Sat 16 & Sun 17 June 2018
Feast 2018 returns on the weekend of 16 & 17 June 2018.
See the North Front transformed with flowers, colourful flags and decorated tables for this years Feast festival.
Take a seat and enjoy a picnic, or try some of the delicious food on offer from one of over 70 handpicked artisan food and wine stalls.
Be delighted, surprised, and entertained by a range of extraordinary top international performances.
Enjoy wine tasting, a special Father’s Day Gentleman’s Tea, live music, children’s craft activities, a dance-a-thon and lots lots more…
Cakes and patisserie
Sin (Gluten Free Goodies), Milton Keynes
Citron Presse, Norwich
Edwin’s Elegant Plants, Wendover
Feast Catering Stalls
Baja Cantina, Milton Keynes
Bandit Street Food, Milton Keynes
Boarstall Meats, Buckinghamshire
Crayfish Capers, Milton Keynes
Flame by Passion for Food, Buckinghamshire
Funky Elephant, Rickmansworth
Kurbside Kitchen, London
La Flamenco Churros, Stevenage
Mr D’s Pie Machine, Leeds
New for 2018 Waddesdon Wine Shop will be coming out of the Manor and onto the lawn for Feast! We will be serving wine by the glass; with every purchase you will receive a 10% off voucher for use on the day in the Wine and Manor Shops. We look forward to welcoming you .
A variety of roaming, captivating music and performers will delight and surprise young and old alike. Check out our performance schedule to help plan your day but please note that performances are subject to change.
These comedy gardeners bring you skillful, wholesome, fresh, 5-a-day fun. Grow Your Own is an interactive, colourful show packed full of tasty fruit and vegetable themed juggling and comedy cookery.
Follow Madame Bonbon, a barking mad royal personality, sweeping through the town, imparting accusations as vehement as they are bewildering and compliments as barbed as they are humorous.
This unique mechanically-powered giant puppet has been created using mainly recycled and found materials. This fusion of art and engineering allows for imagination and technology to come together in an inspiring way.
A rabble of mischievous northerners, this band form a traditional New Orleans Second Line. Bursting with colour and sound, they expend their collective musical talent paying homage to the diehard days of the Hacienda, 90s club culture and Mr Tony Wilson. Saturday only.
Two beautiful 1950’s Jukeboxes sit side-by-side. Watch them spring to life as two performers re-create classic pop music videos in a lip-syncing musical medley, using props, masks, puppets and a terrible selection of wigs.
This is a life-sized interactive game zone for all ages to enjoy, inspired by ten classic arcade games. Fire rockets, dodge barrels, avoid lasers, build Tetris walls, shoot aliens and become Pac-Man; play for real and bring the games to life.
A life-sized gameshow version of the pen and paper favourite. The fate of the condemned is in your hands: guess the mystery words to win, but get it wrong and watch him swing!
Time for tea presented by The Bullzini Family is a 25 minute, Family Friendly, tightrope and storytelling show based on classic tales form the golden age of ropewalking.
Four dancers perform this exciting blend of dance, acrobatics and aerial work inside a large cage. Inspired by Rainer Maria Rilke’s poem The Panther this show explores notions of captivity.
A new show ‘The Best of All Possible Worlds’ is a loose adaptation of the classic book, Candide. The characters pick their way through obstacles, barriers and misfortunes.
Oxford’s honkalicious community street band play ska, township, latin, balkan, New Orleans second line and other infectious party music from across the globe. Sunday only.
Throughout the weekend in our craft tent on the North Front, you’ll get the opportunity to try family friendly activities and create something. Make a clear bubble that will be used in our Christmas display, join handling and show and tell session in the house and visit the coach house to see our new contemporary art exhibition.
Learn about the history of dining and entertaining at Waddesdon by looking and even touching objects from the Collections. Enjoy a taste of history by exploring these rare and unique treasures which are rarely seen.
Free with your Feast grounds ticket, 11am-5pm
Waddesdon Staff and Volunteers’ Choir and Next Stage will perform classic songs including You’re the Voice, Hold My Hand and music from Les Miserables, under Musical Director, Russell Scott.
Feast volunteers wanted
Our exciting Feast weekend needs volunteers to help it run and create a Feast Festival buzz. If you enjoy meeting and talking to people and can relate to all ages come and give us a hand.