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Aldeburgh opens its doors for second day of food and drink festival

PUBLISHED: 05:30 30 September 2018

The Hillfarm Family Meadow Picture: RUTH LEACH

The Hillfarm Family Meadow Picture: RUTH LEACH

The second and final day of the Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival begins this morning after kicking off with a host of special guests yesterday.

Freshly baked  by The Two Magpies Bakery in Southwold Picture: RUTH LEACHFreshly baked by The Two Magpies Bakery in Southwold Picture: RUTH LEACH

Among those guests at Snape Maltings was Great British Bake Off star Prue Leith who spoke to those gathered about her favourite recipes and shared many a tip with the audience.

There will be talks from a number of local chefs including James Barber, head chef at The White Lion Hotel in Aldeburgh and Chris Lee, the head chef at the Bildeston Crown.

While masterclasses will cover everything from Vietnamese food to chocolate tasting.

Hundreds of food producers from across the region and beyond will be returning to the site to meet with visitors and discuss their own unique produce.

Visitors enjoying a presentation at the Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival Picture: RUTH LEACHVisitors enjoying a presentation at the Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival Picture: RUTH LEACH

Adnams will be returning with their Drinks Experience with a range of talks, tasting and demonstrations on offer.

For parents the hillfarm family meadow area will have a number of attractions for youngsters to enjoy including a large combine harvester.

A prisoner from Hollesley Bay has been found after an appeal was launched to locate him.

A fire alarm temporarily stopped the show going on at the New Wolsey Theatre.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis tries out tapas sized dishes at the new Arlingtons in Ipswich.

A white van registered as having “no current keeper” was stopped by police - and then seized as the driver had no insurance or licence.

Half of Ipswich’s late night eateries have received full marks following their most recent visit from the council’s food hygiene inspectors and have been awarded a five-star award - while one received zero stars

A flurry of fraudulent bank notes have surfaced in Suffolk, with fraudsters trying to pay for low-value items with fake money.

Suffolk police have charged a man in connection with a burglary at a town centre bed and breakfast.

The rate of unsolved domestic abuse, serious sex offences and robberies is rising across Suffolk – and fewer victims are supporting police investigations.

A man has sustained injuries and another was arrested following an alleged road rage incident between two lorry drivers.

A car was seized for having no valid MOT or insurance after originally being stopped by police for having a defective headlight.

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