The Abergavenny Food Festival is back for 2021, on the 18th and 19th of September,
and we are delighted to return as official booksellers!

Emma, Drew, Megan and Hannah will be staffing our pop-up bookshop at the Festival itself, at stall number 1 in the Market Hall.

Book-ish will be open as usual over the weekend with Jon and Ffion behind the desk.

See below for a day-by-day introduction to the food writers who’ll be at the Festival, or check out our full list of Food Festival picks

market hall, saturday 18th

Tim Hayward, Chetna Makan, Poppy O’Toole, Jane Baxter, Christine Smallwood, Calum Franklin, Matt Tebbutt, Olly Smith

Food & Drink



market hall, sunday 19th

Chetna Makan, Vanessa Kimbell, Jenny Chandler, Poppy O’Toole

castle (over the fire) saturday 18th

Genevieve Taylor, James Strawbridge, Cyrus Todiwala

castle (over the fire) sunday 19th

Kathy Slack, Ollie Hunter, Cyrus Todiwala

CASTLE (DOME), saturday 18th

Claudia Roden, Rob Penn, Pete Brown, Vanessa Kimbell, Tim Hayward


Ollie Hunter, Calum Franklin, Tim Hayward, Chris Smaje, Phil Haughton, Dan Saladino, Matthew Fort, Rowley Leigh

Drinks theatre, saturday 18th

Fiona Beckett, Pete Brown, Richard Tring, Kate Hawkins, Felix Nash

Drinks theatre, SUNDAY 19th

Tom Oliver, Fiona Beckett, Ned Palmer, Pete Brown