Spot yourself in foodie heaven on Day One of Aldeburgh festival

The Aldeburgh Food and Drink festival at Snape Maltings Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

The Aldeburgh Food and Drink festival at Snape Maltings Picture: SONYA DUNCAN - Credit: Sonya Duncan

The best that Suffolk has to offer was enjoyed by thousands of visitors who flocked to the opening day of the Aldeburgh Food & Drink festival.

The Aldeburgh Food and Drink festival at Snape Maltings Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

The Aldeburgh Food and Drink festival at Snape Maltings Picture: SONYA DUNCAN - Credit: Sonya Duncan

More than 100 producers took part in the two day event at Snape Maltings which has been voted one of the best in Europe.

Visitors tucked into a huge range of tasty treats as well as enjoying events such as cookery masterclasses and demonstrations by leading chefs and writers.

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The Aldeburgh Food and Drink festival at Snape Maltings Picture: SONYA DUNCAN - Credit: Sonya Duncan

Bake Off stars Chetna Makan and James Morton had their own room hosting their 'Eat, Sleep, Bake, Repeat' classes teaching budding bakers techniques for getting the best out of their bread.

Younger visitors were also catered for with children's cooking classes at the Hillfarm Family Meadow.

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The Aldeburgh Food and Drink festival at Snape Maltings Picture: SONYA DUNCAN - Credit: Sonya Duncan


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Sunday will see more of the same with Masterchef winners Thomasina Miers and Kenny Tutt and TV chefs Joe Hurd and Kowklyn Wan among the experts giving talks and deminstrations, plus local talent including Moraine Pepper and Greig Young, who are Young Chef of the Year and Head Chef at The Northgate in Bury St Edmunds.

Find out everything you need to know about the festival here.

The Aldeburgh Food and Drink festival at Snape Maltings Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

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The Aldeburgh Food and Drink festival at Snape Maltings Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

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The Aldeburgh Food and Drink festival at Snape Maltings Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

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Izzy Eaton enjoys the Aldeburgh Food and Drink festival at Snape Maltings Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

Izzy Eaton enjoys the Aldeburgh Food and Drink festival at Snape Maltings Picture: SONYA DUNCAN - Credit: Sonya Duncan

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Jake and Charlotte O'Bryan of Jakes Bakes
at Aldeburgh Food & Drink festival Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

Jake and Charlotte O'Bryan of Jakes Bakes at Aldeburgh Food & Drink festival Picture: SONYA DUNCAN - Credit: Sonya Duncan

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