive food theatre. Our Spring show also features a great choice of flowers and plants, ideal for spring planting!
The next show will be taking place in on Sunday 9 June 2013 from 10am to 5pm.. Admission is FREE but we welcome donations to our official event charity - Earl Mountbatten Hospice. The show will feature: - Food Theatre Demos from top local chefs & talks from IoW producers; Stalls with Island Food, Drinks, Arts and Crafts; Children's Face painting; Live Music, Bar selling Island Ales and lots more...
View the photo gallery from 5 August 2012 Food Show
View the photo gallery from 28 October 2012 Food Show
View the photo gallery from 9 December Xmas Food & Gift Show
View the photo gallery from 24 March 2013 Spring Food and Flower Show
Sun 9 June 2013
10am until 5pm
Other Show Dates
Sun 11 August
Sun 15 September
Sun 27 October
Sat 14 & Sun 15 December
Travelling from Southampton?
We'll be running a special offer for this event which will be available from mid-May.
Here are the latest confirmed exhibitors for the June Food and Craft Show;
Food and Drink
- Brownrigg Farm Meats - amazing burgers and more
- Isle of Wight Bacon - like no other!
- Isle of Wight Cheese Co. - Gold Cheese Award Winner!
- Island Ales - locally produced award-winning Ale
- Isle of Wight Espresso - best coffee on the Island?
- The Village Bakery - Freshly baked in Freshwater
- Sharon Orchard - Cider and Apple Juice
- Crab on Chips - as seen on the Hairy Bikers!
- Brownrigg Isle of Wight Crepe Co. - delicious freshly made crepes
- The Garlic Farm - Delicious Garlic everything!
- Twins Gluten Free
- Wild Island Dressings
- Oil of Wight
- House of Chilli
- Many more TBC
Art & Craft Stalls
- Wight Wildlife
- Christine Rigby
- The Constant Doodler
- Lusicious Little Things
- Available Light Photography
- Kane Hearden
- Many more TBC
The Isle of Wight is a revelation for food lovers with treats and surprises round every corner. From farmers to fisherman, bakers to brewers, the Island has an extraordinary selection of first class producers. From Gold Award Winning cheese to sausages championed by Jamie Oliver. So tuck-in to a season of fresh produce and get a taste of the good life on the Isle of Wight.
The Island is also a hotbed of art, design and craft talent, many with serious eco-credentials. From hand-blown unique glass ornaments and prints to sustainably produced clothing there is a great choice of unique gifts available on the Island.Find out more Eating Out Guide
Our 9 June Competition will be announced soon!
We will have live music from the wonderful JC and Angelina from 10am to 2pm.
Throughout the day will be offering FREE facepainting for kids from our professional facepainting artist!
The show is held in a courtyard directly outside the Cowes Red Jet terminal, with easy access for wheelchairs.
- Toilets and baby changing facilities are available in the Red Jet ticket office.
- Parking is not available outside the Red Jet Terminal, please use local car parks.
- Bus and Taxi services drop-off and pick-up outside the Co-operative store, just a 1 minute walk from the Show.
Here are some reviews from our previous food shows;
The Food Theatre will provide displays from some of the Islands top chefs and talks from local producers. June's confirmed line-up includes;
Oliver Stephens - The Priory Bay
Richard Quigley - Corries Cabin
Sarah Guy - atsarahshouse
Ed Blake - Ventnor Haven Fishery
Jenny & Louise - Isle of Wight Ice Cream
Additional names are coming soon!
The Food Show is right in the heart of Cowes, so why not explore this beautiful sailing town. There's a great selection of Pubs, Restaurant, Boutique shopping and more. Or take the floating bridge over to East Cowes to visit Osborne House, Queen Victoria's Island retreat.More about Cowes More about East Cowes
The Food Show is located in the heart of Cowes, just a 25 minute crossing on Red Funnel’s Red Jet from Southampton.
The show is held directly outside the Red Jet terminal in Cowes adjacent to the Fountain Inn and Cowes Yacht Haven, right in the heart of Cowes.
Show a valid Red Jet ticket (for 09/12/12) and you can get discounts at the following Cowes Businesses;
Get a return trip from Southampton for just £6 - simply download this voucher and hand it in on arrival to get the lower fare!
The Cowes Food Show is sponsored and hosted by Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries. The event is organised and managed by a team of Island food and event experts Louise (Calbourne Classics), Jenny (Real Island Food Co.) and Matt (Widget Productions).
Thanks to our supporters at Isle of Wight Radio, Hampshire Fare, Cowes Business Association, Isle of Wight County Press, myisleofwight.com and The Fountain (Greene King).