food festival set to be 'biggest yet' on October 21st
town centre will be full of amazing tastes and flavours again on
Saturday 21 October when the town's food festival, known as 'Eat:
in its fifth year, this award-winning event has grown again and
has over 130 of the region's finest food and drink producers alongside
a wide variety of free entertainment.
spoke to the organisers this week to find out how the preparations
Milner Simonds, co-organiser, said: "We are really pleased
with the line-up of traders and the great range of festival activities
planned for our 11th festival in our hometown."
positivity from visitors and traders about this festival spurs us
on to get more creative and include more and more free elements."
wouldn't be possible without the support of our sponsors and partners,
the district council and of course our volunteer stewards."
looking forward to welcoming the livestock and giant tractors who
help us tell the story of the connection between the countryside
that surrounds us, food production and the amazing range of produce
on sale at the festival."
Sarah Milner Simonds, the event's co-organiser, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"We have made a few tweaks this time, like we can't use the
Princess Theatre, so we have focused more on The Ritz - which works
well as we coincide with their Cider and Music festival."
are hosting our Hawksmoor Cookery School and the Hot Wings Competition
later in the day, plus our Retreat Music Stage will be outside."
Autumn we wanted to focus on learning and so the KDS Fresh Ideas
Stage is being run as three masterclasses with The School Chef,
Steve Fowell and we have an outdoor cookery demo rolling all day
with Ben Forte and Nigel Smith using local ingredients on Jerk Pan
BBQ Co. Equipment."
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