Diddly Squat Farm Shop at The Classic

Diddly Squat Farm Shop pops up at the Silverstone Classic

Diddly Squat Farm Shop has announced it will become part of the fantastic line-up coming to The Silverstone Classic this summer (26-28 August).


Diddly Squat Farm Shop joins the bill 

Set up in 2020 by car-loving TV personality Jeremy Clarkson as one of the many highlights on Amazon Prime’s widely-acclaimed show Clarkson’s Farm, the Diddly Squat Farm Shop has achieved cult status drawing huge crowds to the Cotswolds and has now announced it will be part of the line-up at the Silverstone Classic in 2022.


The produce

As well as selling products such as eggs, potatoes, flour and bee juice [honey] all produced on the Diddly Squat Farm, Clarkson's farm shop located close to Chipping Norton also offers his new Hawkstone beer.

A wide range of incredible popular branded merchandise ranging from T-shirts and beanie hats to cuff-links and socks – all carrying an eye-catching motif celebrating the TV show’s big speedy Lamborghini tractor complete with a flaming exhaust pipe – are also available but only via the shop’s website (diddlyfarmshop.com) as they are not manufactured locally.

With no such restrictions at Silverstone, all these iconic items will be available via Diddly Squat Farm Shop’s first-ever pop-up outlet at the Classic over the August Bank Holiday weekend.


An insight into Clarkson's farm shop

“We started the little shop in a desperate attempt to sell a large pile of potatoes that we’d produced without really considering the consequences and now it has a life all of its own,” explained Clarkson. “Whether its tractor caps or cow juice [milk!] everyone seems to love what we are selling which helps to justify the day-to-day grind of farming the land. I’m sure all those going to Silverstone will enjoy seeing what we have to offer, and a few may even buy something!”

Clarkson's farm shop was established with his partner Lisa Hogan and she has largely become the driving force behind its flourishing success. Lisa is thrilled to be bringing Diddly Squat Farm Shop to The Classic.

“This will be by far the biggest venture we’ve undertaken to date and we are all very excited to be taking the Diddly Squat Farm Shop on the road to Silverstone,” enthused Hogan. “Jeremy is well-known now in both the motoring and farming worlds, so where better for us to pop-up than within the new Foodie Fest at The Classic.”

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Foodie Fest

Having moved from its traditional date after the British Grand Prix in July to a new Bank Holiday date at the end of summer, this year’s festival will offer visitors more family entertainment than ever before. The ‘Foodie Fest’ – now featuring the pop-up Diddly Squat Farm shop – is one of the alluring new additions to the Silverstone bill.

As well as offering an enticing new indulgence at The Classic, the new Foodie Fest will showcase the very best of locally-sourced fare and will be a key ingredient under the festival’s ‘Best of British’ banner.

In addition to the obvious attractions of the Diddly Squat Farm Shop, the culinary experience will also include cooking demonstrations and Q&A sessions with celebrity chefs on the Silverstone Kitchen Live stage and a bookable option to join drinks masterclasses in the Tasting Tent, where festival-goers will be able to sample some of their favourite tipples.

“We really wanted to introduce the Foodie Fest with a bang and it’s a real honour for us to have the amazing Diddly Squat Farm Shop as our centrepiece,” admitted Nick Wigley, CEO of The Classic promoter Goose Live Events.

“Quite apart from Jeremy’s reputation as a champion among petrolheads, his wonderfully entertaining and insightful new Clarkson’s Farm show has made him a champion among the farming fraternity, too. So we couldn’t have dreamt anything better than having the Diddly Squat Farm Pop-Up Shop on pole position in our new Foodie Fest at the Classic.”

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