A POPULAR culinary festival is set to return to Oxford later this month.

Foodies Festival in the city’s South Park will run during the August bank holiday, with a mixture of live music and food stalls.

From August 27 to 29, festivalgoers will be able to watch chart toppers such as The Feeling, Toploader and Natalie Imbruglia.

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Daniel Lee, winner of last year’s MasterChef: The Professionals, fellow finalist Aaron Middleton, and MasterChef 2020 champion Thomas Frake will also be making appearances at the festival.

Oxford City Council’s licensing and gambling acts casework sub-committee granted the licence for the festival to take place at a meeting last month.

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This story was written by Liam Rice, he joined the team in 2019 as a multimedia reporter.

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