23rd Oct, 2016

Come and taste the village

Evesham Editorial 11th Sep, 2014 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

FOOD lovers across the Vale have been invited to sample quality local produce at the inaugural Broadway Food Festival.

The village will come to life on Sunday (September 14) for the event which will showcase the people who grow and create local food and drink all year round in Broadway’s shops and eateries.

Local growers and farmers will be showing and sampling seasonal produce and meat while organisers also hope to offer local ales, ciders, perries and fruit juices.

Artisan coffee roasters, flour millers, bakers, bee-keepers and cheese makers will explain their crafts and also offer visitors tasting opportunities.

Masterchef finalist Andrew Kojima, and chefs from hotels and restaurants in the area, will show the best ways to use local products in a programme of practical cooking demonstrations.

Local school children will be able to take part in a competition on the day while there will also be a drop-in chocolate workshop for all ages.

Petrol heads can also indulge their need for speed as well as the festival will also showcase a collection of vintage and classic cars.

Classic models such as the 1929 Lagonda, a 1927 Grand Prix Bugatti and a 1922 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost will be among the magnificent machines on show.

Wychavon District Council and Broadway Parish Council are among those sponsoring the event which runs from 10am to 4pm in the marquee on The Green in the village.

Admission to the event is free.