Festival weekend kicks off

A WEEKEND of flavour and flair begins today as the seventh Alnwick Food Festival opens.

A farmers’ market is taking place in the Market Place until 3pm while the special Dine with Novelli event with the festival’s special guest, Michelin-starred chef Jean-Christophe Novelli, is at 6.45pm this evening.

For more on all the weekend’s events including chefs’ demonstrations, cook-offs and the Alnwick Beer Festival see below.