Video: What to expect at the BBC Good Food Show at the NEC

Four food-filled days featuring the best chefs in the UK, Christmas gifts festive fun and more fromThursday 25– Sunday 28 November - and we’ve got three pairs of tickets to g

Culinary hero James Martin, Michelin master Tom Kerridge, family favourite Nadiya Hussain and the entertaining Hairy Bikers are among the stars of the show at this year’s BBC Good Food Show at the NEC.

Alongside the Big Kitchen sessions, the Festive Kitchen has a jam-packed and free-of-charge schedule of exclusive interviews with much-loved chefs and experts, including Cyrus Todiwala and MasterChef winner Jane Devonshire.

Foodies have the chance to hear their favourites top tricks and tips, as well as discover more about the chef’s recommended alternatives to traditional Christmas meats.

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    Is the BBC Good Food Show just about the celebrity chefs?

    Along with celebrity tips and demonstrations, visitors can sample and purchase delicious food and drink from hundreds of independent and artisan producers.

    For those looking for the ultimate Christmas present, there’s hundreds of food and drink gift options available, from chocolate and cheese, to brownies and beer.

    With seasonal produce and not-on-the-high-street gifts, there will be something to fill every stocking this Christmas.

    What’s more, bakers can pick up plenty of sweet and savoury inspiration for festive desserts at the brand-new Get Baking! Stage.

    With free live demonstrations, top tips and techniques from a host of baking experts including Alex Hollywood and Edd Kimber, as well as advice on how to perfect the ultimate seasonal pudding, guests are sure to discover a whole host of delicious bake ideas just in time for Christmas.

    Baked Goods at the BBC Good Food Show

    Will there be any local independents exhibiting at the BBC Good Food Show?

    Alongside the big names some of Birmingham’s best independents will also be on hand to tempt you with their delicious wares.

    Birmingham spice heroes Naz’s Kitchen will be at the show.

    Island Delight Patties, based in Hockley, will be showcasing their deliciously distinctive Jamaican patties .

    Rourke’s Pies, based in Kings Heath, will be on hand to let you discover just how fantastic a pie can be.

    MasterClass, from Witton, has got top-of-the range kitchenware to ensure you’re fully equipped to make the most of your cooking skills.

    Avonstar, based in the city centre, has got some great kitchen designs where you can create your culinary masterpieces.

    Rachael Clarke, Events Director, BBC Good Food Show

    How do I get tickets?

    Packed full of seasonal ideas for Christmas, the BBC Good Food Show Winter has all the ingredients for the ultimate festive day out.

    Tickets start from just £25 for adults; £14 for children age 6-17, and under 5s go free. Big Kitchen tickets are available to book in advance at an additional price and are subject to availability.

    For more information and to book tickets, visit the

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