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Great British Bake Off’s Kate Barmby shares her knowledge at North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival

PUBLISHED: 16:32 03 September 2017 | UPDATED: 16:32 03 September 2017

Kate Barmby, from the Great British Bake off, does a demonstration at the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI.

Kate Barmby, from the Great British Bake off, does a demonstration at the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI.

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North Norfolk’s world class produce has been celebrated at a festival which attracted more than 10,000 people.

Scenes from the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI Scenes from the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI

The annual North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival was held for the eighth year, at the Holkham Estate near Wells on Saturday and Sunday.

Visitors sampled and bought from more than 60 north Norfolk food and drink producers.

The Great British Bake Off’s Kate Barmby made an appearance in the cookery theatre along with other celebrated chefs including Vanessa Scott, from Strattons Hotel in Swaffham, Chris Coubrough, from Flying Kiwi Inns and Richard Bainbridge from Benedicts, Norwich.

Louisa Grant, from Kettle Chips, the festival’s headline sponsor, said: “It’s been brilliant. I’ve heard it was on course to be a record year for attendance.

Scenes from the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at the Holkham Estate.Picture: ADAM LAZZARI. Scenes from the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at the Holkham Estate.Picture: ADAM LAZZARI.

“The festival continues to be popular because it is a celebration of the wonderful food and drink grown locally, has free entry and is held in this beautiful location.”

Scenes from the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI. Scenes from the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI.

Kevan McCaig, left, and James Knights from the Holkham Estate. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI. Kevan McCaig, left, and James Knights from the Holkham Estate. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI.

Scenes from the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI. Scenes from the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI.

Scenes from the North  Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham. Picture:ADAM LAZZARI. Scenes from the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham. Picture:ADAM LAZZARI.

Scenes from the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI Scenes from the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI

Catherine Temple, from Mrs Temple's Cheese at the North Norfolk Food Festival at Holkham.Picture: ADAM LAZZARI. Catherine Temple, from Mrs Temple's Cheese at the North Norfolk Food Festival at Holkham.Picture: ADAM LAZZARI.

Greg and Tracey Brighouse, from The Gluten Free Pantry, at the North Norfolk Food Festival. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI. Greg and Tracey Brighouse, from The Gluten Free Pantry, at the North Norfolk Food Festival. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI.

Louisa Grant, from Kettle Chips, at the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI Louisa Grant, from Kettle Chips, at the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI

Scenes from the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI. Scenes from the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI.

Scenes from the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI Scenes from the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI

Scenes from the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI. Scenes from the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI.

Mark Hill, from Wells-based Whin Hill Cider at the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI. Mark Hill, from Wells-based Whin Hill Cider at the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI.

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