Topsham Food Festival and Nello's Longest Table

Type:Participatory Event

Topsham, Exeter, Devon, EX3 0HN
Topsham Food Festival


An annual celebration of food and community in the charming maritime town of Topsham, near Exeter.

This year's celebrations have a special significance, commemorating Nello Ghezzo, an Italian restaurateur who made Topsham his home, ran a wonderful business, but sadly passed away 25 years ago in 1999 at the age of only 50.

What's on

Thursday 20 June 
Wine and Cheese at Topsham Wine Cellar

Friday 21 June 
Italy on the Exe, at The Salutation

Saturday 22 June from 1.30pm to 4pm
Festa di Topsham on Matthews Hall Green - Italian folk music, singing and dancing, food, wine and gelato

Saturday 22 June from 8.30pm
Live music at The Lord Nelson

Sunday 23 June (drinks 4pm, feasting 5pm)
Nello's Longest Table
Once again some 450 tables will stretch edge-to-edge the length of Topsham Fore Street, around Topsham Quay, and down Ferry Road, past the Underway to the Passage Inn. or those who haven’t yet experienced the magic of Nello’s Longest Table, it is such a simple and wonderful community happening. Tables are ‘purchased’ and everyone brings your own feasts of local and locally sourced food and drink, as well as your own chairs - find out more here. The theme of the celebration is 'Topsham Italy', followed at 7pm by live music 'Goldbeat' at The Passage House Inn

Wednesday 26 June at 7pm
Prosecco Masterclass, with food, at Topsham Wine Cellar

Sunday 30 June, 8am from Topsham Rugby Club
'The Nello' charity 60 or 100 mile cycle in aid of FORCE charity



Key Features

  • Indoor Event
  • Repeatable Event
  • Village Location

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route

Payment Methods

  • Free Entry

Target Markets

  • Marketed Towards Families

Map & Directions

Opening Times

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