BBC's Emma Britton opens Brent Knoll Mad Hatter's Tea Party
sunshine and a VIP guest brought crowds of people to Brent Knoll
on Saturday afternoon (May 16th) for a mad hatter's tea party.
Somerset presenter Emma Britton opened the colourful event at
St Michael's Church where cream teas, stalls, games, family competitions
and a baking contest were held.
fundraiser, which included live music from the Scrumpy Sax Quartet,
raised £600 for local churches in the parish.
bake-off contest saw budding bakers creating Victoria Sponge sandwiches,
jam tarts, cup cakes and decorated cakes with a mad hatter's tea
Mad Hat competition was also held, along with a contest for flower
decorations in a tea pot or cup.
Mike Smith told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We had a steady flow
of visitors through the afternoon for this fun new event, which
was blessed with some great weather. It was enjoyed by everyone!"
baking entries were judged by Emma Britton and Alison Barnes of
Let's Celebrate Cakes