traders get involved with town's Food Festival
across the town will be getting involved in the first Burnham-On-Sea
Food and Drink Festival on Saturday 29th September.
organisers have called the fringe of the festival 'side orders'
to keep the food theme running in shops and cafes across Burnham.
festival's Bev Milner Simonds told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We
are really pleased to have engaged with so many local traders
who have come up with inventive ways to be involved."
co-organiser Sarah Milner Simonds added: "Although the festival
has two central locations, The Baptist Hall and The Princess Theatre,
the real heart of the festival is Burnhams own traders,
restaurants and regulars."
want visitors to explore beyond the festival and see our town's
traders, showcasing their businesses. Side orders are proving
to be the creative fringe of the festival."
traders offering something special on the day will be:
Crusty Cob Bakers: Offering tasters
in the shop from 8am to 4pm, including additive and preservative
free products and Low GI breads.
and Son: Tastings in store on Saturday
and a discount on Rich's Cider and Cheddar Ales all weekend.
Fish Bar: Promoting south west ingredients
in their fish and chips.
Interiors: Demonstrations by a chef
Health Food Store: Will have food and
wine tastings from 10.30am to 3pm. They will also have a home
brew expert on hand for your technical queries. There is also
a free gift with every purchase (whilst stocks last).
Hair and Beauty: Offer two discounts
on their St Tropez and Ultrasun Power Tower 8000. Full details
in the programme and festival website.
Offering fish filleting and crab dressing
demonstrations throughout the day in their High St store.
Shack: Offering visitors a rediscovery
of the sweets of Burnham's yesteryears with their retro range.
Treasure Chest: Award-winning ice creams and fudge on offer
with a sea view from their Esplanade premises
and Frost: Hosting Aqua Forno's unique
concertina BBQ, kettle and oven. Pop by for a demo and maybe pick
up a slice of pizza fresh from the oven.
Aga Cook Shop, Highbridge: Serving Aga-cooked
cakes during the day of the festival.
award-winning Clavelshay Barn Restaurant at North Petherton is
offering a special Somerset menu and a range of Good Food Workshops
with local producers throughout September and October.
details of all these offers and traders can be found on the Festival
If you are a trader, cafe or restaurateur who wants to get involved
you are advised to contact the organisers very quickly as the
programme will be going to print in the next couple of days.