Get ready for the grandest gastronomic extravaganza of the year as Chester-le-EATS returns for 2023, promising a bigger, better, and more thrilling food festival experience that will leave you craving for more! Durham Cricket proudly welcomes you to join us on September 30th and October 1st as we unleash the ultimate foodie frenzy at Chester-le-EATS.
Get ready to turn up the volume and indulge in a blast from the past! Chester-le-EATS is back for its second year, igniting the spirit of the 80s with a tantalizing fusion of delectable food, refreshing drinks, and sensational live entertainment. Prepare to be dazzled by the finest local delights that Chester-le-Street and the vibrant Northeast region have to offer. Join us as we celebrate and savour the very best in a feast for the senses!
GATE 1, Seat Unique Riverside, Chester-le-Street, County Durham, DH3 3QR
10am – 4pm | September 30th
10am – 3pm | October 1st
FREE ENTRY FOR ALL!
What to expect
Step into a world of excitement and nostalgia at the heart of County Durham, where Durham Cricket sets the stage for an unforgettable FREE family adventure! Explore the dramatic setting as it comes alive with a tantalising array of food, refreshing drinks, and unique giftware stands scattered throughout the venue. Brace yourself for an explosion of flavours from around the globe as signature food vans roll in, catering to all palates, including vegans, vegetarians, and those with a penchant for all things sweet. Stay tuned for more thrilling updates as we unveil our grander plans for 2023, promising an experience that will surpass all expectations!
New Experiences at Chester-le-EATS for 2023
Market Street: Get ready for an exciting retail experience at Chester-le-EATS this year! We are introducing a vibrant Market Street filled with a variety of stalls offering beautiful gifts and exciting local produce. Browse through the market and discover unique artisanal crafts, delicious homemade treats, and much more. Whether you’re looking for a special gift or simply want to indulge in some local delights, Market Street has something for everyone.
Children’s Rides: We haven’t forgotten about our youngest festivalgoers! We have curated a selection of children’s rides that will keep the little ones entertained and thrilled throughout the event. Watch their faces light up as they enjoy these fantastic rides and meet the Durham mascots Chester and River, creating cherished memories that will last a lifetime.
Street Performances: Prepare to be captivated by the incredible talents of our street performers. Throughout the festival, we have arranged regular performances from a diverse range of dancers and artists who will showcase their skills and entertain the crowds. From awe-inspiring acrobatics to mesmerizing dance routines, these talented performers will add an extra layer of excitement and wonder to your Chester-le-EATS experience. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere and be enthralled by their captivating performances.
Hot Food & Retail
Indulge in the Northeast's most delectable local hero cuisine at Chester-le-EATS, featuring traders like The Calabash Tree, Phi Pie Greek, Scream for Pizza, Doughvine Desserts, Parm-O-Rama, The Gourmet Burger Van, and Redheads Mac ‘n’ Cheese. Hold on tight for an exhilarating foodie adventure at Chester-le-EATS, where we've already locked in an amazing line-up of over 25 incredible traders, and we're still adding more excitement as the months unfold! Stay tuned for mouth-watering surprises that'll keep your taste buds dancing with delight.
Get ready to be entertained by an incredible line-up of talented artists at Chester-le-EATS! Our stage will come alive with performances from a diverse range of musicians who are ready to make your experience unforgettable. From the soulful melodies of Jack Walton and Jamie Lee Harrison to the pop-infused tunes of Lauren Amour and the electrifying energy of Connor Pattison, there’s something for everyone. Join us as we celebrate the local music scene with the enchanting sounds of Paige Temperley, the soulful vibes of David Stoker, and the mesmerizing harmonies of Bicker. Prepare to be entertained and let the music transport you to new heights at Chester-le-EATS!
Saturday 30th September
11:00 David Stoker
12:30 Lauren Amour
15:00 Jamie Lee Harrison
Sunday 1st October
11:00 Paige Temperley
12:30 Connor Pattison
13:45 Jack Walton
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Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
|Season (30 Sept 2023 - 1 Oct 2023)|
* GATE 1, Seat Unique Riverside
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