We are delighted to announce that Barratt Homes North Midlands is a sponsor of the Great Food and Drink Festival at Rufford Abbey Country Park in Nottinghamshire 2018.

The festival will play host to some big-name industry chefs which include none other than the very popular TV chef James Martin, James will be headlining this year’s event on the Saturday with demos in the main kitchen arena.

This year’s event will boast some brand-new areas which include ‘The Gin Collection’.

Attendees can come along and enjoy gin tasting, workshops and masterclasses, plus a huge range of some of the finest artisan gin producers all located in our Gin Collection Marquee, to top it off there is a fabulous gin bar with a large seated area serving a range of wonderful gin cocktails and drinks.

The Big BBQ - a fabulous dedicated area for the lovers of the fine art of BBQ.

We have a selection of the finest purveyors of BBQ food, you can indulge on a feast of different meat treats from ribs to brisket.  We have selected only the best popup restaurants and street food in the region, you will not be disappointed.

Come and see workshops by our master butcher or watch demos by pit masters who will sharing their tips and secrets on the fine art of smoking and BBQ.

There will be a variation of competitions including the 'The Big Chilli Show Down' chilli eating contest which pits contestants against some of the fieriest chillies on the planet. The Snobby Butcher 'Hot Wings' Challenge, who will be crowned champion for of the hot wing arena for 2018?

Barratt Developments was recently awarded the maximum five star rating in a customer satisfaction survey for an unrivalled ninth year running. The company was awarded the five-star status after an industry wide survey of 45,000 buyers run by the Home Builders Federation (HBF) revealed that more than 90% of customers would recommend the developer to a friend.

Jan Ruston, Sales Director at Barratt Homes North Midlands, said “We are proud to be sponsoring the Great Food and Drink Festival at Rufford Abbey this year.   

“As a local housebuilder in the Nottinghamshire area we are committed to supporting the local community in and around the areas in which we build.”

To find out even more about Barratt Homes’ current developments, then make sure you visit their website by going to and you can find out everything you need to know about The Great Food and Drink Festivals by visiting

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