Following on from the success of last year’s Bake Day this year the Christchurch Food and Wine Festival is launching the Great Christchurch Bake Weekend & Fete taking place on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May Christchurch Quay (The Quomps) will be transformed into the scene of a typical English fete, with white marquees and a giant helter skelter……..together with a whole lot more!
On Saturday we will be joined by the BBC’s Great British Bake Off champion of 2011, Jo Wheatley who will be helping to judge the adults baking competition and demonstrating her skills.
Demonstrations and Hands on Sessions
There will be fascinating demonstrations taking place in the cookery theatre, sponsored by Captain’s Club Hotel & Spa and supported by Waitrose and a hands-on cookery sessions for children and adults presented by the Christchurch Food Festival Education Trust.
DEMOS - Schedule and Tickets
COMPETITION - Baking Competition Entry - Entries must now be in by the 14th May.
Competition entry forms and entry terms and conditions can also be downloaded here.
pdf - Entry Form Saturday
Lesley Waters Judging on SundayOn the Sunday we will be joined by festival patron Lesley Waters who will assist in judging the children’s baking competition and the showstopper category. Once again the cookery theatre and hands-on cookery sessions will be in full flow.
Plenty for the whole family!Over both days there will be individual trade stalls, a children’s fete and vintage cars as well as food and drink stalls so you can make a real day of it.
Incredible line up of baking experts
Saturday experts include: Jo Wheatley (BBC Great British Bake Off winner 2011), Sarah Howard (Member of the Academy of Culinary Arts), Tim Gower (Captains Club Hotel), Kirsti Maybank (Claridges Hotel), Simon Hallam (Crooked Beam) and Helen Shaw (Vanilla Pink Cakes)
Sunday experts include: Lesley Waters (Festival Patron), Sarah Howard (Member of the Academy of Culinary Arts), Des Burke (Flavours cookery school), Luke Stuart (White Pepper cookery school), Jenny Budzynski (Miss Ingredient) and Helen Shaw (Vanilla Pink Cakes)
For further information please contact Cheryl Davies, Captain’s Club Hotel 01202 475111