Photo gallery: Visitors flock to Bungay Castle food and drink fair

Bungay Castle Food & Drink Fair part of the Waveney Valley Food & Drink Festival.Peter Burgess from

Bungay Castle Food & Drink Fair part of the Waveney Valley Food & Drink Festival.Peter Burgess from Kitchen Gardens.Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2014

Visitors flocked to Bungay Castle today for a food and drink fair celebrating some of the best produce the Waveney Valley has to offer.

The event is the culmination of the 10-day Waveney Valley Food and Drink Festival and will continue tomorrow from 10am to 4pm.

Attractions include live music from stampy English folk band Addison's Uncle from noon until 2.30pm and Bungay Community Choir at 2.30pm.

Visitors will also be able to browse the wide range of displays from producers who grow, rear and make food and drink in the Waveney Valley, including Alburgh Ice Cream, Fen Farm Dairy, Hundred River Farm, Hodmedods, Kitchen Gardens, Marsh Pig, P A Mobbs & Sons, Mrs Kiddie's Cakes, Norfolk & Suffolk Speciality Foods, Samphire, Seasons Bounty, St Peter's Brewery, Yew Tree Farm Foods and more.

This year also sees the return of the popular demonstrations where local chefs and food and drink producers will be demonstrating recipes and holding master classes to share their culinary hints and tips.


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Demonstrations will run regularly throughout the day, beginning at 10.15am with John Groom, of John Groom Catering, preparing a lamb for sale.

At 11.15am, Robin Twigge, of The Swan Hotel, Harleston, will be presenting the perfect poached egg followed by jam making with seasonal fruit by Janet Peachey of Peachey's Preserves at 12.15pm.

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Mark Hougham of The Castle Inn and Jack O' Dwyer of the Suffolk Stonehouse, Bungay will be giving a pizza making demonstration at 2.15pm.

The event is free to enter and is supported by the Bungay Festival Committee.

The Waveney Valley Food and Drink Festival, which is sponsored by Adnams Southwold, launched on October 3.

For more information visit www.visitwaveneyvalley.co.uk

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