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 show also features a great choice Isle of Wight Arts and Crafts.
Dates for 2014 shows
• Sunday 27 April – Food and Spring Flowers
• Sunday 22 June – Festival of the Sea
• Sunday 14 September – Harvest Festival
• Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 December – Cowes Christmas Festival
Exhibitors for the April show are still being booked. The exhibitors at the December Food Show are below:
- Mayflower Theatre
- Sharon Orchard
- Island Ales
- The Village Bakery
- The Garlic Farm
- The Tomato Stall
- The Dairy Deli
- Isle of Wight Espresso
- Twins Gluten Free
- Pink's Foods
- Wight Wildlife
- Mrs Buckett's Kitchen
- The Constant Doodler
- Available Light Photography
- Isle of Fudge
- Exclusively by Christine
- Adam Fendyke
- Cowes Primary School
- Isle of Wight Cheese
- Wild Island Dressings
- Little Joy Jewellery
- Oil of Wight
- Harbors Lake
- Mulled Wine & Chestnuts
- House of Chilli
- Chocolate Mad Cowes
- Adgestone Vineyard
- Cards by Ruth
- Wyatt & Jack
- Wight Island Glass
- Sable Safari Wear
- Ancient Tribal Wisdom
- Mayflower Theatre
- Jan Hadley Popcorn/Floss
- Rustie Buckets
- Leizu Pestos & Snacks
- Ashuq Olives & Turkish Delight
Cowes Artisan Market
The Artisan Market will be back again on 14 & 15 Decembe as part of the Cowes Christmas Festival.
To find out more and for the latest news visit the Cowes Artisan Market page
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
We are very pleased to have the Earl Mountbatten Hospice on the Isle of Wight as the shows official charity. The Hospice have a free stand at the show and we welcome any donations from members of the public attending the shows in lieu of any admission fee.
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 the day of the show) and you can get discounts at the following Cowes Businesses;
Check out our event special ferry offers at the top of this page and hand it in on arrival in Southampton.
Here are some reviews from our previous food shows;
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.
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).