Celebrity & Expert Speakers

Biologist and trained diver, Miranda Krestovnikoff is a resident wildlife expert on many TV shows, having presented natural history stories, ranging from robotic ants to rare dolphins, from all around the country for the last six years. 

Miranda is currently President of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Patron of Whale and Dolphin Conservation, Patron of Alderney Wildlife Trust, Founding Friend of the Canal & River Trust and heavily involved with other charities including The National Trust, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, The Marine Conservation Society and Sustrans.


Miranda Kretovnikoff will be speaking on the Food & Travel Stage on Sunday 22 January 2017 at 1pm.


Simon Reeve is a TV presenter and author who has travelled to more than 110 countries making series for the BBC. They include Indian Ocean, Australia, Tropic of Capricorn, Pilgrimage, Sacred Rivers, Ireland with Simon Reeve and Arctic Live!

Simon is a New York Times bestselling author who has written or contributed to numerous books on modern history, travel and international terrorism, including The New Jackals, the first book in the world on Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda, and One Day in September, which is also an Oscar-winning documentary movie. He has received a One World Broadcasting Trust Award for "an outstanding contribution to greater world understanding" and the prestigious 2012 Ness Award from the Royal Geographical Society.


Simon Reeve will be speaking about his most recent trip to the Arctic on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 January 2017 on The Food & Travel Stage.

We look forward to welcoming TV presenter and The Camping and Caravanning Club’s President, Julia Bradbury to the show on Thursday 19th January. Julia will appear on the Food and Travel Stage to talk about her recent adventures with the Club, including camping overnight on top of the O2 in a world-first to kick start National Camping and Caravanning Week 2016, plus her new ITV walking series which will be hitting our screens early 2017.


Julia Bradbury, The Camping and Caravanning Club's President, will be attending the show on Thursday 19th January. 

Andrew is an Actor, Presenter & Demonstration Chef who loves anything to do with the great outdoors, whether it's in a tent, caravan, motorhome or lodge. This summer Andrew, his wife & two daughters completed a three week, 1000 mile camping trip taking in Cheshire, Wales, Cornwall, Dorset & Hampshire. The weather ranged from the sublime to the torrential and all in a Vango Airbeam Tent which happily withstood everything the British Weather could throw at it.
As well as appearing on shows like Emmerdale, Hollyoaks and numerous TV dramas, Andrew is an expert cook and presents at some of the most prestigious events in the UK and abroad.

Andrew will be cooking up some delicious recipes, perfect for when you are on the campsite, on The Food & Travel Stage every day of the show.