Exciting events at Weston seafront this weekend
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Weston’s seafront will be brimming with activity this weekend for a trio of events which are sure to attract a sizable crowd.
The annual dairy festival, a vegan fair and a continental street market will lure people to the town in the coming days, with a wide range of attractions sure to entertain in the summer sunshine.
The dairy festival, held at the Beach Lawns, has long been a fixture of Weston's event calendar - dating back to the 1950s.
The event will showcase North Somerset's heritage, celebrating the area's farming traditions and the best local produce. A wide range of animals will be on show too, with petting zoos, milking displays and falconry exhibitions sure to keep people entertained.
Children will also enjoy rides and bouncy castles.
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The gates open today (Friday) from 10am-5pm, and the festival will run until Sunday - with tickets priced £2.
The vegan fair returns to the Tropicana, in Marine Parade, on Sunday from 10am-4pm after an immensely successful debut year in 2018 - which saw almost 2,000 people browse a wide selection of ethically-sourced treats.
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Stall-holders will not only serve up delicious food, but also give talks and demonstrations for new-found vegans looking for tips.
An event spokesman said: "Whether you're already vegan, want to go vegan, interested in the health benefits of plant-based living, or just want to try some of the delicious free samples and have a great day out - this is the event for you."
Tickets, priced, £2 are available on the door.
More tasty treats will be on offer at a continental street market.
The food fair is free to attend and will be held at Princess Royal Square, where a wide selection of traders will showcase flavours from across the globe.
Hot treats, fresh produce and store cupboard essentials will be on offer from today to Sunday from 10am-6pm.
The weekend kicks off a jam-packed schedule of events in Weston, with a beach rugby tournament, sci-fi convention and car show still to come in August.
For more information on the events, log on to www.n-somerset.gov.uk/news/coming-to-weston-seafront-this-august/