Food Festival announces 2018 event dates
team behind Burnham's Food and Drink Festival has this week announced
that they are open for bookings for the 2018 events.
two 'Eat'-branded festivals will be held in Burnham-On-Sea on Saturday
26th May and Saturday 27th October.
Milner Simonds said: "We are now open for applications for
next year's events and interested businesses need to apply via our
they will find more information about the event and the application
process. There will be a special announcement in the New Year about
our Bursary Scheme for new traders."
team say they have also enhanced the sustainability criteria for
this year's festival. There are many improvements including the
news that the festival will be single-use plastic free with all
serve-ware being biodegradable.
has an environmental impact; requiring transport, energy, water,
materials, and producing waste and generating emissions. They have
a lasting social impact on the local communities."
have an opportunity, through our festivals, to inspire visitors
through a raised awareness of environmental and sustainability matters;
sharing our management decisions on reducing our environmental impact
in partnership with our crew, our sponsors, local authorities, suppliers
and traders is one way."
have worked hard with our producers and Somerset Waste Partnership
to come up with a solution for waste management that allows our
producers and visitors to minimise their impact on the environment.
Alongside our other 24 Sustainability Goals we to hope make a positive
difference through our festivals."
Cant of Burnham and Highbridge Town Council said: "Burnham
& Highbridge Town Council is extremely encouraged by the Eat:
Festivals teams responsible approach to packaging materials
used at their events as well as other environmental factors they
have taken into consideration."
have created ambitious, but realistic, sustainability goals which
also reflect the aims of the Town Council which has signed up to
support the national Plastic Free Coastline campaign."
is a great example to set to other local businesses as we all work
together towards a cleaner and healthier town and coastline."