Food Festival organisers celebrate two accolades
Food Festival organisers Beverley and Sarah Milner Simonds are celebrating
this week after winning two accolades.
duo, who are directors of Eat:Festivals, have been named 'Best Event
Organisers of the Year' at the National Outdoor Event Association
also have been awarded a Gold award at the Bristol, Bath and Somerset
Tourism Awards as the 'Tourism Event of the Year'.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "To be recognised by one's peers is
phenomenal and we were delighted to have made the shortlist. We
pour a lot of love, care and time into creating festivals that work
for our visitors, the producers and our host towns."
have loved developing Eat: Festivals this year and are delighted
to be planning two great festivals in Burnham-On-Sea for 2018."
added that she was 'delighted' with the awards: "When the shortlist
for the NOEA awards were announced we were delighted to be finalists
in three categories, Best PR Campaign, Best Organisers and Best
have won is testiment to all the hard work of the team and the support
of our partners and sponsors."
for the National Outdoor Event Association Awards said: "This
recognises two people for their passion and commitment for running
multiple events and targeting the next generation."
from top: Bev and Sarah with Helen Scholes of sponsor SW Falcon
and cricketer Marcus Trescothick at the Bristol Bath & Somerset
Tourism Awards; with James Heappey MP and NOEA President Andy Grove
at the NOEA Awards; and with Vicky Banham of Sedgemoor District