Singer Paloma Faith has revealed she is a massive foodie and a huge Jamie Oliver fan.

The pop sensation, who is headlining Jamie and Alex James’ Big Feastival on September 1st, said she had no hesitation in agreeing to do the gig as it was all about food.

During an exclusive interview for, she declared her admiration for Jamie and said: “He’s a pretty special bloke…I’d love to meet the man who has basically been feeding me for 10 years.

“At Christmas my friends buy me his books because they know how much I enjoy cooking his food.”

She also admitted eating six lobsters, 24 oysters, fillet steak and a hamburger in a one hour post-festival binge. See the video for more…..

Paloma will be appearing alongside Texas, Razorlight, The Producers, Sister Sledge, Gaz Coombes, The Cuban Brothers, The Guillemots among others at the celebration of music and food in the Cotswolds. Buy tickets now from £25.

Top chefs will also be showing off their skills including Valentine Warner, Simon Rogan, Gennaro Contaldo and Vivek Singh as well as Jamie. There will be loads for little dudes to get on with as well, including Peppa Pig, face-painting, theatre and loads of haystacks.

Former Blur bassist-turned-cheesemonger Alex James’ farm is close to Chipping Norton in the Cotswolds and a short walk from Kingham train station.

Jamie added: “Music, food and family are my favourite things, so join us going wild and celebrate summer at Alex’s beautiful farm. We’ll cook, eat, listen to great music and get in the festival vibe. See you there!”

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