What’s On

Events Programme

SOAPBOX

‘Did you know …?’ Interesting questions about food posed by a variety of speakers on our soapbox.

Discovery Zone, every 30 minutes from 11.30 to 3.00

PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS

From recipe books and magazines, to Instagram and adverts, the world of food photography is something
we are all very familiar with. Learn the tricks of the trade, behind the scene tips and basic camera workings
to achieve visually appetising content, with food photographer, Neil White, and food stylist, Helen Upshall.

Join them as they rustle up some delicious shots, using ingredients from the market, and talk you through
building up each element to create images good enough to eat.

Wells Town Hall, 1.00 and 2.30

IT’S TIME WE TALKED ABOUT LOCAL FOOD

Join an important debate about the things that Somerset stands for

In Somerset, we are intensely proud of our local food and drink. The question is – should they now become central to Somerset’s cultural identity, a key element of our face to the world, what distinguishes Somerset from the rest?
What would be the direct benefits to our farmers, our producers, our independent retailers,
our tourism, our economy, our employment, our people?

We’ll address the issue in informed debate, with contributions from a panel representing producers, farmers,
the business world and conservation. We will learn, discuss and generate a range of concrete, workable ideas
to form part of the Wells City of Culture presentation to Government.

Wells Town Hall, 11.00 to 12.30

Take part in setting the Guinness World Record for making the largest recorded dish of sauerkraut,
which will require hundreds of volunteers to chop at least 300 kilos of cabbage.

Recreation Ground, 10.30 to 4.00

THE FOOD WE EAT

Interactive demonstrations about the food we eat
and its impact on farming practices, the landscape
and the environment.

Discovery Zone, 10.30 to 4.30

THE FARM YARD

Come and say hello to the animals and take part in
a range of agricultural activities demonstrating the link between farming and food.

Discovery Zone, 10.30 to 4.30