Celebrate Watercress This Weekend

Daily Echo: Enjoying the 2013 Watercress Festival Enjoying the 2013 Watercress Festival

CELEBRATE one of Britain’s greatest culinary delights and the town’s famous crop at the Watercress Festival tomorrow.

The event draws together the local community and food-lovers from far and wide. The entire centre of New Alresford in Hampshire becomes a huge street festival, with Hampshire Farmers’ Market and others creating a large food event showcasing the very best local producers.

Award-winning and well known local chefs share their passion for watercress during cookery demonstrations throughout the day.

There is also a festival market, music, dance, performers and a parade with the Watercress King and Queen who sit atop a horse and cart.

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