Food Festival organisers thank their volunteers
of Burnham-On-Sea's Food and Drink Festival have held a 'thank
you lunch' to praise the event's volunteers.
people sat down to a roast beef meal followed by apple tart, with
a few local treats to drink.
had volunteered as stewards, photographers, film makers and demo
chefs on 31st October when the festival attracted over 16,000
visitors, helping to ensure that the day ran safely and to plan.
organiser Sarah Milner Simonds said: "It was really important
to Beverley and I to cook lunch for our volunteers and tell them
how much their hard work means to us and contributes to the success
of the festival. The professionalism, creativity and enthusiasm
of our volunteers means that our town gets a fun and delicious
day out, twice a year."
Bev Milner Simonds added: "We also want to thank the Baptist
Church, Berrow Beef and Cossey Produce for their support of the
lunch party. Serving local food fest produce is the best way to
at the festival is open to people of all ages, with training offered.
There are also work experience opportunities during term time.
Crowds flock to sun-soaked Burnham-On-Sea Food Festival