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Feast of Dorset food festival 'back by popular demand'

14 July 2011

The unique Feast of Dorset food festival makes a welcome return in September with a host of celebrity chefs and fun filled foodie activities for all the family

The harvest celebration takes place at Deans Court in Wimborne on 17-18 September. The historic home boasts over 1200 years of food production and is set in 14 acres of enchanting gardens.

Award-winning Anna Del Conte will be hosting a special chocolate pasta demonstration with her granddaughter, Coco (13). Chefs performing in The AGA Rangemaster Cookery Theatre include the Telegraph’s Rose Prince, Masterchef winner Mat Follas and former Ready Steady Cook’s Lesley Waters and a special demonstration by award-winning Anna Del Conte.

Culinary conundrums can be answered by a panel of experts including Tamasin Lewis with the Q&A session being chaired by Downton Abbey writer Lord Fellowes of West Stafford.  Tempus Two wines will be launched at Feast of Dorset whose main sponsor is Colten Care which has nursing homes across the south.

Festival attractions include over 100 food and artisan stalls, beekeeping, archery, falconry, tours of the kitchen and herb gardens, Chinese tea ceremonies, chocolate making, cheese marquee, pit roast, the Garden Room restaurant, traditional English teas and much, much more! Tickets cost £8 (£7 concessions) with children under 16 free.

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