Letchworth set for food and garden festival

Mr Bloom will be at the Letchworth Food and Garden Festival

Mr Bloom will be at the Letchworth Food and Garden Festival - Credit: Archant

A TOWN centre is set to become a hub for food and garden lovers.

The Letchworth Food Festival in Leys Avenue and Eastcheap will kick off today, and will include a cookery stage with live demonstrations, a stage dedicated to gardening, and various stalls.

Headlining the cookery stage will be former Coronation Street actor turned chef and cheese maker Sean Wilson, who played Martin Platt in the soap. CBeebies star Mr Bloom, played by Ben Faulks, will headline the gardening stage on Sunday.

The festival takes place from 10am to 4pm on today and tomorrow.

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