Pictures: Foodies flock to Eat: Burnham

PUBLISHED: 18:00 29 October 2019

Becca and Emily from Crumpet Cakes at Eat: Burnham.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Becca and Emily from Crumpet Cakes at Eat: Burnham. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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The wet weather did not deter hundreds of hungry foodies from attending a bi-annual town food festival.

The Glastonbury Cheese Company at Eat: Burnham food festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONThe Glastonbury Cheese Company at Eat: Burnham food festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Eat: Burnham returned to the town centre on Saturday and saw dozens of stalls, packed with a huge selection culinary delights once again filled Princess Street, Victoria Street, College Street and in the High Street to Chapel Street.

Dotted amongst the stalls were street performers and musicians to entertain revellers

A free cooking school took place in the Methodist church with professional chef Chrissie Godfrey, while Zara Emily held a screen printing workshop in the Baptist church.

Organiser Bev Milner Simonds thanked everyone who took part in spite of the 'troubling weather'.

The Unusual Pork Pie and Meat Pie Company at Eat: Burnham food festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONThe Unusual Pork Pie and Meat Pie Company at Eat: Burnham food festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

She said: "Despite the Met Office doom and gloom people came and supported their local producers.

"We look forward to returning to Weston's Winter Gardens on December 15 for our first festive festival."


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