New for 2021!

Gather around the firepit to watch exciting demos from Andrew Pern of The Star Inn, local lad Josh Moroney from Cue Point, Atul Kochhar, and Tomer Hauptman of Nomadic Dinners.


Adam Purnell, also known as Shropshire Lad, will be hosting the firepit. He is a master of cooking on open flames, he’ll be brining expert advice on creating delicious fire cooked food, plus handy tips and techniques to ensure you get maximum flavour out of your spices!


Find out more below.

Tomer Hauptman - Nomadic Dinners

Nomadic curate immersive woodland feasts over fire in a hidden woodland inspired by nature. A restaurant without walls tracing the edible seasons throughout the year.

Each menu uses locally sourced and foraged ingredients from the surroundings.

To date Nomadic have worked alongside leading guest chefs, food authors and restauranteurs and catered for some of Hollywood’s biggest stars.

Josh Moroney

Head Chef Joshua Moroneys’ extensive experience in the world of smoked barbecue has enabled him to explore diverse cooking techniques, flavours and methods e.g. Argentinian, Texan, Afghan, Guyanese, Brazilian etc. taking British Barbecue to new heights and fusing it with an array of inspirations and experiences, in the process of developing an entirely unique cooking style.

Having worked with the likes of Brad Mcdonald, David Carter from Smokestack. Josh has fully explored the London BBQ range before taking his unique spin on it

Adam Purnell - Shropshire Lad

Adam Purnell aka 'Shropshire Lad' is a self taught live fire chef who loves to showcase incredible seasonal produce with simplicity, smoke and flames. 

Adam's no nonsense approach to cooking is to use the best ingredients available and look for ways to enhance and intensify their natural flavours by introducing smoke and fire to create the kind of food that he wants to eat. Expect bold flavours, disregard of calories and no messing about!

As a professional youth worker Adam's career in food crosses over and is used as a way to positively engage with some of the most challenging young people he works with. Giving up every other spare minute of his own time to his passion, running pop up restaurants, collaborationions, blogging, writing and delivering masterclasses in cooking with fire.

Atul Kochhar

Atul Kochhar’s unique talent as a twice Michelin starred chef has changed the way people perceive and experience Indian cuisine.

Taking inspiration from his native India, while continuously researching regional dishes, Atul has managed to combine his heritage with his love of British ingredients to create a unique and innovative modern Indian cuisine.

Andrew Pern

Andrew was born in Whitby and grew up close by on his parents’ farm in nearby Sleights. He attended Catering College in Scarborough gaining experience working in France along the way.

After working in local hotels and restaurants, he was appointed Head Chef at the Milburn Arms at the tender age of 21.  Aged 25, he took over ownership of The Star Inn at Harome and quickly fashioned this into one of the first ever ‘Gastropubs’ winning awards virtually on a monthly basis for Andrew’s cooking, which has always championed seasonal, local ingredients.

Find out more about this year's firepit sponsors below!

Bart's Ingredients

Bart's will be showcasing their wide range of spices perfect for that Summer BBQ flavour.


Along with our Firepit Host, Adam Purnell (@shropshire.lad), Bart's will be sending in their very own Seasoning Experts to teach you how to get the best from your BBQ.

Visit to find out more 



Introducing a new range of refillable stylish candle lighters designed to light up every special moment. Providing you the ultimate convenience.

Created to the highest safety standards and available in six metallic colours - you will be proud to have one on display in your home.

Make sure you head over to the lumière stand in the firepit arena to get your hands on some free samples. There will also be to the chance to win a luxury spa break too!


Come and see us in the Firepit arena where we’ll be giving away samples of our new, stylish candle lighter -lumière.  Don’t miss out on your chance to win a luxury local spa break courtesy of lumière too.



Bryant & May

Bryant & May know a thing or two about matches, especially as they have over 150 years’ experience.

Bryant & May Extra Long matches are the essential household match and is the sustainable and eco-friendly way to create the ‘perfect strike’ at home.

Their extra long matches are perfect for lighting barbecues and open fires, no need to worry about burning your hands either as they are over 9cm long!


Head over to see them to grab yourself a free box and have the chance to win a signed copy of Tom Kerridge’s new book, Outdoor Cooking.

Come and see us in the Firepit arena and grab yourself a box of our Bryant & May Extra Long matches.  You’ll also get a chance to win a signed copy of Tom Kerridge’s new book, Outdoor Cooking.


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