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GIANT JUBILEE CAKE FOR GORSEINON FOOD FESTIVAL
(Published on:14 February 2012)
A giant jubilee cake, created by Neath Port Talbot College bakery students, will be sold in aid of local charity at the third Gorseinon Food Festival on Saturday, 28th April at the Canolfan Gorseinon Centre. The cake will be cut at midday by Simon Wright, the festival's patron, Swansea Sound presenter, Kev Johns and Bill Sweetman, the festival chairman. Simon, who is a food writer, broadcaster and presenter of BBC Radio's 'Wales on the Menu',will also demonstrate how to cook some of his favourite Welsh dishes with his wife, Maryann during one of the show's cookery sessions.
The festival will have over 100 food and craft stalls including local True Taste of Wales award winners,and UK Great Taste awards. One winner is Gower- based Jayne Roderick from Welsh Special Treats who recently won two Gold Great Taste awards from the Guild of Fine Foods for her lemon extra marmalade and raspberry and melon jam. She says; 'This is one show I wouldn't miss. The atmosphere is great and I love the opportunity to meet new and regular customers. Everyone will be welcome to try free samples of all my preserves'.
The festival will run from 10am to 5pm with Swansea Sound and The Wave broadcasting 'live' from the show between 12am and 2pm. It will be a great family day out with free entertainment for children throughout the day from The Disney Store VoluntEARS, music from the newly formed Gorseinon Town Band, Loughor Town Band and acoustic guitarist, John Dignam, along with charity and community stalls. The cost will be £3.00 per adult, under 12ís free. There will be free park and ride facilities from Parc Melyn Mynach, and free parking and shuttle facilities for Blue Badge holders at Bako Wales. The Canolfan Gorseinon Centre is at Millers Drive, Gorseinon, SA4 4QN.
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