Festival will be foodie heaven

BRIGG Market Place will be transformed into a gastronomes’ paradise for the town’s first food festival this Saturday, August 25.

Tasty local produce will be on offer from farmers’ market traders, with additional stalls selling speciality Italian and Indian food, maple syrup products, confectionery and rare-breed pork.

The festival, also featuring demonstrations and competitions, is open 9am to 3pm.