line-up at Burnham-On-Sea Food & Drink Festival this Saturday
final countdown to this Saturday's Burnham-on-Sea Food & Drink
Festival is underway.
100 traders will be showcasing the best of Somerset food and drink
at the town centre event on May 28th, which will be the 8th since
new elements have been added to the line up - a cookery school
which will host free drop-in classes throughout the day, and the
launch of two new after-hours meals.
will also be a new Pilton cider bar on Princess Street and a Boulton
Spirit gin bar in Victoria Street.
KDS Fresh Ideas outside cooking demos will be held with a BBQ
focus - the line-up will include ITV BBQ Champ Simon Dyer, Country
Wood Smoke's Marcus Bawdon, BBQ blogger Ben Forte and local legend
rolling BBQ demos will be co-ordinated by Quiet Waters Farm who
are the masterminds behind the two after-hours meals at the end
of Saturday's festival, with just 40 tickets available.
organiser, Sarah Milner Simonds, said: "People have told
us that they want more of the festival and so we are really pleased
to be working with John Gower of Quiet Waters Farm to create these
two special meals."
has pulled together an incredible team of BBQ cooks who will be
demonstrating their skills on wood and coals throughout the day
at the KDS Fresh Ideas Stage. This low and slow style BBQ will
then form the heart of the Food Festival Feast at 5pm."
highlights of the festival will be celebrated at the 8pm meal,
with a theme of rustic fine dining, with four courses prepared
from ingredients served at the event.
organiser, Beverley Milner Simonds, said: "The festival strives
to create an atmosphere and an occasion where people come together,
learn about food and drink, and experience new flavours. We work
hard to support our traders through social media support, creating
a good footfall, providing connections and contacts and supporting
them as they grow."
on in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge