Who will be crowned Barnsley’s Biggest Banger?

Flavours Food Fest is making a welcome return to Elsecar this October and they are on the hunt for Barnsley’s Biggest Banger!

Visitors attending the foodie festival will have the opportunity to create their very own succulent sausage using equipment provided by Andrew Coddy of Coddy’s Farm in Holmfirth.

Those budding sausage stuffers hoping to compete in the banger bonanza should head to the event on Saturday, 14 October. People can register their interest on the day and the competition will begin at 3.30 pm prompt. There will be ‘meaty’ prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

The festival is being held on Saturday, 14 and Sunday 15, October. It will be a weekend packed with foodie fun for all ages, including live cooking demonstrations from highly acclaimed Chef’s such as Nadiya Hussain, the 2015 The Great British Bake Off champion, MasterChef quarter finalist Chris Hale, Barrington Douglas, Jenna McCormick of For Fit's Sake, Honest Edibles and Chef Matthew Benson-Smith.

Across the entire weekend there will a wide variety of local producers offering high quality fare, street food and drinks traders, a dedicated craft marquee, on site shopping and a vintage street.

As people explore the festival they will be treated to an array of live music ranging from Blues, a rock and pop choir and rockabilly. Visitors can carry on the fun well into the evening, with musical entertainment on until 9pm on Saturday, which combined with an abundance of food and drink traders promises to be a great evening.

Cllr Roy Miller, Cabinet spokesperson for Place, said: “ Flavours Food Fest continues to go from strength to strength.  Now a two day event it is action packed with cooking demonstrations from top chefs as well as offering visitors the best produce from around the region.  It has quickly become a highlight in the Elsecar event calendar attracting visitors from all across Yorkshire.”

For details about prices and to purchase tickets visit www.elsecar-heritage.com

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