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Food festivals in Dorset - May 2016

PUBLISHED: 10:58 29 April 2016 | UPDATED: 10:58 29 April 2016

Valentine Warner returns to Highcliffe this May

Valentine Warner returns to Highcliffe this May


A quick look at some of the best food festivals coming up in Dorset this month...

Dorset Knob Throwing & Frome Valley Food Festival - 1 May

This unique savoury biscuit (baked by Moores at Morcombelake since 1880) features in a number of amusing ways at this event in Cattistock, alongside an excellent local food festival.

Lyme Regis Food Festival - 2 May

Food and drink producers from Dorset, Devon and Somerset gather at Cobb Gate Car park on Marine Parade.

Christchurch Food & Wine Festival - 7-8 May

The award-winning festival features over a 100 traders selling a variety of delicious food and drink over this gourmet weekend which also features a host of food-themed events throughout the town.

Spring Tide Food Festival - 21–22 May

Over 60 stalls of local produce including fresh fish, meat, artisan bread, cheeses, beer and cider at Hive Beach, Burton Bradstock.


10 bread making courses in Dorset - From cosy classes in domestic kitchens to lessons from award-winning Master Bakers, Dorset boasts some of the best bread making courses in the country, writes Sue Quinn


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