Secret Garden Touring Park in Wisbech celebrating best of Fenland at Midsummer Food and Craft Fair

PUBLISHED: 17:03 05 June 2014 | UPDATED: 17:03 05 June 2014

The Secret Garden, Wisbech.

The Secret Garden, Wisbech.

Archant

An inaugural food and craft fair celebrating the best of Fenland takes place in Wisbech later this month.

The Secret Garden Touring Park, Mile Tree Lane, will be the venue of the first Fenland Midsummer Food and Craft Fair from 10am-4.30pm on June 21.

On-site allotment gardener and chef Danny-Lee Seeley will talk about what’s seasonal in the garden and what recipes to explore over the summer.

Laddies Famous Ice Cream, of Holbeach, will be serving up their delicious ice cream, while Deeping Fudge will be sampling their mouth-watering fudge.

Representatives from Wisbech apple and cider producer Watergull Orchards and Mile Tree Brewery will also be present and running tastings.

East Anglian salad producer G’s are bringing along samples and Paul and Maria Day, of Bramblebee Farm, will be there with their herd of pedigree Gloucester Old Spot pigs.

The event is not just about delicious food - there will also be the chance to discover more about Fen history.

Peter Clayton, of the Octavia Hill Birthplace Museum, will give talks on the history of Wisbech and the North Level Internal Drainage Board will explain the important work they do to keep Fenland free from flooding.

Last but by no means least, there will be the chance to come and see Vivien, Wisbech’s most famous fire engine.

An event spokesman said: “As our first fair we are keeping this to 25 to 30 stands – we don’t know what to expect in visitors but we are prepared with parking and staffing for an influx if it happened.”

More news stories

Yesterday, 19:31

Local radio presenter and broadcaster Paul Stainton is quitting the mid morning show and leaving BBC Radio Cambridgeshire to concentrate on his media and communications company.

Yesterday, 15:09

Friends of a “truly amazing, inspiring” young mum living in Wisbech St Mary with “extremely aggressive” facial cancer have raised nearly £3,000 so she can “make ever-lasting memories” with her daughter.

Yesterday, 17:56

Have your say on the future of Whittlesey with workshops to talk about how to shape the town and a promise that no idea is a bad one.

Yesterday, 17:31

Three sisters have made it through to the finals of a national catwalk contest.

Most read stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Cambs Times e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter