Around 20,000 foodies are expected as The Big Eat returns to Royal Victoria Country Park with delicious food and live entertainment over the next bank holiday weekend.

The free to attend street food festival for all the family, which runs from May 25 to 27, will include around 40 tasty food and drink vendors from across the South and will once again donate all profits to local food banks.

This year, the public gains the power to vote for their favourite food vendors, offering them a shot at winning a prestigious Hampshire Street Food Award! Award categories include 'Fan Favourite', 'Best Vegan Food' and 'Best Burger'.

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There will also be a huge range of entertainment lined up for all ages, including live music, a fun fair, face painting, plus a historical re-enactment.

Sponsors Snows Toyota will also be offering complimentary sushi making classes as well as a silent disco over the course of the weekend.

Music includes tribute bands like Zed Zeppelin and Brit Pop Revolution, plus local artists such as Smugglers Band and Calum Lintott.