Nov 14 2012 By Lorna Hughes
Ann Mason, Chris Smith, Pam Buckle, Jill Breckon and Jenny Humphreys, 2010
WIRRAL food lovers are invited to enjoy a festive feast in Port Sunlight.
The village is holding its third annual Christmas Food Fayre on December 1 and 2.
It will feature food and drink producers, a street food market, demonstrations from top chefs and family activities spread out across the village.
Saturday Kitchen favourite Cyrus Todiwala will host a chef demonstration stage in the Leverhulme Hotel and will be joined on stage by Michelin star chef Marc Wilkinson of Fraiche in Oxton.
There will also be appearances from award-winning baker Ceri Newton of Gorge’Us, Brian Mellor of Harthill Cookery School, leading Malaysian chef Norman Musa of Ning and Richard Fox of Richard Fox at Leverhulme.
Producers will include Liverpool Cheese Company, Wirral’s Peerless Brewery and Jones Butchers of Llangollen, North Wales.
Lionel Bolland, chief executive of Port Sunlight Village Trust, said: “We’re proud to open the doors to Port Sunlight with this year’s Christmas Food Fayre trail.
“Our visitors can explore the beautiful buildings of Port Sunlight involved in the Fayre, including the Leverhulme Hotel, Hulme Hall, Church Drive School, the Lyceum and Port Sunlight Museum, all former principle buildings in William Hesketh Lever’s model village.
“Interactive elements are key at this year’s Fayre, with everything from chef demonstrations and taste tests to cookery classes for children.”
Activities for children will include a reindeer petting area, fairground rides. Birkenhead Rotary Club will be guiding Santa and his sleigh through the village all weekend.
Tickets are £2.50 for adults and £1.50 for children age five to 16 (free for under 5s). For more information call 644 6466 or visit www.
To book children’s cookery classes with the Junior Chefs Academy or masterclasses with chef Brian Mellor call 644 6466.