PICTURES: Eat:Burnham returns to the town

PUBLISHED: 09:58 31 October 2018

eat:Burnham. Ginger Beard's Preservers, Harry Calvert.   

Picture: MARK ATHERTON

eat:Burnham. Ginger Beard's Preservers, Harry Calvert. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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The cold weather did not deter the crowds as thousands of people enjoyed Somerset’s largest food festival at the weekend.

eat:Burnham. Flavours of Borneo.   

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. Flavours of Borneo. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Eat:Burnham returned to the town for the seventh time on Saturday as more than 130 of the region’s food and drink producers showcased their items.

The multi-award winning festival prides itself on its variety and visitors could sample a host of dishes, take part in workshops at the Retreat Demo Stage or Hawksmoor Cookery School and learn about Plotgate Community Farm.

Organiser Sarah Milner Simonds said: “The biting winds didn’t put people off coming and many producers sold out during the day.

“The livestock, tractors and entertainment were busy throughout and we want to thank our sponsors, production partners and stewards for their hard work in certainly our coldest festival to date.”

eat:Burnham. Doris the Vintage Cafe Caravan with Jayne Arnold and Donna Kynaston.

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. Doris the Vintage Cafe Caravan with Jayne Arnold and Donna Kynaston. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

An inaugural festive event will take pace in Weston on December 15.

eat:Burnham. The Culmstock Chilli Company.   

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. The Culmstock Chilli Company. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

eat:Burnham. White Heron Cassis.   

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. White Heron Cassis. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

eat:Burnham. Moroccan Street Food.   

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. Moroccan Street Food. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

eat:Burnham. Gemma Ann Lewis of Dark Matters with some of her delicious brownies.   

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. Gemma Ann Lewis of Dark Matters with some of her delicious brownies. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

eat:Burnham. The German Sausage stall.   

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. The German Sausage stall. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

eat:Burnham. Cornell Catering, The Crab Shack.   

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. Cornell Catering, The Crab Shack. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

eat:Burnham. Hot stuff from the Somerset and Dorset Hog Roast.   

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. Hot stuff from the Somerset and Dorset Hog Roast. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

eat:Burnham. Vegan food 'From Nature UK'.   

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. Vegan food 'From Nature UK'. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

eat:Burnham. The Cocktail Kings.   

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. The Cocktail Kings. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

eat:Burnham. Brian Scott from Rich's Cider.   

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. Brian Scott from Rich's Cider. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

eat:Burnham. The folks from XocolaT with handmade Belgian chocolate.   

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. The folks from XocolaT with handmade Belgian chocolate. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

eat:Burnham. Alan Stone's traditional cider.   

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. Alan Stone's traditional cider. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

eat:Burnham. Stream Farm Organic Apple Juice   

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. Stream Farm Organic Apple Juice Picture: MARK ATHERTON

eat:Burnham. Gemma Ann Lewis of Dark Matters with some of her delicious brownies.   

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. Gemma Ann Lewis of Dark Matters with some of her delicious brownies. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

eat:Burnham. Doris the Vintage Cafe Caravan with Jayne Arnold, Donna Kynaston and Lily Newton-Browne.   

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. Doris the Vintage Cafe Caravan with Jayne Arnold, Donna Kynaston and Lily Newton-Browne. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

eat:Burnham. Louise Nutt selling her Scotch Eggs.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. Louise Nutt selling her Scotch Eggs. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

eat:Burnham. Wallace's quality foods with a wedding pie.   

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. Wallace's quality foods with a wedding pie. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

eat:Burnham. Freda's Peanut Butter from Cornwall.   

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. Freda's Peanut Butter from Cornwall. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

eat:Burnham.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

eat:Burnham.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

eat:Burnham.  Taylors Bakery doing a brisk trade.  

Picture: MARK ATHERTONeat:Burnham. Taylors Bakery doing a brisk trade. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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