chef from BBC's 'Great British Bake Off' heads to Burnham-On-Sea
high-profile TV chef will visit Burnham-On-Sea in May to judge
a baking competition during the town's Food & Drink Festival
and also hold a unique show of his own.
Cosby, a contestant on the BBC's 'Great British Bake Off 2013'
will be bringing his UK tour to The Princess Theatre on Friday
May 23rd to open the town's Food and Drink Festival.
live cooking show, called 'Bake It Big with Glenn Cosby', will
let the audience get up close and personal with him as he makes
his trademark bakes.
will then be in town for the Food & Drink Festival the following
day - Saturday May 24th - when he'll be the star judge of 'The
Great Burnham Bake Off'.
said: "I'm really excited that we have managed to get "Bake
It Big" into shape to take out onto the road. The show is
part biographical, part "Bake Off" memoir, and part
only do we make cake, and big cake at that, but there is a chance
for everyone to get involved, have some fun, laugh themselves
silly and really embrace all things baking."
for 'Bake It Big with Glenn Cosby' are available from The Princess
Theatre's box office on 01278 784464 or online here.
Director Bev Milner Simonds told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We
are really pleased to have worked with The Princess Theatre to
attract a 'big baking' legend like Glenn to Burnham. We hope that
Glenn will be impressed with the baking talent in Burnham-On-Sea
and we are sure he will rise to the challenge of the tasting and
enter the Great Burnham Bake Off, sponsored by Burnham's Positive
Wealth Creation, all you have to do is bake a cake, a loaf of
bread or a dozen uniform scones, download an entry form and bring
them along to the Somerset Skills & Learning centre in Princess
Street before 2.30pm on Saturday 24th May 2014. Entry forms and
more details are on the festival website here
and more details about Glenn and the show are available here.
spokesman added: "Over seven weeks last year, millions of
TV viewers watched every technical challenge, every showstopper
and sat at the edge of their seats as Glenn worked his way through
series four of the Great British Bake Off. Now
in his next major step to make sure his trademark Big Bakes and
infectious personality are seen by as many people as possible,
his brand new show 'Bake It Big with Glenn Cosby' is starting
a twenty date tour across the UK including Burnham, which will
be the opening event of the May Food & Drink Festival. Expect
a live cooking event like no other!"