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Dean Edwards - Saturday 13th May - On stage 11am : 1pm : 3pm

Demonstrations last for 30 minutes



























Since 2010 Dean Edwards family friendly cooking style has made him a firm favourite on ITV's "Lorraine". Making his debut in 2009, he can now be found opposite Lorraine Kelly once a week where his friendly persona has made him a huge favourite to millions of viewers weekly.

Dean's ethos on food is that it should be achievable, simple and above all taste fantastic. His passion for food is infectious and he's spent the past nine years inspiring home cooks up and down the country to get back in the kitchen and enjoy the cooking experience.

A well known face on the foodie festival scene, Dean is the author of two cookbooks "Mincespiration" and most recently released "Feel Good Family Food"

John Whaite - Sunday 14th May - On stage 11am : 1pm : 3pm

Demonstrations last for 30 minutes

























John is a British Chef, Food Writer and TV personality. Probably best known for winning the third series of the BBC's The Great British Bake Off, John now runs his own cookery school, John Whaite's Kitchen, set in the heart of rural Lancashire.

John presents ITV's food programme "Chopping Block" with Rosemary Shrager and is also a resident chef on ITV's "Lorraine".

John's books include, John Whaite Bakes, Recipes for Every Day and Every Mood and John Whaite Bakes at Home.

His latest book, Perfect Plates in 5 Ingredients will be on sale from 21st April.