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Festival organiser seeks trade partners for Cornwall package

Festival organiser Brand Events is seeking trade partners to help sell its new Gourmet Getaway experience in Cornwall.

It can pay standard staycation commission rates to agents for sales of its four-day package for the event, which takes place from August 17-20.

The Gourmet Getaway is the first foodie festival offering from Brand Events, which has other events in its portfolio including CarFest, Taste Food Festivals and Tom Kerridge’s Pub in the Park food and music festivals.

The package includes four nights’ camping at Roscarrock Manor Farm, near Port Isaac, entry to the two-day Travelling Feast food and music festival at the Cornwall Showground and two days of exclusive experiences at Roscarrock Manor Farm campsite.

These include gigs by The Cuban Brothers and Judge Jules, talks with Michelin-starred celebrity chef Paul Ainsworth and friends and a Paradise Carriage Brunch Cruise from Padstow with food by Niall Keating.

There will be live performances at the two-day Travelling Feast festival from Kaiser Chiefs, Rudimental DJ, Gabrielle, The Milk, Norman Jay, Gentleman’s Dub Club and Fisherman’s Friends alongside food and cooking demonstrations from John Hooker Paul Ainsworth, Niall Keating and Angela Hartnett.

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Brenda Daly, Brand Events show director, said: “With 2021 being the year of the staycation and the pandemic stopping people from going abroad, we really wanted to create a truly unique experience to showcase some of the best food and music experiences that this country has to offer in one of the most stunning coastal locations.

“This Gourmet Getaway experience will appeal to everyone, from families to couples and groups of people.

“We are very keen to work with the trade to promote this break. We know how difficult the last 18 months has been for the travel industry.”

Tickets cost from £400 per adult and £325 per child under 16, with under-fives free. It includes camping, entry to the two-day festival at the Cornwall Showground and the VIP experiences at Roscarrock Manor Farm.

Pre-erected tents that sleep two, four and six people cost £240, £440 and £600 respectively. Prices are per tent not per person.

Campervan passes cost £100 and £160 with an electric hook-up.

For details, contact kellym@brandevents.co.uk

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