holding its first Food and Drink Festival today
and drink producers from across the south west will be heading
to Burnham-On-Sea today (Saturday, September 29th) for the town's
first ever Food and Drink Festival.
40 stallholders and 14 fringe festival events will be in the Baptist
Hall in College Street and Burnham's Princess Theatre in addition
to displays in shops and venues across the town from 10am-5pm.
will also be a number of food demonstrations in the Baptist Hall
in Burnham's College Street. They include: 11am Sugarcraft Skills
with Wendy Gilpin, 12pm Chelsea Buns with Victoria Knowles-Lacks,
1pm Vegetable growing with Charles Dowding, who has been growing
organic vegetables commercially for thirty years, 2pm Sugarcraft
Skills with Wendy Gilpin, and 3pm fresh pasta from scratch in
30 minutes with local cook and councillor Joe Leach!
will also be displays and demonstrations by Burnham's traders,
restaurants and shops with displays set up in numerous shops across
the day, a 'Great Burnham Bake Off' cake making contest will also
be held in the Baptist Hall at 2pm. The full list of events is